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Peering out from the bleachers to the hundreds of students gathered to hear him speak, Riley Gordon raised the megaphone to his mouth. more
A continued U.S. embargo? Reduced diplomatic relations? Those might fill cable news shows, but it’s not enough to keep one Lehman College class away from Cuba. more
What do Stephen King, Sylvia Plath and Lena Dunham all have in common? As students they were all chosen by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers for its Scholastic Art and Writing Award. more
Last year, more than 2 million students across the country took the ACT college entrance exam. Many scored well in the SAT alternative, but a little more than 2,750 did something their millions of peers couldn’t do — they were perfect. more
Keenan Murphy’s alarm clock vibrates to the point that it literally shakes his entire bed. That means if his roommate wants to play “Call of Duty” at 4 a.m., Murphy has no problem with it. more
The Bronx High School of Science has given the world two Academy Award winners, which is impressive enough on its own. But add eight Nobel Prize winners, and it would be hard not realize Bronx Science might be on to something. more
Damian Stapleton had barely stepped foot on Rikers Island for five minutes when he watched a bloody body wheeled out to an ambulance. more
They floated around the classrooms, bearing witness to the Sputnik satellite, DNA chromosomes the size of textbooks, and the Great Wall of China in all of its glory. more
Classrooms across America will be empty March 14. No, it’s not a holiday. more
When Jan Maxwell was just 9, she overheard her father talk about how very happy he would be to have just another 10 years with his children. more
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