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Can Science Become God?

By Quo Vadis October 29, 2020

By Sanjana Butala, Staff Writer, The definition of God has a very broad spectrum. God can be defined differently in terms of faith and science. Faith defines God as an omniscient, omnipotent and omnipresent being. For science, it is basically the energy that sparked the universe. God is subjective to different perspectives and exists to elucidate what science cannot. As long as science cannot justify certain phenomena, God will continue to exist, and as long as God...

Album Adapts to Life Changes

By Quo Vadis October 21, 2020

By Gabrielle Ignotis, Editor-In-Chief When the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic first began, I heavily relied on music to keep myself calm and balanced. I was fortunate enough that one of my favorite bands, All Time Low, released a new album, titled “Wake Up, Sunshine”, amid the pandemic. These tracks saw me through four weeks in quarantine, a rushed remote semester, my return to work and a masked summer. Now, as we start to take a few tentative steps...

Explore Your Life Path

By Quo Vadis October 21, 2020

By Sanjana Butala, staff writer High school is over, now what? Here comes the long-debated topic on the choice about whether to take up college, dive into the workforce or opt for trade school. Many students struggle with this choice, and they all have their reasons for their individual perspectives. However, what choice is best for you, and how do you make this vital decision? Should it be based on what your friends are doing or what...

Revived Professional Sports Provide Normalcy

By Quo Vadis October 14, 2020

By Andrew Chasan, Staff writer So as we all know the world is in an unusual place. 2020 has been the year of the unexpected. The main catastrophe that's hit the world in this year has been the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). This is one of those rare moments where every single person in the world has been affected by something.  Our lives changed dramatically, society changed and hundreds of thousands of people have died. It...

Stand Out or Blend In?

By Quo Vadis October 14, 2020

By: Sanjana Butala, Staff Writer Many of us are in one of the best years of our life — teenage — and we are sporty, bubbling and full of life. Incidentally, this is also one of the most crucial years of our life, a time for developing our own identity and dispositions. Yet, one common thing among teenagers is the desire to belong to peer groups, to be included in the popular groups of school, college, classes...

Home Atmosphere Affects Education

By Quo Vadis October 2, 2020

By Aishna Oberoi, Staff Writer During the difficult times of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, students are being forced to study from their homes. As easy and comforting as this sounds, it's actually more difficult and stressful for students to manage their schedules from homes and attend remote-live classes with constant distractions.  Many students feel that their institutions are an escape from their daily life, and with that escape gone, students are more prone to anxiety and depression...

Villanueva Shouldn’t Have to Apologize

By Quo Vadis October 2, 2020

By Andrew Chasan, Staff Writer Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Alejandro Villanueva stood out in the first week of the Monday night showdown against the New York Giants. Villanueva chose to cover the name of Antwon Rose Jr. and replace his name with Alwyn Cashe. Rose was shot in Pittsburgh after being suspected of participating in a drive by shooting. The Steelers chose to put his name on the back of their helmets for the whole season. They...

MCC Stands for Diversity

By Quo Vadis October 1, 2020

By Aishna Oberoi, Staff Writer Middlesex County College is an educational home for many. With a variety of courses and clubs to offer, MCC gives a chance for students to explore. What sets MCC apart from other colleges is the diverse crowd of this institution where the community is welcoming, and students are given a friendly atmosphere to grow and prosper. MCC is proof that when like-minded people work together, anything can be possible, and that no...

Elite Squad Sends Dangerous Messages

By Quo Vadis September 23, 2020

By Caprice Benifield-Sanchez, Staff Writer Politics always had a role in the gaming industry, but 2020 has driven political gaming to the next level of presidential propaganda and overt partisanship.    Ubisoft, a major video game company, is popular for its production of “Just Dance,” “Assassin’s Creed,” “Far Cry,” “Raving Rabbids,” “Prince of Persia,” “Rayman” and the controversial Tom Clancy series.  However, the Tom Clancy series has taken a tumble this summer with a very crass decision...

Student Encourages Others to Find Ikigai

By Quo Vadis September 23, 2020

By Sanjana Butala, Staff Writer The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has caused widespread havoc, fear and stress. So many people are falling ill, and so many are dying. The world has been forced to look at death up close on such a magnanimous scale and amidst such disturbing circumstances, one can only question how variable and uncontrollable life can be. Millions of people around the world, including the most brilliant minds, have been defeated by this virus, and...