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Students look back on summer 2019

Kasey Campbell, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

While the season isn’t over quite yet, the start of classes usually marks the end of summer for most students. We may be approaching cooler days and getting back to our studies, but that doesn’t mean we need to forget the last three months of summer fun. Iona students have highlighted their favorite...

Students reflect on options for off-campus eateries

Natalie Jimenez, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

The start of the new school year means a lot of changes, especially for new students. If you are new to Iona, the meal plan is probably unfamiliar to you. Regardless of your year, there are a few changes to off-campus dining that you should be aware of. For one thing, Texas Roadhouse is no longer...

Millie Bobby Brown releases minimalist beauty line

Katherine Daly, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

Millie Bobby Brown is taking a stab at the beauty game with her new brand Florence by Mills. The beauty line is targeted towards Generation Z makeup consumers and is branded as clean and fun. It seems like every star is starting a makeup brand nowadays. Best known for her starring role in Netflix’s...

Tips, tricks for how Iona students can ace their finals

Katherine Daly, Staff Writer

May 4, 2019

Finals season is officially upon us. It is the final stretch of the semester, and for some students this time could make or break their GPA. Whether you’re a freshman or a senior, you always want to finish the school year strong, but finals week tends to cause stress and anxiety. Although you faced...

How to achieve the best summer makeup looks

How to achieve the best summer makeup looks

Nia Sago, Staff Writer

May 4, 2019

Summer is right around the corner, and for the regular makeup users out there, this means it’s about that time to start switching up your makeup routine. With the weather getting warmer during the summer months, people tend to go for more natural makeup looks that will enhance their features that the...

Hair trends to look out for this summer season

Edona Maracaj, Staff Writer

May 4, 2019

Classes aren’t the only thing ending as summer approaches – the cold weather and sweater trends are coming to a close too. With summer slowly approaching, there are many new trends and tricks for keeping the heat off your head and shoulders, beyond just the clothing you choose to wear. Hairstyles...

Maintaining relationships over summer vacation

Maria Desir and Julia Fabrizio, Staff Writer and Assistant Features Editor

May 4, 2019

It’s time to take out the sunglasses, bathing suits and sunscreen, because summer vacation is just around the corner. Unfortunately, it also means it’s time for three months away from the people you spend all your time with during the school year. The effect time and distance apart can have on relationships...

Springtime activities Iona students can enjoy this season

Katherine Daly, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

Now that winter is officially behind us, you’re probably thinking about enjoying the outdoors instead of being cooped up in the dorms all day. It’s refreshing to finally be able to leave the house in a t-shirt and shorts, but sometimes it is difficult to find something to do in the area. As a...

Navigating family dynamics in college

Julia Fabrizio, Assistant Features Editor

April 19, 2019

For those who dorm on campus, the shift in family dynamics can be dramatic once you are no longer living at home. Many students don’t realize until they are completely moved out that their family relationships may change a lot. It can be tricky to balance family life with your school life, especially...

ColourPop creates unique, affordable makeup

ColourPop creates unique, affordable makeup

Julia O’Regan, Features Editor

April 19, 2019

ColourPop has become a household beauty name over the past few years. Though the company has mixed reviews – customers seem to either love or hate the products – it has managed to brand itself as a cost-effective, colorful makeup brand. After coming into popularity with its $5 Super Shock Shadows...

Iona reacts to Spring Weekend performer reveal

Julia O'Regan, Features Editor

April 4, 2019

“To be honest I didn’t know who he was,” senior Justin Cohan said. “My friends played me a few of his well-known songs and I vaguely remember hearing them before.”   "I'm pretty excited to see Kyle,” junior Danielle Plarinas said. “I feel that he is a better Spring Weekend performer...

Summer internships: How to land your dream role

Julia Fabrizio, Assistant Features Editor

April 4, 2019

Approaching the internship application process can be extremely daunting. Between finding the internship job postings, creating your resume and cover letter, and then actually doing well in your interview, it can be very stressful. Summer can be a particularly tricky time to get a summer internship...

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