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Science discredits signs

Science discredits signs

Michelle Kuperman, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019


Filed under Features

 People believe whatever ideas and concepts support their perspective of the world.  As such, many people have differing opinions on astrology,  the study of the movements and relative positions of celestial bodies and the influence they have on human affairs and the natural world. ...

Astrology becoming a staple of pop culture

Astrology becoming a staple of pop culture

Varsha Ravi, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019


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Astrology’s recent revival is just another aspect of mainstream culture.   Astrology refers to using details of people’s birth, such as  location, date and time, to construct information about their personality as well as predict aspects of the future.  Although a person’s ...

Star signs fool no one

Ceci Musgrove, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019


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ns are often viewed by people everywhere, skeptical or not.  Every day I wake up and check my Co-Star app to see if something new is going to affect my day, my relationships with others, or if I should watch out for something I shouldn’t be doing. Like most, I can be skeptical of things I see i...

Earth is warming at an alarming rate

Earth is warming at an alarming rate

Maira Nigaar, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019


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Everyone longs to live in a utopia, but the upsetting reality of the earth is overwhelming as it rapidly drifts away from the perfect world people envision in their minds.  Earth’s climate is dramatically fluctuating, making it difficult for living organisms to coexist with their surroundin...

The fight for environmental policy

The fight for environmental policy

Priyanka Krishna, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019


Filed under Features, Online Exclusive

The talk of global warming has raised political controversy throughout society for several decades.  By definition, global warming is the gradual increase in temperature of the earth’s atmosphere caused by the rise of greenhouse gases.  Climate change has not only been a growing problem concerning the environment, but it has als...

Celebrating Black History

Celebrating Black History

Sabrina Conterras and Ceci Musgrove, Staff Writers

February 12, 2019


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Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.” Black History Month is the time to bring to light what so many people have tried to pull down into darkness. It’s a month that is dedicated to learning and spreading insight regarding ...

Why MLK is important

Why MLK is important

Michelle Kuperman, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Features

Jan. 21, 2019. This is the day we honor the man who transformed American history and the African American community. Martin Luther King, Jr. implemented change during the summit of the Civil Rights Movement in 1960s and was also a driving force behind important events such as the Montgom...

The reality black Americans face

The reality black Americans face

Siena Sharpe, Features Editor

February 12, 2019


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In the age of voter suppression, po- lice brutality, and increasingly dispro- portionate incarceration rates, and with a political administration who isn’t on our side, African Americans may feel weak and disheartened. Despite everything pushing against us, black people ev- erywhere are ...

Game smashed by online leak

Game smashed by online leak

Ilene Morrisette, A&E Editor

December 18, 2018


Filed under Features

Any secrecy surrounding Nintendo’s newest game was recently smashed to pieces. Though “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” was released on Dec. 7, the entire game was leaked online during Thanksgiving weekend. Many online sites began to share their copy of the game for download with a majority of these...

2018’s best and worst video games

Andrew Sousa, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Features

So 2018 is about to come to a close, which means the last video games of the year are about to or have already been released.  And while some of this year’s games certainly didn’t disappoint for the most part, there were some games that missed the mark of video game glory. But which gam...

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