Category: Perspectives

Opinions from editors, staff writers and members of the college community.

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As Asian hate crimes continue to increase, so does my concern

As Asian hate crimes continue to increase, so does my concern

For years I felt silenced and minimized. Receiving texts and calls from random friends asking if I was okay was both calming and terrifying. In [...]
The silent irritant

The silent irritant

Pollen. It affects all of us, one way or another. I was pretty much immune to the side effects of pollen until a few years ago. Oh, how I wish I co [...]
Athletes have the power to make change

Athletes have the power to make change

Growing up in the United States, people are taught about people who have helped make a change in our society. People like Martin Luther King, Cesar Ch [...]
It is time to look for a new host for ‘The Bachelor’

It is time to look for a new host for ‘The Bachelor’

"Well, Rachel, is it a good look in 2018? Or is it not a good look in 2021?" Chris Harrison, the host of "The Bachelor," said this in response to a co [...]
Life as a commuter during a pandemic

Life as a commuter during a pandemic

When the pandemic first hit the U.S, students had to transition from in-person classes to online courses. This occurred during the second semester of [...]
‘Oh those Wildwood days’

‘Oh those Wildwood days’

For me, happiness is when you smell that salty air on a clear day or when it’s pouring rain but you’re still walking on the boardwalk. It's when you a [...]
Why is it so expensive and impossible to get computer parts?

Why is it so expensive and impossible to get computer parts?

Working in the IT field has gotten much more difficult thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. I work alongside my father at 6abc in their IT department and [...]
Dear my fellow men, feminism means equality and not female superiority

Dear my fellow men, feminism means equality and not female superiority

Feminism means the advocacy for women on the basis of equality, which has been misconstrued by men in today’s world. The word feminism in a goo [...]
Why I became vegetarian

Why I became vegetarian

I made the decision four years ago to go vegetarian and I have never looked back. I constantly get the question, “do you ever miss eating meat and [...]
Trapped in a conservatorship: can Britney Spears take care of herself or does she still need help?

Trapped in a conservatorship: can Britney Spears take care of herself or does she still need help?

Many people know Britney Spears as the iconic pop princess of the late '90s and early 2000s and are just as familiar with her fall from the throne. Af [...]
Maybe we should watch our spending rather than eliminate important programs

Maybe we should watch our spending rather than eliminate important programs

It was out of the blue. Students were not talking about the deficits that had been happening since 2013. We pay so much in tuition, so what do you mea [...]
Mask-wearing during a pandemic should not be a debate

Mask-wearing during a pandemic should not be a debate

While wearing masks have become a sign of the times as the world battles against the COVID-19 pandemic, not everyone is inclined to follow this guidel [...]
I just watched the scariest movie I’ve ever seen

I just watched the scariest movie I’ve ever seen

Horror movies have always fascinated me. I remember being too young to be allowed to watch them but that wouldn’t stop me from trying. The taboo natur [...]
Celebrating the holy month of Ramadan

Celebrating the holy month of Ramadan

It couldn't have gone better- celebrating the month of Ramadan during April's Arab-American heritage month. This year, Ramadan began on April 12, 2 [...]
What it means to be an Editor

What it means to be an Editor

I can’t believe it’s already been 2 years. I was always told by my peers that Journalism was a tough course. Since it was required for my major, I [...]
Adapting vs changing: a year in review

Adapting vs changing: a year in review

To be honest, I am starting to forget what “normal” was before the pandemic, and I am not sure if that is a good or bad thing. Maybe it’s good beca [...]
The greatest ‘athlete’ of all time just won his 7th Super Bowl

The greatest ‘athlete’ of all time just won his 7th Super Bowl

As society continues to progress through the new decade with the hope of brand new beginnings, football fans have been met with what seems like th [...]
Eagles need to get rid of their biggest problem: Howie Roseman

Eagles need to get rid of their biggest problem: Howie Roseman

All good things must come to an end especially, Howie Roseman’s time with the Philadelphia Eagles.  Howie Roseman is the executive vice president a [...]
My take on the Gorilla Girl Glue ordeal

My take on the Gorilla Girl Glue ordeal

  A TikTok went viral this month after a woman used Gorilla Glue as hair spray when she ran out of her hairspray and her hair permanently [...]
Why college students should be a higher priority for the vaccine

Why college students should be a higher priority for the vaccine

College students on campus are high-risk when it comes to contracting the virus. In my opinion, that should have been factored into the vaccine av [...]
How I started the rock climbing club on campus

How I started the rock climbing club on campus

Starting a club on campus can seem like a daunting task. I was in a similar boat my freshman year (last year) when I started up the rock climbing [...]
Super Bowl LVI bubble

Super Bowl LVI bubble

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who just recently won Super Bowl LV against the Kansas City Chiefs, will look to defend their title throughout the 2021 camp [...]
My experience working for the Philadelphia Eagles

My experience working for the Philadelphia Eagles

Isn't it every kid's dream to work the games for their favorite team? It was for me, and my dream has become a reality. I work for the Philadel [...]
NHL’s best player, an underrated phenomenon

NHL’s best player, an underrated phenomenon

In the United States, it has been made quite clear that hockey is the least popular sport of the major four sports. Besides hockey, the big four consi [...]
Toni Breidinger makes NASCAR history as first Arab-American female driver

Toni Breidinger makes NASCAR history as first Arab-American female driver

At just 21 years old, she made history as not just the first Arab-American female driver for NASCAR, but she also made history when she was 19, breaki [...]
How I motivated myself to become successful

How I motivated myself to become successful

Ever since I was a child, I always had big dreams and plans of making it out of Wilmington, Delaware. It took a lot of thinking about what I wanted to [...]
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