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Would you Dare to say His Name, If you knew their Story?

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer October 19, 2021

*Spoilers ahead if you haven’t watched the film yet* Candyman (2021) is a supernatural slasher film about a spirit with a hook for hand covered in bees that can get summoned by saying his name five...

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What Are Your Plans for Halloween this Year?

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer October 18, 2021

It is officially the Fall season and you know what that means? Pumpkin spice everything, cooler temperatures, autumn decorations at every store, for those early Halloween lovers spooky decorations get...

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The Problem with Abduction Movies that Go Unnoticed

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer October 13, 2021

Abduction and kidnapping movies and tv series are widely popular in the film industry as it shows the real-life horrors of a crime in our society that happens way more than it should. Abduction movies...

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845 Days Later: Governor’s Ball Returns to New York City

Maria Collins, Guest Writer October 12, 2021

While driving up the New Jersey Turnpike in 2014, my dad was tuning the car radio to find a bearable station to provide our soundtrack for the remainder of our trek to New York City. As he turned the knob,...

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The Significance of Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Myah Lake, Guest Writer October 11, 2021

Growing up I always remember celebrating Christopher Columbus day not knowing the actuality of the day and why we shouldn't have been celebrating him. Teachers would always make us draw pictures of Christopher...

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A Recap of the Nicki Minaj vs Joy Reid Feud

Myah Lake, Guest Writer September 30, 2021

This past week I’m sure several of us have seen all of our favorite celebrities dress up for the Met Gala following NYFW. But that leaves us to question where many of the celebrities that typically attend...

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Fierce Appreciation: Live Music’s Triumphant Return in New York City

Maria Collins, Guest Writer September 30, 2021

After a relaxing sunset car ride across the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, we arrived in East Williamsburg just as the sun completely disappeared, leaving only the street and the building lights of Brooklyn...

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Can We Please Stop the Fake Arrest Trend on TikTok?

Najla Alexander, Features Editor September 27, 2021

Yet another trend is sweeping TikTok and this one will make you groan at not only how ignorant it is but also questioning why this became a trend in the first place. Another trend that is popular but many...

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All You Need to Know About Clubs at MMC

Averee Nelson, Digital Managing Editor September 13, 2021

As the first few weeks of the new semester approach, club recruitment is at an all-time high at Marymount Manhattan College. Joining clubs is one of the best ways to find your group of people but sometimes...

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A Cinematic Experience: The Marías’ Define Themselves in the Pop Music Sector With LP CINEMA

Maria Collins, Guest Writer September 3, 2021

I release clear cling wrap to reveal the incomparable smoothness of the album’s cover art–an image of María Zardoya encompassed in a sea of velvet-curtain red and a stoic, pristinely-white swan perched...

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Welcome to MMC New Students!

Gabrielle Fiorella, Editor-in-Chief September 1, 2021

Hello new students and welcome to Marymount Manhattan College! I’m Gabrielle Fiorella, the Editor-In-Chief of The Monitor, MMC’s digital student-run newspaper. We here at The Monitor focus our stories...

What to Expect Summer 2021

What to Expect Summer 2021

Alyssa Rosado, Astrology Reporter May 19, 2021

After another long school year, the anticipation for summer has been universally shared and heavily desired. Luckily, summer 2021 has some fun things in store for you: your love life and emotions. This...

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