Monthly Archives: January 2016

End of an Era – Mockingjay Part 2 Review

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Katniss Everdeen is the revolutionary Mockingjay in the franchise's final film,  still in select theaters now.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Lionsgate

Since its first film adaptation in 2012, The Hunger Games has become one of the biggest movie series in modern time. As any novel-based money-making franchise does nowadays, Mockingjay, being the final book in the trilogy, was split into two films. While it didn’t really have to be this way, fans who look at the […]

Removing Eye-Makeup

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The worst part about applying make-up is removing it. Eyes are the most sensitive part  of your face. If you wake up in the morning with eyeliner smeared around your eye, you are doing it wrong. Taking off eye shadow, eyeliner, and mascara can be painful. If you do it incorrectly, it can lead to […]

Netflix Couch Potato?

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Netflix loading on t.v

Many people today have a Netflix account, and they become more and more into the shows. They start by watching one show, then two, then three, then they end up watching season after season. 2015 has just ended, and no doubt this year has been filled with many new but very likeable television series. Over […]

New Year, New You?

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Imran Azad working on his gym  resolution for 2015-2016

Are you one of those people that set New Year’s resolutions? Every year people set resolutions that they are determined to follow but, just like some people make resolutions, they end up dropping them just as fast. Many scientists have found a psychology behind the reasoning of why people never keep up. It takes 3 […]

The Rise of Porzingod

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If you are an avid follower of the NBA, you are already well aware of who Kristaps Porzingis is. A few months ago many of us didn’t know he even existed. With the fourth pick in the 2015 NBA draft the New York Knicks selected Kristaps Porzingis. Knicks fans responded with a backlash of boos […]

Tis the season of streaks

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One team started the season with a franchise record 14 game win streak, while the other shattered an NBAA record with the best start to a season ever. One team wasn’t even expected to make the playoffs this season while the other team is a defending champ. No matter what the circumstances were, both teams […]

Top 10 Songs of 2015

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A collage of the most popular songs of 2015.

In 2015 we’ve seen the appearance of new artists, the comeback of artists and most importantly the birth of new music which have gotten stuck in our heads whether we liked it or not. There have been some songs in particular which have shown a great outcome among listeners, which have become the top 10 songs of 2015. […]

Adele Says Hello to the Spotlight

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Adele's new album 25, has grown popular among many listeners.
Photo Credit: XL Recordings

On October 22, 2015, Adele announced that she will release her third album in November after almost a three year break. Ever since then, Adele has been one of the most talked about artists within the last month. A day later her first ballad was released called “Hello” and instantly became popular among listeners. It became No. […]

The Edison Christmas Celebrations

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Christmas Tree lighting at Christian Gosine's House

Every end of the year, people from all ages look forward to one very special day in their lives – Christmas. It is the day when all family members start putting their black Friday shopping gifts to use. At Thomas Edison HS, there exists a diverse population of cultures and religion. Hence, Christmas celebrations are not what one […]

Helmets: More Harm than Good

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Players with helmets and padding's throw themselves in ways they wouldn't have without the protection. 

Photo Credit: The Guardian

With their helmets and padding’s, American football players always look like they are ready for anything that can be thrown at them. And they certainly have better armour than their counterpart-rugby players around the world especially in the Britain and Ireland. But despite their impressively warrior-like appearances, how is it that football player’s accumulate more injuries compared to rugby players? […]