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President Trump tested positive for COVID-19. What’s next for Pre-Election News?

President Trump tested positive for COVID-19. What's next for Pre-Election News?

Gabrielle Fiorella, Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2020

President Trump tested positive for COVID-19, 2 days following the presidential debate between him and Joe Biden. And on Friday, he was transported to Walter Reed Medical Center to receive medical treatment. In true Trump form, he released the information out himself in a tweet. Controversy has followed ...

Will there be an Official Ban of TikTok?

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Liza Bautista, Guest Writer

September 25, 2020

After months of discussions and a signed executive order, President Donald Trump moved forward in action to ban the social media apps, TikTok and WeChat. Both apps will be removed from American app stores such as Google Play and Apple App Store by Sunday, September 20.  The Trump Administration cites its motive as...

Suicidal Prevention Month

Suicidal Prevention Month

Averee Nelson, Print Manager

September 21, 2020

September is National Suicide Prevention Month, which means that more people are spreading awareness and information about suicide to let others know that they are not alone and suicide is not the only option. This year’s Suicide Prevention month is different from other years as we are also in the mid...

The Legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg Lives On

The Legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg Lives On

Averee Nelson, Print Manager

September 19, 2020

United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg passed away on  Friday, September 18th, 2020. The “Notorious RBG” has spent her entire life educating herself and fighting for the rights of marginalized groups. She was an exceptional human being and a force to be reckoned with. Ginsberg...

A Letter from a Former Editor

A Letter from a Former Editor

Megan Arnold

June 12, 2020

My time of being Editor-in-Chief has come to an end and I could not be happier with the progress The Monitor has made in these last two years. Being one of the first Freshman/Sophomore’s to be given this opportunity meant the world to me, and I was so happy to have found comfort in an activity I have...

Music and Film Industries Hit Hard During Pandemic

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Gabrielle Fiorella, Staff Writer

May 14, 2020

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, various industries and companies have been hit hard, among those in the film and music industries. Movies have had to push back their releases in theaters, such as the live-action remake of Mulan and A Quiet Place Pt II. John Krasinski, director of both A Quiet P...

Virtual Events

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Rayiah Ross, Staff Writer

May 10, 2020

At this point, most students have familiarized themselves with apps such as Zoom, Facetime, Discord, and Slack. Honestly, we are probably using these apps way more than we want to. Even though these apps can seem like a huge annoyance sometimes, they do give us the great ability to stay connected while...

Gap Year/Alternative Semester

Gap Year/Alternative Semester

Rayiah Ross, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

Because of the spread of COVID-19 in recent months, many colleges and universities shut down their campuses and are forcing their students to work in an online format. With the semester coming to a close and the summer slowly approaching, a new question is raised about what faculty and administration...

How to Survive A Quarantine

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Shelby Hall, Staff Writer

March 17, 2020

With all that is going on right now in the world and in your neck of the woods surrounding the coronavirus, a lot of folks are scared and are preparing to self-quarantine (or preparing for an actual quarantine to happen). The shelves at the local stores are all but empty and it’s kind of a gigantic...

Monitor Your Health

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Gabrielle Fiorella, Staff Writer

March 16, 2020

We all know about the current outbreak, known as the Coronavirus, and how it has made its way to the United States. More specifically for us, it’s here in the city. 6 cases have been confirmed here and we all need to take precautions when it comes to keeping ourselves from getting sick. “Don’t p...

How Do We Assess Risk?

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Averee Nelson, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

Every year, millions of people run to their local pharmacy for vaccinations, in fear of falling ill with a miserable fever. This rapidly spreading virus has infected up to 26,000,000 people and has caused up to 25,000 deaths according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This virus is the...

January Recap

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Ariana Contreras, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

Congratulations Griffins! You’ve made it past the first month of not only a new year but a new decade and boy was it quite the start. We are only one month and some days into this new season of life, but with all that’s happened over the past month, it feels as though we’ve gone through a whole ye...

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