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The Grammys: A melting pot of nominees

The Grammys:  A melting pot of nominees

Anthony Howard, Social Media Editor

December 14, 2017

Revisions must be promptly made to normalize the presence of numerous African American nominations amongst award ceremonies that epitomize diversity.

2017 Holiday Gift Guide

2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Isabelle Kozubowski, Opinions Editor

December 13, 2017

  Food/Cooking: This cookbook is perfect for everyday use and would be a great way for a new chef to start experimenting in the kitchen. Wi th gorgeous photography and a variety of different recipes, this cookbook is an awesome way to try something new!   This automatic milk frother is an amazing appliance to have around the kitchen for anyone who enjoys coffee or tea. With both a hot and cold setting, this frother can be used year round and will definitely last through the seasons. This triangular shelf would be a stylish accent piece in any kitchen to house spic...

Call of Duty: World War 2 reminds players just how horrible war really is

Call of Duty: World War 2 reminds players just how horrible war really is

Maxwell Bryn, Co Arts and Entertainment Editor

December 11, 2017

With every new year that comes about, a new edition of the Call of Duty franchise does too. This year’s edition, known as Call of Duty: World War 2, is a fresh installment of the previously common aspects of the Call of Duty games, such as reflecting actual war and social issues of the time.  While...

Winter and Holiday Decor Picks

Winter and Holiday Decor Picks

Isabelle Kozubowski and Katelyn Sajewicz, Opinions Editor and Co-Editor in Chief

December 5, 2017

As the weather gets colder and the holiday season approaches be prepared to redecorate your home with these stylish and affordable decorations!

Taylor Swift revamps her Reputation

Taylor Swift revamps her Reputation

Isabella Petruccione, Co-Editor in Chief

November 30, 2017

I have been an avid, obsessive Taylor Swift fan as long as I can remember. I reveled in her catchy lyrics, even labeled myself a “hopeless romantic” such as she self-deprecatingly called herself when being critiqued for her naive, high school romance-esque songwriting style. My first concert was the...

The trailblazer that is Sam Smith

The trailblazer that is Sam Smith

Anthony Howard, Social Media Editor

November 28, 2017

With an immense fluster of desperation after hearing the angelic vocals of Britain's own Sam Smith would leave any listener in a melodramatic haze of sorrow and pleasure. According to Billboard, Smith’s latest body of work, ‘The Thrill Of It All,’ lands him with his first No. 1 album on the Billboa...

Black women misrepresented in magazines

Black women misrepresented in magazines

Montia Daniels, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 17, 2017

From boxer braids to blown-out afros, black women have rocked hundreds of hairstyles. Over the course of history, black hair has taken on different meanings. During the times of slavery, boxer braids were used to map out escape routes from plantations. In the 1960’s, afros came to symbolize black l...

Falling into fall with The Howler

Falling into fall with The Howler

Katelyn Sajewicz, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2017

All of our fall playlists can be found on Spotify, thehowlerplaylist, and are perfect to drift into fall with.    

Hurray For The Riff Raff: The Navigator, a story through an album

Hurray For The Riff Raff: The Navigator, a story through an album

Anaum Salman, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017

Regularly, songs in an album follow a similar theme. The folk band, Hurray For The Riff Raff, however, released an album which follows a story instead. Alynda Lee Segarra, the face of the band, constructed a character and wrote her story. The band’s new album paints a story of self-discovery and a...

MoviePass barely passing…but it passes

MoviePass barely passing…but it passes

Maxwell Bryn, Co-Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 3, 2017

America loves its media, but America does not love paying for it. In the age of the internet and digital piracy, we can access a plethora of content for low standard fees. With physical formats of media such as CD stores and movie theatres being left behind, old businesses of America’s yesteryear are d...

Simple fall recipes perfect for after school

Simple fall recipes perfect for after school

Isabelle Kozubowski, Opinions Editor

November 2, 2017

These easy fall recipes are perfect to make after school or as a quick break from studying. Most of them only take about 20 minutes of actual prep time which is perfect if you need to take your mind off of your homework.

Most anticipated video games of 2017

Most anticipated video games of 2017

Joseph Ortiz, Website Editor

November 1, 2017

As 2017 comes to an end, taking the time to reflect on the great games that came out is a tradition in the gaming community.

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