Why do establishment Democrats railroad progressives?
Following the 2018 midterm elections, many people celebrated the diversity of representatives elected to Congress — a record number of women including the first Muslim women, the first Native American women and...
Amazon is not welcome in Queens
Amazon is officially coming to Queens. Great. Now what? If you haven’t heard the news, the company announced that it will be splitting its second headquarters, known as HQ2, between Long Island...
Letter from the editor
Letter from the Editor
Happy — or maybe not so happy — finals week, everyone! I don’t know about you, but the semester flew by extremely quickly for me. Because the semester is coming to a...
We must change the way we talk about immigrants
By now, you’ve likely seen the viral photograph of a Honduran mother and her two children fleeing from tear gas in Tijuana, Mexico. Unsurprisingly, the image has been a polarizing force: Many...
Should news outlets give far-right figures a platform?
People often uphold that news sources should remain impartial, only presenting the facts of the story. While I generally agree that facts should be central to news coverage, how does that translate...
JUMP Nation inspires at-risk youth
Since 1991, the Juvenile Urban Multicultural Program (JUMP Nation) has dedicated its time and energy to one goal: helping at-risk middle and high school students overcome obstacles to continue their education. On...
Letter from the Editor
It’s true, folks — the cold weather is already upon us. Despite temperatures going down, PRISM is keeping the energy up with our October issue. There’s a lot going on in October,...
Is age truly just a number?
A couple of weeks ago, social media platforms exploded due to an alleged relationship between 31-year-old rapper Drake and an 18-year-old model, Bella Harris. Photos also circulated of the two hanging out...
Restaurant Week Fall 2018
From coffee to crepes, The Shop serves it all
Few can walk into The Shop and not be immediately charmed by its dim hanging lights, cozy brick-wall interior and colorful artwork. Once you walk inside, your eye is drawn to the...
Criticizing Israel does not always amount to anti-Semitism
Michael Harel stated in his Sept. 13 column that “anti-Semitic groups should not be given a platform on college campuses,” per the title of his piece. While this is undoubtedly true and...