Author Archives: Samuel Stamler

Boys Field Greyduck Ball
Photo by David Liu

Greyducks Win 18th Consecutive Borough’s Championship

Greyducks Win 18th Consecutive Borough’s Championship

When the Greyducks, Stuyvesant’s boys’ track team, set out on this year’s outdoor track season, they were aiming for another Borough Championship. After a long and arduous season, the team succeeded, winning for the 18th consecutive year. It was not easy, as recently, Stuyvesant has faced fierce opposition from schools such as Hunter and the

Have the Knicks Really Improved?

Last year, during the 2015-2016 season, the New York Knicks had a dismal record of 32-50, a record that landed the team 13th place in the Eastern Conference standings. Going into the 2015-2016 season, the Knicks were hopeful to secure a playoff spot using all-star forward Carmelo Anthony, rookie big man Kristaps Porzingis, and team

Colin Kaepernick: Bringing Activism to Sports

As Colin Kaepernick stood in the locker room following the 49ers’ third preseason game against the Green Bay Packers on August 26, he was questioned by the media for over 20 minutes. Though Kaepernick had not had a particularly good game, he was the center of attention during post-game interviews for choosing to sit, rather

Stunt: Launching Cheerleading to the Next Level

What if you felt like your passion wasn’t taken seriously? What if something you loved, something that requires great effort and strength, was considered easy, or boring? This problem was a reality for junior Queenie Tang, captain of the Stuyvesant cheerleading squad, and new captain of the Stuyvesant stunt team. She and her fellow cheerleaders,