Netflix’s Nollywood ‘Lionheart’ Shows A Blurred View of The Hardships of Upholding a Company

Niesha Patterson

January 14, 2019

Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Reviews

Netflix's first Nollywood film "Lionheart" is a very inspirational movie, but the way the film was shown and the plot of the film simply made it sub-par. Genevieve Nnaji starring as Adaeze Obaigu attempts to prove her worth in...

BlacKKKlansman: A Compelling Wake-Up Call

January 14, 2019

Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Reviews, Uncategorized

A.O Scott of the New York Times commended BlacKKKlansman (2018) as director Spike Lee’s “best nondocumentary feature in more than a decade and one of his greatest.” Based on a true story, the film's eloquent plot, Afrocent...

Southington High School Student’s Racist Twitter Video Calls For A New Approach To Address Insensitivity on Social Media Posts

Araya Miller, Staff Contributor

January 14, 2019

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

A recent Twitter post from a Southington High School student has stirred up controversy about how students should be handling their social media, how racism still plays a role in society, and how the administration should take ...

College Athletes Should Not Get Paid

December 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

Many People argue over the hot topic that still gets discussed today: whether or not that college athletes should get paid for playing their respective sports. The answer  is that they shouldn't. Paying these young athletes can...

Why ‘Cancel Culture’ Should be Cancelled

Julia Steinberg

December 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

Cancel culture in today’s society is harmful and places blame on others without providing the opportunity for them to change. It tells people “you’re wrong for your mistake but I won’t let you change”. In an increas...

The Acquisition of Jimmy Butler makes 76ers New Favorites to come out of the east

December 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

PHILADELPHIA, Pensylvania On November 12th, 2018 the Philadelphia 76ers officially picked up 4-time all-star Jimmy Butler. I believe this makes them the new top pick to be the best team in the East come this April. With the Sixer's...

Tom Brady’s Career is Not Done

December 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

Before making the assumption that Tom Brady's career is over like so many others are,  take into consideration his greatness and the adversity he has overcome before. Tom Brady will continue to be the greatest player in th...

We need more teachers of color.

December 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

A significantly large percent of educators in the U.S. are heterosexual, female, and white. More specifically,  only eighteen percent of teachers in public schools are people of color. The overwhelming lack of diverse faces does...

Why both sides in the Harvard University Lawsuit are at fault

Aretha Prabawa

December 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion/Editorial

There is a familiar saying in our society: “two wrongs don’t make a right.” That is an idea that pertains closely with the lawsuit against Harvard University currently going on. Harvard University is being sued by a group ...

Early Season Struggles Starting to Occur for The Boston Celtics

Emmanuel Carter

December 6, 2018

Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Sports

Absolutely NOTHING went right for the 17 times NBA champions, the Boston Celtics at the start of the 2018-2019 NBA season. They struggled game in-game out every night and are still trying to find that spark that the team ...

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