What is the Worst Subway Line in NYC? 

by Julia Klimek and Vanessa Zevallos The MTA New York City Subway System has been around since 1904 and has changed drastically since then. It’s considered to be one of the world’s oldest… Continue reading

The Cancellation of the Winter Concert

by The Bennett Staff (period 5) At 9:40 this morning, students were settling into their third period classes when the microphone crackled over the loudspeakers. Tension thickened as Mr. Frankel requested all students… Continue reading

Mounting Stress for Seniors

by Edona Hasanaj and Rodolfo Rodriguez A Calc quiz, the upcoming big show, the pandemic, an AP project: Everyone has experienced some factor that contributes to personal stress levels. Mental and emotional pressure… Continue reading

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