Letters From Six Feet Away

When the school bell rang on Friday the thirteenth, we all laughed. All five of us. Five out of what should have been a class of 30. It was because of this that… Continue reading

Getting Used to a Schedule During the Pandemic

    Self-isolation and social distancing during the pandemic has given teens across the nation the opportunity to fully realize the potential of organizing a schedule and how hard is can be to… Continue reading

An Open Letter to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio

  March 14, 2020 Dear Mr. Mayor – Your decision not to close NYC public schools amid this unpredictable COVID-19 outbreak is not only unimaginably unwise it is unequivocally wrong. By keeping 1.1… Continue reading

Live Hairspray Performance Recieves Audience Praise

Update: Given the current state of the COVID-19 virus and Gov. Cuomo’s ban on crowds of 500 or more, all performances of FSSA’s Hairspray have been canceled, including tonight’s livestream. Below is The… Continue reading

Opinion: MENA Community Forced to Conform as “White” on Yet Another U.S. Census

With the 2020 Census soon approaching, understanding the make-up of our nation’s population is as important as ever. However, the seemingly simple demographics survey has deprived the Middle Eastern and North African-American (MENA)… Continue reading

FSSA Gets Updated Attendance and Swipe-In System

The lateness issue in Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA) has been no secret to students and staff throughout the years. However, recently, a modified swipe-in and attendance system has been implemented… Continue reading

Inspecting Interiors

– by Coralis Rivera ’21

Opinion: FSSA Fine Art Students Deserve Better

On October 19, 2019, senior art students Noor Selim and Nancy Prieto demonstrated the power of multiple voices, banding together and collecting 1,200 votes to bring back the Senior Art Gallery in Frank… Continue reading

Astoria Eats: The Best Restaurants in Astoria, Queens

New York is known for its cultural and artistic diversity all over the world, and is often associated with the culinary attractions of Manhattan. Recently, there has been an uproar in the masses… Continue reading

Opinion: So, It’s Love Appreciation Day Now?

  It’s that time of year again and love is in the air. For centuries people have celebrated Valentine’s Day all over the world with their friends, family, significant others and every other… Continue reading