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Senior feature: Rob LaPollo

By Emma Robinson, Editor-In-Chief When senior business major Rob LaPollo first came to Post, he was an anxious freshman that didn’t know many people on campus. He is now graduating as the accomplished leader of multiple student organizations on campus and is planning on attending law school. Originally from Long…

Senior Feature: Shelley Dean

By Alexander Mousa, Features Editor Have you ever set your mind on one thing and had your entire plan upended? Senior communications and theatre arts major Shelley Dean came to Post for one thing: the musical theatre program. Dean got her start in theatre as a child growing up in…

Students comment on declawing cats

By Rich Sirio, Photo Editor Cat declawing has been common practice since the 1970s, while dating further back to the 1950s where it originated in the underground before being adopted by the veterinary community.  The declawing of cats, or its commercial name, “onychectomy”, is a technique that veterinarians adopted in…

LIU Athletics brings in new leadership

By Joe Lonegro, Staff Writer LIU Athletics recently added two new Assistant Directors of Athletic Media Relations, Donny Chiarel and Olivia Henley. They take on the role of helping all sports teams behind the scenes and making sure that everything runs smoothly. Covering every sport from Brooklyn to Post is…

Senior Feature: Violet Taber

By Alexander Mousa, Features Editor Senior musical theatre major Violet Taber can be described in two words; passion and drive.  Originally from Syracuse, N.Y, Taber decided she wanted to come to Post for the musical theatre program. “I really knew I wanted to pursue a degree in theatre, I auditioned…

The impact of diet culture in media

By Grace Catanese, Staff Writer Diet culture on social media is something that many people have become very concerned with. The concern mainly has to do with the negative effects it has on people, as well as why it is important to recognize that it can be unhealthy to turn…

The era of streaming

By Dominick Pacileo, Staff Writer Television was invented in 1927 by Philo Taylor Farnsworth. It was a brand new way to entertain yourself. People would watch shows such as “I Love Lucy” and “Happy Days” with delight in order to distract themselves from their woes. Then came cable television in…

The Costly Truth About Adoption

By Maxwell Morris, Staff Writer Around the world, there are thousands upon thousands of children that need healthy parents and a healthy home. Luckily, there are a significant number of potential parents looking to adopt and subsequently save the life of a child in need. While at face value this…

Paying back for the pandemic: Federal Reserve raising interest rates

By Duane Cruz, Staff Writer The national inflation rate has recently reached a peak increase of 7.5 percent, which is the highest it has been since 1982- after two consecutive recessions.  This increased inflation rate applies to most everything one could think of in terms of goods. Looking at different…