Apparently, George Orwell foretold the future when he wrote “1984.” This time, however, the role of Big Brother is not played by one powerful person, but by the entire New York Police Department. A recent inquiry under the state’s Freedom of Information Law showed that the NYPD has been compulsively tracking cellphones between 2008 and […]

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By Shannon Watts, Staff Writer @shannon_watts11 Spoilers for the first two episodes below! Showtime’s CIA drama “Homeland” is no stranger to controversy; the show isn’t afraid to touch current, highly salient political issues. But in the past, it had been plagued by jingoist undertones as the show failed to portray the complexities of the Middle […]

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By Amira Francis, Staff Writer @Mircatfrancis Let’s picture a scenario: you go out to the mall with a friend to have a day of shopping. While you’re there, you decide to go to a makeup store to try on various eye-shadows and eyeliners. You and your friend see the perfect shade of lipstick, but, upon […]

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