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Holi, Hindu Festival of Colors, Ushers in the Spring Season

Holi, Hindu Festival of Colors, Ushers in the Spring Season

by Jeniffer Riney With literally millions of events to entertain New Yorkers everyday, thousands of people gathered in South Richmond Hill to participate in one of many Holi Festivals, or Phagwah Festival of Color, taking place all over New York. Celebrated during the last week of March by Hindus all over the world, the festival […]


My Encounter With the Informant

My Encounter With the Informant

By Ahmad Jaradat Can you cover our event?” asked Talha Shahbaz, Muslim Student Association President. I thought about it for a second and said, “I have so much to do man, I’m working on this other story about teachers in the media but I’ll talk to my professor, well see.” Devin Harner, professor of Intro to Journalism, suggested that the event “Jesus the […]


Mixed Martial Arts Fights Its Way Into Pop Culture

By Jason Chester. On a Friday evening, in Carmine Zocchi’s Brazilian jiu-jitsu academy located in Maspeth, Queens. It’s open mat night. From 6pm to 9pm, guys from other gyms as well seasoned fighters are sparring with each other, practicing Brazilian jiu-jitsu which is a form of grappling and Mixed Martial Arts, which mixes various styles […]


Bloodhounds on their way up

Bloodhounds on their way up

            By John J. Werner III   This season, the Bloodhounds finished with an even .500 record in conference play, with five wins and five losses, but don’t let the record deceive you; this team is on its way up. This record was achieved with many younger players on the […]