Author: Samantha Galvez-Montiel

Arts & Entertainment
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Don’t watch “Malcolm and Marie” if you love the idea of love

The Netflix film Malcolm and Marie is about an intimate and emotional conversation between a couple that shatters that glorifying image of love, that it is always pure and magical. The film highlights this message that everyone’s love is different.  The film comes as a stark contrast to the typical notion of love we’re accustomed […]

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News

OP-ED:Men Wore Dresses before Harry Styles Did

On the cover of Vogue magazine’s December 2020 issue, Harry Styles appeared wearing a dress, causing conservatives to speak out against it and the public to note that he is not the first man to openly wear a dress.  Conservative commentator Candace Owens tweeted in response to the singer’s appearance in Vogue stating, “There is […]

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Columns
World News

Armenia and Azerbaijan sign agreement to end two-decade old conflict

While the United States remains divided over topics such as mask wearing, Armenians are being forced out of their homes due to the outcome of a conflict with Azerbaijan that dates back to the late 1980s. The two decade-long “Nagorno-Karabakh conflict” has been put to rest after Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Azerbaijani President Ilham […]

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News

OP-ED: How do we protect our children?

Trigger Warning (for those parties sensitive to assault) Long Island sports coach Sean Johnsen had inappropriate contact with a 16-year-old girl on August 17 and 21, according to Nassau County Police. He was charged with two counts of third-degree rape, two counts of the third-degree criminal sex act, and endangering the welfare of a child. […]

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This Week's Paper

CUNY Dean Resigns: “my resignation was a profound act of self-preservation”

The dean of City College’s architecture school, Lesley Lokko, has resigned as dean after less than a year for “crippling workload” and racism, the New York Post reported.  Lokko resigned as dean of the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at City College after being appointed in June 2019. She explained to the Architectural […]

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World News

Biden wins 2020 race for U.S. presidency. What’s next?

After much anticipation for the 2020 Presidential Election, the President-elect is officially Joe Biden and his Vice-President elect Kamala Harris. Shortly after the results were called on Nov. 7, New Yorkers took to the streets to celebrate along with the majority of the rest of the country. However, the question still remains: what happens now?  […]

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This Week's Paper

The Road Towards Reopening NYC Public Schools

As we begin our school year, Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced that the city’s 1.1 million schoolchildren will now start both remote and in-person classes on Sept. 21, 10 days later than originally scheduled. The original date for public schools to open was September 10th, but the teachers’ union threatened to go on strike […]

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