The Impact

Global Warming Poses Abrupt Impact

Polar bear, off Barents Island, in Svalbard ny Arne Naevra was runner-up in the One Earth category. 
Shell Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2007 Competition.

John Principio, Rodney Jones, and Tiffany Cordero

September 6, 2015

If you are wary of global warming and climate change, then perhaps ignorance is, in fact, bliss.  The horror of what sounds like a familiar movie plot will become a humbling reality.  Though the claims of melting polar caps and heat waves seem like a tedious destiny, consequences are abruptly approaching. Somewhere...

DC and Marvel, Enough Movies, Thanks.

DC and Marvel, Enough Movies, Thanks.

John Principio

April 29, 2015

Every child fantasizes of attaining supernatural powers, fighting criminals and saving the day. Yet, over the past 10-15 years our infantile idols haven’t been presented to child audiences as much as they have been targeted to adults. The trend of superhero blockbusters have seemed to seize all creativity...

NHL Playoffs: Round 1 Concludes and Leads to Promising Conference Semi-Final

NHL Playoffs: Round 1 Concludes and Leads to Promising Conference Semi-Final

John Principio

April 29, 2015

The Stanley Cup is the most coveted trophy in all of sports. Only a small percentage of players in the game's history have ever had the privilege to hoist the cup over their head in triumph.   The journey to the cup is an unconceivable endeavor; the best teams lose, and even the best players can crumble...

Mercy Choir to Impact School Identity

Mercy Choir to Impact School Identity

John Principio, Entertainment Editor

April 22, 2015

Music is something that can’t be justified with a single definition. It is an expression of the soul—a pure and true form of art. Music is one of the most authoritative forces in the universe - it evokes emotion that can’t be extracted in any other way. One of the most powerful and important...

Pacquiao Vs. Mayweather: More Cultural Event Than A Boxing Match

Pacquiao Vs. Mayweather: More Cultural Event Than A Boxing Match

John Principio, Entertainment Editor

April 21, 2015

We have all fantasized about being a hero. We respect the underdog as much as we revere the favorite. The iconic orchestral score in the Rocky films may send an explosive rush of adrenaline through our veins, though may also mislead us to believe that such stories are only told in movies. As early as...

The Last & The Curious

The Last & The Curious

John Principio, Entertainment Editor

April 8, 2015

Almost fifteen years ago moviegoers around the world fell in love with a crew of underground street racers who perform high-speed heists. The gang was lead by Dominic Torretto (Vin Diesel) whose stocky build and baldhead would intimidate anyone, especially Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker), who takes the...

Traditions

Traditions

John Principio, Entertainment Editor

April 2, 2015

A short story: The church pungently reeks of oak as the aromas of the pews pierce my nostrils. Vibrant shadows illuminate the altar as the sun explodes through the stain glass windows. Bells ring ominously, echoing through the hollow steeple. I approach my father’s casket, unable to fathom our last...

The Top 10 War Movies Of All Time

The Top 10 War Movies Of All Time

John Principio, Entertainment Editor

April 1, 2015

After watching the late 2014 film “American Sniper” I was somewhat shocked by the positive response it received. I made it my obligation to re-watch every war movie ever made. Here are 10 movies that are better-executed and overall films than “American Sniper”.   10.The Birth of a...

Bieber Deservingly Roasted

Bieber Deservingly Roasted

John Principio, Entertainment Editor

April 1, 2015

The Comedy Central Roasts are always an entertaining program on the beloved network. The concept is simple, compile a panel of comedians and pop-culture icons and publicly humiliate another celebrity, all for the sake of fun and games, of course. The special has featured some of America’s most cherished...

LGBT Marches in NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade

LGBT Marches in NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade

John Principio, Entertainment Editor

March 23, 2015

In 1764, twelve years before the Declaration of Independence was signed, a group of Irish soldiers marched up Fifth Avenue on March 17 to display their prolific pride of faith, heritage and culture. What may have originally seemed to be an irrelevant and insignificant display, lead to what is now one...

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