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Different Ways to Celebrate Halloween While Social Distancing

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Najla Alexander, Guest Writer

October 21, 2020

Spooky Season is here and you know what that means? Time to celebrate All Hallow’s Eve! Halloween is approaching us and you start to see people hanging up spooky decorations. Seeing stores start to have Halloween decorations and candy filling the isles, wondering who or even what you are going ...

The Wildfires of Oregon

The Wildfires of Oregon

Ella Springer, Guest Writer

October 2, 2020

My hometown, Portland, Oregon is in the midst of a pandemic, coming to terms with systemic racism past, the site of nightly protests for the past 100+ days and now it is blanketed in a thick haze of smoke as wildfires burn out of control nearby. The pain and uncertainty felt by many Oregonians are gr...

Why Michelle Obama’s Profound Message Is Relevant In 2020

Why Michelle Obama’s Profound Message Is Relevant In 2020

Tylee Hunt, Guest Writer

September 30, 2020

2020 has been a unique year for many. A pandemic continues to spread rapidly throughout the world. Natural disasters have demolished homes and lives. Opposition for systematic racism and the Black Lives Matter movement has spread through the news, and the time is soon approaching for another electio...

Decolonize This Place

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Neil Gunnion, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

On January 31st, 2020 around 500 protestors gathered in Grand Central Terminal to protest recent increases in hiring for the MTA Police; an action which is part of a larger effort by the governor to crack down on fare evasion. The Grand Central Protest, called “J31” was organized by a coalition of...

How to get through seasonal depression and homesickness

How to get through seasonal depression and homesickness

Gabrielle Fiorella

November 11, 2019

The weather is quickly changing from warm to cold, changing not only our wardrobes, but our emotions as well. There could be many reasons for this shift, but a big factor is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), more commonly known as Seasonal Depression. SAD is a mood disorder subset in which people who have...

Saving Your Dining Dollars: A Guide to Financial Responsibility

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Neil Gunnion, Staff Writer

November 2, 2019

Dining Dollars are a useful way to alleviate the costs of living in New York City. By sectioning off a portion of your resources exclusively for food, you avoid having to worry too much about it. However, impulse spending, lack of planning, and high food costs mean that many students end up blowing th...

BREXIT MAY POSE CONSEQUENCES FOR THE U.S.

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Seamus Fallon, Staff Writer

November 2, 2019

On June 23rd, 2016, Britain voted 17 to 15 million to vacate the European Union and become their own entity and on March 29th, 2017, then UK Prime Minister,  Theresa May, submitted notice to the EU that the UK would leave on the established March 29th, 2019 deadline (which would be extended until October...

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