Category: Columns

“But I’ve got better things to do” — musings of a “straight edge” punk

“But I’ve got better things to do” — musings of a “straight edge” punk

Column- October 29, 2018

By marking a black “X” on each hand to show their commitment to a sober lifestyle, Straight Edge punks officially took a stand to set ...

The university and diversity: The apathy and ignorance of an uninformed student body

The university and diversity: The apathy and ignorance of an uninformed student body

Column- October 22, 2018

The university's problematic political climate is indicative of its lack of diversity.

Mosaic’s guide to the best hot cocoa in Newark

Mosaic’s guide to the best hot cocoa in Newark

Column- October 22, 2018

Which coffee shop's hot cocoa will satisfy your sweet tooth and transport you back to your childhood? Mosaic finds out.

Movie review: “Halloween” thrills, terrifies and returns to the roots of the iconic franchise

Movie review: “Halloween” thrills, terrifies and returns to the roots of the iconic franchise

Column- October 22, 2018

In spite of a few minor pitfalls, the 2018 version of "Halloween" triumphs due to its nostalgia factor and exploration of its characters' emotions.

Immigration: we’re not so different, you and I

Immigration: we’re not so different, you and I

Column- October 22, 2018

Let us not forget that this is hardly the first instance of the United States’ unwillingness to accept immigrants. It is a recurring theme.

Album review: The exhilarating strangeness of Clarence Clarity’s “THINK: PEACE”

Album review: The exhilarating strangeness of Clarence Clarity’s “THINK: PEACE”

Album Review- October 15, 2018

Clarence Clarity's newest album approaches pop and R&B from an engaging, eccentric persepctive.

Big Mouth season two review

Big Mouth season two review

Column- October 15, 2018

Season two of Big Mouth covers topics like puberty, slut-shaming and insecurity in a humanizing and comedic manner.

Adventures in Auckland: Environmental “treasure” hunt

Adventures in Auckland: Environmental “treasure” hunt

Column- October 15, 2018

My Environmental Science 101 course requires that every student perform field work — namely, a scientific beach cleanup along the city’s shoreline.

Album Review: Rebirth and renewal on Pinegrove’s “Skylight”

Album Review: Rebirth and renewal on Pinegrove’s “Skylight”

Column- October 8, 2018

Pinegrove's latest project, "Skylight," shows personal growth and a commitment to activism.

Album Review: BROCKHAMPTON makes boy bands cool again on “iridescence”

Album Review: BROCKHAMPTON makes boy bands cool again on “iridescence”

Column- October 1, 2018

On BROCKHAMPTON's latest album "iridescence," the boy band lives up to their self-ascribed title as "the greatest boy band since One Direction."