Tag: Caitlyn Taylor

Everyone should experience a Hatsune Miku concert (OP-ED)

Everyone should experience a Hatsune Miku concert (OP-ED)

An average social media user has likely seen a video or images of the Japanese virtual idol Hatsune Miku.  For those unaware, Hatsune Miku is one of the many vocal synthesizers from Vocaloid, a voice synthesizer software developed jointly by Yamaha, Music Technology Group, and later Crypton Future Media. Vocaloid software is created by recording […]

Will the NFL’s international efforts last? (OP-ED)

Will the NFL’s international efforts last? (OP-ED)

Popular sports within the United States often differ from the rest of the world. That said, times are changing. Recent years have seen American sports like baseball and football attempt to make the leap forward across the pond. The NFL is one such American sports organization that has attempted to appeal to an international audience. […]

Can NYC alleviate food insecurity among its oldest population? (OP-ED)

Can NYC alleviate food insecurity among its oldest population? (OP-ED)

The rising cost of food has left more and more families struggling to keep themselves fed but in New York City, a population of seniors are finding themselves at the forefront of this food crisis. According to Business Insider, Baby Boomers and the Silent Generation are increasingly likely to have issues with food security.  A […]

Will Japanese Park Golf become a major competitor within the U.S.? (Op-Ed)

Will Japanese Park Golf become a major competitor within the U.S.? (Op-Ed)

A new international golf variant has begun to make some major headway within the United States. Japanese Park Golf officially announced its second-ever location in Ellicottville, New York. According to WKBW, the sport was initially brought over to the States thanks to the late pro wrestler Dick Beyer aka, the Destroyer. According to the International […]

New England Patriots to Reveal Statue of Tom Brady following retirement

New England Patriots to Reveal Statue of Tom Brady following retirement

The New England Patriots are set to unveil a statue for recently retired football player Tom Brady, who officially ended his 20-year NFL career during his Wednesday induction into the New England Patriots Hall of Fame. Brady’s Hall of Fame ceremony was packed with fans and supporters. The 12-foot-tall statue will be revealed for the […]

Has Soccer gained a stronger foothold within the US? (OP-ED)

Has Soccer gained a stronger foothold within the US? (OP-ED)

The sports industry in the United States continues to grow robustly, with staple sports like basketball, baseball, and American football maintaining mainstream popularity. However, with the recent rise of other internationally popular sports like cricket within the country, will soccer finally develop a thriving fanbase in the U.S.? The answer is yes. Soccer is currently […]

New Chick-Fil-A Summer Camp Draws Outrage Online

New Chick-Fil-A Summer Camp Draws Outrage Online

A new summer camp from Chick-fil-A is facing a wave of negative attention from parents. According to a June 6th  Facebook post, children from kindergarten to eighth grade will learn the basic skills of working at Chick-fil-A. Families in West Hammond, Louisiana, can choose between two sessions: July 15-17 and July 22-24, from 9 AM […]

USA cricket team shocks the world with success at T20 world cup

USA cricket team shocks the world with success at T20 world cup

In a shocking turn of events during the Cricket T20 World Cup, the official U.S. men’s cricket team secured a surprising victory against Pakistan last Thursday after pushing the match to a tiebreaker. This remarkable win was achieved by a team of part-time players, primarily consisting of Southeast Asian and Caribbean American athletes. Pakistan, ranked […]

How can we reverse growing aversion to politics in younger people? (OP-ED)

How can we reverse growing aversion to politics in younger people? (OP-ED)

American politics have grown more divisive over the past decade, and the impact of that growing division is evident among younger people. While Gen Z is one of the most progressively inclined generations, modern American politics have left many disillusioned. According to a fall 2023 Harvard study, Americans ages 18 to 29 are less likely […]

New York City’s First Soccer Stadium might not be good for the city (OP-ED)

New York City’s First Soccer Stadium might not be good for the city (OP-ED)

In the lead-up to the 2028 Olympics, New York City has kick-started development on its first-ever soccer stadium, “The Cube,” at Willets Point in Queens. This project has been a long time coming for the New York City Football Club, and for the Eric Adams administration, the new stadium could be a means to revitalize […]

Will Cricket ever become a prominent sport in NYC? (OP-ED)

Will Cricket ever become a prominent sport in NYC? (OP-ED)

New York City is no stranger to sports, with baseball and basketball being among its most popular. That said, will there ever be a time when another sport makes the city its home? For some New Yorkers, cricket could be a contender. Originating across the pond in England, cricket is one of the many sports […]

We need more food festivals (OP-ED)

We need more food festivals (OP-ED)

The U.S., to no one’s surprise, undoubtedly has a thriving food culture, thanks to the hundreds of different cultures residing within the nation. That said, despite the prevalent enjoyment of food here, why aren’t there more food festivals? According to CW33, a PennStakes.com study revealed that Google searches for food festivals had risen by 156%, […]

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