By Seth Tamarkin, Contributing Writer CNN reported last week that a man killed eight people when he slammed a rental pick-up truck into a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center in Manhattan, New York. Since then, 28 people have been murdered in mass shootings in the United States. So, what makes this vehicle ramming any more prevalent than the other mass murders that … Continue reading How can America prevent further Islamic terrorist attacks?
By Brian Harris, Staff Writer Harvey Weinstein. Kevin Spacey. Dustin Hoffman. Brett Ratner. All those names used to remind me of their body of work. Now, things are a bit more complicated. It’s been almost a month since the Weinstein story took the entertainment world by storm, and the results have been immediate and terrifying. A-list actors, producers and directors have been accused of, well, … Continue reading Hollywood, this is getting ridiculous
By Alex Kerravala, Staff Writer Since the start of November, Papa John’s CEO John Schnatter has announced his outrage with the NFL’s ongoing protests of the national anthem, claiming these protests are hurting sales significantly. “The NFL has hurt us,” says CEO Schnatter. “We are disappointed the NFL and its leadership did not resolved this.” Schnatter continues, saying he thought this problem had been “nipped … Continue reading The NFL owes Papa John’s nothing
By Deacon Frank Lucca, Center for Religious and Spiritual Life It seems to me that more and more of us are stressed out a lot these days. I know I’ve spoken to many students, staff, faculty, parishioners and friends who just seem to be overstressed and overwhelmed all the time. Add the holidays into the mix and it becomes overwhelming for so many! In … Continue reading Soul Sightings: Juggling life
By Brian Harris, Staff Writer I don’t think it’s a controversial opinion on a college campus, but I don’t like Trump. When he won the election, I decided, instead of moping around, to be optimistic. He won, my candidate lost, fair and square. But maybe, just maybe, he’ll be different! Maybe when he enters that famed Oval Office, home to some of the greatest men … Continue reading Trump’s sinking ship, and Tuesday’s elections prove it
By Benjamin Solomon, Staff Writer In the wake of every mass shooting or natural disaster, there are calls for unity. In order to solve the issues, be it of shooters or storm preparedness, politicians call for us to put aside our differences and unite. But what does this request for unity actually mean? Some seem to view it as a call for solidarity. Pray for … Continue reading After Sutherland Springs, what does unity mean?
By Dylan Botelho, Staff Writer The God of Thunder struck the box office during its debut weekend November 2nd. In the final act of the Thor three-part storyline, Thor returns to Asgard but is met with unexpected hostility. As the movie’s title would suggest, the movie centers around Ragnarok, the Norse mythology equivalent of the end of the world, where Asgard, the home of Thor … Continue reading Thor: Ragnarok Thunders into Theaters