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The Comey Controversy

The Comey Controversy

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer
May 20, 2017
Filed under Domestic Affairs, International Issues, Opinion

The system of checks and balances embedded in the United States Constitution seeks to ensure that not one person, not even the President, is above the rule of law.  This system has thus far been relatively effective in preventing any one individual from retaining disproportionate power.  On May 9,...

PC vs Mac: A Timeless Debate

PC vs Mac: A Timeless Debate

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer
May 16, 2017
Filed under Domestic Affairs, International Issues, Opinion

These days many  buying a new computer is tough with choices like: the Mac, or the more affordable option: PC. However, are Macs really even preferable? With PC's often times superior hardware and countless customization options they are by far the better choice when looking for a new computer or...

Science Supporters Show Up to March

Science Supporters Show Up to March

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer
May 16, 2017
Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

Throughout the past week people have flocked to the streets in numbers reminiscent of the women's marches earlier this year. This time, however, people were protesting the supposed anti-science policies of President Donald J. Trump. These people were specifically outraged over the massive funding cuts...

The Dangers of Hazing

The Dangers of Hazing

Mia Galex, Staff Writer
May 10, 2017
Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

When joining any social group it isn't uncommon for new initiates to "prove" their loyalty by being hazed and completing either humiliating acts or withstanding physical abuse. Unfortunately, this initiation ritual is not as harmless as these social organizations make it seem. Timothy J. Piazza, a 19...

Go Small or Go Home!

Go Small or Go Home!

Brianna Valdes, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017
Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

Smaller businesses always provide a more one-on-one experience rather than any larger chain business. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, small businesses make up about 99.7 percent of all U.S. employer firms. This makes smaller businesses power industries which fuels the economy by...

The U.S. Government: Taking the Interventionist Approach

The U.S. Government: Taking the Interventionist Approach

Jake Paz, Opinion Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under International Issues, Opinion

Throughout history, the United States has switched stances on how it should handle foreign policy; wavering between isolationist and internationalist resulting in a U.S. that could not be anymore interventionist as it is today. As a global superpower some may say that it is the U.S.'s duty to protect...

The Rebirth of Older Movies?

The Rebirth of Older Movies?

Brianna Valdes, Staff Writer
April 9, 2017
Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

Hearing an older movie is going to be rebooted and to be released with a whole new vision and cast is always intriguing. But not every remake is up to everyone's standards, usually being a big let down especially for a big fan of the original picture. Lately, movies that are remade are not the best,...

Mother Nature’s Worst Nightmare: Spring Break

Mother Nature’s Worst Nightmare: Spring Break

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

During spring break people all over the nation, especially students, travel to hot party locations where they can partake in memorable spring break festivities. One of the most popular destinations for those people tend to be beaches, especially in Florida, where the water is warm. Sadly, due to the...

Cover Your Cameras!

Cover Your Cameras!

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

After Edward Snowden released thousands of documents to the press revealing the National Security Agency's (NSA) ability to monitor private communication to the press, the world has been wary of the possibility of their private conversations being monitored by the NSA. However, it appears that the...

STEAM?

STEAM?

Natalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Recently, the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) has pushed for the switch from STEM to STEAM. This initiative adds art and design to the acronym STEM, which stands for science, technology, engineering and math. While many may be confused as to why art and design should be added to fields that focus...

Dress Code on Airplanes

Dress Code on Airplanes

Nicolas Schmidt, Staff Writer
April 2, 2017
Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

On Mar. 26, United Airlines prevented two teenagers from boarding their flight since they "violated" the dress code policy. However, this caused a lot of controversy since the girls were simply wearing leggings; the employees found that inappropriate and would not allow it. Many people found this ridiculous...

When Congress Sold the Internet

When Congress Sold the Internet

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer
April 2, 2017
Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

The week of March 27,  2017 was a poor one for the democratic society we all know. For, in this week, the Senate decided to repeal a landmark law that required Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to obtain permission from the consumer before being legally allowed to sell their internet data. This "internet...

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