Category Archives: Front Page

Redefining the Educational American Dream

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Growing numbers of U.S. colleges are pledging to reopen this fall, with dramatic changes to campus life to keep the coronavirus at bay. Big lectures will be a thing of the past. Dorms will be nowhere near capacity. Students will face mandatory virus testing. And at some smaller schools, students may be barred from leaving […]

Why Ava DuVernay’s “13th” Is Still Relevant Four Years Later

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Ava DuVernay’s Netflix documentary “13th” highlights the ties between the injustices within the criminal justice system and the United States’ history of slavery and discrimination. The documentary has become a vital part of educating the masses on the crisis of mass incarceration. With the Black Lives Matter movement gaining momentum, it is crucial to understand […]

I AM NOT A THREAT!

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There has consistently been lifelong hatred towards the black community. Even though we may not experience it as often now, there is still hatred. There are Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests across the country. These peaceful protests were inspired by the murder of a black man, George Floyd, by a white police officer, Derek Chauvin.  […]

Twitter’s First Fact Check Leads to Trump’s Need to Regulate Social Media

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As misinformation and fake accounts start thriving, social media platforms are taking the role of tightening policy. Twitter, a social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as “tweets,” just recently came up with a fact-checking initiative. Twitter gave warnings on misleading posts, appearing on perhaps the biggest possible account on […]

ZeroSpace: NYC’s New Immersive Art Museum Into A Different Dimension

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The trippy and immersive playground showcases art throughout the museum and several shows. Upon recommendation of a CTE teacher, Mrs. Almonte I had purchased tickets to a museum known as ZeroSpace. She recommended that we go to museums to get footage for our upcoming projects in the Digital Media shop class. I only skimmed through […]

John Krasinski Provides a Ray of Sunshine in a Dark Time

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Whenever we turn to the news during this pandemic, we are bombarded with so much negative news. John Krasinski, known for his role as “Jim” in The Office, decided to take it upon himself to help spread some good news. Before creating his videos, he goes on twitter and asks his fans to tweet something […]

Facial Recognition – A New Technology or a New Threat?

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Facial recognition is a technical way of identifying a human face. Biometrics are used by a facial recognition program to map facial features from an image or video. This compares the data to a set of recognized faces to find a match. Facial recognition can help verify personal identification, but it also poses a threat […]

Call of Duty: Warzone

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Since the rise in popularity of Battle Royale games, such as “Player Unknown BattleGrounds”, “Fortnite”, and “Apex Legends”, it has been clear to see the BR genre is here to stay. And because of this, huge game developers have made their own battle royale games to compete and attract the growing fan base. After “Call […]

We Are Living in a Simulation: The Crimson Contagion

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As Americans cope with the circumstances surrounding the novel coronavirus, the federal government struggles to come up with a concise plan to mitigate the virus over the next several months. The irony of it all is that the Trump Administration ran a simulation in August of 2019 encountering a similar scenario; the Crimson Contagion. The […]

Young Voters and Pandemic Hitting Hard on 2020 Election

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After the sudden ending of Bernie Sander’s long-fought primary race, it leaves Joe Biden the Democratic presidential nominee and will go against Donald Trump in November.  Most Generation Z and millennial voters, ages 18 to 35, supported Sanders for this upcoming presidential election among the other democratic candidates. These voters have the most power to […]