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The Speeches I Would Like to Give

I am the oldest child of teenage parents. Against their parents’ advice my mother and father dropped out of high school to raise me and give me a better life. I have always… Continue reading

2020: The Year That Affected us All

From those who battled Coronavirus to those who missed out on future defining opportunities, to those who lost everything they worked so hard for, 2020 was a year that affected us all. But… Continue reading

Tackling the College Essay

As many know the college application process can be very stressful. Between finding the perfect school for you, deciding on a major, dealing with money, leaving home, financial aid, it can feel like… Continue reading

January Regents Tests Canceled

In November of 2020, The New York State Board of Regents announced the termination of the January 2021 Regents Examination. This is the third Regents cancelled due to restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic,… Continue reading

Is it Safe to Get a Haircut During the Pandemic?

As much as the world wants to believe that the worst has passed, the coronavirus is very much still an issue and poses a threat to thousands of businesses. Businesses in New York… Continue reading

How High School Musicians are Dealing with College Auditions

While the class of 2021 is busy sending in their college applications, some students are sending in their music applications for music programs. Musicians more than ever are grinding on their music skills… Continue reading

The Pandemic Has Altered Our Sleeping Habits

BROOKLYN — Anaya Lumsden, age 17, wakes up groggy, and exhausted at 9:52am for her third period English class. She’s backed up on classwork and has completely lost her energy for the whole… Continue reading

Among Us Holiday Edition

FSSA Key Club

The members of the  Frank Sinatra School of the Arts’ (FSSA) Key Club recently gathered through a Zzoom call for an interview to discuss current events, their achievements, and the near future of… Continue reading

Yung Phily: The story of a Canarsie Creative

Philip Provilus, professionally known as Yung Phily, is a 17-year-old Brooklyn-based photographer who captures his appreciation of living in New York City through his photoshoots with friends or acquaintances he connects with through… Continue reading