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Monday, September 28, 2020

Plans that come to naught: Coronavirus measures shake up students’ spring semester

Frank Bianco, Copy Editor To say that COVID-19 has caused disruption would be an understatement.  From the stock market taking massive hits, international travel completely shutting down, and people being asked to sequester themselves in order to contain the...

Opinion: Remembering Kobe and Gianna

Michael Schebel, Special Assignments Reporter Over the past 20 years, there has been one name tied to almost universal acclaim: Kobe Bryant. A five time NBA Champion, an NBA MVP and a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Bryant became a household...

Local Eats: Pho Mekong cures the common Utica winter

The common cold is sweeping through Utica College during this last stretch of winter. There is no cure for a cold other than time, and the cruel weather amplifies its symptoms. A typical cold remedy goes as follows: heat can of chicken noodle soup to...

Op-ed: Is Danny Torrance evil? A fan theory about ‘The Shining’ expanded

Editor’s note: I’d like to thank Cracked.com’s Rohan Ramakrishnan for his intensely mind-bending take on “The Shining” and also to Professor Suzanne Richardson at Utica College for allowing me to publish the movie/film theme analysis I wrote for her class, Written Communication II.  I...

Local eats: Karam’s Middle East Bakery

Op-ed: Great Lebanese food only a few blocks away from UC For those who want to eat fresh, and are seeking more than what the cafeteria offers, I highly recommend Karam’s Middle East Bakery, which is just a hop, skip and a jump from campus...

Is it the media – or the consumption?

Ben Mehic, Guest Contributor As a result of a contentious presidential election, the term “media” has been used to generalize the few (yet often most boisterous) who give the complex profession(s) stains on its hypothetical shirt. We’ve heard it time and time again, arguably now...

Op-Ed: Trump cuts could stunt creativity

Ben Mehic, Managing News Editor   Imagine living in a world with no art -  a world where creativity isn’t articulated by those with imaginative minds and the expertise to express it in tangible form. With no art, the world would be restricted of the essence...