Month: February 2024

Donald Trump should not be allowed to run for president. (Op-Ed)

Donald Trump should not be allowed to run for president. (Op-Ed)

Should we allow a former president who has been indicted in four criminal cases to run for reelection? For the first 234 years of this country’s history, no American president or former president had ever been indicted. However, former President Donald Trump faces four felony charges in Washington, D.C. for threatening to overturn the 2020 […]

Supreme Court agrees to hear Donald Trump’s immunity appeal

Supreme Court agrees to hear Donald Trump’s immunity appeal

The Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to decide if former President Donald Trump can claim presidential immunity over criminal election interference charges. SCOTUS is set to hear arguments the week of April 22nd, but their ruling may take weeks or months. According to the order, the legal question the court will decide is “whether and if […]

Positive reinforcement to our youth is the key… The Yankee Way!

Positive reinforcement to our youth is the key… The Yankee Way!

Cristian Rey High School in Brooklyn was a wonderful surprise. When I received a message from Allen Garcia, an administrator at the school to please visit and give a message to the students I didn’t know what to expect. I know Brooklyn very well and also know how tough some of these areas can be. […]

“Elvis” vs. “Priscilla”: Which film depicts the King of Rock and Roll the best? (Op-Ed)

“Elvis” vs. “Priscilla”: Which film depicts the King of Rock and Roll the best? (Op-Ed)

The undisputed King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley’s life and musical career have been the subject of intense interest and scrutiny for decades since his death in 1977. Most recently, major motion pictures “Elvis” and “Priscilla”, released in 2022 and 2023 respectively, have provided two very different interpretations of the late star’s life and […]

Are TikTok Fashion Trends Going Too Fast? (Op-Ed)

Are TikTok Fashion Trends Going Too Fast? (Op-Ed)

It’s to no one’s surprise that TikTok has grown to be a major influence in so many different industries. In particular, creative industries like Fashion have taken over the app, and with great success. That said, the influence that it has on the industry and the consumers that have tagged along, might have grown too […]

What was lacking in Olivia Rodrigo’s new album. (Op-Ed)

What was lacking in Olivia Rodrigo’s new album. (Op-Ed)

Fans and critics alike have been analyzing Olivia Rodrigo’s “Guts,” her highly awaited second album, in detail since its release. With the tour behind Rodrigo, it’s fair to wonder what fans were hoping for from her most recent effort, which left them longing for the feel of her debut album, “Sour.” “Sour” raised the standard […]

Why I feel music is one of the great healers (Op-Ed)

Why I feel music is one of the great healers (Op-Ed)

It is no secret that music has an astonishingly exceptional way of influencing and affecting our emotions. This belief is very true as it is even backed up by science and health industries which hold that music affects neurotransmitters in our brains that influence our moods, like dopamine and serotonin. Music can combat feelings of […]

Texas wildfires are a stark reminder of the consequences of climate change. (Op-Ed)

Texas wildfires are a stark reminder of the consequences of climate change. (Op-Ed)

The Texas panhandle is currently under a declaration of disaster due to rampant, devastating wildfires. Texas Governor Greg Abbott said that he issued this declaration in order “to deploy resources to 60 counties impacted by these devastating wildfires,” in a post on X, formerly known as Twitter, on Tuesday. Dry conditions and above-average temperatures are […]

Why R&B lovers should listen to Che Ecru (Op-Ed)

Why R&B lovers should listen to Che Ecru (Op-Ed)

If you don’t know who Che Ecru is you are honestly missing out because he is turning the underground R&B music scene upside down. Ecru, a Boston native, is a singer and producer with over 60K followers on Instagram and over 50K on Soundcloud, respectively. He began to work on music full-time and built a […]

Why is endorsement by an athlete so effective? (Op-Ed) 

Why is endorsement by an athlete so effective? (Op-Ed) 

Now more than ever, it’s incredibly common to spot professional athletes in advertisements and commercials in all formats, whether that be television commercials, social media content, print, etc.  To be fair, a good portion of these endorsements are for products or services that align with athletics; athleticwear such as shoes, sports drinks, and exercise equipment […]

Kanye West owes Donna Summer’s estate for unauthorized interpolation of “I Feel Love.” (Op-Ed)

Kanye West owes Donna Summer’s estate for unauthorized interpolation of “I Feel Love.” (Op-Ed)

Kanye West owes Donna Summer’s estate for unauthorized interpolation of “I Feel Love.” (Op-Ed) The estate of the late Donna Summer has sued Kanye West and Ty Dolla $ign for deciding “they would simply steal” her song “I Feel Love,” and using “it without permission” on their album Vultures. The duo had asked for permission to use […]

The Supreme Court should not have lifetime appointments for justices (Op-Ed)

The Supreme Court should not have lifetime appointments for justices (Op-Ed)

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has been responsible for making landmark legal decisions and setting precedents in our society for centuries.  As the highest court in the land, the individuals who are appointed hold an innate responsibility to the wellbeing, protection, and advocacy of the citizens of the United States. When nominated […]

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