10 Things True New Yorkers Do
May19

10 Things True New Yorkers Do

Like Frank Sinatra said in his famous track, “I want to be a part of it: New York, New York. If I can make it there, I’m gonna make it anywhere, it’s up to you, New York, New York.” These famous lines stick with every new transplant and Martin Scorsese fan, who moves to the Big Apple to become a “someone.” But when do you know you can consider yourself a true New Yorker? The natives and transplants of the concrete jungle...

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Ten Microaggressions Against Homosexual Men
May15

Ten Microaggressions Against Homosexual Men

Check out Class of 2017 Journalism student Artan Ljukovic’s article on Blasting News about micro agressions towards homosexual men: From “that’s so gay” to “no homo,” being a gay male in this society will get you a variety of catchphrases thrown at you. Originally, the term microaggression was limited to the unintentional insults by white people towards black people, like, “You’re pretty for a black girl,” however, over time,...

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5 Improvements ‘Gravity Rush 2’ Needs to Make
May04

5 Improvements ‘Gravity Rush 2’ Needs to Make

Released in 2012, “Gravity Rush” gave PlayStation Vita owners something to boast about, and made everyone else a wee bit jealous. The PS Vita finally had an original IP that was built around the system’s strengths. Critical reception was positive and the game developed a devout fan base, which only expanded after the release of a remastered edition on the PlayStation 4 in 2016. With a sequel scheduled to release on the PS4...

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Video Games Will Tell the Next Best Stories
Oct19

Video Games Will Tell the Next Best Stories

Check out Kingsborough Community College 2015 Journalism Alum Manny Vivas’ Examiner.com column on the power of video game storytelling: If you still don’t believe video games are the future of great storytelling, you’ve got to get with the times. One of the earliest movies was called L’arrivée du train en gare de La Ciotat, or The Arrival of a Train, which was a clip featuring a train, well, arriving at a station. There...

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