Starbucks fires pro-union employee

Some Starbucks employees have been trying to become members of a labor union. However, not all locations are having the same success, as some of them are experiencing consequences from corporate employees. Alexis Rizzo, an advocate for unionization, was fired recently. It was cited that she was having attendance and […]

Ozempic used in dangerous diet fad

The anti-diabetic medication Ozempic has been in the news lately because celebrities and other public figures seem to be using it for weight loss, leading to a shortage in this drug that is important for those with type 2 diabetes. Annette Choi and Han Vu of CNN state that, “Ozempic […]

TikTok influencers interrogate strangers for content

TikTok is a breeding ground for controversial trends to spread rapidly. These trends can range from an offensive dance to a dangerous act, including the blackout challenge, where users try to make themselves pass out by holding their breath. Recently, influencers have been breaching a level of confidentiality by recording […]

Alcoholic borg threatens health of college students

St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday that celebrates the heritage and culture of the Irish. The celebrations involve people wearing green outfits to public parades and festivals. In New Jersey, St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday where college students usually go out with friends at night, order drinks and have […]

Disney loses power to Florida Gov. DeSantis

On Monday, Feb. 27, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill to decrease the powers of Disney World. The governor claims that Disney operating as a special district has permitted the company to avoid certain laws. Previously known as the Reedy Creek Improvement District, Disney World has utilized these lands […]

Censorship of Roald Dahl overshadows books’ morals

As the debate of censorship continues, children’s book author Roald Dahl’s texts have become the next target. In hopes of expanding the inclusivity of Dahl’s works, phrases such as “fat” or “ugly” have been omitted or altered. The changes also seek to remove terms indicating the race or gender of […]

Grammys slack in diversity due to selection process

The debatable results of the 65th Grammy Awards have triggered conversations about how the winners are chosen. Social media has been flooded with concerns and opinions on the winners, nominees and the Recording Academy at large. Instead of the public voting for their favorite artists, a committee made up of […]