Author: Aaron Goldblatt

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How we afford them Apples: Tim Cook releases new iPhone models

Perennially, the month of September is a tense one for students. It marks the inception of a new semester, and is always permeated by a sense of suspense. How will this assignment go? What is this professor like? Will I fail all my midterms? Should I drop? Thankfully, our friendly neighborhood tech conglomerate, Apple, provides […]

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Self-empowerment poetry: Me, Myself

I’m sitting Cramped In a tight spot So jammed between neighbors at our breathing mingles And we as a whole A Whole Act as one behemoth Consciousness Identity Being And every breath I breathe Is but a solitary note In the orchestra’s context. And yet, My timing is slightly o . I march to the […]

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Welcome Home: A Hillel Story

“Welcome! Come on in, take a seat on a comfortable, chintzy couch under these weird ball-shaped lights, participate in the activity or don’t, whatever works, just come and chill.”            Welcome is right. Because, “welcome” is how every student at Queens College first feels when they walk into the Hillel space no matter their religious affiliation, […]

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OP-ED: Pesticides: To eat, or not to eat?

Have you ever taken a bite out of a shiny red apple, and wondered whether or not you’re eating poison?  Many people harbor  serious fears that pesticides may be harmful to them in the amounts that are present in the foods we eat. Is this fear justified? Concerns about pesticides in produce began to crop […]

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Does Kim + Donald = Boom?

If you are like most of us, in that you only follow the news in the periphery of your consciousness by either clicking links on Facebook or watching the latest Last Week Tonight, you may have a small, nagging suspicion that at any moment the world will careen into a nuclear Armageddon due to escalating […]

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