• Arts & Entertainment,  This Week's Paper

    Fun Things to do in New York: Christmas Edition

    New York City. It’s probably the most magical place to be during the holiday season. The crisp, frosty air, the colorful lights on every building and tree and the little things like colorful holiday cups for your coffee make your Christmas spirit come alive. Growing up, TV shows and films made New York City seem like the most beautiful place to be during the holidays. Movies like “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York” glorified New York City hotels and all of NYC’s luxuries. Typically, no one is ever bored in New York City. There are tons of adventures to embark on here. During Christmas time, however, try something different…

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A dark twist on an old classic

    “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” is a popular Netflix series that has taken audiences by storm. It is a reboot of the popular 90’s show, “Sabrina the Teenage Witch.” Many kids born in the 1990s remember watching “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” while growing up. The popular series was a fun sitcom about how a teenage girl, Sabrina, tries to live a normal life while hiding the biggest secret of her life – she was half witch, half mortal. Sabrina constantly tried to cover up her double life, landing herself in a series of quirky circumstances. Like any other 90’s kid, when I first saw that the series was making a…

  • Self-Empowerment

    One Step Closer to Self-Empowerment

    The nerves were kicking in as I realized I had no idea where I was going on my first day at Queens College as a transfer student. How was I supposed to move on to bigger and better things in life if I could barely find my way around a building? You would think that as an English major and journalism minor, I would find the words to ask someone for directions. Well, as it turns out, I had a bit more confidence than I thought. Fast forward two years and I’m writing my first article for the school paper. Ironically enough, it’s about stepping out of your comfort zone…