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The Story of Poland: Pushes, Punishments and Partitions

The Story of Poland: Pushes, Punishments and Partitions

Boris Kaplan, Reporter

June 6, 2016


Filed under Critical Analysis, How'd It Happen

Poland, a Catholic Slavic Eastern European country, has been occupied or become a subordinate state to another power for 165 years out of the past 300 years. Once a mighty European power, its empire was taken by its enemies. First, before the period of partitioned Poland, it was a kingdom roughly in t...

When Whites Weren’t On Top

When Whites Weren’t On Top

Boris Kaplan, Reporter

April 21, 2016


Filed under Critical Analysis, How'd It Happen

Race, racism, oppression and privilege, all issues of the modern time- with controversy all about. In this discussion, there is inaccurate, or straight up, wrong information. One such being that whites, as a racial group, have never at any point of history experienced oppression. That is historicall...

How’d Regents Examinations Became Part of Our Curriculum ?

How’d Regents Examinations Became Part of Our Curriculum ?

Serhiy Dmytruk, Reporter

June 3, 2014


Filed under Critical Analysis, How'd It Happen

The University of the State of New York created the Regents, a government body of an academic institution, on May 1, 1784. The original Regents were selected to act as a council to Columbia College, located in Manhattan, to overlook education at the college. Soon afterwards, more colleges, and other...

How’d New York City’s Educational System Develop?

How’d  New York City’s Educational System Develop?

April 23, 2014


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Between 1820 and 1865 the United States was experiencing an era of reform, the goal was a social movement to purify individual and social behavior. The reform movement sought to help individuals to better functions in an encroaching and complicated society.  The "common schools" were a major part of...

How’d Robotics Emerge at FDR ?

How’d Robotics Emerge at FDR ?

Serhiy Dmytruk, Reporter

February 10, 2014


Filed under Critical Analysis, How'd It Happen

The Robotics Club at Franklin D. Roosevelt HS was a development that took place over the past 4 years and continues to expand in its operation. Originally, a simple after school hang out for a small group of friends, the club evolved into a more elaborate after school activity each year. Now robotics...

How did the SAT become a part of every high school student’s career?

How did the SAT become a part of every high school student’s career?

Serhiy Dmytruk, Reporter

October 11, 2013


Filed under Critical Analysis, How'd It Happen

Before the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), a majority of students who attended college had an exceptional family background or financial profile. Over time, members of the college community did not want to only accept students who could pay for their education; they also sought students who intellectually...

The History of Drone Technology

The History of Drone Technology

Serhiy Dmytruk, Editor

June 3, 2013


Filed under Critical Analysis, How'd It Happen

A drone, or an unmanned aircraft, is an aerial vehicle designed to be used without a human pilot onboard. The idea of eliminating the human counterpart from aerial vehicles developed as early as World War I and continued to become an ambitious achievement even for today. The development of drone tech...

How Did It Happen? The Development of the NYC Subway System

How Did It Happen? The Development of the NYC Subway System

Serhiy Dmytruk, Reporter

April 12, 2013


Filed under Critical Analysis, How'd It Happen

New York City has been a thriving urban location that changed on, and within, its surface to provide a better commuter experience. Throughout the late 19th and 20th centuries, NYC has been growing in residence and industry, both which required greater methods of transportation. The City contained simple...

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