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Editorial- Stoneman Douglass Shooting Has Changed The Future Of Gun Talks

Editorial- Stoneman Douglass Shooting Has Changed The Future Of Gun Talks

Melanie Justiniano, Reporter

March 23, 2018


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On February 14th, at Stoneman Douglass High School in Florida, a mass shooting occurred.  As a result 17 people died, all varying in age. This shooting, once again raises the topic of gun laws. This year alone, there have been 17 school shootings. Ever since Sandy Hook, in 2013, there have been almost...

Is the Second Amendment Outdated?

Is the Second Amendment Outdated?

Xiaoying Mei, Reporter

March 23, 2018


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“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” -The Second Amendment Living in the era of muskets and rifles, weapons with limited power, James Madison and the other Founding Fathers may have never perceiv...

Guns, Blood, and Politics

Guns, Blood, and Politics

Waras Yaqub, Reporter

March 23, 2018


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The NRA at this point in time is a powerful organization that has control over all branches of government. It has become powerful due to its sheer popularity with its base, and also the donations it makes to members of Congress. The NRA wields enough power and influence to make Senators hesitate when ...

Advantages and Disadvantages of Cryptocurrencies

Advantages and Disadvantages of Cryptocurrencies

Mohammad Rahman, Reporter

March 23, 2018


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Cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, are the latest craze when it comes to technology. Cryptocurrency is a form of digital currency that can be used as standard money where ever it's accepted. It is not under the regulation of the government, and it isn't issued by the central bank. It is...

Stress In Teenage Life

Stress In Teenage Life

Shifa Maqsood, Reporter

March 23, 2018


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Teenage is a period of a complex emotions in a person’s life. Teenage stress is usually characterized by love dynamics and social pressures, along with academic problems. Although teenage life has always been a stressful time for people, in the era of technological advancement, it has become more difficult...

Haben Girma: A Deafblind Graduated From Harvard

Xiaoying Mei, Reporter

January 16, 2018


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What is the life of a deafblind supposed to look like? Maybe he or she can not go to school or work because of the disability. He or she might have no access to a lot of entertainment. Despite all these challenges, Haben Girma lives her life in a fantastic way which is beyond our imagination. Habe...

The Liberal Dillema

The Liberal Dillema

Waras Yaqub, Reporter

January 16, 2018


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We are currently witnessing the cannibalistic nature of the left. Although I pride myself on being a socialist, there are many issues with today’s left. Instead of siding with each other, liberals tend to berate and destroy their own even if sabotage is obvious. The most dangerous wing of the left...

Why Are We So Violent?

Why Are We So Violent?

Xin Chen, Reporter

January 16, 2018


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The last month has been a period of unrest for many. It was probably the first time for all of us at FDR to experience two bomb threats within one week. At Lincoln High School three students were stabbed during a fight, and at Fort Hamilton High School a student spotted another with a gun in the schoo...

The Fermi Paradox

The Fermi Paradox

Muhammad Ahsan, Reporter

January 16, 2018


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Are we the only living things in the entire universe? The observable universe is about 90 billion light-years in diameter. There are at least one hundred billion galaxies, each with one hundred to one thousand billion stars. Recently, we've learned that planets are very common too. And, there are prob...

Forensic Science Cracked Cold Case

Forensic Science Cracked Cold Case

Chae-ann Lawrence, Reporter

January 16, 2018


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What would we do without Forensic Science? It's important to realize that forensic evidence is important in cracking cases, as well as identifying criminals. Forensics helped to solve the cold case of Karen Klaas. The brutal murder of this young woman occurred on January 30th 1976. Karen Klaas was the...

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