Connecticut Faces Measles Outbreak

Connecticut residents are currently fighting against a curable disease. A measles outbreak began in New York City in the Orthodox Jewish communities with a number of roughly 400 cases. Since then, the outbreak has spread to Connecticut where three cases have been confirmed, with the latest being in New Haven.

“On My Block” Tackles Real Life Issues Through Entertainment

“On My Block” is a Netflix Original Series that premiered March 2018 and followed four teenagers growing up in the rough neighborhood of Freeridge while balancing school, relationships, gangs, and family. The second season premiered March 29, and picked up with the aftermath of Ruby Martinez, played by Jason Genao, and Olivia, played by Ronni Hawk, being shot while celebrating Olivia’s quinceanera as a result of gang violence.

Why Cheerleading is a Sport

Nyimah Jackson   Staff Writer The debate surrounding whether cheerleading is a sport has been argued for years. The Oxford Dictionary defines a sport as, “An activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another Read More …

Don’t Touch My Hair

Nyimah Jackson   Staff Writer On Feb. 20, 2019, New York City (NYC) banned hair discrimination under the new guidelines of the NYC Human Rights Commission. For those who might not be familiar with the concept, hair discrimination is exactly what Read More …