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Cristiano Ronaldo is Manchester Uniteds new superstar. Courtesy of INews.

Social Media In The Sports Industry

Social media has supported fandom more and more, consequently losing the true nature of sports and sport culture.
Lenox Balzebre, highlights Newsmagazine Contributor October 4, 2021

     After Manchester United announced their acquisition of the renowned soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo, social media platforms spiraled with chaos. In less than two hours, over one million people...

The Afghanistan army lining up, wearing protective masks and carrying guns. Courtesy of The Institute of International Affairs.

Twenty years in Afghanistan

A look into America’s longest war, including its tensions and contradictions.
Juan Fajardo, highlights Newsmagazine Contributor October 4, 2021

     The Afghanistan conflict is an ongoing, 43-year-old endeavor, in which the U.S. has been directly involved from 2001-2021. This has been a period characterized by foreign intervention, political...

Essential oils have been around for decades, but have only become popular after the harsh effects of candles were recognized. Courtesy of Pixabay.

Candles out, diffusers in

Trending swaps for candles, such as diffusers and essential oils, have provided not only a more safe but simple way to enjoy different aromas
DeeAnne Montero, highlights newsmagazine contributor January 13, 2021

            There is no avoiding the multitude of advertisements seen daily intended to persuade viewers to purchase diffusers or a kit of essential oils. However, many people are questioning why...

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No Perfect Body

Body shaming has become common in the age of social media and globalization, but why are offensive comments towards the skinnier side of the spectrum considered invalid?
María José Cestero, highlights newsmagazine contributor November 15, 2020

            In an era of social media and globalization, body-shaming has made its way into mainstream media at an alarming rate. Through modern ideals of what the “perfect” body and health size...

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Politics shouldn’t go above relationships

Opposing political views are causing a great divide in America, and regardless of differing views, politics shouldn't define relationships
Emilys Gil, highlights newsmagazine contributor November 2, 2020

     The beginning of the new decade has been nothing short of scandalous in the political world. From being on the brink of World War III only the third day into the year to the impeachment of our...

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The controversy surrounding Mulan, Disney’s beloved Chinese heroine

Disney's Mulan remake was problematic and poorly executed, resulting in millions of dollars lost and numerous angry viewers
Maya Shah, highlights newsmagazine contributor November 2, 2020

     Disney's Mulan remake was an exceedingly popular topic of conversation this year, but for all the wrong reasons. While it was once largely anticipated by Disney fans, when details were revealed...

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No Fans, No Motivation

While fans have the possibility to watch games online, players' motivation and performance are significantly affected by the loss of crowd.
Austin Yagoda, Highlights Newsmagazine Contributor October 5, 2020

     The excitement of the crowd has always been a staple at sports games. Every touchdown, goal or block is indefinitely met with cheers from fans. Players would feel spurred on by the supportive...

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The Climate Crisis

With severe environmental degradation rapidly increasing as a result of human actions, Earth's condition will only worsen if no measures are taken
Rafael Sans, highlights newsmagazine contributor October 5, 2020

With the climate crisis in the world considerably worsening, the time left to save the planet is gradually getting shorter. Record unstable temperatures, increased pollution and the degradation of aquatic...

President Trumps campaign threatened by TikTok, a Chinese owned company

President Trump’s campaign threatened by TikTok, a Chinese owned company

With president Trump's rally sullied by TikTok teens and K-Pop fans, is the ongoing TikTok ban an excuse in sight of the 2020 presidential election?
Camila Aitken, highlights newsmagazine contributor September 14, 2020

      With growing distrust between China and the United States, the potential TikTok ban only adds more tension to the situation. On Aug. 6, 2020 President Donald J. Trump made an executive...

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The College Pay Debate

College athletes are treated with the same regard as the pros. It's time for them to get paid accordingly.
Austin Yagoda, highlights newsmagazine contributor September 14, 2020

      College sports hosts some of the nation's most viewed events, often surpassing the viewership numbers of professional leagues. For this reason, colleges generate a lot of revenue from...

My Experience with the Coronavirus

My Experience with the Coronavirus

Senior Alexandra Torres shares her past experience dealing with the Coronavirus, giving advice to other students on how to approach the pandemic's side effects.
Alexandra Torres, highlights newsmagazine contributor August 20, 2020

     With coronavirus being one of the only conversation topics in recent months, I mistakenly presumed I knew everything there was to know about the virus — every symptom, every case, every story....

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DeSantis support for parental consent causes stir

Abortion activists are concerned that a proposed bill will curtail the women's right to choose
Melanie Nuñez, Staff Writer April 13, 2020

 Abortion has become an increasingly controversial topic in politics.  One issue that has circulated through Florida is the bill SB 404 that would require minors to have parental consent before an abortion...

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