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Posts By Pamela Rodriguez

Do Young People Care About Voting?

November 15, 2018 |

It was a rainy Monday morning, and I was in an Uber reluctantly making my way to a doctor’s appointment. As the Uber was driving down a highway (which one, I don’t know. I trust my phone to take me … Read More

Personal Essay: Sliding Doors

October 16, 2018 |

I still remember that chilly September morning in which the airport doors slid open and I was welcomed to a foreign land. Just hours prior I was bidding farewell to the prickling sun and clear blue waters of … Read More

Analysis: Brett Kavanaugh’s Judiciary Hearing

September 27, 2018 | 1

At 6:49 p.m., four and a half hours after the Judiciary Hearing for Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh began, it finally came to an end. Various breaks and powerful statements later, the Senate floor had closed along with … Read More

Op-Ed: Why NY Democrats Didn’t Vote for Cynthia Nixon

September 21, 2018 |

On Thursday, September 13, 2018, New York held its gubernatorial primary elections between the state’s two Democratic candidates, incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo and actress/activist Cynthia Nixon.

Throughout the campaign season, the two have been going head to … Read More

Review: A Quiet Place

April 26, 2018 |

“If they hear you, they hunt you.”

That’s the premise of the horror blockbuster A Quiet Place, which premiered April 6, 2018. Co-written and directed by John Krasinski, the thriller featured Krasinski and his real-life spouse, Emily Blunt, as they … Read More

Betsy DeVos on 60 Minutes

March 18, 2018 |

Does our secretary of education know how schools work?

Last Sunday, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos appeared on the CBS television program 60 Minutes in an interview conducted by journalist Lesley Stahl. As the interview progressed, things got awkward–fast. It appeared … Read More

Social Change at the 2018 Oscars

March 13, 2018 |

The 90th Oscars Academy Award Ceremony took place at the Dolby Theater, Los Angeles, California, on Sunday, March 4, 2018. It aired at 5:00 PM PST/ 8:00 PM ET on the ABC television network. This year’s ceremony was especially memorable … Read More

Kate Upton’s Personal #MeToo Story

February 15, 2018 |

On January 31, 2018, supermodel and actress Kate Upton started a nationwide conversation with just one tweet.

She wrote, “It’s disappointing that such an iconic women’s brand @Guess is still empowering Paul Marciano as their creative director #metoo.” This … Read More

Women March Again

January 25, 2018 |

On Saturday, January 20th, 2018, millions of marchers gathered in some of America’s largest cities in solidarity of recent movements and protest of Pres. Trump’s administration. The vast crowds and cunning signs televised a year ago on this … Read More

Time’s Up at the Golden Globes

January 14, 2018 |

A night that is usually filled with glitz and glamour was submerged in a sea of black in support of the #TimesUp movement that focuses on recognizing victims of sexual assault.

On Sunday, January … Read More

Shakeup on The Senate Floor: Al Franken

December 12, 2017 | 1

 

On Thursday, December 7, 2017, Senator Al Franken (D) of Minnesota announced that he will be stepping down from his position, during a speech on the Senate floor. Franken’s decision is brought upon by the numerous sexual … Read More

Going Back in Time: Slavery Reborn

December 4, 2017 |

Not too long ago, CNN reporters published an exclusive story that exposed Libya’s slave trade situation after coming across footage of a slave auction, in which a man who appears to be in his twenties is being sold. … Read More

Meet Track Star Weeshamar Senatus

December 4, 2017 |

As Fall sports begin once again here at Hudson Catholic, it’s time to introduce the athletes that give these teams such a good name. From football to basketball, there are countless amount of students that excel in each … Read More

2017 Elections Graced With Diversity

November 28, 2017 |

The recent 2017 election was a huge contrast when compared to past elections, specifically the 2016 presidential election, as many barriers were broken for people in certain ethical and social groups. These ground-breaking firsts in U.S government made … Read More

Hollywood’s Big Dirty Secret: Harvey Weinstein

October 19, 2017 |

A little over two weeks ago, Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was accused of multiple instances of sexual harassment in a very public explosion. Actresses such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Ashley Judd, and Angelina Jolie were only a few of the 47 … Read More