Student shares diet, new lifestyle

The Green Queen discusses healthy lifestyle choices to reduce environmental waste.

By Monica Mitrovic
Copy Editor/Editorial Proofreader

Photo Illustration by Eriana Ruiz

I was a meat lover. My favorite meat was lamb, even though I rarely ate it. My parents used to call me mesar, a Serbo-Croatian word for meat lover that directly translates to butcher. As I grew older, I learned more about the harmful dietary and environmental effects of consuming red meat and other animal products. And in July, I became a vegan. Continue reading Student shares diet, new lifestyle

Texas approves CBD prescriptions

By Dr. Dank
Dope Columnist

Illustration by Sophia Espinosa

 

Medical marijuana has finally taken root and sprouted in Texas. On Sept. 1, the Texas Department of Public Safety licensed the first company to grow marijuana with low levels of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, and high amounts of cannabidiol, or CBD, for epilepsy patients, according to a statement by DPS. Continue reading Texas approves CBD prescriptions

Legal weed, less hassle

Dr. Dank describes the process and protocols of recreational marijuana dispensaries in Colorado.

By Dr. Dank
Dope Columnist

Illustration by Sophia Espinosa

 

There are more states in the U.S. with some form of legal marijuana, whether medical or recreational, than states without.

Continue reading Legal weed, less hassle

Hollywood washes diversity

By Monica Mitrovic
Copy Editor

There is a staunch lack of diversity and appropriate representation in Hollywood. And even when there is diversity, other people jump at the chance to spout off racist comments about actors and argue that a completely fictional character should be played by a white actor or actress. The racist casting practice known as whitewashing must come to a swift end to help combat racism and celebrate diversity. Continue reading Hollywood washes diversity

Brookhaven lacks school spirit despite athletic feats

By Marilyn Velazquez 
Staff Writer 

Photo Illustration by Jubenal Aguilar
Brookhaven College’s athletics events have low attendance from its student body.

Brookhaven College has four sports teams on campus: men’s basketball and baseball and women’s volleyball and soccer. But, strangely enough, not many Brookhaveans show up to the games. Continue reading Brookhaven lacks school spirit despite athletic feats