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The Age of Instant Gratification

The Age of Instant Gratification

Tara Geigel, Staff Writer
February 13, 2016
Filed under Just A Thought, Top Columns

For the past four years, I have had an obsession, online dating. I can’t really say I know why but it could be a number of reasons according to my good friend: daddy issues (allegedly), an insatiable need for attention (again, allegedly) and boredom (strongly agree). This obsession culminated in a... Read more »

Democratic Iowa Caucus

Democratic Iowa Caucus

Jose-Ramon Serrano, Staff Writer
February 11, 2016
Filed under Columnists, Stepping Into My World

The Democratic Iowa caucus was an important moments for Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders because it was the first state to vote for who they want as President. The fact the state of Iowa did not had a caucus in 8 years and many who was voted at the caucus were first time... Read more »

Dreams Do Come True.

Dreams Do Come True.

Weronika Raczek, Staff Writer
February 11, 2016
Filed under A Fangirl's World

You Just Have to Believe.

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The Struggle of a Student Athlete

The Struggle of a Student Athlete

Tatiana Parish, Staff Writter
February 10, 2016
Filed under From The Sunny State To The Empire State

Being a student athlete may be the death of me. With three more weeks to go in the basketball season, I feel exhausted physically and mentally. I’m hanging on for dear life trying to keep up with my classes and practice so that I am on top of my game. When I wake up, it’s a struggle to get... Read more »

New York Restaurant Week

New York Restaurant Week

Ga Young Yoon, Staff Writer
February 10, 2016
Filed under Clicking The Shutter

Anyone who has watched Sex and the City or movies set in New York would have dreamed of dining there. Unfortunately, the meals in fine restaurants are too pricey for most people. What would happen if the meals in New York City were affordable for most of the people? People would definitely visit at least... Read more »

Fossils.

Fossils.

Ihsani Jackson, Staff Writer
February 10, 2016
Filed under The Night Owl Narrative

I walk the streets of New York trying to start my life anew and I stumble into fossils of what we use to be. Constantly being reminded of what was, stuck between my desire for wanderlust and the city I love. Hammerstein. A fossil. I sometimes catch myself smiling at the memories. Laughing. Talking.... Read more »

Shameless : The Most Underrated TV Show

Shameless :  The Most Underrated TV Show

Christine Cassolio, Staff Writer
February 9, 2016
Filed under Flower Child

I have very few shows that will force me sit down once a week to only watch an episode at a time while knowing that the miserable emptiness of a cliff hanger is swiftly approaching. We all know this feeling, the excitement that builds deep within our gut as that fateful day of the week approaches. We... Read more »

Everyday Use

Everyday Use

Miguel Gonzalez, Staff Writer
February 8, 2016
Filed under Damaged Goods

LONG COMMUTES are terrible. But you already knew that. This is one of many annoying things that I do not tolerate. At almost every stage of our life we have to go out and going out means traveling. Don’t get me wrong, I love traveling but the long commute is annoying. I am a multi-tasker; a day in... Read more »

YouTube Channel…In Progress

YouTube Channel…In Progress

Naomi Osuji, Managing Editor
February 7, 2016
Filed under Can We Talk?

I was in some sort of a rut this week, and I really didn’t know what to write about. I wouldn’t call it writer’s block, but I jotted down what I wanted to write about this week. I’ve mentioned it in one of the first columns I wrote for 2016. I still want to start my YouTube channel, but I still... Read more »

MTEC Program and Studio at Mercy College slowly on the rise

MTEC Program and Studio at Mercy College slowly on the rise

Chris Telford
February 6, 2016
Filed under Telford

The MTEC(Music Technology program) at Mercy College continues to be underestimated and unnoticed. MTEC students take courses such as Audio production, Electronic music, Music Theory, Recording workshop, Music business, and more. The music program at mercy gets dismal recognition from the rest of the... Read more »