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Kalief Browder’s story shows holes within the justice system

Kalief Browder’s story shows holes within the justice system

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

February 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Located on a 400-acre island in the East River of New York, Rikers Island is considered one of the most notorious prisons in America. According to an article by the New York Times, 85 percent of inmates housed at Rikers Island have yet to be convicted of a crime. Kalief Browder was one of them. On May 15, 2010, Browder ...

Ten plot holes in: ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’

Ten plot holes in: ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’

April 22, 2013


Filed under A&E

(Note: I don’t mean to say I don’t like any of the  movies I feature in “Plot Holes.” I LOVE most of these movies. I just like making fun of them even more.) 1. Where does Gandalf keep going? Every now and again, he'll disappear for days at a time, only to reappear again, expecting everyone...

Ten plot holes in: ‘Skyfall’

Ten plot holes in: ‘Skyfall’

March 13, 2013


Filed under A&E

(Note: I don’t mean to say I don’t like any of the  movies I feature in “Plot Holes.” I LOVE most of these movies. I just like making fun of them even more.) (SPOILERS!) 1. A motorcycle can either slam into the side of a bridge or flip over the bridge. It can't do both. 2. How did ...

Ten plot holes in: ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

Ten plot holes in: ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

March 13, 2013


Filed under A&E

(Note: I don't mean to say I don't like any of the  movies I feature in "Plot Holes." I LOVE most of these movies. I just like making fun of them even more.) (SPOILERS!) 1. WHERE IS THE JOKER? The star of the last movie, the reason for Harvey Dent's demise, and quite possibly the most destructive...

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