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Man Against Man Should be Officiated by Man

Man Against Man Should be Officiated by Man

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

In Game 6 of the 2019 Major League Baseball World Series, the Washington Nationals held a 3-2 lead in the seventh inning against the Houston Astros. Shortstop Trea Turner hit the ball, sending it as far as the pitcher's mound. The Astros' pitcher, Brad Peacock, picked it up and threw it to first bas...

Do Not Get Tricked Into Not Treating This Year

Do Not Get Tricked Into Not Treating This Year

Anthony Russo, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

Trick-or-treating is the classic involving kids and adults dressing up in costume costumes and moving from house to house in hopes of getting a sweet treat and, while parents often take their children trick-or-treating  as their kids get older, the inevitable question arises: are you ever too old to...

Blizzard Hong Kong

Blizzard Hong Kong

Alexander Yagoda, Co Editor-in-Chief

October 28, 2019

As far as video game companies go, Blizzard has always been on the bleeding edge of things, essentially pioneering the modern MMO (Massively Multiplayer Online) game with their massively popular "World of Warcraft". The game has been so successful, it pioneered the way forward for another major breakthrough...

Formulaic Frights: Are Horror Movies Really Repetitive and Old?

Formulaic Frights: Are Horror Movies Really Repetitive and Old?

Annabella Rivera, Staff Writer

October 25, 2019

Whether they like them or not, everyone has seen a horror movie at least once in their lives. If you begin a trend of watching horror movies, you start to notice a type of formulaic aspect to them. Most people's complaint about horror movies, besides the fact that they are made to scare you, is that...

Is Halloween Just Another Commercial Holiday?

Is Halloween Just Another Commercial Holiday?

Camryn Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

October 19, 2019

Halloween started as an ancient Celtic festival and moved to America in the 19th century before gaining popularity and becoming the second largest commercial holiday, right behind Christmas. Nowadays, is the holiday just a ploy major companies use for money? ' In the past few decades, Halloween has grown into an u...

China’s Concentration Camp Secrets are a Blatant Ethnic Injustice

China’s Concentration Camp Secrets are a Blatant Ethnic Injustice

Annabella Rivera, Staff Writer

October 19, 2019

Since 2014, Muslims residents of Xinjiang, China have been mysteriously admitted into "re-education" camps, and these camps are extremely secretive and kept from the public eye. Until recently, the Chinese government had these camps under wraps and the majority of citizens were unaware of what was going...

Evaluating the Pros and Cons of California’s Fair Pay to Play Act

Evaluating the Pros and Cons of California’s Fair Pay to Play Act

Anthony Russo and Alexander Tabares

October 9, 2019

Now that several college sports are officially underway, the stage has been set for the hype, energy, and excitement that accompany the National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA) college sports to reclaim its pedestal as one of the most exhilarating sources of sports entertainment in the world.  ...

Donald Trump: The Presidential Impeachment of a Criminal in Office

Donald Trump: The Presidential Impeachment of a Criminal in Office

Camryn Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

Impeachment rumors have swirled the Donald Trump's presidency since inauguration day, first because of Russian interference in the 2016 election, then for his private businesses and now for allegations of colluding with Ukraine to win the 2020 election. While this is still a developing story, there is already enough disturbing evidence...

“Joker”: A Source of Controversy On and Off the Silver Screen

“Joker”: A Source of Controversy On and Off the Silver Screen

Natalie Abrahantes, Staff Writer

October 6, 2019

In the weeks leading up to its release, “Joker”, written and directed by Todd Phillips  has opened doors to floods of criticism due to its glamorization of mass killings. Warner Bros., the studio behind the gruesome film finds itself in a crisis after family members of the victims in the Aurora, Co...

How Much Does Your Diet Affect Climate Change?

How Much Does Your Diet Affect Climate Change?

Stephanie Andrade, Staff writer

September 30, 2019

Whether it is chicken, beef or pork, meat is practically in every American meal, and in the past few years, a new wave of people have chosen to be pescatarian, vegetarian or vegan for a multitude of reasons. These ever-increasing trends prompt a crucial question: exactly how much of our actions, even...

Political Parties Argue Over Kavanaugh Controversy

Political Parties Argue Over Kavanaugh Controversy

Annabella Rivera, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

Since 2018, Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has been accused of three different cases of sexual misconduct. These allegations have not only caused conflict with the American people, but this has been a particularly notable subject between the Republican and Democratic parties, so much so that th...

A Desperate Attempt at Peace in Afghanistan

A Desperate Attempt at Peace in Afghanistan

Alexander Tabares, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

The Camp David Deal - a secretive deal completely separate from the 1978 Camp David Accords - was created to take American troops out of Afghanistan. It would also give the Taliban land. This was the United States' intention up until a Taliban car bomb killed an American soldier, which further encouraged...

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