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BY: SHALAYNA BURNS A little over two months ago we celebrated the New Year. Millions of people gathered around and watched the ball drop while we all said goodbye to …

By Kayla Popuchet 1/26/16 With the ever-growing Islamophobia spewing from the mouths of everyone from right-wing politicians down to citizens, World Hijab Day is much more than a celebration of …

Jonathan Miller 1/26/16    This month, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced many of its expected nominees, such as Leonardo DiCaprio for “The Revenant” and Saoirse Ronan …

By Kevin Mercado 1/26/16     To start off the new year, and his last in office, President Barack Obama made an emotional call for action against gun violence.    His …

Clarissa Schmidt:  November 17, 2015   The giant coffee chain known for its “basic” pumpkin spice lattes as well as their double chocolatey chip Frappuccino has provoked a huge controversy …

Kevin Mercado: November 17, 2015   Let’s talk about race. At face value, it’s only a social construct. We created it. Now in the case of the SUNY Plattsburgh “racist” …

Ashlee Maduro: November 17, 2015   “I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I …

Meghan Mahar: November 17, 2015   The University of Missouri made national headlines recently when a group that calls themselves “Concerned Student 1950,” exercised their first amendment right by forming …

Meghan Mahar: November 17, 2015   Last week, controversy surrounded SUNY Plattsburgh concerning the image on the front page of its school’s paper, Cardinal Points. The story, with the headline …

By Daniel Pinzon 11/13/15 Everyone has a different sense of style. But are all these possibilities acknowledged by the public? No, they’re not. There are established styles, but there are …