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Healing Harmonies: Can Music Be Used as a Coping Mechanism?

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From K-Pop to R&B, music is a universal language that we are all familiar with.  After a long day of classes or a fight with your family, sometimes turning on your favorite artist and getting lost in the melodies, stepping …

Home Is Where the Heart Is

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I was initially introduced to this film after hearing that it’s director, Chloé Zhao, was the very first female of color and the first Chinese woman to win an Oscar for “Best Director” – she is amongst one of two …

A Glimpse Into Self Care

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We often forget the value of ourselves as the days go on. Sending care to yourself is essential because as an individual, you need it to survive.  Credit: Chelsea Manbodh

“I’ll squeeze in a face mask today,” “Maybe if I …

Taylor Swift Re-Recording Masters

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Coming into the spotlight at fifteen years old, after signing with Big Machine Records, Swift released her debut single ‘Tim McGraw’ on June 19th, 2006, which scored her first Top 40 hit. 

Taylor Swift – Tim McGraw | Into the Popvoid
Pictured: Taylor in front of a vintage car

Aesthetic? Or Downright Disrespectful?

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Drawing the line at what is appreciation and appropriation.

One might think the sharing of cultures can be considered as showing solidarity and acceptance of the beauty each of our roots hold.  However, others argue that there are some things …

THE UNSEEN LIVES OF BLACK EDUCATORS

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New York’s educational system is comprised of 688 school districts. Out of those districts, 8% of teachers are black. 

Even in a state as diverse as New York, black educators make up the minority of the state’s teaching force compared …

Forget Infinity Stones and Focus on Keystone !

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With the election of President Joe Biden, one of the most controversial national policies became part of public conversation once again.

On his first day in office, President Biden took executive action to revoke a permit for the Keystone Pipeline. …

It Is Definitely Not a Good Time To Be a Nazi

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Maintaining a fine line between making a joke and still showing respect for the tragic history that was WWII, Taika Waititi’s “Jojo Rabbit” is a curious look at what children face at times of war. The movie follows a ten-year-old …

TikTok Food Hacks You Never Knew You Needed!

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TikTok has popularized a wide variety of trends, from dancing to lip-synching and even pranks. Now, the app is increasingly popular for providing tips-and-tricks for cooking, baking, and all eating purposes. 

From making next-level whipped coffee to creating full-on meals …

Google and Apple Team-up to Alert Citizens of COVID-19 Cases Near Them

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New York City has reopened the economy on June 8 and with loosening quarantine restrictions, inevitably more people will be going outside. The Coronavirus outbreak has killed just over 16,000 people as of the end of May 2020, in New …