Lights, Camera, Live-action!—Seniors Mollie Falchook and Lauren Reiss (right to left) saw the new 3D live-action film Beauty and the Beast on opening night, March 16.
Photo reproduced by permission of Lauren Reiss

A Tale as Old as Time is New Again

By Lauren Reiss On the day that the new, live-action, adult-version of Beauty and the Beast (starring Emma Watson as Belle) was finally released to theatres, my best friend texted me, “Wanna go to Beauty and the Beast tonight?! PLEASE.” And I laughed. We are eighteen years old—it didn’t seem age-appropriate to be this excited[…]

Out of this world— Senior Heidi Chang sketches a draft of her doodle which depicts her vision of space exploration and general advances in technology. Photo taken by Melody Kang

Google Your Graphic: Students Enter the Doodle for Google Competition

By Aren Kalash Flying cars. Teleportation. Time travel. A cure for cancer. World peace. Kanye for President. For this year’s Doodle 4 Google art competition, students in kindergarten to twelfth grade were given the prompt, “What I see for the future…”. In its ninth year hosting the competition, Google offers a wide range of prizes[…]

On Trend—The SUS Gallery features a collection of the trending personalities of March made by Michaela Ben Yehuda. Photo taken by Annie Zhang

Young Artists Featured in Spot under Spot Gallery

By Annie Zhang I used to associate art galleries with silent rooms filled with pretentious, middle-aged classical music enthusiasts that possessed refined tastes in wine. I imagine that they’re also wearing formal attire and expertly commenting on a painter’s craftsmanship. So that’s exactly what I expected from Great Neck Plaza’s Spot Under Spot (SUS) Gallery[…]

Making ice cream is a chocoLOT of fun— pouring the base into the ice cream machine is the first step in the process to your ice cream creation. Photo taken by Rachel Brenner

Crazy Coolness: New Dessert Location

By Rachel Schneider Watch out, Serendipity and Dylan’s Candy Bar: there is another trendy dessert spot in town! CoolMess is the new dessert destination. It is definitely no ordinary ice cream parlor; CoolMess provides the unique opportunity to make your own personal ice cream creation from scratch. Located on the the Upper East Side of[…]