The Stereotyping of a Podcast

I know it’s judgmental, but preconceived notions extend to everything. For example, I originally assumed that podcasts were bland, obscure and useless for anyon...

Our Children Left Behind: Education in America

The American education system is in peril and has been for quite some time now. Our education system is, without a doubt one, of the most — if not the most — di...

Puerto Rico Se Levanta

Upon first glance, most people would be surprised to know that I am Puerto Rican. I do not have the stereotypical tan skin, dark features, Latina accent, etc. I...

Pick One or Two

Photography and Story by Faith Franzonia Summer after fifth grade smelled of grass stains and sounded of shrieking giggles, felt like post-hill-rolling dizzi...

Midnight Blues

My eyes are closed, but my mind is not. The standard red of the clock burns my eyes as I read off the time. It’s just after 3AM and I should be asleep. ‘Should ...

The War on Science

Our new administration has declared a war on science. It was quiet at first, but now that Trump is flexing his presidential guns, a lot of people, not only the ...

Montauk

It’s December, and I’m losing my mind a little bit. I’m sitting in my room, trying to write a paper, and when the words don’t come naturally, I get a little cra...

Animal Kingdom

Anyone looking for a new show to get hooked on should look no further than Animal Kingdom on TNT. I actually came across the show by accident. I had been watchi...

An Open Almost Break-Up Letter to Weezer

Dear Weezer, As I sit in my car and blast your 1996 masterpiece Pinkerton — an allusion to Madame Butterfly — I feel an urge to comment on your newly release...