Breaking Out of School and Into Winter Recess

Marc Magrini, Staff Reporter

December 23, 2015

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Today, MBHS allowed its students in the building for the last time in 2015 in preparation for winter break. Winter break is a school vacation where students “spend time with friends and family” and “take some time off...

Christmas Commercialism Takes Over

Pauline Kern, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2015

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It is now December, and the holiday season has officially begun. During this month decked with holidays, people of all creeds and cultures come together to celebrate. However, certain holidays are represented to a greater d...

Op-Ed: A Commentary on Scanners

Asante Nyante, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2015

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Is your school unsafe? No, but scanners in schools make it seem that way. To start things off, what are scanners? Well, according to the New York School Safety pamphlet created in 2013, metal detectors or "scanners" have been...

It’s More Than Just a Game (Club)

Marc Magrini, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2015

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Are people wrong in assuming that Game Club isn’t worth the hype? During Wednesdays at Millennium Brooklyn High School, many students (including this reporter) arrive at Game Club to play with their friends. However, some believe...

Op-Ed: Learned Helplessness and Self Fulfilled Prophesy in High School

Victoria Guzman, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2015

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The term coined by psychologist Martin Seligman in the 60s and 70s, "Learned Helplessness," is something that manifests itself in schools often. The phenomenon occurs when someone is subjected to a stimulus that is often negative...

Op-Ed: On Internet Censorship

Bryan Hue, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2015

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China is known to be the world’s most highly populated country with a population count of 1.3 billion people. It is also recognized for laying down absurdly strict rules on the internet within the country. Approximately four...

Op Ed: What Regents Week Should Look like for Freshmen Students

Ivana Lopez, Staff Reporter

April 21, 2015

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Every year freshmen students in high school have to take the regents. The number of regents a student might have to take can vary (generally between one to four, however it can be more). Some students find that preparing for these...

Op-Ed: Is Paying Student-Athletes a Good Thing?

Jasmaine Brathwaite, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2015

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With March Madness currently going on, the question that has everyone picking sides still remains: should student-athletes get paid? Of Course! Student-athletes are not playing for leisure at this point in their lives anymore....

Op-Ed: Should the School Control What Students Wear?

Victoria Guzman, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2015

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The weather's getting warmer, and everyone is anxious to get get rid of their bulky coats and boots and bring out shorts and t-shirts. But one problem faced every year at Millennium Brooklyn High School is the dress code. The...

Op-Ed: The Problem with Guns

Tamara Dari, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2015

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Gun violence is a major issue in the U.S. and is a cause for national concern. The media has recorded many violent acts against innocent citizens, which has caused an uproar in response to the drastic increase of gun violence....

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