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Can I Interview You?

Can I Interview You?

Matt Reich, Associate Editor

May 8, 2018

It is not the standard day of a college student or any person to sit on two raised chairs under bright lights, a camera filming behind you, and ask someone who they murdered that led to them serving over twenty years in prison. My sophomore year of college I took an Interview Techniques for Today’s Media Clas...

The Days, Years, and Life After Surviving a Mass Shooting

The Days, Years, and Life After Surviving a Mass Shooting

Matt Reich, Associate Editor

May 4, 2018

Three survivors of mass shootings open up about their lives since Sandy Hook, Columbine, and Parkland.

8 Dog Instagrams to Brighten Your Day

8 Dog Instagrams to Brighten Your Day

Matt Reich, Associate Editor

April 30, 2018

Dogs are truly man's best friend. They've been by our side for hundreds of years when we humans are5 in need of companionship, support, or a loyal friend till the end. Now, social media has made it easier than ever to get your recommended dose of cute and cuddly pals with a few taps of your finger. Instagram...

Kacey Musgraves Voice is Vibrant in Her Golden Hour

Kacey Musgraves Voice is Vibrant in Her Golden Hour

Matt Reich, Associate Editor

April 24, 2018

“Keep me in your glow / Cause I’m having such a good time with you,” Kacey Musgraves sings in the title track of her newly released album Golden Hour. The fourth album released by the 29 year old singer-songwriter from Golden, Texas showcases her at her most carefree state of mind and throwing...

Really NFL, Sexual Orientation is What You Question?

Really NFL, Sexual Orientation is What You Question?

Matt Reich, Associate Editor

March 18, 2018

“I go in one room, and a team will ask me do I like men, just to see my reaction. I go in another room, they’ll try to bring up one of my family members or something and tell me, ‘Hey, I heard your mom sells herself. How do you feel about that?’” This is the account given by former Louisiana...

County Executive Latimer Talks National Issues with a Local Focus

County Executive Latimer Talks National Issues with a Local Focus

Matt Reich, Associate Editor

March 12, 2018

As Westchester County Executive George Latimer fielded questions from a roundtable of college journalists, the first-year county executive addressed a range of topics in the national conversation that have had an impact on the county. Most notably, the epidemics of school shootings,  opioid abuse...

Empowerment is Personal and Political at Mercy College

Empowerment is Personal and Political at Mercy College

Matt Reich, Associate Editor

March 9, 2018

Despite over 30 mph winds, rain, and snow from a nor’easter hitting the upper East Coast, Mercy College hosted Pathways to Power: The Journey of Women to Empowerment. The conference  was about how women, especially from non-traditional backgrounds, could raise their voices and be empowered in...

8 Kelly Clarkson Songs to be Thankful For

8 Kelly Clarkson Songs to be Thankful For

Matt Reich, Associate Editor

March 8, 2018

“What this is really about is the American dream,” was the quote Mr. Cowell told executives at the defunct TV network UPN about Simon Fuller's and his idea for a music competition show, according to an article in the New York Times adapted from “Desperate Networks” by Bill Carter. American Idol: The Se...

Today’s Younger Generations Need a True Jackson VP

Today's Younger Generations Need a True Jackson VP

Matt Reich, Associate Editor

February 28, 2018

Zoey 101, Drake & Josh, iCarly and several other TV shows on TV channels like Nickelodeon were the shows of my years growing up. It was those types of shows that hit the mark just right. The characters were just entering high school, but were still relatable to kids between fourth and ninth grade. Th...

I Don’t Need an Umbrella and That is Okay

I Don't Need an Umbrella and That is Okay

Matt Reich, Associate Editor

February 22, 2018

Is this what these dating apps are for? Is this what I want? What am I doing?

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