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Female musicians face sexism in the music industry

February 3, 2021 4:09am | Guadalupe Vidal, '22

Female music artists are often put on a higher pedestal then their male counterparts. The music industry has a tendency to expect more from women then they do from men. From what a female musician wears on the red carpet to their performance to their […]

“Ariana Grande: Excuse Me, I Love You” shows what she does best

February 2, 2021 2:57pm | Jasmine Davis, ‘22

“Ariana Grande: Excuse Me, I Love You” shows viewers a side of Ariana Grande that some have never seen. Netflix released “Ariana Grande: Excuse Me, I Love You”, a 2020 American concert film, on December 21, 2020. Adding to their rooster, another Netflix original celebrity […]

Global warming proving to not simply be a political debate issue

January 26, 2021 1:51pm | Anthony Amaya, '21

I am not a professional scientist but even I can tell the difference in the temperatures from when I was a kid up until now. The effects of global warming have already been making themselves apparent with the summers getting hotter each year, wildfires spreading, […]

FOR/AGAINST: Should holiday-themed decor be used in public school classrooms?

January 12, 2021 4:19pm | Ineza Merci & Mistura Muritala, '22

The holidays may be over, but maybe you noticed your teacher using Santa-themed bitmojis or saying “Merry Christmas” before Winter Break.  We beg the question, though: is this inclusive of all students? Check out the infographic below for a brief breakdown of what two of our […]

Toxic masculinity in Black community leads to less acceptance to defy gender norms

January 12, 2021 3:56pm | Sonah Bundu, '21

“Men wear the pants and women wear the skirts and dresses”. Obviously, in present times not everyone thinks this way, but you’d actually be surprised by the amount of people that do. Since it’s considered to be a “societal norm”. When women or men try […]

“Sharenting”: protect your child’s identity

December 4, 2020 3:26pm | Jasmine Davis ‘22

In the age of social media, it is tempting to share every moment on social media. When you have kids, it’s tempting to share their every adorable moment on social media. After all, they are really cute.  But, now some parents are hesitant. Thanks to […]

The appeal of boy bands transcends decades

November 10, 2020 8:44pm | Jasmine Davis, '22

Picture this – 11 year old Jasmine in the stands of a One Direction concert. Looking like a hot mess, but feeling alive for the first time. The lights, the songs, the screaming girls accompanied by their dads. Little did young Jasmine know she would […]

White Supremacy continues to thrive across towns, cities in U.S.

November 10, 2020 8:16pm | Nathaniel Timoll, '22

When someone thinks of a racist group, what’s the first group that comes to mind? If someone says the KKK, they are under the impression that the KKK is the only racist group to exist. This leads to people believing that white supremacy is only […]

Pros and cons of piracy

November 10, 2020 5:02pm | Anthony Amaya ‘21

In this day and age it’s as easy to illegally download something off of the internet as it is to actually buy the real thing. Movies, music, games, software, piracy can be seen as being both detrimental and beneficial to the world.  People might pirate […]

Older siblings are tired !!

November 10, 2020 1:31pm | Guadalupe Vidal, ‘22

Parentification refers to the process through which children are assigned the role of an adult, taking on both emotional and functional responsibilities that typically are performed by the parent, said Columbia university. This role is often taken up by older siblings who act as a […]