The Gentrification of Thrifting

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By Karoline Gonzalez – Student Journalist Thrifters are often people in need of clothes for a cheap price—the single parent living paycheck to paycheck, or the homeless man trying to buy a coat with spare-change from strangers. These, perhaps, are the people one expects to see browsing through the aisles of a second-hand store, not … Continued

Judas And the Black Messiah – Movie Review

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Titi Afolabi – Student Journalist One of the many great aspects of Black History Month is the enhanced social media and cultural attention to black artists, films, books, and shows that depict black communities’ hardships, history, triumphs, and joy. Shaka King’s new film “Judas and the Black Messiah” is a historical drama that takes on … Continued

Can the Colts save Wentz’s Career?

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By Gabriel De Oliveira- Student Journalist The former quarterback of the Philadelphia Eagles, Carson Wentz is being traded to the Indianapolis Colts for two draft picks. This includes a 2021 3rd round pick and a 2022 2nd round pick, with the potential of becoming a first. The price for Wentz was so low due to … Continued

The Big Squeeze

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By Brian Crespo – News Editor What is happening to GameStop? The video game retailer has seen its stock soar more than 1000% percent in January, from around $17 to $469 at its height. Unlike other bubbles, GameStop’s stock is not rising because traders see potential in its operations. The video game retailer is widely … Continued

Welcome To My World

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By Britley Blessitt – Student Journalist 90s girl in a upside down world.Negativity constantly hurledAt my face or race,But we still rise with grace.I love music so turn up the bassSome people walked out my life without a trace.I’ll always say, “I’m black and Proud.”Just because I’m black that doesn’t mean I’m loudI can wear … Continued

The Slight Edge – Book Review

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“What will it take for me to finally reach my weight goal?”

“What’s the difference between me and the 5% of people succeeding?

“What do I need to do to be a different person a month from now?”

The answer lies in The Slight Edge.

Late Bloomer (Take Your Time)

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By Sarah Alaeddin – Executive Editor Spring is passing me by. The temperate breeze is turning chilly, The sun calls to me with his dimming rays, But still I am nestled in my bud. Long ago,  The rest of the garden exploded into green, With decadent layers of bright petals, Dancing in delight under dewdrops, … Continued

College Student Woes

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By Britley Blessitt – Student Journalist Displeasing elevator music could be heard through my phone on speaker for hours. My fingers had first dialed the student accounting number at 9 a.m. on a Wednesday three weeks before the Spring semester began. The hours-long wait seemed hopeless until I finally heard from a representative. The response … Continued

A Better Tomorrow

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By Nadia Ahmed – Student Journalist Wrap the affairs of yesterday away It is no longer your concern today   You were able to make it home.  You were able to put aside the chaos  Lest it be just for one night  Wash the worries of the day away  It is not worth it  to … Continued

Democrats in Control, But Will America Change?

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By Titi Afolabi – Student Journalist These past few weeks have been extremely important for the Democratic Party as they have gained unified control of the White House and Congress with Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as the new president and vice president. Aside from the presidency, Democratic seats in the House and Senate proved … Continued