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Seeing Myself in Hidden Figures

Seeing Myself in Hidden Figures

Viri Reyes, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

When I sat down to watch Hidden Figures, I didn't expect it to leave such an impression on me. I originally went to see it because I love space and when I saw three women were in the leading roles, I was hooked. Hidden Figures, which has already $145 million, has been nominated for three Oscars: Best...

Conservatism is Not Trumpism

Conservatism is Not Trumpism

Alan McGonigle

February 16, 2017

The Republican party, which was once the party of Reagan, is quickly evolving, and not in a good way. It is slowly becoming the party of Trump. Conservatism is on the right side of the ideological spectrum, championing free markets and traditional family values. But, since Trump came down that...

Ten Days of Trump

Ten Days of Trump

Santiago Rivera, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

In the ten days of Trump's America, the American people are clearly ready to resist. In every aspect, this time has been indicative of what the next four years will look like. If that is the case, it will be four years of resistance. Resistance to an administration that is testing its constitutional...

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

Randi Goldman, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017

The other day, one of my friends was sad. No reason. She was just feeing sad that day. But when an acquaintance told her she shouldn't be sad because of the material things she has, I was upset. Many people go through phases where they are sad or depressed, and it's only human to be sad. Being sad and...

Bad Case of Senioritis

Bad Case of Senioritis

Whitney Thelusme, Staff Writer

December 20, 2016

"Senioritis"-Not even a real word. Used to describe a fake illness seniors get when they get really lazy and don't want to do any work or even come to school. It's almost the end of the first semester and you're already tired of school. Tired of waking up early, tired of going to classes, tired of...

Why Having a December Birthday is the Worst

Why Having a December Birthday is the Worst

Savannah Devericks, Staff Writer

December 19, 2016

Being born on December 30th was probably the worst decision of my life. Having a birthday in December is always upstaged by Christmas and New Years, especially when your birthday is sandwiched between the both of them. It's hard to plan any special birthday events because all of your friends are with...

My Top 5 Christmas Movies

My Top 5 Christmas Movies

Jessa Lopez, Staff Writer

December 16, 2016

Christmas day is just around the corner and "tis the season to be jolly" indeed! Surely, most of us are busy getting gifts, setting up that christmas tree and holiday socks in our house. But, let's stop and go back to classic christmas movies that amplify our christmas spirit and would love to watch...

Who speaks for the Mentally Ill?

Who speaks for the Mentally Ill?

Carla Hernandez, Staff Writer

December 16, 2016

When the term "mentally ill" is used, people often picture a lunatic in a straitjacket sitting in the corner of a hospital room with padded walls. No one really pictures the nice girl from their science class that they borrowed notes from the one day. It's hard to tell sometimes what exactly a person...

I Hate Christmas Music

I Hate Christmas Music

Nick Swiatkowski

December 13, 2016

Christmas is a time of year where everyone is happy or very stressed. Almost every interaction you have this time of year with a stranger will end with "Have a great holiday!" I think the holidays are a great time in which family, friends, and strangers and supposed to come together, be nice to each...

Kodak Black: Rapper or Rapist?

Kodak Black: Rapper or Rapist?

Kayla Restivo, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

Kodak Black is a rapper from Pompano Beach, Fl, who made it to the big leagues. He is only 19 years old, has number one songs on the music charts, and is being charged for sexual battery. He raped a girl after his show in South Carolina. He got out of jail after spending a couple of months locked up...

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