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Cheap Things to do in NYC

Cheap Things to do in NYC

Rayiah Ross, Social Media Manager September 22, 2022

Having fun in New York City can feel impossible if you’re on a limited budget, the inability of it all is even worse as a college student. New York City is among the most expensive places in the world...

Find your own space within a shared one

Find your own space within a shared one

Adrianna Herrera, Personal Essays Editor September 22, 2022

A room, what is a room? Usually, a place where you're by yourself, enjoying personal space, with privacy, doors, and closet space. If you are living in a dorm, forget about that, but I can offer you some...

The Best Tattoo Shops For Marymount Students

The Best Tattoo Shops For Marymount Students

Francesca Crumpton, Staff Writer September 21, 2022

With a creative and expressive group of students, Marymount’s student body is collectively getting more tattoos than ever before. With the popularity of small flash tattoo sales and independent artists...

Little Amal walks through NYC

Little Amal walks through NYC

Elliott Case, Digital Mangaging Editor September 19, 2022

When 12 foot tall Little Amal stepped into JFK airport on September fourteenth, she was embarking on the beginning of her journey through New York City. This September, Amal will travel through all five...

Hidden Gems Around MMC

Hidden Gems Around MMC

Elliott Case, Digital Managing Editor September 16, 2022

What do you do when you find yourself wandering around campus waiting for your next class? While Marymounts’ campus provides lounges, cafes, and an outdoor space, sometimes the two hour lull can drag...

Problem with NY Crime Stoppers

Problem with NY Crime Stoppers

Najla Alexander, Crime Reporter, Features editor September 16, 2022

If you live in New York, you are familiar with NYPD Crime Stoppers and how they work with the public to solve unsolved crimes by offering up a reward for any helpful information that could give police...

3 Ways to Unwind After A Hectic First Week of Classes

3 Ways to Unwind After A Hectic First Week of Classes

Najla Alexander, Features Editor September 9, 2022

The first week of classes is stressful for everyone coming back from summer vacation and figuring out their new school/work-life balance, but don’t let the stress get to you. We all have been there and...

The Historical Accuracy of Elvis’ Rise to Fame in New ‘Elvis’ Biopic

The Historical Accuracy of Elvis’ Rise to Fame in New ‘Elvis’ Biopic

Najla Alexander, Features Editor, Crime Reporter August 8, 2022

The new Elvis (2022) biopic hit the theatres on June 24th making over $130 million dollars at box offices over just a few weeks. Played by, heart-throb The Carrie Diaries star, Austin Butler, the film...

Women That Act Out Because of Love: A Defense of The Unidealist Mother

Women That Act Out Because of Love: A Defense of The Unidealist Mother

Kelsey Shelton, Guest Writer August 8, 2022

One afternoon, my friend and I decided to watch the film Lady Bird. As I sat there in her dorm room, tears pooling at the mother-daughter relationship on display (despite it being my 30th rewatch), her...

Getting Po[lit]ical: The Legalization of Marijuana in New Jersey

Getting Po[lit]ical: The Legalization of Marijuana in New Jersey

Najla Alexander and Rayiah Ross, Staff Writers May 18, 2022

New Jersey voters approved a general ballot legalizing marijuana in November 2020, but it wasn’t until April 21st that the state established the first legal sales of adult-use, recreational cannabis....

Supreme Court Ruling Roe v. Wade Could Possibly Be Overturned

Supreme Court Ruling Roe v. Wade Could Possibly Be Overturned

Najla Alexander, Features Editor May 16, 2022

The Supreme Court case, Roe v. Wade, took place in 1973 and deemed “that unduly restrictive state regulation of abortion is unconstitutional…the court held that a set of Texas statutes criminalizing...

Gun Violence on the Rise During Pandemic

Gun Violence on the Rise During Pandemic

Najla Alexander, Crime Reporter May 16, 2022

Gun violence is on the rise once again throughout cities during the pandemic. In lieu of cases like the NYC Brooklyn Shooting, Florida Teen Dying from Friends Shooting One Another with Firearm, and Puerto...

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