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A Manifesto for Women Everywhere

A Manifesto for Women Everywhere

Nora-Grayce Orosz, Staff Writer
March 16, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Gillian Anderson and Jennifer Nadel have published "We: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere" to help women lead more fulfilling lives.

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Netflix Backs Scorsese’s “The Irishman,” Marks Shift in Landscape of Film

Netflix Backs Scorsese’s “The Irishman,” Marks Shift in Landscape of Film

Nora-Grayce Orosz, Staff Writer
March 15, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Streaming sites like Netflix are changing the game for the mainstream film industry.

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Q&A With Faulkner

Q&A With Faulkner

Tanja Dahlen, Correspondent
March 8, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Music

After the runway show with stars such as recording artist Christina Milian and supermodel Medeline Stuart, the alternative bi-costal band Faulkner performed during the New York Fashion Week for The Nylon Project, a charity show which was held at The Delancey on the Lower East Side. You said you're ...

Ben Platt’s Performance as Evan Hansen Shows that One Will Never Be Alone

Ben Platt’s Performance as Evan Hansen Shows that One Will Never Be Alone

Britney Hoobraj, Staff Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

 Evan Hansen is kid who has Social Anxiety Disorder. And the walls are crashing down. Evan, played by Ben Platt, is not a popular kid - in fact, he's an outcast. His psychiatrist suggests that Evan should start writing daily letters to himself. Hence, Dear Evan Hansen. Before attendin...

Modern Ghibli Classic: ‘The Red Turtle’ Speaks Volumes Without Words

Modern Ghibli Classic: ‘The Red Turtle’ Speaks Volumes Without Words

Nora-Grayce Orosz, Staff Writer
February 20, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Movies and Television

A charming film from beloved animation studio Studio Ghibli teaching love, perseverance, and respect for nature.

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‘Get Out’ Takes Meeting the Parents To A Horrifying Level

‘Get Out’ Takes Meeting the Parents To A Horrifying Level

Christine Coleman, Staff Writer
February 20, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

It’s always refreshing to see someone take the horror genre seriously. The fine art of mastering the perfect fright has become a rare find in today’s films of predictable scares and weak plot lines meant to fool the viewer into thinking that what they just watched was, dare one say, “scary.” Loud...

Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet Speaks At Mercy College

Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet Speaks At Mercy College

Christine Coleman, Staff Writer
February 16, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Whether centered on the daunting, as is the storyline of "The Nursing Home,"  or the threatening calm of a self-imposed vow in “Road Trip," the poems of Vijay Seshadri are a journey in eloquence. They sustain a lingering supreme serenity amidst the unrelenting subject matter of the everyday....

The OA: A Glittering Masterpiece, or Smoke and Mirrors?

The OA: A Glittering Masterpiece, or Smoke and Mirrors?

Nora-Grayce Orosz, Staff Writer
February 15, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Movies and Television

Netflix series "the OA" dazzles viewers with gorgeous production and out there plotlines.

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Cedar Street Eats

Cedar Street Eats

Shaunte Young, Saff Writer
December 5, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

With only two cafes at Mercy College, the same meals can become repetitive. Luckily, Mercy College is located on the outskirts of the quaint downtown Dobbs Ferry area, which has multiple authentic restaurants lined up on one street. One can take the scenic route to get to Cedar Street by taking...

Students Open Up Their Hearts and Talents At Open Mic Night

Students Open Up Their Hearts and Talents At Open Mic Night

Weronika Raczek and Photo's by Justin del la Garza
November 1, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

“Up next is Jelissa Hodges.” She stood up, nervous, and walked onto the stage. She apologized, then tucked her sweater under her arms and started to read a poem she had written. Her hands shake and voice cracks as she begins to read. “My father who is forever gone.” The room filled with...

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