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Present Day Containment

Present Day Containment

Maxwell O. Berry, Writer

April 8, 2019


Filed under Culture, Current Events, Shul & State

During the Cold War in the 20th century the Soviet Union gained a large amount of influence in many parts of Asia and Eastern Europe, that “influence” being the form of communism. The United States and most of the western world were opposed to the communist ideology and thus they wanted to limit t...

Life Regrets From Dying Hospital Patients

Life Regrets From Dying Hospital Patients

Sophia Brener

April 4, 2019


Filed under Culture

Based on the encounters of an Australian nurse by the name of Bronnie Ware, she has come up with the top regrets that dying hospital patients have. She has had experience for over a decade advising terminally ill patients. One of the main regrets that she concluded after 12 years was “I wish I’d ha...

Movie Review on Bohemian Rhapsody

Movie Review on Bohemian Rhapsody

Sophia Brener

February 8, 2019


Filed under Culture, Entertainment & Technology

Queen is one of the world's most innovative and profound bands to ever reach top charts. This previous month an elaborate movie celebrating the band's journey and successes came out. The movie Bohemian Rhapsody won the Golden Globe award for “Best Motion Picture-Drama.” Rami Malek was outstandi...

Brazil’s President Elect

Brazil’s President Elect

Maxwell O. Berry

January 14, 2019


Filed under Culture, Current Events, Shul & State

This October, Brazil held general elections for the presidency of the country. Jair Bolsonaro, who previously represented Rio De Janeiro in Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies, won the election and is now the official president-elect of Brazil.   Jair Bolsonaro was born on the 21st of March, 1955, in São Paul...

Competition

Competition

Maxwell O. Berry

January 14, 2019


Filed under Creativity Corner, Culture

Growing up as an identical twin competition has always been an important aspect of my life. My brother and I would always compete about everything. Whether it be attention, friends, or in athletics, we were always fighting. I am certain that this constant competition has shaped me into the person I am ...

One Size Does Not Fit All

One Size Does Not Fit All

Sophia Brener

November 29, 2018


Filed under Culture

Women and men have been modeled and viewed to look a specific way to please one another to ensure that they are, “physically attractive.” Not only can this be extremely un-motivating and hurtful to a huge variety of people, but it influences the fashion industry to produce more clothing that fits...

California General Elections

California General Elections

Maxwell B, Opinion Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Culture, Current Events, Shul & State

It’s almost November which means campaigning and advertising for proposed legislation have begun.   In regards to the Senate, incumbent Dianne Feinstein is being challenged by Kevin De Leon, both Democrats. De Leon has built up a lot of support from various groups such as the “Californi...

Fortnite, The Newest Addiction

Fortnite, The Newest Addiction

Maxwell B, Opinion Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Culture, Current Events, Entertainment & Technology

Late 2017 Fortnite came out and took the world by storm. Fortnite was an instant hit and the gaming industry has never seen rapid growth like this.   To understand why Fortnite took off you need to first examine the context that allows a game to take off on the same scale. Fortnite came out wh...

The Korean Spa Experience

The Korean Spa Experience

Gaby T

October 26, 2018


Filed under Culture, Entertainment & Technology

From the first time I walked into my local Korean Spa I knew that it was something special. As you first walk through the doors, you are asked to take off your shoes and soak in the various pools (hot, ice, regular, steaming, ice with jets) and then enter the main area. However, before you get there y...

Cosby Changing The Story

Cosby Changing The Story

Gaby T

October 26, 2018


Filed under Culture, Current Events

The Me-Too movement, the revolution for change in exposing perpetrators and giving a community for victims of rape and sexual assault all across the world. After almost two years and one mistrial, Bill Cosby was charged as guilty on all counts. More than 60 women accused him on counts of rape and sexua...

Kylie Jenner, Self-Made Billionaire

Kylie Jenner, Self-Made Billionaire

Gaby T

September 21, 2018


Filed under Art, Culture

Throughout the world today when we hear of a self made man or woman we think of them starting with nothing, pulling themselves up from their bootstraps, but do you also think of individuals such as Kylie Jenner? According to Forbes, Kylie Jenner is exactly that; a self made billionaire. Jenner runs one...

How Pokémon Helps Me Live My Life

How Pokémon Helps Me Live My Life

Maxwell B.

September 21, 2018


Filed under Culture

The very first episode of the Pokemon TV Show (in the United States) is titled; “Pokémon, I Choose You!” This episode is the start of a series that would ultimately change American animated television forever.   The plot of the episode is simple. Ash Ketchum (our noble protagonist) fin...

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