Lead-Water Conflict in Newark

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Officials insist that lead contamination is under control; residents remain doubtful NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, OCTOBER 13TH, 2019 ASSIGNMENT #03 NEWARK WATER CRISIS: A Newark resident’s Pur water filter in her kitchen. -Photo by Jaydeen DeCambre In his footed pajamas, three-year-old Bryce Thomas leaned forward on his tippy toes, just managing to see his own reflection … Continue reading Lead-Water Conflict in Newark

Electric Car Vehicles Fuel the Conversation

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Range anxiety and cost continue to dissuade automobile consumers What if you can drive to work and save the planet at the same time? Electric cars are continuing the debate on whether consumers should spend the big bucks on environmentally-friendly transportation. https://vimeo.com/379686614 The electric cars’ recent surge in popularity comes from many factors such as … Continue reading Electric Car Vehicles Fuel the Conversation

Can Art Stop Climate Change?

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Amidst modern-day controversy of global warming, dance choreographers find new ways to encourage activism What is the purpose of art? This answer may be different for everyone, yet all are valid. Perhaps one of its most prevalent objectives in our society today is to provide commentary on social and political issues. Distinguished dance choreographers such … Continue reading Can Art Stop Climate Change?

Vape Crisis Takes Darker Turn into Black Market

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FDA finds chemical additive in illegal marijuana vaping products. Vaping products, once used as a healthier alternative to quit smoking cigarettes, is now responsible for killing over 50 people and hospitalizing thousands across the country, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). In-store vape products are continuing to be pulled from shelves, but laboratory … Continue reading Vape Crisis Takes Darker Turn into Black Market

Vaping Leads to Deaths in U.S.

SPRINGFIELD, NJ 11/5/19 A vapor cloud created by Mariano Gambuzza as he exhales during his outdoor smoke session. Photo by Lucia Gambuzza After over 2,000 reported lung cases in the United States due to vaping, health experts are questioning the device that was supposed to be a “healthy alternative” to cigarettes. Amongst the reported cases, … Continue reading Vaping Leads to Deaths in U.S.

Vaping Leads to Deaths in U.S.

My Partner Lucia Gambuzza, and I, spent the semester tackling the nationwide vaping epidemic. Throughout our time together, countless photos have been taken, interviews done, and statistics displaying the growing amount of youth smokers have been found. All of the hard work has culminated into the final creation of a web blog that we are … Continue reading Vaping Leads to Deaths in U.S.

Can Art Stop Climate Change?

Amidst modern-day controversy of global warming, dance choreographers find new ways to encourage activism What is the purpose of art? This answer may be different for everyone, yet all are valid. Perhaps one of its most prevalent objectives in our society today is to provide commentary on social and political issues. Distinguished dance choreographers such … Continue reading Can Art Stop Climate Change?

Vape Crisis Takes Darker Turn into Black Market

FDA finds chemical additive in illegal marijuana vaping products. Vaping products, once used as a healthier alternative to quit smoking cigarettes, is now responsible for killing over 50 people and hospitalizing thousands across the country, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). In-store vape products are continuing to be pulled from shelves, but laboratory findings … Continue reading Vape Crisis Takes Darker Turn into Black Market