Opinion

Friendsgiving: The Superior Holiday

Friendsgiving has amassed its own following, commonly celebrated during the weeks preceding Thanksgiving. Since Thanksgiving is a holiday largely reserved for family and close loved ones, people have chosen to create a quasi-holiday in the name of friendship. I am a big proponent of celebrating Friendsgiving. Just as you get the chance to see long […]

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A Digital Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to see relatives, eat good food, play board/card games and regret everything you ate the next day as you awaken out of your food coma— at least, that’s how we used to celebrate the holiday. Now, Thanksgiving has evolved from us surrounding the dinner table to surrounding our phones; my cousins […]

Opinion

The Thin line of Cancel Culture

In the last few years, people’s adherence to cancel culture has grown exponentially. From what it seems like, both celebrities and businesses are being cancelled left and right for their “controversial” beliefs. Does cancel culture add any value to our society? Generally-speaking, I feel cancel culture is toxic and a threat to Americans’ constitutional right […]

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Will Increasing Minimum Wage Solve Inflation?

Across the United States, the cost of living is on the rise and it shows no warning signs of slowing down. Living in New Jersey, one of the top 10 most expensive states to reside in, only exaggerates this unfortunate reality. What doesn’t seem to be helping the situation is New Jersey’s current minimum wage. […]

Opinion

The Bird is Freed

Everyone, it’s official. Elon Musk now owns Twitter. On Oct. 27, Musk bought Twitter for $44 billion. In Musk-fashion, the face-of-Tesla tweeted, “the bird is freed.” Twitter’s future has entered murky, unpredictable waters as a result of some radical developments ignited by its new owner. Upon ascending his social media throne, Musk’s first order of […]

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Discussing Seasonal Depression

As winter dawns its morning frost, bone-chilling breezes, and unpleasant temperatures, people are quick to make the proper adjustments to their everyday routine. Light sweaters are replaced with heavy jackets; open-toed shoes are mourned over as boots and Ugg slippers take their place on one’s shoe rack; people begin to mentally prepare themselves for making […]

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Celebrating Halloween as an Adult

Halloween is my favorite time of year, regardless of how others may perceive the appropriateness of celebrating the holiday as one grows older. As a Halloween lover, I often feel criticized by individuals who feel it is unnecessary, or even childish, to dress up in honor of spooky season’s culmination. Halloween deserves the same amount […]

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What Makes A Good Pizza & Bagel?

What makes a slice of pizza good? You can ask anyone this question and get about a thousand answers. The crust, tomato, cheese, toppings, how long it’s cooked. In this state, it doesn’t just stop with pizza.There are bagels. Is it fluffy? Has it been toasted just right? Is there enough cream cheese or butter? […]