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Changing Careers?

Changing Careers?

Madison Flores, Writer May 21, 2024

Every kid at some age has mentioned the words, “When I grow up, I want to be…” All people have different interests in mind. But, do they achieve it? There are many career choices for people to...

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[OPINION] Knives for Aeries – Roar (Album Review)

Corrin Santolucito, Writer May 14, 2024

Active since 2010, indie pop artist Owen Richard Evans, also known as ROAR, has made waves in the musical scene. His first release under the moniker, “I Can’t Handle Change”, is arguably one of the...

Im Doing it Again Baby! album cover

[OPINION] I’M DOING IT AGAIN BABY!— girl in red (Review)

Corrin Santolucito, Writer April 23, 2024

At the age of 19, Norwegian singer-songwriter Marie Ringheim (also known as Girl in Red) released her first single, “I Wanna be Your Girlfriend” to moderate internet success. Eventually gaining millions...

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[OPINION] Mortal Kombat 1 (2023) Sacrifices Fine Detail for Spectacle

Corrin Santolucito, Writer April 10, 2024

The second reboot in the series and the third “Mortal Kombat 1”, 2023’s sequel and continuation of the Aftermath DLC’s storyline from “Mortal Kombat 11” is one of the most mediocre fighting...

Image of Elon Musk and Don Lemon. The image shows a puzzled Don Lemon and disgruntled Musk.

| Opinion | Elon Musk’s Interview with Don Lemon

Che Marroquin, Staff Writer March 28, 2024

Former CNN anchor Don Lemon recently interviewed Elon Musk on his new show for the X (formally Twitter) social network. Musk is the owner of X Media, The Boring Company, Tesla Motors, Neuralink, Open AI,...

The image shows Biden and Katie Britt. The image is meant to represent Katie Britt going head to head in a weird onesided conflict that only shes in.

| Opinion | Katie Britt’s unsettling State of the Union response

Che Marroquin, Writer March 19, 2024

The year’s response to the recent State of the Union address can only be described as Handmaid-esque in nature and has received quite a response from people from all walks of life including Democrats,...

[OPINION] Legally Blonde: Empowering Women Since 2001

[OPINION] Legally Blonde: Empowering Women Since 2001

Harley Anderson, Writer March 5, 2024

“Legally Blonde” isn’t just another romantic comedy; It’s a transformative coming-of-age narrative transcending its genre boundaries. Released in 2001, the film's protagonist, Elle Woods, embarks...

Guy with Gun: Yellow-Orange, Uninteresting Pose Edition

[OPINION] Video Game Box Art All Looks the Same

Corrin Santolucito, Writer March 1, 2024

  I’m trying to remember the name of this one game. I remember the box art, but nothing else. It depicts a man holding a gun and he’s obscured a tad by shadows. Did you think of one? Well,...

Joel Miller, played by Pedro Pascal in HBOs The Last of Us (2023)

[OPINION] Joel Miller is a Villain (The Last of Us)

Corrin Santolucito, Writer February 6, 2024

The Last of Us has proved itself to be a sprawling multi-media franchise this past year. Earning itself eight Emmys, a remaster of its latest game, and an ever-growing fanbase; The Last of Us is notorious...

SZA deserved to win Album of the Year at the 2024 Grammys.

Pictured here with her second Grammy of the night, Best R&B Song.

[OPINION] SZA Deserved Album of the Year at the Grammys

Danielle Okogho, Copy Editor February 6, 2024

The Grammys have been a staple in the music industry for decades. This esteemed and somewhat polarizing institution is one many artists hold in the highest regard as it is seen as one of the highest forms...

A special present (see picture) was given to Wendy Kennedy by her boyfriend. Photo taken on her bed.

When we [Wendy and her Boyfriend] first met in person back in May, he bought it for me as a gift. Always been with me since that day.

[OPINION] Relationships in High School Boost a Person’s Character

Daniel Orea, Writer December 20, 2023

Having romance in high school is something that feels like fiction, but isn’t. Its an experience that gives such a rush and makes people feel like their living in a fairy tale. Sometimes those fairy...

Israeli warplanes bombed a house in Dair al-balah city, middle of Gaza Strip.

People were sleeping, as the house was full of displaced people from Gaza City and the northern areas. 

At least 14 people got killed and dozens are injured. - Motaz Azaiza on his Instagram page.

[OPINION] Recognizing Modern Genocide: Palestine and the Victims Who Survive There

Daniel Orea, Writer December 20, 2023

Over 75 years of torment, the Palestinians went through so much and nearly half the world doesn’t see it. The larger media labels the situation as a “conflict,” and a “complex issue”, when its...

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