By Alex Solari, Opinions and Editorials Editor I’m sure if you’ve been on Twitter recently you’ve heard it: “SHANGELA WAS ROBBED!” Maybe you have no idea who Shangela is, or what these people are even referring to, so let me break it down for you. Shangela was one of the four top drag queens on RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars 3. She was the assumed … Continue reading RuPaul’s drama race
By Alex Solari, Opinions and Editorials Editor You’ve heard people say it: some people are good at math and science, and some are good in the humanities. But why can’t someone be good at both? Chris Peter is a perfect example of this, as she is a part-time English lecturer, and is also pursuing an undergraduate degree in chemistry and is currently researching Crohn’s disease. … Continue reading English lecturer turned Crohn’s researcher: Chris Peter
By Alex Solari, Opinions and Editorials Editor Do you think that companies should be able to waive their employees’ rights to file lawsuits against them? Did you know that this was even allowed? Well, a bill is attempting to be passed in Boston that prohibits this type of behavior that has been going on for quite some time. And honestly, I don’t know why this … Continue reading A Massachusetts bill that could prevent employer abuse
By Alex Solari, Opinions and Editorials Editor On Wednesday, February 7, Nancy Pelosi stood up to make an 8-hour long speech about the DACA Dreamers and the necessity to protect them. For the majority of her incredibly long speech, she spoke about particular Dreamers and their stories of success in the United States. This was in protest of the bipartisan deal that funded the government … Continue reading Nancy Pelosi is an inspiration to all
By Alex Solari, Opinions and Editorials Editor On November 1, our country experienced another horrific shooting, which took place outside of San Antonio, Texas, and at least 26 people were killed. There are so many different facets of this horrible story to cover, from the shooter’s history of mental illness, to his time with the Air Force. However, I want to focus on the type … Continue reading AR-15 style guns should be banned
By Alex Solari, Staff Writer On Wednesday, April 12, the first Muslim woman to serve as a U.S. judge was found dead in New York’s Hudson River, according to Reuters. She was a 65-year-old judge named Sheila Abdus-Salaam, and was an associate judge of New York’s highest court. The NYPD finds this death suspicious, since it’s mot known as to how Abdus-Salaam ended up in … Continue reading How did Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam die?
By Alex Solari, Staff Writer This time of year is quite stressful. Wouldn’t it be nice to sit back and enjoy a night of comedy? Well, lucky for you, we have the perfect event for laughs on campus! Fishbowl is an open mic event that was started in February of this year. So far, it has been a success. The event takes place every two … Continue reading Enjoy some laughs at Fishbowl!