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Plants Promote Healthy Living

By Quo Vadis February 27, 2019

By Bridget Quimby  Managing Editor Having plants around your house can benefit your overall well-being and promote happiness in your daily life. Indoor plants help to improve your mood and productivity, creating a sense of clarity into your daily routine. They are great for your workspace, as well. Having a few leafy friends on your desk improve concentration and will assist you in tackling your to-do lists. Plants, such as orchids, succulents and snake plants, emit oxygen...

Crowded Race Helps Voters

By Quo Vadis February 27, 2019

By Peter Finaldi  Staff Writer If the 2016 presidential election proved anything, it’s that options matter. The Republican primary had over 20 candidates, many of which are forgotten today. Bobby Jindal? George Pataki? Jim Gilmore? Some consider the plethora of candidates to be a downside of a major election since the most polarizing candidate, Donald Trump, won the most electoral votes, granting him the presidency. Due to Trump being the Democratic Party’s biggest adversary, much like Obama was...

Art is the Best Form of Expressing Yourself

By Quo Vadis February 27, 2019

By Bridget Quimby  Managing Editor  Writing and painting are some of the best forms of self-expression. There is nothing like owning a piece of paper and getting so caught up in the moment that the pages practically write themselves. Each thought that crosses your mind can be written and described in fine-point detail. However, like anything in life, there is progression in writing. At first, you may misspell words or have a vocabulary level that compares to...

Brady is No GOAT

By Quo Vadis February 27, 2019

By Chris Place  Managing Editor  With Tom Brady winning his sixth super bowl, most fans will talk about how he hascemented his status in football as the greatest of all-time. This just doesn’t make any sense to me. Sure, no other quarterback has six super bowls, but football is the ultimate team sport. That means rings cannot define a player’s excellence. In the 2019 playoffs, Brady threw two touchdowns and three interceptions in three games. Those are...

Late Photographer is Remembered

By Quo Vadis February 27, 2019

By Dana Lauria,   Staff Writer  Feb. 24 marks the two-year anniversary of renowned photographer Ren Hang’s death. It upsets me how the day I discovered this innovative artist was also the day that he took his own life. Over social media, a large community of photographers publicly mourned the loss of Hang, who was not only a fellow artist, but a peer whose work has greatly inspired their own art. I distinctly remember the reaction to Hang’s death...

Kingdom Hearts Returns

By Quo Vadis February 27, 2019

By Alexander Salazar,   Staff Writer  Kingdom Hearts III, which had released on Jan. 25, 2019, is an action role-playing game by Square Enix that was made for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox one. It is the twelfth installment in the Kingdom Hearts series, which has spanned over two decades. This game is the sequel to the critically acclaimed PS2 exclusive Kingdom Hearts II and is the closing chapter to the Dark Seeker saga within the storyline. Fans have...

Beer Industry Tries to be Eco-Friendly

By Quo Vadis February 27, 2019

By Bridget Quimby   Managing Editor Now that the Super Bowl has come and gone and the football fans have either won or lost their bets, let’s get down to the real reason we all watch the Super Bowl– the commercials. The Super Bowl is basically the only time people enjoy commercials break. Have you noticed a pattern in the beer advertisements this year? Many companies in general are moving toward more sustainable options that are less damaging...

NBA Needs New Draft Requirements

By Matthew Serraty November 28, 2018

By: Matthew Thorton Staff Writer The NBA Should Change Draft Requirements for college players The NBA is the most competitive basketball league on the planet. Players from different colleges, states and even other countries are all assembled to showcase their skills and abilities. However, sometimes college prospects leave college too early. They are anxious to start a career with the NBA, but aren’t prepared. Currently, the draft requirement is that the individual must be at least one...

The Best Thanksgiving Food

By quovadis November 21, 2018

By: Jamal Kingston Lifestyle&Culture Editor   It is the holiday season. Once November hits, it is a time to give thanks for what we have and to think about the life that we live. Thanksgiving food is one of the main points of the holiday. I know that most people love to eat turkey, chicken, mashed potatoes or whatever you may like, but I have the best Thanksgiving foods that you will like the most. First is...

Birthright Citizenship is Here to Stay

By quovadis November 14, 2018

Mike Daniewicz  Staff Writer On Oct. 30, President Donald Trump announced that he wanted to take away birthright citizenship, which grants any person born in the United States automatic citizenship. This has been a part of the constitution since 1868 as the 14th Amendment. The 14th Amendment explicitly states, “All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside.”...