Important Black Women in History

By Hannah Rajalingam and Talia Willscher Madam CJ Walker, known to history as Sarah Breedlove, was the first-ever female, self-made millionaire. She was born on December 23, 1867, one of six children. By age 14 she had married a man named Moses McWilliams; this marriage was partly motivated by Walker’s desire to get away from…

The Roaming Black Hole

By Anya Geiling Astronomers have identified 13 massive wandering black holes in dwarf galaxies less than 1 billion light-years from Earth (siliconrepublic.com). One of them, called B3 1715+425, started out normal. Now, it’s hurtling through space at 2,000 kilometers per second.  To begin, a black hole is a place in space where gravity is so…

What Jobs will We Have in the Future?

By Anya Geiling  With technology advancing by the hour, it is hard to picture our upcoming years as a species. By 2022, 60% of all U.S. companies expect to be using AI or advanced automation to support efficiency in operations, staffing, budgeting or performance (Genesys). If the majority of work is taken over by a…

Inauguration Day

By Anna Di Iorio-Reyes On a day of such importance, tradition is expected. Every rule, however, has an exception, and this year was one of them. January 20th, 2021, Inauguration Day, was a day like no other of its kind. Some differences were the result of the pandemic, obvious things like masks and social distancing….

Champions League Quarterfinal Preview

By Lucien Betancourt and Diego De Souza The Round of 16 of the Champions League has come and gone, with 8 teams advancing: Manchester City, Chelsea, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Porto, Bayern Munich, and Paris Saint-Germain. The two legs will take place on the weekend of April 5th and April 12th, respectively. Let’s break them down:…

Champions League: Round of 16 Review

By Lucien Betancourt and Diego De Souza The round of 16 has come to an end. Through this 4 week span, we’ve seen upsets, feats of persistence and perseverance, and lackluster performances. Let’s start with the first match of the bunch and arguably the most entertaining.  Porto vs Juventus The perfect case of a comeback…

Are Instagram likes worthless?

An experiment by Sammy Bovitz I really do not like Instagram. I find its addiction loop and the way it twists people towards a new and lower form of communication awful. Sure, there are apps that are worse in this way (see: Snapchat and TikTok), but Instagram succeeds on a larger scale by pulling from…

A Real Review: It’s Bruno!

By Anya Geiling     While scrolling through Netflix one night with my family, we came across the “Hidden Gems” section. After viewing the ad for It’s Bruno! we were immediately hooked. After watching the first episode, we were shocked as to where the series was filmed… Released in 2019 on Netflix, as an 8 episode series,…

Walter Tevis

By Anya Geiling     Unacclaimed author Walter Tevis was a master writer of scientific and realistic fiction. Dying only at the age of 56, he created just some of the masterpieces out in our world today.   Tevis was born on February 28, 1928, in San Francisco CA. From an early age, he was diagnosed with a…

Unmentioned Bands

By Anya Geiling As we sit at home, music can be a way to escape. For many people, it is therapeutic. That is why I wanted to share some of my favorite underrepresented bands.  At the top of my list is Holy Motors. They are a band from Tallinn Estonia and were formed in 2013….