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It’s Not Just One of Those Days…

It’s Not Just One of Those Days…

Kayla Simas, Managing Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Winner Takes All

Right before the loud ferry horn made it’s grand entrance, the older gentleman sitting two seats away from me looked as though he was struggling to get something out of his pocket. As he was fidgeting, the cup that was in his hand spilled all over his, what looked to be, a brand new jacket. “D...

“Well Done, Sister Suffragette”

“Well Done, Sister Suffragette”

Nora-Grayce Orosz

January 22, 2017


Filed under Concerts & Carbs

“No more the meek and mild subservients we, we’re fighting for our rights militantly.” Starting in the early hours of Saturday January 21st, women (and men and children) gathered in crowds of thousands to participate in the “Women’s March” all across the country and overseas in Sydney,...

Things that Have Happened in 2016

Things that Have Happened in 2016

Britney Hoobraj, Staff Writer

December 15, 2016


Filed under Diaries Of A City Girl

With 2017 around the corner, 2016 was a frightening year. Within twelve months, many famous people died, the United Kingdom leaving the European Union, and the United States election. In January (which is my birthday month, yay!), instead of bringing in the new year to become positive, it started...

The Arid Arctic

The Arid Arctic

Abigail Smith, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016


Filed under Is Anyone Else Barefoot?

You call it global climate change, I call it an indian summer. Regardless, the Arctic is changing and not in a good way. And either way, I hope you’ve been enjoying your days. Unusually high air and water temperatures this November have caused sea ice to fall behind the norm level. Sea ice has ended f...

Here’s the Spark

Here’s the Spark

Weronika Raczek, Digital News Editor

December 4, 2016


Filed under A Fangirl's World

It’s been quite a while since I posted. I guess I just needed something to happen, and help me put a spark in my writing.  So here goes nothing... Being sent to a Catholic School for most of your life, you tend to get brainwashed into thinking all the wrong things about religion. You get taught that...

December 1, 2016


Filed under Heaven's Door

Before we get into the meat of this piece I'd like to apologize. Apologize to the people I've let down, the family I've ignored and to myself for not trying harder. I began to suffer from manic depression after being savagely attacked on a Mercy College Campus. I stopped feeling safe in school, I stopp...

Religion In Education – Is There A Place For It?

Religion In Education – Is There A Place For It?

Abigail Smith, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016


Filed under Is Anyone Else Barefoot?

Other countries have intertwined their politics, culture, and religion to ensure a common belief among their people. Who is to say what is right or wrong? Some things may work for another person, group of people or country that might not work in the same context. So what is the point of examining...

It went from #ImWithHer to #ImStillWithHer

It went from #ImWithHer to #ImStillWithHer

Britney Hoobraj, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Diaries Of A City Girl

From the Presidential Debates to the Elections, Hillary Clinton had my vote. It could have been because I am a Democrat or because America should have their first female president. Every time there was a debate going on, Hillary supporters used, #ImWithHer via social media. She also had many celebrities...

Post-Election Thoughts

Post-Election Thoughts

Alejandra Naranjo, Staff Writter

November 13, 2016


Filed under Let's Talk...

Election Day is always an important day; some will feel like winners, some like losers, and some like nothing changed at all. This election, however, was quite unusual to say the least. The world is used to politicians with different degrees and experience, qualifying them to be considered as candidates...

The 1975’s Late Night with Seth Myer’s Performance Review

The 1975’s Late Night with Seth Myer’s Performance Review

Britney Hoobraj, Staff Writer

November 9, 2016


Filed under Diaries Of A City Girl

The 1975, a band hailing from Manchester, England has caught my attention for some time now. I have lost count of how many times I have replayed all of their songs. The band consists of the lead singer, Matty Healy (throws a fit if someone calls him Matt), bassist, Ross McDonald, drummer, George Daniel,...

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