Academy Chronicle


Holiday Advertising Selling More Than a Product

January 13, 2021

During the holiday season, most companies go all out on their commercials. It is the time of year when people spend thousands of dollars on gifts, decorations, and other items they have been wanting to...


January 13, 2021

A white blanket of snow envelops the cold grass, just as a fashionable wool coat may do to you. As the holidays approach, winter is here in extreme New Jersey climate “fashion.” Layering is key with...

The Impossible Burger: Can Anything Really Beat Meat?

The Impossible Burger: Can Anything Really Beat Meat?
January 13, 2021

As vegetarianism and veganism rise to the top pages of health magazines, new and innovative non-meat, or plant based, options, including the Impossible Burger, are gaining popularity. Other popular non-meat...

Farmers’ Markets: Support Businesses and the Environment During COVID-19

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December 15, 2020

Based on the fact that you are currently sitting in front of a screen reading this article, I have a pretty good feeling that you are in dire need of fresh air and sunlight. While hikes and walks are great...

The Nostalgia of Charlie Brown Holiday Specials

The Nostalgia of Charlie Brown Holiday Specials
December 1, 2020

The holiday season has finally come, and no matter the chaos this year has brought, there is one element of the holidays that still remains intact, the airing of The Peanuts holiday specials. Every year...

What’s Going on With TikTok?

November 25, 2020

Let’s talk about TikTok. The ByteDance owned application, which boasts hundreds of millions of downloads globally, has a tumultuous track record, both with its users and with various governments....

The Show Must Go On

Hollywood's first ever major award show done completely virtual.
November 11, 2020

With Broadway’s recent statement to remain closed until 2021, the Emmy Award ceremony, held completely virtual, and the cancelled concerts of artists around the world, many are starting to wonder...


November 8, 2020

It is not an understatement to say that the year 2020 is currently a roller coaster—from the collision of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement to the upcoming, polarizing presidential...

Birthdays and the Coronavirus Quarantine

August 13, 2020

Time has not stopped and birthdays have kept coming despite the obvious changes that have arrived at BCA with the Covid-19 pandemic. Due to required social-distancing, birthday celebrations aren’t as...

Meet Stoshii Gemz: BCA’s Very Own Up & Coming Artist

Meet Stoshii Gemz: BCA's Very Own Up & Coming Artist
May 18, 2020

The Academy Chronicle recently sat down in an online interview with Stoshii Gemz. Known as simply “Stosh” to his classmates, the BCA student is currently a senior in the Academy for the Advancement...

Knitting For Life Recognized on News 12 for Donations to Healthcare Workers

Knitting For Life Recognized on News 12 for Donations to Healthcare Workers
May 8, 2020

On April 20th, BCA students Francesca Osborn,  Hannah Ferrer, Rachel Mina, and Olivia Culleton were aired on News 12 for their efforts to thank doctors and nurses who are fighting COVID-19 through...

2020: Is this the Year of Empathetic Artificial Intelligence?

This may be the possible future of space travel if AI were effectively taught to be empathetic. Astronauts could receive mental health support on long missions if this were the case.
April 20, 2020

     At a conference at Dartmouth College in 1956, the word “artificial intelligence” was first uttered. Now, nearly seventy years later, artificial intelligence (AI) is at the cusp of becoming...

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