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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...

Books remain more captivating than their movie adaptations

Books remain more captivating than their movie adaptations

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

April 14, 2018


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

Everyone loves a good movie, whether it’s the clichés of a romantic-comedy or the intense rush of an action movie. However, some movies receive a great deal of criticism because they cannot live up to the book they were based on. Despite great books taking the leap off the page and onto the big screen,...

The Record’s Guide to the best pancakes near campus

The Record’s Guide to the best pancakes near campus

Jordynn Naylor, Staff writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under City & Region, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase

Pancakes are a classic breakfast item.  Being so popular, I decided to sample flap jack's from four different diner’s in the Buffalo area to decide who makes the best pancakes. My first stop on my breakfast adventure was Sophia’s Restaurant. I decided to get the Banana Cinnamon Walnut pancakes. ...

Opinion: Women shouldn’t be stereotyped based on what they wear

Opinion: Women shouldn’t be stereotyped based on what they wear

Gabrielle Kime, Contributor

April 10, 2018


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

Waking up every morning and basing your wardrobe choice on how you might look to others is something that shouldn’t need thought. Women should feel free to wear the clothes they choose without being stereotyped or ridiculed. The freedom of fashion is one that everyone in the United States has and...

Politics is a hot button issue, but can we talk about something else

Politics is a hot button issue, but can we talk about something else

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

April 10, 2018


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

Acclaimed academic Tariq Ramadan once said, “You can’t say that I don’t do politics because silence is a political statement.” Now more than ever, silence needs to be the one thing in life that doesn’t involve politics. I remember when the news wasn’t dominated with stories about Donald...

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