Canadian general election presents deep political divide

William Paul Ellis | Staff Writer Despite losing the popular vote, Justin Trudeau has been elected as the Prime Minister of Canada for a second term. The Canadian General Election, which took place Oct. 21, was held to elect a prime minister and members of the Canadian Parliament. According to the National Post, this is only the second time in Canada’s history that a party has been tasked with leading the government without winning the popular vote. The Liberal Party, led by Trudeau, won 157 of the 338 seats available in Parliament. While this was the highest number of seats … Continue reading Canadian general election presents deep political divide

An update on the largest college admissions scandal in history

Simone Quary | Staff Writer Photo Credit: Flickr User Lloyd Klein It is no doubt that the importance of obtaining a college education has risen this millennium. For a considerable amount of youth, it has been ingrained into their mindset that a college degree allows for career and financial prosperity, and most importantly, freedom from generational curses. As a result, students throughout the world strive to stand out from the rest of college applicants with a plethora of academic and extracurricular achievements listed on their college applications. But what about the students who appear to have the educational and economic advantages when … Continue reading An update on the largest college admissions scandal in history

Chilean protest is the newest in a series of Latin American uprisings

Gabrielle Chenault | Local and World Editor Throughout the continents and various countries, a revolution no matter how big or small has occurred. A revolution is the citizens’ way of fixing their country. The form of government they have in place has either discriminated against a group or the leader is simply not fit for office. Revolutions such as the American Revolution influenced others around the world to do the same. In recent years, there has been a sharp increase in the amount of revolutions in Latin America, and these growing revolutions could influence our country in a big way. Two Latin … Continue reading Chilean protest is the newest in a series of Latin American uprisings

Holiday giving ideas

Myeshia Barrett | Staff Writer Photo Credit: Flickr User Dennis Sylvester Hurd With the holiday season sneaking up on everyone, it is important that college students focus on giving back. Depression gets harsher when the seasons change. November and December can be very dreadful to people who have experienced things like losing loved ones or not getting gifts. Some don’t even have families to spend holidays with. To ease the pain of the seasons, here are some of the easiest ways to give back. Canned goods drive Most families have a grand feast for Thanksgiving. They invite the whole family over … Continue reading Holiday giving ideas

HU and Scripps commemorate the life of Joseph K. Bose with annual scholarship

Noa Cadet | Staff Writer Photo Credit: Hampton University | HU News There is no such thing as being too careful. As students fly from one party to the next, they must always keep in the back of their minds that anything can happen, and the important part is to know exactly where you’re going, and who is going to be there, in order to ensure your own safety. Thursday marked the fourth anniversary of the devastating loss of Hampton University journalism student Joseph K. Bose. According to the Daily Press, Bose was shot and killed by an unknown assailant outside … Continue reading HU and Scripps commemorate the life of Joseph K. Bose with annual scholarship

Ovecoming seasonal depression

Kailah Lee | Staff Writer Depression. There goes that word again. Don’t you just hate it? It can creep up on you and ruin a day, a week, or even months to years. It can even be something that has slowly been building and is released through stress and stressful situations. The worst part is being in the dumps and not having an explanation for how you feel. Imagine being locked in a dark room with no windows, no other people and no sound. Now, imagine the only thing you can feel are thoughts and cold chains pulling you deeper … Continue reading Ovecoming seasonal depression

How to cherish every moment and live in the present

Mia Concepcion | Staff Writer Photo Credit: Pexels User Pixabay It is so easy to become accustomed to the “rush” lifestyle. Demanding to be here, there and everywhere, with little time to take care of yourself. Putting off responsibilities, or easily hurrying through assignments to arrive at the next destination is not good. Our minds are already making plans for next week without even taking advantage of the present moment. Staying present, as cliché as it sounds, is a present. It’s a gift that is often taken for granted and devalued. Instead of participating in futuristic thinking, learn how to remain grounded in … Continue reading How to cherish every moment and live in the present