“Why Didn’t I Get More Likes?”: Women and After-Post Anxiety

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By Britley Blessitt – Student Journalist Have you ever heard of after-post anxiety? You probably think I smashed words together, or this is a form of anxiety you didn’t know existed.After-post anxiety is an anxious feeling after someone posts images/videos on social media.  In this society, beauty standards and social media are a toxic mix. … Continued

Presidential Power Creep

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By David Horan- Student Journalist With the acquittal of Donald Trump by the Senate on February 13th, a dangerous precedent has just been set. In order to fully understand the scope and gravity of the Senate’s decision, we need to go back to 1973 and Richard Nixon. In 1973, the Watergate Scandal broke news and … Continued

Dunk the Donuts…In the Trash

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Iretiola Bankole-Bailey – Student Journalist A TikToker, Bryan Johnson, @bryanjohnson_ posted a video early this year showing him and other Dunkin Donuts employees throwing out donuts at the end of their shift. The video has since then accumulated 27.5 million views on the app.  The sixteen-year-old first posted a video showing his closing routine in … Continued

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

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

SuperBowl LV- Brady vs Mahomes: Goat vs Baby Goat

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By Gabriel De Oliveira- Student Journalist After leading their respective teams to wins on Sunday for the Conference Championship for their division to go to SuperBowl LV, Brady and Mahomes created history. For Tom Brady, we saw him win the NFC championship in his first season with the Bucs. It has been 25 years since … Continued

How the NBA Changed the Issue of “Race” in Sports

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By Gabriel De Oliveira- Student Journalist Sports is a beautiful thing. Millions of people use sports as a way to escape from reality and live in the shoes of famous athletes and professional players. However, what happens when sports mixes with the real world and brings awareness to things a lot of people close their … Continued

Sarah Thomas Provides Hope For Women In Sports

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By Edwin Duodu – Sports Editor Sarah Thomas, an official for the NFL, made history a couple of days ago when she was selected as one of the officials to be working the Super Bowl. For years the position was a predominantly white male occupation. However, it eventually changed and slowly integrated African Americans, creating … Continued

Tattoos and Taboos

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By Karoline Gonzalez – Student Journalist Growing up in a conservative and Catholic family, any sort of body modification was a source of controversy and not to be taken lightly. No amount of discussing or negotiating could change my parents’ perspective nor convince them that there was nothing wrong with having a well-crafted art piece … Continued

The Divided States of America

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By: Britley Blessitt – Student Journalist I have a confession to make, my voice truly awoke only a few years ago. It took me a while to learn how powerful my voice was. Even from a young age, I realized words could stir up many different emotions. These words were one of the reasons why … Continued