Lifting the Ban on Cell Phones in NYC Schools

By EMILY MARTINEZ, age 11 Students waiting outside of a cell phone storage truck. Before the ban was lifted, a student could spend hundreds of dollars a year to store their phone during the school day in trucks like this one. PHOTO: Matt Green/Flickr On January 7,...

The Life Cycle of a Cell Phone

By ELIYA AHMAD, age 12 Illustrations by IVETTE SALOM The new iPhone came out in late September, and already you can’t wait to get one. Suddenly, your current phone seems old and useless, its capabilities vastly limited compared to the new phone’s promises. Sound...