Sinatra Eats: Affordable places to eat near Sinatra

By Adamaris Sanchez and Kaylin Ruiz As the school day comes to an end, many students at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) in Astoria leave feeling hungry and wanting something quick… Continue reading

Ian Thomas, King of the Equipment Room

By Zachary Lubin The equipment room, smells of mist, leather and old technology. There is film equipment everywhere, equipment on the ground, equipment on the walls, equipment on the table. No matter what… Continue reading

Covid’s Impact on the Arts at FSSA

By Yasmin Hakim and Haeyeon Kang Upon the return to in-person learning many schools found themselves facing financial strain, and Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) is no exception.  With six different… Continue reading

FSSA’s Newest Class: Social Justice and Anti-Racism

By Olivia Stripling and Ansel Stover-Whilden In the early hours of the morning, students curiously file in the first floor black box theater at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA). There are… Continue reading

Squid Game: It’s Impact Explained

By Julia Klimek ‘22 and Vanessa Zevallos ‘22 Kids play all sorts of games, such as Red Light Green Light and Tug of War with the objective to have fun and pass time… Continue reading

From Shred to Ed: Mr. Pupplo’s Wild Ride

By Kali Tapper ’22 Mr. Pupplo scrolls through his cell phone with calloused fingers, searching for a picture of his younger self. He sweeps his long hair away from his eyes, revealing a… Continue reading

Balancing Act – Putting on Safe Shows

By Alexander Paster-Zwiebach ’22 For the last year and a half, performances at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) have been totally online. Going into the 2021-2022 school year, however, the restrictions… Continue reading

Out of the Closet and Into the Classroom

From entering the open and welcoming atrium of the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) building, to the rooftop garden, anyone who finds themselves wandering the halls will immediately be greeted by… Continue reading

True Crime Podcasts Are The New Pepper Spray

It was a few hours past dawn on June 17th, 1939, and Eugen Weidmann’s head lay bloodied in a basket below a fallen guillotine blade. The surrounding crowd hollered with manic joy and… Continue reading

FSSA Changes its Bell Schedule

Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) has always been an open space for its students to share their opinions. Various comments regarding the bell schedule change arose when many seniors and juniors… Continue reading