Staff Writers: Saranya Mandapaty and Yasmeen London Opinion Editor: Anusha Bapat Schools across the nation shutting down, one by one, like a game of dominoes gone awry. Utter isolation, forced […]
Staff Writer: Pooja Narayan Opinion Editor: Anusha Bapat By scrolling through just a few Google searches, one can find numerous childcare blogs dedicated to persuading children to read nonfiction. Suggestions […]
There are many women in our country who don’t have the means to buy their own menstrual hygiene products, simply because of their gender. In certain states, menstrual hygiene products and other products targeted towards women are highly taxed; called the “pink” or “tampon tax,” these items are priced this way because they are meant for women. This pricing displays the blatant sexism within our state governments which must be rectified.
On February 11, 2022, President Biden signed an executive order to take hold of $7 billion of frozen funds belonging to Afghanistan and give half ($3.5 billion) to the American families of victims of the 9/11 attacks, while the other half would go toward providing relief to the people of Afghanistan.
NDAA Ends ‘Pink Tax’, Revising Disproportionate Military Expenses for Women; Attributed to Sexism; What Can We Expect Moving Forward?
As the ‘pink tax’ plagues the shelves of American shoppers, questions arise in regards to how extensive this mass spread phenomenon has become. With feminine presenting packaging, products, and marketing, women across the United States are left wondering: What has changed? What can we expect moving forward?
Students came together to protest the problematic ways that UConn has been handling sexual assault and rape cases that have been reported to campus police. This issue has been ongoing for years, but only recently did it spark conversation once again.
Since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020, there has been a 10% decline in the number of people who were donating blood to the Red Cross, foreshadowing the Red Cross announcement in January that they were experiencing a major blood donation shortage for the first time.
Natalie Leung Features Editor CW: Graphic Content Scrolling through the Trending Now section on Netflix, it’s hard not to notice that a majority of the shows focus on the lives […]
Staff Writer: Sneha Dev A melting pot contains a variety of elements and colors that overlap, resulting in people not just sharing qualities, but also coming together in order to […]
Clint Barton (aka Hawkeye) was the Scrooge of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Still, it seems like he has found his Christmas spirit in the highly beloved Hawkeye series.
From a young age, Hilton used partying and drugs as a distraction from bullying at her school in New York. This behavior concerned her parents, Kathy and Rick Hilton, who sent the heiress to multiple “emotional growth schools” for troubled children. In This is Paris, Hilton’s auto-documentary, she recollects how at age 15 she was kidnapped from her bedroom in the middle of the night. Screaming and fighting, she was dragged out of her house by two men—all while her parents watched her. This parent-approved kidnapping was only the beginning of what Paris had to endure at the reform schools she ended up attending.
Representing a part of your life’s work through a square-shaped visual art piece is an immensely enormous task. Do it right, and your album cover could stand recognizably alongside your music. It could forever be associated with you and your personality, work and career. Do it wrong, however, and it could ruin your entire album.
It’s 1969. It’s been three years of not performing, the equivalent of a lifetime for the world-renowned band, The Beatles. Despite a fair amount of interpersonal tension, the four musicians–Paul, John, George, and Ringo–“come together,” hoping to create an album, a concert, and a television special.
“Essentially, my musical legacy is about to lie in the hands of someone who tried to dismantle it.¨ Taylor Swift is indefinitely one of the most influential pop icons of the 21st century. With eleven albums, thirty-two Grammy nominations, and eleven wins, Swift has truly proved herself to be the artist of the decade. Whether you are the forced radio listener, casual swiftie, or die-hard, screw Jake Gylennhal, give-it-all-up-for-Blondie type of fan, you’ve probably listened to Swift’s popular songs. However, behind Swift’s fame is a dark truth: Swift currently has no rights over her music.
Given the special circumstances formed by the pandemic, Columbia University seized on the opportunity to implement temporary changes to their graduation ceremonies. In the spring of 2021, the University announced that it would be holding separate graduations for Black, Latino, Native American, and LGBTQ+ students. Almost immediately, prominent news channels such as Fox News jumped in with negative commentary on the decision.
On October 25, juniors and seniors at High School North received a newsletter from the principal, Dr. Jonathan Dauber, regarding the cancellation of the Disney and Washington Seminar trips.