The New Dealer

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Joshua Kelly, Reporter

November 28, 2016


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With the scandalously large impact of current events, I feel it is fitting to go over twenty facts on relatively large things, such as… The largest unicellular organism in the algae “Valonia Ventricosa” which can measure up to a five centimeter diameter, though this normally ranges from one...

Abandonment- Poetry

Abandonment- Poetry

Stephanie Lahens, Poet

November 28, 2016


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The following poem was inspired by the novel Ordinary People Your name is Beth. Your son is eighteen. Something is wrong. He needs you. But even though you're only 10 centimeters away, You can't be found. You can't be found. You chose to let him live rather than have an abortio...

Recycling at FDR

Recycling at FDR

Jeffery Doherty, Editor

November 28, 2016


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The leaning tower of paper plates, left over food and cartons rose from a blue recycling bin in the lunchroom. Over a week ago, a New York City Department of Education employee stood at the bin and the buckets around it. The station the employee manned was meant to improve the recycling habit of the...

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Joshua Kelly, Reporter

October 5, 2016


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For our first issue this year, we’ll take a step back and gander at the bizarre and astonishing things that populate this world, such as…. The place with the longest name belongs to a place in the northern island in New Zealand called “Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikima...

#LIUlockout And The Students That Were There

#LIUlockout And The Students That Were There

Jeffery Doherty, Editor

October 5, 2016


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It was the worst first day of college anyone could imagine. At the Long Island University Brooklyn campus, Wednesday, September 7, students came to their first day classes. Their teachers were gone, locked out from the school. The teachers at LIU were instead janitors, deans and teachers unprepar...

South Slav Sentiments: Bulgaria and Serbia

South Slav Sentiments: Bulgaria and Serbia

Boris Kaplan, Historian

October 5, 2016


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The Balkans are a hotbed of religious and ethnic tensions which boiled over in the 1990s.  However, that was hardly the first time. How an area became so diverse and intolerant, and then less diverse due to ethnic cleansing and refugees from wars, is a complicated issue. How different groups, who despi...

Poetry- Believe It Or Not Every Life Matters.

Poetry- Believe It Or Not Every Life Matters.

Stephanie Lahens, FDR's Poet

October 5, 2016


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Believe It Or Not Every Life Matters.   Word is out about the movement. People are refusing to stand. The Pledge of Allegiance in some hearts is being banned. At long last, more than a few are starting to realize the fact That the Pledge’s phrase “under God” is all an act; In...

Poetry- 9/11

Poetry- 9/11

Jayce Hewiit, Poet

October 5, 2016


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9/11 People speechless and shock Some looking around to see if it finally stopped First plane hit the first tower Bricks and dust came down like a meteor shower Second plane came People going insane 265 innocent people died on those planes 125 died at the...

The Story of Poland: Pushes, Punishments and Partitions

The Story of Poland: Pushes, Punishments and Partitions

Boris Kaplan, Reporter

June 6, 2016


Filed under Critical Analysis, How'd It Happen

Poland, a Catholic Slavic Eastern European country, has been occupied or become a subordinate state to another power for 165 years out of the past 300 years. Once a mighty European power, its empire was taken by its enemies. First, before the period of partitioned Poland, it was a kingdom roughly in t...

Children And Guns

Children And Guns

Chae-ann Lawrence, Reporter

June 6, 2016


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A topic that we’ve seen too many times in the news are children who have fallen victims to gun violence and gun accidents.  After Sandy Hook, many American hoped that children would never be victims again to gun violence. One tragic example that has been in the news recently is a young girl,...

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