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One students opinion on the oscars debacle

One students opinion on the oscars debacle

(Photo courtesy of Brian Snyder / Reuters) Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at the 94th academy awards. Max Valin Connector Staff If you tuned into the 94th Academy Awards on March 27, it’s probably safe to say that a disgruntled actor physically assaulting the host on live television was not on your bingo card for

Best Bachelors in Stardew Valley

(Photo courtesy of Nintendo Studios) Natalia Gonzalez Connector Editor Of the many reasons to tie the knot in ConcernedApe’s “Stardew Valley,” character storylines and individual perks are usually what attract most to marriage in the open-ended RPG and hit indie game originally released in 2016. Marriage is a useful, but optional, feature to “Stardew Valley”

Student opinion on social justice and whether its politicized

(Photo courtesy of the copyright alliance organization) The National Association of Social Workers defines social justice as the view that everyone deserves equal economic, political and social rights and opportunities. Qinglong Diep Connector Staff I believe social justice has become increasingly politicized. Social justice issues can be found in every part of the world and

Opinion on women’s history month

(Photo Courtesy of Joey Lee for Shutterstock) International Women’s day is March 8th.  London Verdejo Connector Staff Women are the powerhouses of Earth. Women made many of our current technical advances. There are women who are leaders, fighters, artists, and innovators. Without women, contemporary society would not exist. And yet, according to the U.S. Department

OPED: Admit it, “Die Hard” Is a Christmas Movie

(Photo courtesy of Photo illustration by NBC News; 20th Century-Fox) Is die hard a Christmas movie? One student weighs in. Jeff Therriault Connector Editor John Mc Tiernan’s 1988 action classic “Die Hard” is a Christmas movie. Without a doubt. But how could it be? There is no snow, no gift giving, no Santa Claus– and

How I Overcame Imposter Syndrome

(Photo courtesy of Pablo Stanley ) Imposter syndrome, also called perceived fraudulence, involves feelings of self-doubt and personal incompetence that persist despite your education, experience, and accomplishments. To counter these feelings, you might end up working harder and holding yourself to ever higher standards. Troy Lafond Connector Editor Imposter syndrome is all too common among