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  • October 12October 2018 Edition

What Existed Before Existence?

What Existed Before Existence?

Muhammad Ahsan, Reporter

October 11, 2018


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The big bang theory is one of the most common theories explaining how the Universe came to be. Ok, so we all have a general idea of how the timeline goes! Before us, there were other cool creatures like dinosaurs, and before them, there were simpler organisms like bacteria. Bacteria came after the Earth...

Puerto Rico’s Journey With Maria

Puerto Rico’s Journey With Maria

Melanie Justiniano, Reporter

October 11, 2018


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On September 20th, 2017, Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico. Maria was the first Category 4 hurricane that has hit Puerto Rico, since 1932. Although Puerto Rico experiences ‘hurricane seasons,’ no hurricane has been as strong as Maria, to the point that Maria was almost declared a Category...

The Infinite Universe

The Infinite Universe

Ian Cernokulski, Reporter

October 11, 2018


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"It is known that there are an infinite number of worlds, simply because there is an infinite amount of space for them to be in. However, not every one of them is inhabited. Therefore, there must be a finite number of inhabited worlds. Any finite number divided by infinity is as near to nothing as makes...

The Myths and Conundrums of Artificial Intelligence

The Myths and Conundrums of Artificial Intelligence

Xin Chen, Reporter

June 3, 2018


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“Everything we love about civilization is a product of intelligence, so amplifying our human intelligence with artificial intelligence has the potential of helping civilization flourish like never before – as long as we manage to keep the technology beneficial.” This is a famous quote from Max...

Project Blue Book

Project Blue Book

Muhammad Ahsan, Reporter

June 3, 2018


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Project Blue Book We all grew up hearing stories about UFOs and aliens which mostly involved short, green humanoids with weird eyes and absolutely no facial expressions (I mean you are here on a different planet and didn't even ask for permission, least you can do is smile at the first person you...

The Power Of Machines

The Power Of Machines

Mohammad Rahman, Reporter

June 3, 2018


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Artificial intelligence (AI) is all around us. Our computers, phones, cars, even our refrigerators use AI to make our lives easier and to make machines smarter. AI is when computers have abilities that humans associate with other human minds, for instance the ability to learn or solve problems. However,...

“Safe Spaces” In NYC?

“Safe Spaces” In NYC?

Melanie Justiniano, Reporter

June 3, 2018


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The opioid epidemic has been an issue for years, which has resulted in the deaths of many people. On top of creating serious addiction and overdoses, heroin usage can put users at risk for diseases like, HIV and Hep C. In addition to putting themselves at risk, users who consume illegal drugs in public,...

To Bee Gone

To Bee Gone

Albenita Kukaj, Reporter

June 3, 2018


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Many people run away frantically when spotting a bee near them, fearing that they will be stung. Wouldn’t it be great if these “deadly” pests would just disappear? Well wish no more, because as of today, many species of bees have been placed in the endangered species list, and may soon go extinct....

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...

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