From Blood and Ash: Bold and Addictive

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By Sydney Kennedy – Student Journalist From Blood and Ash is a riveting and romantic tale of a young woman who is faced with exiling herself from all she has ever known in order to forge a better life. Penellaphe “Poppy” Balfour is the Maiden. Eighteen-year-old Poppy has a fair share of betrayers for someone … Continued

2020 Graduates are struggling to find jobs in their fields amidst the pandemic

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By Esther Paul – Copy Editor With a Bachelor’s in hand, the only thing graduates want entering the job market is acceptance into their fields. For 2020 graduates, rejection was their portion as the Coronavirus upended everything, including the economy. According to fas.org, “the unemployment rate peaked at an unprecedented level, not seen since data … Continued

Andrew Cuomo: Nursing Home Deaths and Sexual Harrasment Allegations

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By Titi Afolabi – Student Journalist Looking back on the COVID-19 pandemic, many republican states were under fire in the press regarding the handling of state regulations from mask-wearing, to social distancing, to the closing and opening of local businesses. Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, unlike other elected officials, was consistently praised and awarded … Continued

Failing Fallon

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By James Ochoa – Student Journalist Jimmy Fallon is done, he’s over. No, he didn’t say anything offensive or racist, but his age is really starting to show.  If you haven’t heard by now, Fallon started a Twitch channel, where his inaugural stream consisted of a few games of Among Us with The Roots, members … Continued

Mandatory Vaccination is Met With Mixed Emotions at Rutgers University

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By Robert Chiossi – Student Journalist / Novelist The decision by Rutgers University requiring that all students must be vaccinated for Covid-19 if they want to return to classes on-campus has been met with mixed reviews. The decision, announced March 25, mandates vaccinations for approximately 13,451 students in enrollment, but doesn’t require vaccinations for its 1,575 … Continued

The Cost of Education: Deflating the Community College Stigma

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Muhammad Afnan Aqdus – Student Journalist Education has never been so accessible, yet expensive at the same time. While the traditional structure of higher education is still dominant, there are many other ways one can educate themselves online by doing research. Despite this, many still cling to the tried-and-true structure of College to start them … Continued

Are Biden’s Plans to Handle the Student Loan Crisis Sufficient enough?

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By Titi Afolabi – Student Journalist According to the U.S Department of Education, over the past decade, student loan debt has skyrocketed, making it that over 43 million Americans collectively owe the government about 1.6 trillion dollars. However, with this increase in student debt, the debate over the potential for student loan forgiveness or debt … Continued

How a Lucrative Reselling Business Cost a Nike Executive Her Job

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By Erika Mendez – Student Journalist Ann Herbert, recently resigned from her position as vice president and general manager for Nike North America after a Bloomberg report uncovered her son’s reselling business. West Coast Streetwear is the name of the company founded by 19 year old Joe Herbert based in Portland, Oregon.  His operation includes … Continued

Yemen Crisis: What You Should Know

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By: Nadia Ahmed-Student Journalist What is the history behind the Yemen Crisis? Yemen’s crisis originated from the Arab Spring in 2011 in which several countries including Yemen protested against their current government in hopes for a stable political evolution. Thousands of protestors from several cities protested to call on its autocratic president, Ali Abdullah Saleh … Continued

Tash Sultana – Terra Firma

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By Karoline Gonzalez – Student Journalist After going viral on YouTube and all across social media platforms, surpassing 90M views on their single “Jungle,” Australian singer and song-writer Tash Sultana has stepped back into the charts following the release of their latest album Terra Firma—an ode to their newfound balance and grounded state of mind, according … Continued