Chicken Kothu—a Sri Lankan dish consisting of finely chopping roti with chicken, peppers, and dry spices, is a staple of Sri Lankan cooking and a popular dish at Spicy Lanka. Photo taken by Noah Sheidlower

A Food Tour of Queens

By Noah Sheidlower The United States was built on the premise that people of all backgrounds can coexist within society; however, in the last few month, discrimination, racism, and prejudice have all run rampant. But if you go just a few miles west of Great Neck, America’s initial values can readily be seen. While popular[…]

Answering her way to achievement—Senior Lucia Geng correctly answers a Jeopardy! tossup, placing her in the lead. Although she ultimately lost the round by a small margin, Geng’s score was high enough for her to advance to the semifinals.
 Reproduced by permission of Lucia Geng

South Student Tackles the Jeopardy! Teen Tournament

By Noah Sheidlower “This is Jeopardy!” Applause sounds as the three contestants—all high school students—are introduced to the audience. The categories are revealed, ranging from history to pop culture to wordplay. Pulses race and hands shake as the first clue is read from the blue screen. After players respond to more clues (in the form[…]