Opinion

Moving From Your Home Country

Moving From Your Home Country

Immigrating to another country can make you reevaluate many things you take for granted // Edriel Fimbres By:  Karoline Santos Souza, Staff Writer. One day I woke up in a different bed, and I was not in my home country. Well, that was not exactly...

 

Being a Journalist in Trump’s America

Being a Journalist in Trump’s America

CNN’s Atlanta Headquarters //pixabay.com By: Katy Temple, Features Editor. On January 23rd, 2018, a man in Michigan was arrested for calling CNN on multiple occasions and threatening to kill employees at the Atlanta headquarters. On June...

 

What The Hell Is Intersectionality, And Why Is It So Important?

What The Hell Is Intersectionality, And Why Is It So Important?

Professor Kimberle Crenshaw // Wikimedia Commons By: Owen McCloskey, Editor-In-Chief So, it’s come to my understanding that we need to have a talk about intersectionality. The buzzword that has been so praised by progressives and lambasted...

 

You Talk Like You’re White

You Talk Like You’re White

//Drawn By Edriel Fimbres By: Leshay Jones, Staff Writer. One beautiful Sunday morning, I was at my church in Harlem having a conversation with three of my friends before service. One my friends stops our conversation and said, “I’m not...

 

Music as a Commodity

Music as a Commodity

photo courtesy // Maxpixel.com By: Owen Mccloskey, Copy Editor. I’m a musician, I play piano, sing, write songs and I listen to a lot of music. From McCoy Tyner to Radiohead to Anderson .paak, I love all types of music and nothing else gives...

 

Safe Spaces: A Blessing or a Blight?

Safe Spaces: A Blessing or a Blight?

photo courtesy // Pixabay.com By: David Joo, Contributing Writer. According to Merriam-Webster, a safe space is “a place (as on a college campus) intended to be free of bias, conflict, criticism or potentially threatening actions, ideas or...

 

More Security at Bergen

More Security at Bergen

  By: Tiffany Marie Velez, Contributing Writer. On Valentine’s Day, a day dedicated to spreading love, the news broke across the nation that the eighteenth school shooting of the year occured in Parkland, Florida. “Congress needs to...

 

Let’s Talk About Feminism

Let’s Talk About Feminism

photo courtesy // Unsplash.com By: Leshay Jones, Editor in Chief. I am going to be completely honest here. I have not always been a feminist and I did not even know what it really meant until about two years ago. Yes, I said it. There were times...

 

Racism in the Clothing Industry

Racism in the Clothing Industry

photo courtesy // Wikimedia Commons By: Kaylee Alzamora, Staff Writer. Are there mistakes when it comes to racism, or does everyone that sounds racist genuinely mean to be? Recently, all over social media and all over top headlines, the story...

 

Black History Month: Is it Enough?

Black History Month: Is it Enough?

photo courtesy // Wikimedia Commons By: Leshay Jones: Editor in Chief. It’s February, so we all know what that means: it’s that time of year where we recognize African Americans and their contributions to American culture. When I was younger,...