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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…

Students React to the end of the mask mandate

By Gabriella Cavaleri, Staff Writer Countries are putting an end to their COVID-19 restrictions despite coronavirus cases reaching record numbers in many of these countries. Students question what’s in store for the future as Chief Operating Officer Joseph Schaefer announced that LIU would no longer require a mask mandate in…

COVID-19 restrictions reduced in New York

By Duane Cruz, Staff Writer New York State lifted its indoor mask mandate in public spaces, such as grocery stores and restaurants on Feb. 10. Schools, however, will continue to enforce mask wearing restrictions. The mandate was brought about on Dec. 10, when there had been a great increase in…

COVID, communication and conversation

By Emma Robinson, Editor-In-Chief As residents prepared to move onto the Post campus for the spring semester, multiple emails from administrative officials shocked students. “I received the message four days before my move-in day, and I didn’t think that was timely at all,” sophomore writing and theatre arts major Ejay…

Aaron Rodgers vaccination scandal

By Lexi DeLorimiere, Staff Writer Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers tested positive for COVID-19 before the game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Rodgers previously released that he was immunized. However, he has not received a COVID-19 vaccination shot.  Rodgers claimed in an appearance on the Pat McAfee Show days…

Diabetes awareness month

By Joe Frescott, Staff Writer November is American Diabetes Awareness Month; a month in which over 34 million Americans try to spread awareness for their commonly misunderstood medical condition.  According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), diabetes is defined as a “chronic health condition” where the body cannot produce…

Common cold hits campus

By Alyssa Spagna, Staff Writer Throughout the start of the fall semester, a contagious cold has broken out on the Post campus. This has sparked concerns over the infamous COVID-19 virus. While some students have tested positive for COVID-19, others are experiencing similar symptoms from a common cold.    “I…

Students react to freshman 15

By Max Morris, Staff Writer The term drilled into all first-year students causes emotional turmoil and self-confidence issues that can and will spread to other parts of their life. But what exactly is the freshman 15 and why is it such a nationally concerning issue for college students? Thrillist, an…

Post community responds to vaccine mandates

By Alexander Mousa, Staff Writer President Joe Biden addressed the nation on the COVID-19 pandemic on Sept. 9. The main focus of this address was to get Americans vaccinated.  “COVID-19 vaccines reduce the risk of people spreading the virus that causes COVID-19,” the Center for Disease Control (CDC) said. With…