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Closing the gap

By Lainey Porter The United States wastes 108 billion pounds of food each year. According to Feeding America, this equates to 130 billion meals wasted. In a nation with this degree of food waste it could be assumed the food insecurity levels… Read More ›

Words have consequences

By Lainey Porter Recent incidents involving vandalism and racial slurs have created tension among students and faculty at SUNY Brockport. Freshman Tatum Smyth lives in Gordon Hall, one of the two dorms the vandalism took place and was frustrated to… Read More ›

The fentanyl epidemic

The abuse of fentanyl is a public health crisis. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, drug overdose deaths rose from 2019 to 2020 with 91,799 drug overdose deaths reported in 2020. Deaths involving synthetic opioids (primarily fentanyl) continued… Read More ›

Monroe County helps Ukraine

A community that is an ocean away from war is pulling together to send necessary medical aid to Ukraine. The Ukrainian community in Rochester has been working countless hours a week to get donations over to the war-stricken country. RocMaidan… Read More ›

Surviving finals week

By Kate McCarthy Anxiety. Stress. Essays. Deadlines. Studying. These are all too familiar for college students during finals week and SUNY Brockport students in particular are preparing for the stressful end of yet another semester. According to a 2016 study,… Read More ›

Free speech prevails

Despite efforts to silence a controversial speaker at Brockport, more than five hundred people were able to listen to him. Jalil Muntaqim spoke to the Brockport community over a zoom call on April 6.  Leading up to the speech, there… Read More ›