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Insecurity: The real reason female athletes aren’t treated equally

Insecurity: The real reason female athletes aren’t treated equally

by Maya Winczura, Staff Writer June 23, 2021

Fans screaming, followers rolling in, and headlines with a woman’s name plastered on them!  You’ve finally made it as an athlete and everyone is happy for you...except your bank account. Women have...

The case of sexism in the gaming community

The case of sexism in the gaming community

by Aarav Kochar, Staff Writer June 18, 2021

For so long, the gaming community has been portrayed as a toxic environment, as to where cases like the House Representative Marcus Evans Jr introduced a bill that banned the sale of violent games, but...

From unethical labs to your makeup bag, cosmetics remain an animal rights issue

From unethical labs to your makeup bag, cosmetics remain an animal rights issue

by Charlotte Siohan, Freelance Writer June 14, 2021

In the 2021 short film-mockumentary “Save Ralph,” stars such as Taika Waititi and Ricky Gervais spread a powerful message regarding the inhumane practice of cosmetics testing on animals. The animated...

Folk and protest: The common ancestors of your favorite pop song

Folk and protest: The common ancestors of your favorite pop song

by Cadia Warner, Staff Writer June 8, 2021

We all love music, but have you ever wondered why? Throughout time, music has made us feel an array of emotions. It’s given us an escape or some kind of emotional connection, an essential belonging,...

The Concussion Issue

The Concussion Issue

by Olivia Berard, Staff Writer June 7, 2021

I remember bits and pieces… little by little putting the pieces together. The black seemed to consume me, not knowing where I was. The remembrance of colliding with my teammate permanently sticks in...

Collegiate corruption: Why college athletes deserve to be paid

Collegiate corruption: Why college athletes deserve to be paid

by Ethan Diamond, Staff Writer June 4, 2021

Some of the most well-known sporting events around the world include the Super Bowl, NBA Finals, World Series, the Olympics, the World Cup, and March Madness. What do all of these events have in common,...

Do audiobooks destroy the purpose of reading?

Do audiobooks destroy the purpose of reading?

by Katie Mae Yetter, Staff Writer June 2, 2021

I remember when I was 4  years old, my mother put a small book in my hands with a few sight words. I will never forget what I felt when I realized I was reading. I vividly remember running around my grandma’s...

Hero or Thief: Evaluating the Morality of Robin Hoods Actions

Hero or Thief: Evaluating the Morality of Robin Hood’s Actions

by Alexander Vincenti, Freelance Writer May 25, 2021

The legend of Robin Hood is a fixture English folklore about a heroic outlaw and master archer who robbed from the rich to give to the poor. He is often depicted as a hero and a morally good person, but...

The Queens Gambit delivers pleasing cinematography throughout the series, as depicted in this still moments before protagonist Beth Harmon and competitor Benny Watts play chess at the US Open.

‘The Queen’s Gambit:’ transforming the mundane into a cinematic wonder

by Yethmie Goonatilleke, Social Media Manager (Twitter) March 9, 2021

Watching a televised chess match seems quite dull at first thought — two players glued to their chairs doing nothing but moving delicately crafted wooden pieces with precision across a checkered board....

Greys Anatomy, more than just a show

‘Grey’s Anatomy,” more than just a show

by Ally Zamparelli, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

Grey's anatomy is a life lesson teaching show which exposes the viewer to every challenge in life they may encounter and the different types of people they might meet along the way. After watching 369...

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