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Zodiac Signs

Zodiac Signs

Brittany Lee, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016

Depending on where the earth is when you're born, your personality is influenced by 1 of 12 signs. Zodiac signs aren't meant to be taken seriously, but surprisingly reflect on your actions and behavior, to a certain degree. Everyone is different even if you have the same Zodiac sign. These signs influence,...

The Time I Thought I was Going to Meet Drake

The Time I Thought I was Going to Meet Drake

Brittany Lee, Staff Writer

May 4, 2016

On Friday April 29, tickets went on sale for Drake’s Summer Sixteen tour, and I was determined to get them. Drake is my favorite artist of all time and I’ve been dying to see him in concert for years now, but I’ve never been able to snag tickets. But this time, I wasn’t letting them slip...

My Procrastination Problem

My Procrastination Problem

Brittany Lee, Staff Writer

May 4, 2016

I have a problem. A procrastination problem. Almost every project or assignment I have, I leave until the very last minute. I don’t know why I’m like this. I’ve tried numerous times in the past to change my ways but nothing seems to work. It’s like I physically can’t start an assignment...

My Love/Hate Relationship with Game of Thrones

My Love/Hate Relationship with Game of Thrones

Brittany Lee, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

For the past few years now Game of Thrones has been my favorite show. I remember the first time watched it, I was instantly hooked. It began as one of those shows that my friends always bugged me to watch until I finally gave in. And when I did, I ended up binge watching 3 seasons in a matter of weeks. Season...

Media Studies Students Explore the Museum of the Moving Image

Media Studies Students Explore the Museum of the Moving Image

Brittany Lee, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

Mercy’s media studies program had the opportunity of going to the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens over spring break. The Museum of the Moving Image offered students the chance to better understand, enjoy, and appreciate the art, history, and technology of film, as well as television and...

Getting Back in Shape

Getting Back in Shape

Brittany Lee, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016

Last semester I wrote a column sharing my weight loss experience and how much it changed my life. I talked about how great I felt and how scared I was that I might fall off the wagon and gain back the weight I lost. Fortunately, I haven’t gained any of the weight back. But to stay that I’m still...

Exercise Science Club Offers Fitness Boot Camp

Exercise Science Club Offers Fitness Boot Camp

Brittany Lee, Staff Writer

March 21, 2016

Every Monday and Thursday at 8 a.m., Mercy College’s Exercise Science Club hosts a fitness boot camp in the Victory hall gymnasium. When I first heard about it, I was eager for a challenge. The best way to learn about something is to jump in and experience it yourself. So I decided to join in...

OP/ED: Sexual Consent Is Everything

OP/ED: Sexual Consent Is Everything

Brittany Lee, Staff Writer

March 20, 2016

The laws of consent vary by state and by situation. Which can make the topic confusing, but you don’t have to be a legal expert to understand how consent plays out in real life. The concept of consent is simple. Yes means yes, and no means no. Although this may seem easy to comprehend, people...

My New Obsession

My New Obsession

Brittany Lee, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

For the past three weeks my life has been consumed with nothing but Netflix binges. Why you ask? Because of a little show called Grey’s Anatomy. My friends have been trying to get me to watch Grey’s Anatomy for years now, and a few weeks ago I finally caved in and watched it because the curiosity...

Barbie’s New Look: Why Representation is Important

Barbie's New Look: Why Representation is Important

Brittany Lee, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016

When I was a kid there was only one Barbie; she was tall, blonde, skinny, white, and looked nothing like me. Occasionally I'd go to the toy store and be able to find at least one Barbie with a fairly darker skin tone, but that was about it. For the most part, Barbie is known for being skinny tall and...

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