New Year’s Resolutions for 2022

Capture life as it happens. If time feels like it’s passing you by - which it always is - take a photo. Write a song. Immortalize how you feel at that very moment. Save a smile for later. Reminiscing on memories preserves the fun of living through them. It allows your future self to vividly … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions for 2022

The Gemini Roommate

An array of pill bottles lined the cabinet behind Philip Abel’s mirror. The sleeping medication didn’t help - as he stared at his own reflection, the bags occupying the space under his eyes were the most prominent feature of his face. He splashed lukewarm water on his cheeks and wrapped his watch around his wrist. … Continue reading The Gemini Roommate

The Rise and Fall of Andrew Cuomo

In 2020, Andrew Cuomo was a political powerhouse - but in 2021, New York’s scandal-ridden governor finds himself in hot water. During the earlier stages of the pandemic, Cuomo was perceived by many New Yorkers as a beacon of leadership amidst the chaos of Covid. His Emmy-winning daily press conferences served as modern fireside chats, … Continue reading The Rise and Fall of Andrew Cuomo

New Year’s Resolutions for 2021

Always have something to look forward to. If you can’t think of anything, create one. Seeing a friend, watching the Bills game, going for a hike, whatever - we can’t do much beyond leaving the house, given the current circumstances. Still, humans have continually proven to be resourceful in a bind like ours. Give yourself … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions for 2021

Biden Triumphs, Trump Defiant

In any normal year, Americans would have dealt with the stress and suspense of a presidential election for just one night. However, as the past eleven months have made abundantly clear, this is not a normal year.  In an era defined by uncertainty, who expected this election to be predictable? For months, pollsters attempted to … Continue reading Biden Triumphs, Trump Defiant

Mail-In Voting: Vice or Virtue?

The 2020 presidential election kicked off predictably, but we’ve now found ourselves in an unforeseen and unprecedented set of circumstances. Most extraordinarily, a national election seems to be quite low in our concerns at the moment - a pandemic forced humanity into a state of lockdown for over twelve weeks, killing a hundred thousand Americans, … Continue reading Mail-In Voting: Vice or Virtue?