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From Seniors to Freshmen: Transitioning to College and How to Take Care of Your Mental Health

From Seniors to Freshmen: Transitioning to College and How to Take Care of Your Mental Health

Sofia Skop, Staff Writer October 25, 2023

You just graduated from high school. Bound for school in New York City, and with your entire life ahead of you, you’re feeling notably optimistic.  Incredulously, you ask yourself; how could things...

Climate March brings people from diverse communities to NYC

Climate March brings people from diverse communities to NYC

Neelima KS, Staff Writer September 25, 2023

The March to end fossil fuels was held on September 17th, 2023 from 1 PM to 4:30 PM at 56th Street and Broadway. The rally was 1.5 miles long. The march was led by people from all walks of life, from all...

Memphis Skycops: Good or Bad?

Memphis Skycops: Good or Bad?

Najla Alexander, Crime Reporter/Features Editor March 13, 2023

The Memphis police department has cameras or Skycops installed all around its’ city to record live surveillance of their streets to catch any possible criminal activity and have it stored in a police...

Serial Killers Being Swept Under the Rug?!  Bodies of Men Being Dumped in Chicago

Serial Killers Being Swept Under the Rug?! Bodies of Men Being Dumped in Chicago

Najla Alexander, Features Editor, Crime Reporter February 22, 2023

The first few months into the new year and bodies of men are being pulled out of the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. Reports of these bodies being talked about on Twitter where body after body is being...

GrubHubs Takeover: Changes to MMC’s Food Programs

GrubHubs Takeover: Changes to MMC’s Food Programs

Ella Neel, Guest Writer November 29, 2022

Marymounts cafeteria located on the fourth floor of Carson Hall is responsible for feeding over half of the school's population everyday. When students arrived for the Fall 2022 semester things looked...

Your Vote Matters: The Monitor’s Guide to NYC Voter Registration

Your Vote Matters: The Monitor’s Guide to NYC Voter Registration

Monica Joeseph, Head Copy Editor October 9, 2022

This Year’s Midterm Elections are taking place on Tuesday Nov. 8. If you haven’t already, you can still register to vote in New York City, as long as you have been a resident for at least 30 days....

Metro Cards Will Soon Be A Thing Of NYC’s Past

Metro Cards Will Soon Be A Thing Of NYC’s Past

Francesca Crumpton, Staff Writer October 9, 2022

One of New York City’s most paramount resources is the subway system, which services around 3 million people every day throughout Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, and the Bronx. With 472 stations the subway...

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...

Teen Died After Friends Took Turns Shooting Each Other

Teen Died After Friends Took Turns Shooting Each Other

Najla Alexander, Crime Reporter April 29, 2022

15-year-old Florida teen Christopher Broad died in Orlando hospital on the evening of April 3rd after Broad and his friends took turns shooting one another with body armor on.    According...

Olympians’ Mother Killed by Stray Bullet

Olympians’ Mother Killed by Stray Bullet

Najla Alexander, Crime Reporter April 29, 2022

Mabel Martinez, 56, was fatally shot in the head in her Connecticut home while sewing. Mabel was the mother of Puerto Rican Olympian, Yarimar Mercado Martinez, “a rifle shooter on the Puerto Rico Olympic...

Inside the Fight to Unionize Amazon

Inside the Fight to Unionize Amazon

Monica Joseph, Staff Writer April 19, 2022

The only way to defeat Jeff Bezos and the goliath that is Amazon, which now touches almost every part of our lives, will be the collective energy of many progressive organizations, a modern-day popular...

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Man Accused of Killing 18 Women Claims Innocence

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer March 18, 2022

In the Dallas, Texas area, a man, Billy Chemirmir, is charged with killing 18 women in the span of two years and claims he is innocent. Chemirmir is accused of killing 18 elderly women in senior homes...

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