Overrated/Underrated: Relationships

[one_half]Overrated - Isaac Scafe February is often associated with Valentine’s Day, a celebration of the people you love the most. Partners buy each other candy, exchange gifts and go on romantic dates to express their…

Overrated/Underrated: New York City

[one_half]Overrated - Colin Bayne As someone who’s grown up in North Jersey all my life, New York City has been a constant presence. Now, in college in Newark, we see it every day on the horizon, and…

Pokemon Sword and Shield

Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield were released on 15 Nov. for the Nintendo Switch, marking the first time that a core Pokemon game was released on a home system. Up until now, all main series…

Overrated/Underrated: Black Friday

[one_half]Overrated - Zane Nogueras For many years, shoppers have flocked to stores the day after Thanksgiving to celebrate the first day of holiday shopping, lovingly dubbed “Black Friday.” Originating from Philadelphia in the 1960s, Black…

Hydrogen: The Way to Save the Planet?

Hydrogen energy has often been marketed as the future clean energy source since it doesn’t contribute to tailpipe pollution. However, the easiest and cheapest way to harness hydrogen energy has been through the use of…

France Bans Plastic

In 2016 France banned the use of plastic bags followed by the banning of plastic cups and plates. Now, the country's ban on plastic is expanding towards single-user items such as straws and utensils that…

An Uneventful Summit

The Paris Agreement was signed by an international coalition in 2016 to reduce global warming down to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.  New York City hosted the United Nations Climate Action Summit on Sept.…

Overrated/Underrated: Superhero Movies

[one_half]Overrated - Prem Naik As a kid, I, like many others, loved superheroes. I would jump at the chance to see “Justice League,” “Batman the Animated Series,” “X-Men” and “Spectacular Spiderman” on television.  As reruns, they…