Amboy Ako

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By: James Ochoa – Student Journalist Our teachers have always told us that America is this place is a land of opportunity, where people from all over the world come in search of this so-called American dream, but when the same kind of people always talk about being American, it always goes back to how … Continued

Why Not Liking Cats is Misogynistic

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By: Landin Morris ~ Student Journalist The most common pet question asked is, “Are you a cat or dog person?” While many believe the answer comes down to preference, your response reflects biases in your personality.  Dog people are considered more social, friendly, and outgoing, while cat people are known for being introverts, creative, and … Continued

Lil Nas X: Evil or Inspirational

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By: Nina Gonzalez ~ Opinions Editor Lil Nas X’s new song MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name) is a song that expresses his sexuality and is an effort to help normalize it within our society. The song itself did not stir up controversy all around the world; His music video and “Satan Shoes” he created … 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

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

Players Are People Too, And They Deserve Respect

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By Edwin Duodu – Sports Editor Respect. That is a word that holds great value and meaning in this world. Having respect for someone can go a long way in building rapport. However, the word has lost its sense and weight between athletes and their fanbases. Most athletes are loved, we see this through the … Continued

“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