By Brandon Lewis, Staff Writer @Brandon_S_Lewis Have you ever wondered what NFL players and coaches are yelling during competitive games? I always assumed that the coaches were calling plays or making sure their players understood their purpose on their field. I also believed that the players were either trash talking to the opposing team or […]

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By Heather Goldin, Staff Writer @HeatherGoldin Dunkin’ Donuts is packing up its shorts and RayBans and moving to California. The famously affordable coffee and donut chain recently announced their plans to expand to the West. When I heard the announcement, I didn’t exactly raise my hands up and jump for joy. As a native Californian […]

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By Brandon Kesselly, Staff Writer If you have listened to mainstream hip-hop within the last year, chances are you have heard the name A$AP Rocky. After the success of his mixtape LiveLoveA$AP – featuring the hit single “Peso” – the Harlem native released his debut studio album, Long.Live.A$AP, early last week. Featuring notable guest appearances […]

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By Alex Diantgikis, Staff Writer For the past couple of weeks my phone has been taken over by the new craze– an app called Snapchat. The smartphone application allows users to edit and send a picture to their friends or contacts. Which pretty standard. The catch is that the photos are only visible to the […]

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By By Olivia DeFrances, Staff Writer @abstratinspire This year on Feb. 10, the 55th Grammy Awards will take place, featuring some of some of the best music of the year as well as live performances. But there’s been a twist this year: Through Facebook, fans also have the ability to nominate their favorite local bands for the […]

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By Amira Francis, Staff Writer @Mircatfrancis If I had to describe Barack Obama’s inauguration speech, one of the first words that comes to mind is: bold (right along with “liberal”). The president addressed many controversial issues in his speech on Monday, including themes such as climate change, gay rights, and immigration. I respect when a […]

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By Maya Devereaux, Staff Writer @MayaDevereaux For a while now, denim has come in array of forms, from acid wash to boyfriend style. Pretty soon, there will be yet another addition to the jean family: moisturizing jeans! According to UK Vogue,  American jean manufacturer Wrangler, will be releasing the moisturizing Denim Spa line in three […]

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By Christina Janansky, Staff Writer Today, more than 5.4 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a 2012 Alzheimer’s Disease Research. And, unless some method of controlling or curing Alzheimer’s is discovered soon, a predicted 15 million Americans could live with the debilitating disease by 2050. However, a recent MSN article suggests a new method […]

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By Maya Devereaux, Staff Writer @MayaDevereaux Today marks the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark decision made in Roe v. Wade. What has changed? Has much changed in terms of opinion? Has the debate taken a new turn? The 1973 ruling deemed state laws restricting abortion unconstitutional, causing a wave of controversy that still persists. […]

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