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‘Nepo babies’ cannot ignore their privilege

March 8, 2023 Twenty-three-year-old Lily-Rose Depp, daughter of Hollywood icons Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis, sparked controversy in an interview featured in the December issue of Elle magazine where she dismissed the “nepo baby” label, downplaying the sign... More »


Social media is more harmful than it seems

Feb. 5, 2023 Everywhere we turn, we are bombarded with messages, notifications and posts from our peers. We spend hours scrolling through our feeds, liking and commenting on posts and sharing our own content. However, in our attempt to stay connected, social m... More »


FIFA must do more to defend LGBTQ people

Jan. 14, 2023 Danish journalist Jon Pagh from TV 2 Sport was getting ready to do a broadcast from the FIFA World Cup when he was ordered by a Qatari official to remove his One Love armband. The armband was intended to send a message of support for LGBTQ people... More »


It’s time to trade in body positivity for body neutrality

Dec. 9, 2022 A young girl logs into Instagram to see the world’s most beautiful models. As she scrolls, she comes across advertisements for weight loss programs and skincare regimens. Her friends also notice this and find themselves frequently complaining abou... More »


School meals should be free for all students

Nov. 18, 2022 Deputy Editor As soon as the lunch bell rings, students storm out of their classrooms and flood the cafeteria. Dozens of students form a line as they await a tray carrying the essential food groups and a carton of milk. Unfortunately, for far too... More »


Our hearts all bleed blue and yellow for Ukraine

April 1, 2022 Ukrainians are showing the world their resilience, staying strong under Russian President Vladimir Putin’s savage attempts to dismantle their democracy. Russia’s large-scale military invasion, which began on Feb. 24, comes as a result of Putin’s ... More »


It’s time to do something about the gender pay gap

March 13, 2022 Although women have made incredible progress, gender inequality is still pervasive. A significant but often overlooked concern is the gender pay gap, also referred to as the gender wage gap. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, on average,... More »


New law empowers student journalists in the Garden State

Feb. 11, 2022 Dec. 21, 2021 was a monumental day for student journalists. On this date, New Jersey became the 15th state to adopt Bill S108, legislation that protects scholastic press freedoms by providing more concrete guidance to schools than that put forth ... More »


Texas abortion law puts women’s rights in peril

Nov. 15, 2021 Known as Senate Bill 8, the most restrictive abortion law in the country went into effect in Texas on Sept. 1. It is rightfully inciting outrage among people of all ages, and not just women.  The legislation deems abortion illegal once a heartbea... More »