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

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

Baseball: Does America’s National Pastime have a future?

Baseball was once considered the king of American sports. But does America's Pastime have relevance with today's generation? The day was Sept. 30, 1953. A total of 69,734 fans flooded the stands of Yankee Stadium to watch Game 1 of the World Series between Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra, and the New York Yankees and Jackie … Continue reading Baseball: Does America’s National Pastime have a future?

Water Conflict in Newark

Officials insist that lead contamination is under control; residents remain doubtful NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, OCTOBER 13TH, 2019 ASSIGNMENT #03 NEWARK WATER CRISIS: Shakima Thomas’ son, Bryce brushes his teeth with a bottle of water to avoid using the lead contaminated water from his bathroom sink. -Photo by Jaydeen DeCambre In his footed pajamas, three-year-old Bryce … Continue reading Water Conflict in Newark

Heads Up: Concussions in Football are Inevitable

Three hours of fun or potential brain damage, is playing football really worth the risk? Concussions in football have been a prominent part of the sport since it’s beginning, but it’s never stopped people of all ages from taking part in it. According to the American Journal of Sports Medicine, football players suffer more brain … Continue reading Heads Up: Concussions in Football are Inevitable