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Cardi B: From Stripper to Chart Topping Artist

Cardi B: From Stripper to Chart Topping Artist

Chelsea Renay, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under The Cultural Wildchild

She's not a regular degular girl from the Bronx anymore... but she is about this shmoney!

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Mechanized WWE

Mechanized WWE

October 18, 2017


Filed under The Weekly Rage

You know the one thing that doesn’t need a script? A giant robot death match. Nobody needs a back story just to see two mech's punch each other for a couple of hours. If you look at some of the shows that dealt with robotic combat, “Robot Wars” and “BattleBots” they understand what people...

Diwali: The Festival of Lights

Diwali: The Festival of Lights

Britney Hoobraj, Associate Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Diaries Of A City Girl

As Diwali or the Festival of Lights rolls around, in a Hindu household, means major cleaning time and time to fast. This holiday is not only celebrated amongst Hindu's but Sikh's, Jains, and some Buddhist people. Diwali is considered to be our New Year. It is a five day festival; however, my family only...

Confessions of an Introverted Extrovert

Confessions of an Introverted Extrovert

Chelsea Renay, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under The Cultural Wildchild

No, I'm not staring at you... I've just had a bunch of conversations with you in my head. Does that sound crazy?

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Meritocracy Doesn’t Apply Here

Meritocracy Doesn’t Apply Here

Jess Brandt, Sports Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under The Joke's On Jess

Its 2017… aren’t we past unequal rights between men and women? Guess not when it comes to the United States Soccer Federation. As young athletes, our dream is to play professionally in the sport that we love. For the most part, playing professionally provides a stable income. Unfortunately, this...

Late Night Needs More Diversity

Late Night Needs More Diversity

Matt Reich, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under Matt Says It

Jimmy Fallon said about his job as a late night host, “Politics is pop. Our job as comedians - especially me, as a late-night talk show, which is a broader audience - is to amplify what we think America is thinking.” Fallon is right to believe a job of late night is to give voice to what Americans...

Fandoms, Nostalgia and Szechuan Sauce

Fandoms, Nostalgia and Szechuan Sauce

Mark McCarthy, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under The Weekly Rage

If you work in marketing, and you want to appeal to a fandom, please check to make sure that the fandom isn’t beyond stupid. For the record, being in a fandom doesn’t make you a bad person and the idea of fandom is not the problem. The problem stems from the “dark side” that each fandom has...

Keep Your Hands Off of My Birth Control

Keep Your Hands Off of My Birth Control

Olivia Meier, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Blonde & Brains

Dear Men and the Trump Administration, Keep your hands off of my birth control, and keep your laws off of my body. Only a few days ago, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced a change in Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate. These new rules will allow employers the opportunity to n...

Why Coming Out Still Matters

Why Coming Out Still Matters

Matt Reich, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Matt Says It

I felt compelled to start typing these words as I sat on the Metro-North. I looked not outside the sealed windows to view the landscape of upper Manhattan morph into the broken forests of Westchester County heading towards Connecticut. Instead, I felt compelled to look at those inside the train car. I...

Bless The Girl Who’s Got Her Own

Bless The Girl Who’s Got Her Own

Chelsea Renay, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under The Cultural Wildchild

When I was a kid, I always fantasized about what it would be like when I got older. My parents constantly reminded me that I shouldn't be in a rush to grow up but I would brush them off because what did parents know? Right? Little did I know, they were telling the truth. If the last few weeks...

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