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“Full time Student / Part time Sleeper”: How Stress Affects Honors Students

Dercem Kaya and Melody Magly
February 9, 2016 • 688 views
Filed under Elephant In The Room, Opinion, Student Life

Focus: How do stress and sleep deprivation affect high schoolers? It's 2 am. Your research paper is due tomorrow and you're only on the fifth page. The insurmountable amount of pizza you ate is hurting your chest and you're pretty sure the crumbs on your sweatshirt have created their own mini mountain....

Coffee Cup Controversy?

Coffee Cup Controversy?

Dercem Kaya and Melody Magly
December 23, 2015 • 713 views
Filed under Elephant In The Room, Opinion

Focus:  The annually decorated holiday cups at Starbucks that is usually awaited with excitement was met with critical anger from Christian Americans. DMAE students are now making the trek up Knickerbocker Road onto Palisades Avenue. Backpacks in hand, students scurry down “the ave” to Chipotle, Wendy’s, or...

#YoSoyNisman

#YoSoyNisman

Dylan Majsiak
June 11, 2015 • 2,743 views
Filed under Global: So What?, Opinion

Friends and former colleagues gathered around the charcoal-hued box in the center of the dim-lit room. The crowd was sealed silent with a dark and somber stitching. A courier walked into the room bearing two wreaths, transforming the silent mourning into an indignant protest. The wreaths expresse...

WOKE UP LIKE DIS: How Beyoncé Taught Me Feminism

WOKE UP LIKE DIS: How Beyoncé Taught Me Feminism

Dercem Kaya and Melody Magly
March 26, 2015 • 956 views
Filed under Elephant In The Room, Opinion

On December 13, 2013, Beyoncé Knowles graced unsuspecting masses with her monolithic self-titled album Beyoncé. Although seen by most as one of the most candid and honest of Queen Bey’s records, many critics came out of the woodwork to castigate Beyoncé’s use of vulgar language and extremely sexual...

Sliding Left on Relationship Goals

Dercem Kaya and Melody Magly
March 19, 2015 • 828 views
Filed under Elephant In The Room, Opinion, Showcase

There are two different types of people on Valentine’s Day: people in relationships and people who aren’t. But what happens when we blur those lines? As we reach the age when we are constantly asked about our future life plans, the commitment can be stressful. On top of these demanding decisions...

Englewood Understands

Englewood Understands

Dylan Majsiak
March 19, 2015 • 737 views
Filed under Global: So What?, Opinion

In the past months, the news has been painted with various police brutality cases against black Americans. In Ferguson, Missouri, Michael Brown, a black eighteen year old, was gunned down in the streets by police officer Darren Wilson. Charged were dropped and the man was not indicted by a grand jury,...

Big Hero 6

Big Hero 6

Emiko Hernandez
March 19, 2015 • 892 views
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

What do you get when you combine the master animation of Walt Disney Studio and the thrilling stories and characters from Marvel?: “Big Hero 6.” The story centers around Hiro Himada (Ryan Potters), a 14-year-old super genius who graduated high school at 13. He lives with his brother Tadashi (Daniel...

Interstellar

Interstellar

Justin Jeong
February 5, 2015 • 661 views
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Christopher Nolan’s own 21st century version of 2001: A Space Odyssey, Interstellar is a loud, elaborate, and large-scale motion picture that, despite its initially sluggish pace, managed to capture my imagination and took me on a science joy-ride highlighted by a stellar performance from lead Mat...

Orange is the New Black – and Black Is In

Orange is the New Black – and Black Is In

Emiko Hernandez
November 24, 2014 • 749 views
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Orange is the New Black or OITNB is a hardcore comedy drama that shook the television world by storm over the last two year. This is Netflix’s fifth original television show created and written by Jenji Kohan and premiered its first season on July 11, 2013, and the second premiered July 10, 2014. The...

Understandable Fear Spawns Unjustified Ignorance: ISIS Further Stigmatizes Muslim Americans

Understandable Fear Spawns Unjustified Ignorance: ISIS Further Stigmatizes Muslim Americans

Dylan Majsiak
October 9, 2014 • 3,823 views
Filed under Global: So What?, Opinion, Showcase

The actions of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria or ISIS have been a trending topic amongst most major media outlets. Though the Islamic extremist group has existed since as early as 2003, its actions have severely intensified upon its acquisition of land in western Iraq. The self-proclaimed cali...

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