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Brooklyn Jail: Colder Than It Looks

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On February 1, 2019 countless videos of Yandy Smith, from Love and Hip Hop, using a megaphone to communicate with the prisoners of the Metropolitan Detention Center spread all over the internet. Smith asked if they had various basic supplies and they replied a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ with the banging of their windows. She revealed […]

Can Life Be Too Sweet?

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If you’re a person who claims to have a sweet tooth, it’s time to re-evaluate what that means. Kellogg’s has recently released a limited-edition cereal based on Easter’s most famous treat, Peeps marshmallows. The cereal features three spring-inspired, brightly-colored, marshmallow-flavored cereal crisps and white marshmallow pieces. Interestingly enough, nothing in the cereal is actually shaped like […]

Ready For College?

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Seniors, did you think this year was going to be a breeze? Well excuse me for raining on your parade, but getting ready for college during your first semester of high school will definitely be a hassle! There are many things you should be aware of right now to be on track to college. You […]

Redskins Lost a Leg to Stand On

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Week eleven in particular crushed the hopes and dreams of many Washington Redskins fans. It was so severe that now their team may not be able to make it to the Super Bowl or even the playoffs.

Entering week 11 of the 2018 NFL season, the Washington Redskins had a pretty good record with six wins and three losses. So far, with this great performance by the Redskins, they are first place in the NFC East division, beating the New York Giants, the Philadelphia Eagles, and the Dallas Cowboys. Even though everything […]

All Tied Up?

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Hijab is referred to by various names, some of the most common are a veil or a headscarf. Most Muslim women who wear the covering call it a hijab (حجاب), an Arabic word meaning “cover.” Majority of the time muslim women wear head coverings as a means of showing modesty or simply as a form […]

Walking Out for Gun Control: 17 Lives, 17 Minutes of Silence?

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  On Wednesday, March 14th, students all across the country participated in a National School Walkout intended pay respect to the 17 lives lost during the Parkland Florida School Shooting.  After the horrific shooting last month, survivors and supporters proposed that in order to get through to Congress to achieve stricter gun laws, a National […]

Golden Globes is Black for The Night

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The Time’s Up initiative is dedicated in helping women dealing with sexual harassment in the workforce and raised awareness for the issue by asking everyone attending the Golden Globes to dress in all-black. Actresses were asking their stylists to recreate their original outfits in black and some even wore specially made pins and looked for […]

Grammy’s 2018

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Caption-  60th Annual GRAMMY Awards
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This years Grammy nominees and winners were controversial. People are in disbelief that many singers, rappers, and songwriters were not represented at the Grammys and many did not get a chance to perform. Songs like Migos and Lil Uzi Vert’s “Bad and Boujee,” Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow,” Gucci Mane’s “Black Beatles,” Post Malone and 21 […]

A Good Breakfast Over Junk Food

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Most people eat junk food for breakfast, although it is unhealthy and causes harm to their bodies. Some people do not realize the benefits of having a healthy breakfast, lunch, or dinner.  Running late because you hit snooze one too many times typically leads to having to buy something on the go or skipping the […]

Receiving College Acceptance Letters

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Acceptance letters from Pace University and St. John’s University.

Some seniors are starting to receive their college acceptance letters. Many are full of excitement, while others use this as an excuse to stop working hard in school. Students know this as “senioritis.” The term many seniors use when they want to describe what’s stopping them from doing work in school. This comes into play […]