By Margaret Liendo October is revered by many as not only the start of the fall season, but also what some would call the best holiday of the year: Halloween! Many indulge in all the festivities this holiday brings, from the frighteningly tasty candies and treats to the ghoulish costumes. Yet many may not end … Continue reading Movies Sure to Spook You This Halloween!
By Cara Giannetto If you have a last-minute Halloween party and don’t have time to throw a costume together, or even if you just want to be festive while handing out candy at home, turning your face into a sugar skull is a Halloween classic! You can wear anything you have in your closet, and you … Continue reading Sugar Skull Makeup Ideas
By Gabrielle Stamile Missed the stage production? Luckily, National Theatre will be showing filmed versions of their popular stage productions in selected cinemas. Some shows include The Deep Blue Sea (starring Helen McCrory), Frankenstein (starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Johnny Lee Miller), Hamlet (starring Benedict Cumberbatch), The Threepenny Opera (starring Rory Kinnear and Rosalie Craig) and … Continue reading Theatre in Theaters and on Television
By Nicholas Vogt Halloween: the time of the year when children dress up as ghosts and ghouls and parade in the neighborhood in order to collect as much candy as possible and stuff their faces for the coming weeks. A time to just have fun with your family and friends for one night. We know … Continue reading Halloween’s Origin Story
By Gabrielle Stamile If you are a junior or senior, you are probably signing up or studying for the GRE. The GRE is a Graduate Record Exam. Although not all graduate programs require GRE test scores, many do. Most schools require the general GRE. The general GRE is mostly done online at test centers, and … Continue reading Surviving the GRE
By Samantha Corr Salem, Massachusetts is a small town only about four and a half hours from Long Island with a rich history dating back to the pilgrims. Founded in 1626, the town is mostly known for the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. Today, Salem celebrates its “haunted” past during the month of October with … Continue reading A Haunted Town
By Margaret Liendo Volunteers and staff came together at SJC on October 16 to take part in the this year’s Special Olympics, an event dedicated to providing fun-filled games that are adapted for the athletes. While it may be just another day of service for the enthused helpers, most of the athletes have been waiting … Continue reading What Makes the Special Olympics so Special?
By Brian Gully “Opinions are like __________, everybody has one.” You’ve probably heard the phrase and can fill in the blank to complete it. But how does the rest of it go? “They all stink!” It is a pretty empowering expression, and could be useful to brush off some negative remarks that might be interfering … Continue reading An Opinion on Opinions
By Allison Kamel Baseball said goodbye to two legends this season, and New York said goodbye to a long-time team member. Let’s start with the man known not for playing the game, but for talking about the game. Vin Scully has been the play-by-play announcer for the Los Angeles Dodgers for 67 seasons. He began … Continue reading Baseball Goodbyes
By Samantha Corr For any of you who don’t know, November is considered National Novel Writing Month. The goal is to write a novel of 50,000 words in the time span of one month. Starting November 1, you can join in with all the other writers in the competition of word counts and completing your … Continue reading NaNoWriMo