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The rise of “brand tribes” and the personal illusion of individualism

The rise of “brand tribes” and the personal illusion of individualism

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Fashion, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society, Student Experience

During the early 2000s television saw the use of shows created by Bryan Fuller, which had themes that while they were delightfully morbid they were both philosophic and deep. The first being the philosophic life after death show, Dead Like Me have managed to capture the facts of life through death. T...

From bodega to bistro; gentrification’s effects on the soul of New York City

From bodega to bistro; gentrification’s effects on the soul of New York City

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under City & Region, Economics, OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society

New York City is one of the most special places in the world. Sure, it’s loaded with movie clichés, but those people who are born and bred through New York City know what it’s really like. The Lower East Side of Manhattan has always been a special place for me in particular. However, when I was...

Buffalo State entrepreneur makes cosmetology career shine

Buffalo State entrepreneur makes cosmetology career shine

Brianna Baptiste, Columnist

April 24, 2018


Filed under Business Reviews, Fashion, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase

Each entrepreneur has his or her own story that deserves to be told. They can be used to teach, inspire or help others choose the path they want to take. Promoting small businesses is also something that has become increasingly popular as of lately. To add to that trend, I interviewed Emané, owner of...

Symbiosis between politics and propaganda continues to evolve

Symbiosis between politics and propaganda continues to evolve

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

April 21, 2018


Filed under Film, OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society

In recent years, politics is something that isn’t taken likely, however, everyone has the idea of what a leader should be. One person who knew about politics, almost too well, is Edward Bernays. Commonly known as the father of public relations, Bernays knew all too well about the dark side of public...

After years dominating ABC’s Thursday night lineup, Shonda Rhimes has lost her touch

After years dominating ABC’s Thursday night lineup, Shonda Rhimes has lost her touch

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society, Student Experience, Television

This week marked the ending of the highlight of ABC’s TGIT line-up, Scandal. Though many viewers are sad that hey will be losing one of their favorite guilty pleasures, but not the person who created it. Shonda Rhimes still has two other shows on Thursday night, Grey’s Anatomy and How to Get Away w...

Donte Hemmans-Murdock, Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Health, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Uncategorized

Fatigue has taken over your life. Insomnia and sleep deprivation have cost you an insurmountable amount of sleep. Acne and skin blemishes have lowered your self-esteem. Inflammation and other health issues have prevented you from doing the things you want because of the unbearable pain. There is no...

Media gives in-depth looks at factors surrounding #MeToo Movement

Media gives in-depth looks at factors surrounding #MeToo Movement

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Film, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society, Television

For the last several months, the coverage of the #MeToo movement has died down, but when the movement was in the media, many articles and publications wrote interesting pieces that covered several perspectives of the movement. One of the most important articles to be written about the movement was...

Melania Trump is literally “the women behind the man”

Melania Trump is literally “the women behind the man”

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society

Before Donald Trump gave his first State of the Union Address, the one person who people immediately focused on was his wife, Melania. Stories flooded the internet detailing Melania Trump finally being seen for the first time since allegations that President Trump had an affair with adult film star,...

Say goodbye to chemicals and hello to natural hair

Say goodbye to chemicals and hello to natural hair

Joslyn Walker, Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under Advice, Health, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society, Student Experience

In the Afro-American community to have your hair in its natural style is back en vogue. Women all over are turning away from form relaxers and allowing the natural curls grow out of their heads. Madam C.J. Walker is the inventor of many hair products and tools that we use today. She created hair t...

Living classy instead of trashy, online shopping on a budget

Living classy instead of trashy, online shopping on a budget

Brianna Baptiste, Columnist

April 15, 2018


Filed under Advice, Fashion, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase, Society, Student Experience

Let’s face it. We are all broke college students but all of us want to, “live our best life”, as social media influencers would say. You want to travel the world and look your best at all times. Unfortunately, we are all drowning in stressful schoolwork and getting a job or career that can support...

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