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Prospective Grading Policies Spark Controversy

By Zoe Singer ‘23, Assistant News Editor  As virtual school becomes the new normal and Heschel adapts to a different form of learning, students and teachers feel the need to establish a new, clear grading system. Zoom has enabled the Heschel community to continue learning, while also staying informed and […]

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Local Businesses Tackle Coronavirus Crisis

By Emma Jonas ‘23, Online Editor  The coronavirus pandemic has altered the lives of all Americans. Not only have lives been lost and all social gatherings forbidden, but the United States economy is struggling in unprecedented ways. The economy has shut down. Since the start of the shutdown, there have […]

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Successful HIV Treatment Achieves Cure, Sparks Hope

Zoe Singer ‘23, Staff Writer As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads globally and news sources are focused almost exclusively on the disease, remarkable findings and successes have been achieved in other fields of science. Recently, a second person has been cured of HIV – a disease previously thought incurable – after […]

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College Preparation in the Time of COVID-19

By Alexandra Wenger ’21 The quarantine for COVID-19 affects every aspect of every person’s life. Unfortunately for the high school graduating class of 2021, this includes the college application process. Junior year is notoriously difficult due to the heavy workload, increased focus on maintaining grades and keeping up with extracurriculars, […]

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COVID-19 Enforced Broadway Suspension

Neri Frank ‘23, Staff Writer Under Governor Andrew Cuomo’s direction, Broadway shut down on March 12, resulting in the temporary unemployment of many actors and backstage theater workers. Some shows — such as The Inheritance, Hangmen, and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? — were previously going to close during this […]

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Information about COVID-19

By Zoe Singer ‘23 and Ruby Kazam ‘23, Staff Writers Beginning in December 2019, a novel Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, emerged and spread internationally, sparking many questions, immense anxiety, and fear. Many questions about the virus remain unanswered as scientists seek to find successful treatments for the virus and […]