A simp and a nice guy walk into a bar: Which one is a decent human being
BY VICTORIA MARTIN Most women have found themselves face to face with a stereotypical nice guy. However, hiding in the shadows of their comments and actions lies their true intentions.  On social media, there has been an overflow of the use of the term ‘simp.’ One of the main... Read more
Trying to stay relevant: Antonio Brown is making use of his downtime in the studio
BY RYAN MERARD Antonio Brown, seven-time Pro Bowler and former wide receiver for the New England Patriots, had himself a chaotic 2019. Forcing his way out of the Pittsburgh Steelers, who drafted and developed him, he was traded to the Oakland Raiders. However, Brown continued to stir up more... Read more
Movie roundup: The best of the best movies of 2019
BY SOFIA MENDEZ Each year, thousands of movies are created and released. Despite the many movies released and competitive industry, some manage to stand out from the rest as they are terrific because of their uniquely talented filmmakers and relevance to today’s society. Although 2019 has come to a... Read more
The 2010s music wrapped: A summary of the decade’s most iconic songs
BY JAELYN YEAMPIERRE With the decade coming to an end, it’s fair to say that it’s time to reflect on some of the greatest hits the 2010s brought to music. Here is a nostalgic list of the best and most memorable songs that came out in the last ten... Read more
TikTok, learn a lot: How TikTok can be used for educational purposes
BY ALYSSA KHAN People nowadays resort to many different things for educational purposes. Students have established new studying techniques that never would’ve been thought of in the olden days. The recently popular app, TikTok, is just another example of this. TikTok is an app that allows users to create... Read more
Sneak peeks: The impact of leaks on the music industry
BY CHRIS GOMES In this modern age of music, more artists have continuously refused to release new material. This has caused a drought in music for a lot of fans, which can lead to a significant decline within the industry. Many insiders with access to certain artists’ music have... Read more
An escape or a prison?: The wide scope of video game addictions
BY SANDRA GARCIA Many video game players anxiously await rumors regarding new gaming consoles, including Sony’s PlayStation 5 or Microsoft’s renovated Xbox. For Nintendo fans, the release of the game “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” couldn’t come any sooner. Even the arrival of new characters in video games is highly... Read more
JK Rowling keeps the story going: Unnecessary commentary on her former characters is an attempt to stay relevant and seemingly progressive
BY ELENA VALDEZ It is not uncommon for authors to leave their readers wondering about certain aspects of their characters. In the case of JK Rowling, perhaps it would have been better if these questions were left unanswered. Nearly 20 years after the release of her very first book,... Read more
What is Goth?: A misrepresented and misunderstood subculture
BY ELENA VALDEZ Black clothing and chains don’t make a person goth; it simply makes them trendy nowadays. The rise of internet trends and hopping on the latest bandwagon has left people labeling themselves as one thing without knowing exactly what that entails. Goth culture has existed for years... Read more
21 Savage’s British citizenship is the least important fact about his arrest
BY JOSEPH STURGEON Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, better known as 21 Savage, was arrested Sunday, February 3 by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), who claims the rapper overstayed his non-immigrant visa and is actually from the United Kingdom. Savage was said to have been driving recklessly, and allegedly was... Read more