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Stay Masked Up This Holiday Season

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer November 22, 2021

2021 called and they said if you want the following years to be COVID-19 free then wear your mask and practice social distancing.  It is around the time of year where everyone is preparing for the...

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He’s Back and Better than Ever

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer November 8, 2021

*Spoilers Ahead if you haven’t watched the first episode* Charles Lee Ray is back as the iconic Good Guy Chucky doll in the small town of Hackensack or Hackenslash, New Jersey. This time you will...

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R.L. Stine Fear Street Trilogy introduces New Adult Horror

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer November 5, 2021

*Warning some spoilers ahead if you haven’t watched the Trilogy* If you are a fan of the Goosebumps book series and TV series by author R.L. Stine you will love the Fear Street Trilogy series...

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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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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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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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Stand Up Against APIDA Hate

Aubreyne Brizette Tolentino, Guest Writer May 7, 2021

Almost two months ago as we begged for a semblance of normalcy in the times of COVID, we were rudely awakened by the harsh truths of our non-pandemic reality.  On March 16th, six women of Asian descent...

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Why the George Floyd Trial in Minneapolis is a Watershed Event

Myah Lake, Guest Writer April 16, 2021

On March 29th, the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis Police Department officer charged with the murder of George Floyd had begun. This trial has come nearly a year after Floyd's death which...

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What are True Relationship Goals…?

Myah Lake, Guest Writer April 13, 2021

Throughout our social media outlets, we often romanticize celebrity relationships like Beyonce and JayZ, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, Justin Bieber and Hailey, Saweetie and Quavo, et cetera. But as the...

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Don’t Cancel Your Subscription Just Yet

Sanobia James, Guest Writer March 23, 2021

On Friday, March 5th AMC theatres reopened in NYC (The anticipation I felt as I stood at the entrance of the 86th Street AMC theatre was killing me). The movie theatres in New York City had been closed...

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You Just Had to Be There

Greta Bergin, Graphic Designer March 9, 2021

This past week’s Twitter trend of “you just had to be there” has provided us with a generous helping of nostalgia. The trend features a series of images containing things users miss. Some of the...

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Our New Normal Post Pandemic

Sonobia James, Guest Writer February 23, 2021

As the world begins to recover from what many perceive to have been the  “year from hell,” many people are wondering just what the recovery will look like. Without a doubt, 2020 will be known in history...

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