David Sloan

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By Lance Grant – Student Journalist As students gathered their belongings and migrated towards the door, a line formed at the front of the classroom. Eager-eyed students waited patiently to talk to David Sloan, a long time producer at ABC, after sharing his knowledge of the journalism world in Professor Jim Pensiero’s class, Convergence.  “Sloan,” … Continued

NFL Wild Card Round

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By: Gabriel De Oliveira – Student Journalist Finally, the NFL playoffs are here. The playoffs are where careers can be immortalized. For the first time, there will be two days of triple headers. Here is what to look out for in each game.  Saturday Games Colts vs Bills at 1:05 PM -This is an amazing … Continued

Speaking for the Outspoken: The NBA and BLM

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By Tyrese Henryel – Co Sports Editor The National Basketball Association has returned after a 4-month stoppage due to players testing positive for COVID-19 and the sports world is headed back to regularly scheduled programming. A significant Issue that seems to have been troubling the players and its fans that represent the communities, is the … Continued

Back to (Virtual) School

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By: Esther Paul – Copy Editor The beginning of any normal semester meant the hustling and bustling to acquire books and new outfits, school lawns filled with students headed to classes, and crowds gathering at back-to-school events. This semester, however, has proven to be anything but normal. With the irresolution of the COVID pandemic, many … Continued

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

Business as Usual

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By David Horan – Student Journalist Note: the full text of the lawsuit will be included in a link at the bottom of the article. All (p.#) references the corresponding page in the lawsuit. Rutgers Business school has allegedly used fraudulent methods to artificially improve its rating, as reported by NJ.com. Deidre White, the business … 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

The Fifth Agreement: Book Review

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By Nicole Jide-Ojo Don Miguel Ruiz is a Mexican author and spiritual teacher, famously known for his Toltec Wisdom Series and best-selling novel, The Four Agreements. Ruiz joins his son, Don Jose, to write a sequel to The Four Agreements, which can be read as a stand-alone, in which they shed more light and build … Continued