Morbius: Spoiler-free Review

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By Nicole Jide-Ojo – Student Journalist Morbius is Marvel’s newest origin story, directed by Daniel Espinosa, starring Jared Leto as Dr. Michael Morbius. Morbius is battling a deadly disease and has been working on a cure to save himself and his best friend Milo, played by Matt Smith, who happened to have the same illness … Continued

To Live and Die in America

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By James Ochoa – Student Journalist We live in a devastating time in America, where things that are meant to be celebrated turn into shit by people who want to ruin the fun. Specifically at this moment, we should be proud of the confirmation of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first black woman to sit … Continued

Welcome to the New Renaissance (If You Can Afford It)

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By James Ochoa – Student Journalist The 1975 introduction of the Volkswagen Golf GTI at the Frankfurt Motor Show was a moment that contemporary automotive journalists would deem a turning point, as VW introduced a type of car that would revolutionize the automobile market—the Hot Hatch. Sports-car like performance mixed with the practicality of a … Continued

“Fresh” Spoiler-Free Movie Review

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By Nicole Jide-Ojo – Student Journalist Mimi Cave’s “Fresh,” starring Daisy Edgar-Jones and Sebastian Stan, is not a traditional horror movie. Still, it is every girl’s nightmare wrapped up in a bow. It is a movie about a girl named Noa (Daisy) who is seemingly losing faith in the online dating scene. Every guy she’s … Continued

Still Life on Film

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by James Ochoa – Student Journalist/ Photos by Marko Bulahan These days, most people tend to pull out their smartphones to take pictures and share life’smoments, relying on built-in cameras that nearly rival the equipment used by professionalphotographers. Those that might take their photography seriously might use said equipment,pricey digital behemoths that go by the … Continued

“Moonlight” Film Review

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By Landin Morris – Student Journalist “Moonlight,” a film directed by Barry Jenkins, illustrates the social economic conflicts that come with being a gay black man. Intersectionality is a feminist concept that suggests that the discrimination one faces is determined by the cumulative identities one assumes. Meaning that the number of minority identities one takes … Continued

Encourage Yourself!

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By Lachelle Parrish – Student Journalist We are halfway through the semester! Can you believe it? Time flies by so fast yet so slow, though most times, it feels like a drag mid-semester. For some reason, students lose the zeal that they had at the beginning. However, we must push on, but don’t forget to … Continued

Putting the Premium in “Premium Parking”

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By James Ochoa – Student Journalist I stumbled upon a Rutgers Newark yearbook from 1972 and in it was a picture of the newly constructed Parking Deck 1 on University Avenue that was still lined with cobblestones. It made me wonder how such a structure made students feel over 50 years ago. I know students … Continued

Heaven Atop a Plate

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By Nicolas Marin – Student Journalist Trigger warning: This piece contains mentions of eating disorders and toxic relationships. My mother told me an interesting tale, one that had been passed down from generations to hers. It was a tale which involved heaven, and the food that laid upon it. Once one entered the afterlife, they … Continued