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“The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse”

“The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse”

Graci E. Mabie, A&E Critic

February 6, 2020

Truth be told, there really is no such thing, there is such a thing as you. Cartoonist and illustrator for the Oxford University Press, artist Charlie Mackesy, has brought tears to many eyes with his charming outlook of a literary graphic novel, released Oct. 21, 2019, on the world not often visua...

New Policy Removes Natural Right

New Policy Removes Natural Right

Mina Cowles, Reporter

February 5, 2020

On the first day back to school following Christmas break, students were introduced to an updated ID policy stating that students are unable to use the restroom during class without their picture ID. This a complete violation of the basic human right of being able to use the restroom during class time....

Hot Chocolate Movies to Watch

Hot Chocolate Movies to Watch

Kassie Araque, Reporter

November 21, 2019

After the 10th round of poker and everyone is just sick and tired of listening to the aunts fight about whose recipe is better, these movies are here to save the day. These “hot chocolate movies” are basically guaranteed to warm everyone’s heart and to remind them why we celebrate the holidays. ...

OK, Boomer!

OK, Boomer!

Gina Belocio, Artist

November 21, 2019

Columbus Day: Insensitive and Pointless

Columbus Day: Insensitive and Pointless

Mary Miller, Editor

October 18, 2019

Columbus Day, celebrating the alleged discovery of the new world by Italian explorer Christopher Columbus, has just passed, allowing for the debate over its celebration to commence once again.  However, instead of celebrations, Americans should be asking themselves if there should be a national ...

Youth Around the World Strike for Global Action

Youth Around the World Strike for Global Action

Gina Belocio, Artist

October 10, 2019

With temperatures continuing to rise and the nation’s adult population seemingly refusing to acknowledge the crisis, the youth of today have been forced to become increasingly conscious of climate change and the impact it has on their future. While younger generations are making themselves heard, th...

There’s Something About Being Hispanic

There’s Something About Being Hispanic

Kassie Araque, Feature Writer

October 8, 2019

There’s something about being Hispanic that makes me who I am today. I can’t quite put my finger on it and maybe I’ll never be able to, but there’s something about it. Growing up ‘ethnically ambiguous’, there are some phrases you get used to hearing.   Where are you really from?  ...

Straight Pride Parade: A Pointless Display of Ignorance and Homophobia

Straight Pride Parade: A Pointless Display of Ignorance and Homophobia

Mary Miller, Editor

September 10, 2019

Last weekend, the city of Boston was host to its first Straight Pride Parade, organized by the group Super Happy Fun America, in order to shed light on the way they perceive straight people to be disadvantaged, oppressed, and excluded from society. Super Happy Fun America is a group advocating for more straight ...

The Sadness of “E” Lunch.

The Sadness of “E” Lunch.

Graci E. Mabie, Cartoonist

August 30, 2019

This Is Our Home

This Is Our Home

Gina Belocio, Artist

August 30, 2019

“Adam”: A Misrepresentation of the LGBT+ Community

“Adam”: A Misrepresentation of the LGBT+ Community

Mary Miller, Editor

August 30, 2019

Controversy has been widely sparked among the LGBT+ community surrounding the release of the film adaptation of Ariel Schrag’s novel,  Adam.  This film has received praise, as well as heavy criticism. There have been numerous petitions released either to stop the showing of the film, or to halt...

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