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#MeToo

#MeToo

Weronika Raczek

October 23, 2017

From a young age we’re taught to say no when we feel uncomfortable to tell someone. When we feel unsafe to get out as quickly as we can. When something bad happens we should tell someone. But, when we're put into the situation, a higher authority overpowers us. We are told to not say a word; we’re...

The Deep End

The Deep End

Weronika Raczek

September 14, 2017

It’s been awhile since my fingers have felt the smooth touch of a keyboard. I missed it. I missed the way the keyboard felt when I typed. I missed that blinking cursor and that damned writer’s block. I missed writing. Well, I’m back. And I’m not going anywhere. This summer has been an interesting one to say...

OP/ED: Free Tuition with a Catch

OP/ED: Free Tuition with a Catch

Weronika Raczek, Digital News Editor

April 19, 2017

Just about four years ago, I was looking a senior in high school picking different colleges to go to. Some were more expensive than others, but I still managed to pick one that I was able to afford throughout the next four years of my life. Loans may be an unfortunate reality, but it’s a part...

Thirteen Reasons Why I’m Just Not Strong Enough

Thirteen Reasons Why I'm Just Not Strong Enough

Weronika Raczek, Digital News Editor

April 9, 2017

We all have our way of coping with different situations in our life; we write, we blog, we run, we drink, we smoke. We do anything that can numb some or any kind of pain. In the new Netflix original, Thirteen Reasons Why, the kind of topics that are discussed, are the kind of topics that are extremel...

The Tinder Tales

The Tinder Tales

Weronika Raczek and Kayla Simas

April 6, 2017

A young woman sits on her dorm bed with her phone in one hand as the screen light on her phone brightens up the room. She opens Tinder and stares at a profile picture for a good minute before deciding which way to swipe. After careful consideration, she thinks ‘nope,’ as her finger swipes lef...

A Tale As Old As Time

A Tale As Old As Time

Weronika Raczek, Digital News Editor

March 17, 2017

Lately Disney seems to be pumping out live action remakes of their classics over the last few years. The latest of the live action films that is set to be released March 17, is a tale as old as time, Beauty and the Beast. It also happens to be one of my favorites. Some brows were raised when a clip f...

Gatumba Massacre Survivor Making Mercy Proud

Gatumba Massacre Survivor Making Mercy Proud

Weronika Raczek, Digital Media Editor

March 7, 2017

The clock read 2 a.m. as Sandra woke up with the sweats, trembling in her mother and father’s arms. The nightmare she wished would go away was still lingering in her mind. She tried to close her eyes and forget the unexpected massacre that happened to her and her family. She would tremble...

OP/ED: Should We Do What We Love?

OP/ED: Should We Do What We Love?

Weronika Raczek, Digital News Editor

February 9, 2017

"Follow your heart, do what you love." "Follow a dream and make it into reality." As graduation rears its ugly little head, college students have been told to follow their dreams and do what they love. We have been told for most of our lives, that if you do what you love for a living, you're not...

Just Breathe.

Just Breathe.

Weronika Raczek, Digital News Editor

February 8, 2017

Fast paced city life or the empty open road where nothing but fresh air hits your skin and the sound of a pin dropping is the only sound you hear? Sometimes with all the craziness that is our life, we need to get away and relax for a little bit. We all need a vacation at one point or another, even...

The Ultimate Supernatural Fan Experience

The Ultimate Supernatural Fan Experience

Weronika Raczek, Digital News Editor

January 29, 2017

Driving down an empty pitch black road, with ‘Simple Man’ blasting through the speakers. At that moment, I was on my way to Whippany, New Jersey to get to the Supernatural Convention for the first time. With my navigation system leading the way, my heart was racing faster by the minute. ...

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