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Can I Interview You?

Can I Interview You?
A reflection on how interviewing has helped me grow as a journalist and storyteller, and as a person.
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...

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

The Days, Years, and Life After Surviving a Mass Shooting
“When you [are] most unable to find help, you’re expected to navigate and find help.”
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
We all need a little boost to help us start our day or power us through midday. These dog Instagram accounts will give you that boost.
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...

Kacey Musgraves Voice is Vibrant in Her Golden Hour

Kacey Musgraves Voice is Vibrant in Her Golden Hour
The raising country singer releases her most soulful and genre-bending album to date.
April 23, 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...

Really NFL, Sexual Orientation is What You Question?

Really NFL, Sexual Orientation is What You Question?
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...

County Executive Latimer Talks National Issues with a Local Focus

County Executive Latimer Talks National Issues with a Local Focus
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...

Empowerment is Personal and Political at Mercy College

Empowerment is Personal and Political at Mercy College
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...

8 Kelly Clarkson Songs to be Thankful For

8 Kelly Clarkson Songs to be Thankful For
"I sing songs that I have lived or I write them because I have lived them. I think the believability factor is key."
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...

Today’s Younger Generations Need a True Jackson VP

Today's Younger Generations Need a True Jackson VP
We need more programming to motivate today younger generations to become future leaders.
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...

I Don’t Need an Umbrella and That is Okay

I Don't Need an Umbrella and That is Okay
Dating apps are a complicated relationship, let alone, how it is involved in our wider dating lives. What happens when I remove them briefly from my life.
February 22, 2018
Is this what these dating apps are for? Is this what I want? What am I doing?
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