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Corporations Take The Lead On Gun Restrictions

Corporations Take The Lead On Gun Restrictions

Xin Chen, Reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under Current Events

Another heartbreaking mass shooting occurred at Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14, resulting in 17 students and faculty members dead. The nation was once again drawn into the controversial debate regarding gun violence. On one side, people with the National Rifle Association (NRA) — America...

The Untold Truth of NYCHA

The Untold Truth of NYCHA

Linda Pillcorema, Reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under Current Events

In the City of New York, the NYCHA( New York City Housing Authority) has been an affordable and "decent" place to live. It has been providing homes for many low to moderate income families in New York since 1935. NYCHA has become one of the largest public housing authorities throughout the nation. However,...

Would You Design Your Baby?

Would You Design Your Baby?

Shifa Maqsood, Reporter

January 16, 2018


Filed under Current Events

Science has advanced vastly, and now many couples who could not conceive normally, can have their own babies through in vitro fertilization. This process enables them to have their own healthy biological children. Postnatal diagnosis has allowed parents to discover probable disabilities, such as Down...

The Adrenaline of the Midterm Election

The Adrenaline of the Midterm Election

Linda Pillcorema, Reporter

January 16, 2018


Filed under Current Events

All of us are trying to start this year on the right foot. We are beginning a journey known as 2018. Believe it or not, when politics are mentioned in the U.S., it brings a rush of adrenaline to people. President Trump will get our adrenaline going this year, again. There is little doubt that he wi...

The Russian Investigation

The Russian Investigation

Waras A. Yaqub, Reporter

November 26, 2017


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The 2017 Special Counsel is an investigation, led by former FBI director Robert Muller, and supervised by the US Justice Department, into potential coordination between the Trump 2016 campaign, and the Russian government. Muller was chosen due to him being unbiased, and due to President Trump removing...

Texas Tragedy

Texas Tragedy

Elizabeth Pillcorema & Melanie Justiniano, Reporters

November 26, 2017


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On Sunday, November 5th Devin Kelley killed over two dozen people, the youngest being five years old and the oldest 77. It has been noted that Kelley had a history of behavioral issues, and has been arrested before. Previously being in the Air Force, they failed to report his behavior, which prevented...

The Fight over “Tax Reform”

The Fight over “Tax Reform”

Waras Yaqub, Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Current Events

Republicans have long since dreamed over “Tax Reform,” or what I call robbery. Republicans are currently aiming to slash taxes to unbelievably low levels. Republicans will try to cut corporate tax to 20-25% from the current 35%, income tax to 10-25% (depending on income level), and totally get rid...

Impact of the iPhone

Impact of the iPhone

Mohammad Rahman, Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Current Events

The First Smartphone Every once in a while a revolutionary device comes out that completely changes the world. Back in the early 2000s smartphones weren't the mainstream. The smartphones that existed were small compact devices with physical keyboards on them. Companies such as BlackBerry and Motorola rul...

The End of DACA?

The End of DACA?

Linda Pillcorema, Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Current Events

The lives of many students in college, or those in high school, are going through an overwhelming political situation. In 2012 President Barack Obama signed an executive order for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Ultimately, DACA has been set to end. Dashing the hope for many students...

Bilingual Language Development in Early Childhood

Bilingual Language Development in Early Childhood

Linda P, Reporter

June 2, 2017


Filed under Current Events

In North America, and in many parts of the world, there are many children being exposed to different languages at a very young age. This refers to bilingualism; when an individual is proficient in two languages. Children who are bilingual have greater benefits than those who are monolinguals, because...

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