Lynne Dixon on Her Campaigning and the Upcoming Election for Erie County Executive

Lynne Dixon on Her Campaigning and the Upcoming Election for Erie County Executive

Jake Morris, Staff reporter

October 25, 2019

Lynne Dixon is hoping to shock Erie County and upset eight-year incumbent Marc Poloncarz as Erie County Executive this November. After a few debates, tons of fundraisers, and many public appearances, her whole campaign comes to one moment, Election Night-the night where citizens of the United States t...

Andrew Yang Proposes Universal Basic Income in America

Andrew Yang Proposes Universal Basic Income in America
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Abbey Black, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2019

 As the 2020 presidential election nears, Democrats seeking to acquire their party’s nomination have vehemently spoken on a variety of subjects ranging from climate change and healthcare to gun control and illegal immigration. One individual, however, has chosen to use his platform to bring attention...

Journey to Endgame

Journey to Endgame

April 24, 2019

By the time tomorrow ends we will officially be living in a changed world. There won't be a need for any more theories, any more speculation, any more endless debate. Because by the time tomorrow ends we will be living in a post-endgame world. It's going to get a lot harder to avoid spoilers because...

Special Olympics Survives Threats From State and Federal Levels

Special Olympics Survives Threats From State and Federal Levels

Abbey Black, News and Opinion editor

April 18, 2019

People who have been impacted by the Special Olympics were devastated when news broke that the Trump Administration would be slashing the programs federal funding. For those unfamiliar with the charity, the Special Olympics allows kids and young adults with disabilities to compete in a variety of spo...

Journey to Endgame

Journey to Endgame

Em Rush, Managing Editor, Marvel Expert, All Around Fun Kid

April 2, 2019

  The internet, if you haven't noticed, is a big crazy place where people can pretty much say anything to anyone anytime. So, be safe out there kids. More to the point, people want answers to their biggest questions, and today I'm going to be answering some big Endgame questions that I found ...

Justice League: Find Your Lane

Justice League: Find Your Lane

Em Rush, Managing Editor. Film Fiend. All Around Cool Kid.

March 22, 2019

Last night, I was bored. I was sitting on my couch, scrolling through the near-endless program options on demand, and nothing was calling out to me. But then I saw it: Justice League. The name is inspiring, I'll give it that-so inspiring that I decided to press play and lock in for what the media ha...

“Bee” mindful of the importance of our butterflies and other insects

“Bee” mindful of the importance of our butterflies and other insects

Katherine Merkel, News and opinion editor

March 14, 2019

After a long Buffalo winter, spring is finally coming, bringing warmer temperatures and new life to our frigid town. Everyone is ready to welcome the sunshine, the flowers, the birds, and the bunnies that always come with the springtime. However, when it comes to caring for or even knowing about the...

So Who is Actually Running for President in 2020?

So Who is Actually Running for President in 2020?

Abbey Black, News and Opinion editor

March 1, 2019

Boy, is this a time of excitement for all the political junkies out there! As the 2020 presidential election inches closer by the day, candidates continue to add their names to the long list of individuals seeking a path to the White House. Although it will be hard to beat the drama, division, and down...

The dangers of electronic cigarettes

The dangers of electronic cigarettes

Katherine Merkel, News and Opinion editor

January 15, 2019

Don’t vape, kids. There are so many risks that accompany young adults and teens as they navigate through these formative years that authors write entire books on the subject, warning parents about and giving advice on how to best raise their child to avoid those risks. They warn about the dange...

Star of Broadway, Hamilton Review

Star of Broadway, Hamilton Review

Aiden Phillips, Staff reporter

November 28, 2018

It is the best musical I have ever seen. “What?” you must be asking, “Better than Phantom? Les Misérables? How can a rap musical about a founding father be better than those masterpieces?”  Trust me, by the end of this review you will be wishing you got your tickets at Shea’s Performi...

Eating lean and green: Green Eats

Eating lean and green: Green Eats

Emily Lewicki, Entertainment Editor

November 28, 2018

More often than not, eating healthy can be difficult for many people. It is definitely difficult for me. With my schedule always being busy, I never have time to make healthy foods for myself, and, especially in the mornings, I’ll have a Tim Horton’s coffee in one hand and a bagel in the other. I...

Typhoon Yutu and What it Means for the Future of the World

Katherine Merkel, News and Opinion Editor

November 1, 2018

In the biggest weather strike on any portion of the United States this year, the US Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands were slammed with Super Typhoon Yutu early on Thursday, October 25th. The Northern Marianas have a population of about 55,000 people that were all affected in some way by the...

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