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Democratic Women Rising!

Democratic Women Rising!

Karen Wu, Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Current Events

After centuries of male leadership and superiority, women are rising up in positions of power more than ever. It has been engraved in society that men are more deserving, qualified, and accepted to hold positions of power. The teaching of the story of Adam and Eve, dating back to the beginning of Judeo-...

Government Problems In Bangladesh

Government Problems In Bangladesh

Staff

February 6, 2019


Filed under Current Events

For years, our country has been changing tremendously and has affected the world. But, now the time has come to talk about one of the weaker and poorer countries in the world, Bangladesh. The official name of Bangladesh is the "People's Republic of Bangladesh," which actually means the country of Bengal. As...

Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

Nehaan Khan, Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Current Events

This past month the Supreme Court made a big push towards the revival of President Trump’s ban on transgender service in the military. Beforehand, lower courts which dealt with the case, had placed injunctions on the ban, this meant the lower courts were not allowing for Trump to enforce this polic...

Women In Congress!

Women In Congress!

Emroyana Caesar, Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Current Events

October 12th, 1492 was a day forever engraved in the minds of many. The discovery of the "New World," which is now known as America, is a highly important moment in history. What seemed as a possible aligning of two societies, and the expansion of something great, was not done. The genocide attempted...

Romaine Lettuce. Could Kill You.

Romaine Lettuce. Could Kill You.

Naheen Khan, Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Current Events

Romaine lettuce, a common household vegetable, was recently contaminated with E. coli. The Food and Drug Administration has gotten to the bottom of where its coming from. FDA investigators traced the start of the E. coli lettuce crisis back to the Central Coast growing region of California. The FDA, ...

The Rohingya Crisis

The Rohingya Crisis

Naheen Khan, Reporter

October 11, 2018


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RAKHINE, MYANMAR, once a home to a million Rohingya people, is now a ‘Muslim dry’ zone. Life away from home wasn’t exactly what the Rohingya people had in mind when they settled in the villages of Rakhine. In the nation of Myanmar, there are three known ethnic/ religious groups, which are the Buddhists,...

Package Of Bills Are Creating Environmental Justice In New York City

Package Of Bills Are Creating Environmental Justice In New York City

Linda Pillcorema, Reporter

June 3, 2018


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New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, and 19 members of the New York City Council, introduced a package of bills to eliminate lead poisoning within the five boroughs. This legislation would help enforce and regulate the city’s current lead laws. Through this legislation, it would help prevent...

North Korean Diplomacy

North Korean Diplomacy

Waras Yaqub, Reporter

June 3, 2018


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North Korean diplomacy has taken a dramatic shift, as Kim Jong Un is attempting to finally be cordial with the U.S. and its allies. Kim Jong Un is clearly trying to have sanctions lifted by the U.S. and legitimize his regime. Kim Jong Un’s best hope was President Trump, as he can with ease have sancti...

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,...

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