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Hand me Samoa Cookies

Hand me Samoa Cookies

February 11, 2019

January is like one big reset button. It’s a time to throw out the eggnog and grab a coconut water. Gyms become life-size sardine cans with eager people dying to start their new exercise routines.  For one month, America decides it is done being the ob...

State of the Disunion

State of the Disunion

February 8, 2019

A film to snatch your attention

A film to snatch your attention

January 16, 2019

Everyone knows that characters in movies have to make decisions but getting to choose the decisions for the character is something only the new film Blackmirror: Bandersnatch can do. Blackmirror: Bandersnatch is about a  troubled programmer who start...

Joy for the whole year

Joy for the whole year

December 17, 2018

One of the best known Christmas carols e is “Joy to the World”, an upbeat song with a clear message of happiness and cheer. In the midst of the holiday season, it suits the atmosphere. What about when the holiday season ends? Where does our cheer go, ...

Mental illness: Not just a mood

Ahilyn Aguilar, Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Our Take

We have all heard it; you finish a test, and the first comment you hear is “I’m going to be depressed for a whole week if I don’t get a good grade on that,” or “That test was so hard it made me have a panic attack.” As awareness of mental illness has grown, terms like ‘depression,’ ‘anxiety’ or even worse, jokes about suicide, become ordinary expressions in our day-to-day conversations. But, what most people don’t realize is the detrimental effects these...

Season three of “The Good Place” is still good

Season three of “The Good Place” is still good

December 11, 2018

Premiering on Sept. 27, season three of NBC’s “The Good Place” jumps right into the action, following up on season two’s cliffhanger. The quartet of main characters, Eleanor Shellstrop (played by Kristen Bell), Chidi Anagonye (William Jackson...

Disappearing into our screens

Disappearing into our screens

December 10, 2018

You just got accepted into your dream school, you are on top of the world and nothing could bring you down. You try to tell your best friend and they reply with “Wait a second. Let me finish sending this text.” Cell phones might be pocket-s...

“Patriot Act” sets stage for political comedy

“Patriot Act” sets stage for political comedy

December 5, 2018

Out of 1,569 shows on Netflix, an exceptional political comedy is hard to come by. Thankfully, Hasan Minaj’s “Patriot Act” fills the void. Released on Sunday, Oct. 28, the first episode started off the show with a bang, covering Affirmative Acti...

Passion prevails

Katarina Harrison, Opinions Editor

December 3, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Have you ever been told to stop wasting your life on something trivial? What about being torn away from something you enjoy because it’s not nearly as important as homework? For many students, these harsh words leave them discouraged. This unnecessary stress on students by pressuring them towards certain careers is not only unnecessary, but also harmful. With 40 percent of students chronically disengaged from school, according to generationnext.com, the stakes are already d...

From gratitude to greed

From gratitude to greed

November 30, 2018

Black Friday sucks. It isn’t a secret.  It sucks in the kind of way you can’t help but love to hate.  It’s the kind of twisted, slightly tortuous fun that everyone complains about without fail while sitting on the couch after Thanksgiving dinne...

Community colleges are cool, too

Community colleges are cool, too

November 9, 2018

Picture this: you are a high school senior, someone asks you what your plans are after graduation; you intend on going to the local community college, but cannot say because you fear that they will judge you for your future plans. That should not be...

Aching arts

Aching arts

November 9, 2018

Picture Sam Momary stadium filled. Teachers and students alike all crowding in ready for the event to begin. The stadium lights shine brightly and the concession stand is crowded. Everyone's attention is directed towards the field as the announcer in...

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