• By: Nicholas Swanson Last Friday the Black Student Union (BSU) held a candlelight vigil in recognition of recent protests in over ninety cities that occurred after the grand jury’s decision regarding Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. The vigil was an example of a peaceful protest, where over 40 people,...

    Recognizing the Ferguson Case

    By: Nicholas Swanson Last Friday the Black Student Union (BSU) held a candlelight vigil in recognition of recent protests in over ninety cities that occurred after the grand jury’s decision regarding Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. The vigil was an example of a peaceful protest, where over 40 people,...

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  • By Idalis Foster Over the past few weeks, the news of a Cleveland child shot for playing with a air soft gun and the announcements of both Officer Darren Wilson and Officer Daniel Pantaleo being let go after grand juries decided not to indict them, have become a catalyst for...

    Students Hold Ongoing Conversation on Race

    By Idalis Foster Over the past few weeks, the news of a Cleveland child shot for playing with a air soft gun and the announcements of both Officer Darren Wilson and Officer Daniel Pantaleo being let go after grand juries decided not to indict them, have become a catalyst for...

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  • By: Nicholas Swanson Rachel Durgin, Class of 2018 senate representative, was newly elected and sworn in as the SGA senate secretary. Before Durgin was elected, all candidates were reminded that an executive cabinet member is not allowed to hold another e-board position for a SGA funded club; however, if funding...

    SGA Selects Senate Secretary

    By: Nicholas Swanson Rachel Durgin, Class of 2018 senate representative, was newly elected and sworn in as the SGA senate secretary. Before Durgin was elected, all candidates were reminded that an executive cabinet member is not allowed to hold another e-board position for a SGA funded club; however, if funding...

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  • By Juanita Doss With a creative mind and a love for music, Brandon Valdes’ company DevantNY (Devant) was born. Valdes, a freshman studying business and marketing, created the company two years ago in the Bronx with his brother and their mutual friends. “We all like the same type of things,...

    Student Entrepreneur Creates Artwork for Music Album Covers

    By Juanita Doss With a creative mind and a love for music, Brandon Valdes’ company DevantNY (Devant) was born. Valdes, a freshman studying business and marketing, created the company two years ago in the Bronx with his brother and their mutual friends. “We all like the same type of things,...

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Commentary
  • By Christopher Johnson Netflix serves about 50 million viewers worldwide in 50 different countries, according to its own overview statement. For $7.99, a person can stream what is available. But, as Timothy Stenovec in The Huffington Post notes, what is available is dictated by how much Netflix is willing to...

    Netflix and the Lost Art of Film

    By Christopher Johnson Netflix serves about 50 million viewers worldwide in 50 different countries, according to its own overview statement. For $7.99, a person can stream what is available. But, as Timothy Stenovec in The Huffington Post notes, what is available is dictated by how much Netflix is willing to…

  • By Tyler Bacon A lot of attention has been given lately to the long-term effects of concussions that NFL players suffer and become inherent to the game. But the league has consistently turned a blind eye to blows sustained by women at the hands of many NFL players over the...

    NFL Remains Ignorant of Instances of Domestic Abuse

    By Tyler Bacon A lot of attention has been given lately to the long-term effects of concussions that NFL players suffer and become inherent to the game. But the league has consistently turned a blind eye to blows sustained by women at the hands of many NFL players over the…

  • By Nick Arena The end of the semester is upon us once more. For some, myself included, it is the very last. There have been ups and downs, but I can’t say that I would change any of it for the world. I’ve grown as a person, and I have...

    Good Night and Good Luck

    By Nick Arena The end of the semester is upon us once more. For some, myself included, it is the very last. There have been ups and downs, but I can’t say that I would change any of it for the world. I’ve grown as a person, and I have…

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney So, you’ve eaten all these sweet treats and extra calories and have no idea how to get rid of the bloat before wearing your holiday suit. The usual options flowing through would be endless hours of cardio and starving yourself, but there’s much more to it than...

    All Over the Place For the Holiday Part 2

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney So, you’ve eaten all these sweet treats and extra calories and have no idea how to get rid of the bloat before wearing your holiday suit. The usual options flowing through would be endless hours of cardio and starving yourself, but there’s much more to it than…

  • The recent acquittal of Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson has sparked some very well deserved outrage amongst Ferguson protestors. The death of 18-year-old Michael Brown and the underlying racism in this issue are glaringly obvious. But while racism is one of the causal reasons for Brown’s death, I think the...

    Don’t Shoot!

    The recent acquittal of Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson has sparked some very well deserved outrage amongst Ferguson protestors. The death of 18-year-old Michael Brown and the underlying racism in this issue are glaringly obvious. But while racism is one of the causal reasons for Brown’s death, I think the…

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney Post-break I’m already having trouble sliding back into my normal eating routine with smaller portions. I felt as if all I did at home over break was eat and eat, and almost little to nothing was the usual healthy entrees. I can preach about how to lose...

    All Over the Place for the Holiday

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney Post-break I’m already having trouble sliding back into my normal eating routine with smaller portions. I felt as if all I did at home over break was eat and eat, and almost little to nothing was the usual healthy entrees. I can preach about how to lose…

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