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Racial bias in medicine directly linked to increased maternal mortality rate in Black women

January 18, 2021 11:45pm | Amanda Addo, '21

The strength of a woman. The willpower of women in the prime of pregnancy and childbirth is an immense sport of life and death. For black women, the realities of being closer to death in childbirth are far too real.  Maternal mortality is a prevalent […]

College application, admissions add to quarantined seniors’ list of worries

January 18, 2021 11:36pm | Cecilia Rodriguez, '22

As the school year is quickly passing by, and soon coming to an end, seniors have been dedicating their time to making big decisions that will impact their future. Since senior year is already stressful enough with college applications and choosing a career, the current […]

GEN-Z’s Christmas movie list for nostalgia

December 8, 2020 1:40pm | Guadalupe Vidal, ‘22

As the Christmas season approaches, everyone is getting into the holiday season. It’s always great to watch a Christmas movie to get into the mood. From Christmas classics to childhood movies to Cheesy Romance here is a list of Christmas movies to watch this holiday […]

White-washing in education curriculums poses threat to students worldwide

December 4, 2020 3:37pm | Mistura Muritala, ‘22

As a result of the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless other lives due to racism in our police departments and nation, a historic wave of protests have erupted.  Numerous resources have been shared on social media platforms such as Twitter, […]

Holiday season opens opportunities of giving back to communities amidst pandemic

December 4, 2020 2:02pm | Kimberly Ortega,’ 22

“Now is a time for giving!” We have all heard this phrase before especially during the holidays.  If you or your loved one has never given back to the communication, now would be the perfect time as this year has been nothing short of horrible […]

#ENDSARs 20 10 20: Nigeria’s Ongoing Fight for Government Reform

December 4, 2020 1:10pm | Amanda Addo,‘21

What is SARS?  In the midst of a global pandemic, Nigeria is facing a social injustice issue of its own. SARS, infamously known as the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. Originally built by the Nigerian police task force in 1992. The mission was to eradicate crimes of […]

Beware: ‘Karens’ are roaming

November 11, 2020 8:24pm | Ineza Merci, '22

If you were to ask someone in 2020 to define the word “Karen”, chances are their answers will be similar to “entitled and racist lady” or they would simply have no clue, depending on their age.  In March of 2018, the Urban Dictionary defined the […]

Environmental impact: why sustainable living matters

November 10, 2020 8:20pm | Amanda Addo, '21

Remember when you were in second grade and your science teacher would use those famous 3 R’s (reuse, reduce, recycle,)  that would soon escape your mind because you were too busy thinking about recess and all the joy that comes with it to even care […]

Climate change creeping up five steps above as world watches, idling

November 10, 2020 8:10pm | Mistura Muritala, '20

If you have a curious mind, you’ve probably wondered about the apocalypse, more specifically when humans would cause the destruction of Earth for their own selfish reasons? Well what if I told you that you can find that information right this instant?  On Saturday, Metronome […]

Water crisis: Time is running out

November 10, 2020 8:04pm | Cecilia Rodriguez, ‘22

All across the country, and in many parts of the world, our most precious resource of water is being contaminated. Whether it’s being contaminated by a brain-eating amoeba or pollution in the air, there is no in between. The water in some states is no […]