West Side Story at Cortland Repertory Theater
Jul05

West Side Story at Cortland Repertory Theater

The iconic musical that has been performed by almost every high school in the US  and has won major screening awards has hit the summer stage at the Cortland Repertory Theater, or CRT! About West Side Story: The story is set in the ethnic, blue collar Upper West Side neighborhood in New York City in the mid-1950s. The musical explores the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic...

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5 Benefits to Having A Pet
May10

5 Benefits to Having A Pet

Having a furry (or even scaly) companion in your life can bring you several benefits, some of which are even good for your health. Aside from the obvious ones, like keeping you company and brightening your day, there are other positives that can come with owning a pet. Let’s take a look at a few: 1) Responsibility: Regardless if you plan to have kids some day or want to be ready for the responsibilities of a career, certain pets can...

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Teen Suicide is a Real Issue
May07

Teen Suicide is a Real Issue

We live in a world where emotion is condemned as weakness. When we reveal our feelings, we face horrid judgement from others, whether it be verbally or over social media. Throughout the past decade, social media slandering has led to self-harm, depression, anxiety, and suicide. It can begin with a simple “You’re ugly,” and quickly escalate into “Go kill yourself.” On any level, in any state, anywhere in the world, this is wrong. No...

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The Problem With The Common Core
Apr21

The Problem With The Common Core

DISCLAIMER: This article is for comedy purposes only. The views represented in this article are extremely biased and do not represent my views and any views of people I’m affiliated with. As said before, this is for comedy only, and although true facts are used in this article, they are presented with an anti Common Core bias that eliminates the purpose of a informative article. This will not inform anyone on anything and those...

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5 Poets Worth Knowing About!
Apr14

5 Poets Worth Knowing About!

Poetry is one of the most beautiful forms of art in which anyone can express their own feelings and ideas by using unique forms of style and rhythm. Of course poetry isn’t everyone’s forte but sometimes one poem in particular can stick with you for a long time.  Whether you are passionate about poetry or would like to explore your reading/writing side, here are 5 famous poets that you should know about and that changed my...

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5 Inspiring Young Women You Should Know About
Mar18

5 Inspiring Young Women You Should Know About

The month of March is recognized across the United States as Women’s History Month.  Women have struggled for decades to be treated equally and by 1986, 14 states had already declared March as Women’s History Month.  There are hundreds of thousands of women who deserve recognition, but here are 5 inspiring young women you should know about. The first woman we’re going to highlight is: Stella Bowles of Nova Scotia, Canada....

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