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Her Parting Lesson Her  Parting  Lesson
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The Phoenix celebrates its 30th issue The Phoenix celebrates its 30th issue
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Features Spotlight Valedictorian, Salutatorian share experiences

Valedictorian, Salutatorian share experiences

This year’s Valedictorian and Salutatorian sat down with The Classic for a different kind of interview. Rather than asking the typical questions at this time of year (“What are your plans for the future?”, “How did you do it?”), we thought it would be better to do a Q&A that alternates between typical and atypical questions, allowing us to get a better view of their personalities.

Opinion Spotlight The death of traditional dating

The death of traditional dating

“Hey! So, I’ve noticed you walking into the lunchroom every day this past semester, and I was wondering…Would you like to go get dinner with me some time? There’s this great new restaurant over on Irving and 17th Street. I could pick you up this Saturday around 6, and I promise I’ll have you back by 10!” This is a traditional date, which is something that this generation doesn’t comprehend.

A&E Spotlight Art show awards Harrisite talent at Met

Art show awards Harrisite talent at Met

Three Harrisites recently joined the ranks of those who have been honored for their exceptional achievements. At the 105th Annual School Art League’s Award Ceremony, hosted at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, senior Samantha Kwok received the St. Gaudens Medal, freshman Isha Malik received the Haney Medal, and senior Zayed Haq received the Alexander Medal.

Sports Spotlight Junior Ethan Nittolo wins Mayor’s Cup

Junior Ethan Nittolo wins Mayor’s Cup

On June 8, junior Ethan Nittolo defeated his opponent William Trang of Brooklyn Technical High School to claim the Mayor’s Cup singles championship. Out of a total of 128 competitors, Ethan outlasted all others by winning five matches. Winning Mayor’s Cup makes Ethan considered to be the “Best in the City” when it comes to tennis. Ethan said, “I wanted to win extremely badly, and it paid off.”

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Captains say goodbye

Captains say goodbye

As summer vacation slowly advances, and the sports seasons approach their end, Townsend Harris senior athletes are faced with the somber reality that they will be participating in their final games and leading their teams for the last time. They are compelled to reminisce on the past seasons, the memories they made, and what it really means to be part of a team. For some, being on a team is defined by the close-knit bonds between teammates.

White-Hot Summer Styles

White-Hot Summer Styles

A new season is a clean slate, a fresh start, a new beginning; so what better way is there to usher in the coming season than with a wardrobe that reflects this sentiment? A blank canvas always allows plenty of fashion possibilities. Speaking of blank canvases, one of this season’s easiest and breeziest trends is, quite simply, white.

No need for finals when there are Regents

No need for finals when there are Regents

Mid-June is the king of academic deception. No more than a week after finals ended, your schedule once again became cluttered with exams, but these weren’t just regular final exams: they’re Regents level final exams. This repetition doesn’t make any sense and the requirement that teachers must give classroom finals should be reconsidered.

Feminist activism follows heated debate

Feminist activism follows heated debate

A SURGE of support for gender equality is on its way through Townsend Harris.… Read the rest