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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...

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...

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...

Mario Kart Tour: Racing to the iPhone

Mario Kart Tour: Racing to the iPhone

Audrey Simon, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

"Mario Kart Tour" is finally arriving to IOS and Android on Sept. 25th, and it is just one of many other "Mario"-based apps, such as "Super Mario Run" and "Dr. Mario World". It is mostly based on their console game,"Mario Kart", but with a couple of added twists for your mobile device. Many gamers ...

Straight Pride Parade: Bigotry in Our Own Backyard

Straight Pride Parade: Bigotry in Our Own Backyard

Annabella Rivera, Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

On Aug. 31, 2019, a "Straight Pride Parade" was held in the streets of Boston. This parade was created because a certain group of heterosexuals felt as if they were "not accepted" and straight people need to take back their place as the most common or "normal" sexuality. This state of mind comes from...

Disney and Their Long List of Remakes: Crowd-Pleasers or Gold Diggers?

Disney and Their Long List of Remakes: Crowd-Pleasers or Gold Diggers?

Anthony Russo, Staff Writer

August 25, 2019

Throughout all of our  childhoods, we have had the privilege to witness the incredible cinematic masterpieces that are Disney's animated movies, such as "The Lion King", "Dumbo", "Beauty and the Beast", "Aladdin", "The Little Mermaid" and many more. Dating back to 2010 with the live action re-release of the film ...

Should Parents Add Bulletproof Backpacks to Their Shopping Lists?

Should Parents Add Bulletproof Backpacks to Their Shopping Lists?

Melanie Ozuna, Staff Writer

August 25, 2019

After a numerous amount of deadly shootings, students tremble in fear of another bloody massacre and United States' school grounds have confronted at least 58 gunfire incidents in 2019. Industries nationwide have taken advantage of these atrocious acts to make a profit through the selling of bulletproof ...

Politics While You Sweat: The SoulCycle and Equinox Controversy

Politics While You Sweat: The SoulCycle and Equinox Controversy

Stephanie Andrade, Staff Writer

August 25, 2019

SoulCycle and Equinox Fitness are under fire after Stephen Ross - the chairman who controls stakes in both companies - held a fundraiser for President Trump for his reelection campaign. Customers from both gyms have decided to stop going, to the point where the hashtag "#BoycottEquinox" was trending on ...

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