Month: April 2024

Libraries are one of the most valuable public services (Op-Ed)

Libraries are one of the most valuable public services (Op-Ed)

In an era where commercial spaces dominate our urban landscapes, libraries stand as sanctuaries of knowledge, community, and accessibility.  Beyond housing books, libraries provide invaluable public services, offering a plethora of benefits that extend far beyond the printed page. As pillars of non-commercialized public spaces, they foster education, socialization, and relaxation, often inaccessible in other […]

Olivia Rodrigo’s “get him back!” vs. Taylor Swift’s “imgonnagetyouback”: Is there a case for song theft? (Op-Ed)

Olivia Rodrigo’s “get him back!” vs. Taylor Swift’s “imgonnagetyouback”: Is there a case for song theft? (Op-Ed)

It’s quite obvious that a fair portion of today’s hits take advantage of “sampling”, or utilizing existing musical patterns, lyrics, melodies, and more in original songs and compositions.  While there’s no doubt that this exists and that several artists take advantage of the method, there is some controversy as to what exactly “counts” as sampling, […]

The benefits and drawbacks of being an NFL undrafted free agent (Op-Ed)

The benefits and drawbacks of being an NFL undrafted free agent (Op-Ed)

In the glitzy world of the NFL Draft, where dreams are realized and futures are forged, there exists a parallel narrative often overshadowed by the spotlight: the journey of undrafted free agents (UDFAs). These diamonds in the rough defy the odds, battling through uncertainty to earn a spot on an NFL roster. For those unfamiliar, […]

Diablo IV’s endgame and seasonal content are repetitive, redundant, and uninspired. (Op-Ed)

Diablo IV’s endgame and seasonal content are repetitive, redundant, and uninspired. (Op-Ed)

I am rather late to Diablo IV, and it appears that the party is already over. After clocking 77 hours of gameplay over the past few weeks, I find myself struggling to find the desire to log in and continue my journey. The campaign is rather short, but the story is fascinating. I felt that […]

Why are those charged with election interference still in politics today? (Op-Ed)

Why are those charged with election interference still in politics today? (Op-Ed)

Interfering with election results is the most un-American action; our country was founded under the philosophy that every citizen’s vote counts. To actively disregard the people’s vote to further your own political agenda is an unforgivable act. Dare I say, it is a treasonous act of political violence. Yet, some of those indicted under election […]

Suspect named in brutal killing of 4 Charlotte officers serving a warrant

Suspect named in brutal killing of 4 Charlotte officers serving a warrant

Four law enforcement officers were killed, and four others were injured Monday when gunfire rang out at a house in Charlotte, North Carolina, where officers were attempting to serve a warrant. The suspect who fired at officers was fatally shot on the lawn of the house, while two other people inside the home were later […]

Coro

Coro

Flashback Artist of the Month for May 2024 Facebook X-twitter Instagram Bio Can’t Let You Go Bio Coro is a freestyle singer and actor known for his many chart-topping singles “Where Are You Tonight (1991)” and “Can’t Let You Go (1991)” included. He is also known for his roles in the hit TV series Miami Vice. […]

Bernie Williams

Bernie Williams

Flashback Athlete of the Month for May 2024 Mouse-pointer Instagram Bio Highlight Bio Bernabé Williams Figueroa Jr. aka Bernie Williams is a musician and former New York Yankees baseball player. Born in the Bronx in 1968 he and is family moved to Puerto Rico where he grew up. Williams showcase talent at baseball and music […]

Nadia Stacey

Nadia Stacey

Make Up Artist of the Month for May 2024 Instagram Bio Gallery Bio Nadia Stacey is a British makeup artist. She trained in media makeup and hair, then got a job wig dressing in various London theatres. She worked her way up from a trainee, to an assistant, to a designer over the course of […]

Bad Bunny

Bad Bunny

Reggaeton Artist of the Month for May 2024 Facebook X-twitter Instagram Youtube Tiktok Bio Music Video Bio Bad Bunny is a Puerto Rican rapper, singer-songwriter, and record producer. This chart-topping Latin music star needs little to no introduction as his music is popular in both the English and Spanish-speaking markets. He is a three-time Grammy […]

Kendall Jenner

Kendall Jenner

Female Model of the Month for May 2024 Facebook X-twitter Instagram Youtube Tiktok Bio Gallery Bio Kendall Jenner is an American model and Reality TV star. She is best known for being the sister of Kim Kardashian and appearing with her family on Keeping Up With The Kardashians. Kendell has made her mark as a […]

Hex Hector

Hex Hector

DJ of the Month for May 2024 X-twitter Instagram Bio Remixology Bio Hex Hector was born Héctor Ortiz in Manhattan, New York, to a Puerto Rican mother and Cuban father. He grew up in Washington Heights. His family played a wide array of music that influenced him greatly. “Music was constantly played at my grandmother’s […]

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