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Chinese Government’s Imprisonment of Muslim Minority Raises Concerns

Chinese Government’s Imprisonment of Muslim Minority Raises Concerns

Jordan Larrabee

April 3, 2019


Filed under Global and Domestic News

In China’s western region of Xinjiang, where over 12 million people identify as an ethnic minority or Muslim, has been creating camps in an effort to neutralize the perceived threats of-of these different religions. Now, however, the world is starting to gain insight into what is truly happening in ...

Chronic Wasting Disease Poses Major Threat to American Deer Population

Chronic Wasting Disease Poses Major Threat to American Deer Population

Jordan Larrabee

April 3, 2019


Filed under Global and Domestic News

Throughout 24 states in the U.S., deer have been observed contracting a specific disease that has very strange effects. This disease is called Chronic Wasting Disease and is categorized as a progressive neurodegenerative illness, or one that over time destroys the brain of its victim. It was first d...

The Future of Hemp in the United States

The Future of Hemp in the United States

Jordan Larrabee

April 3, 2019


Filed under Global and Domestic News

The U.S. has successfully overturned an outdated policy that will dramatically help the economy and agriculture community as a whole. Hemp is now legal throughout the entire country for the first time since 1937. Since then, it has been on the federal government's list of schedule 1 dangerous substan...

Academy Award Winning Short Documentary Sheds Light on India’s Menstruation Shame

Academy Award Winning Short Documentary Sheds Light on India’s Menstruation Shame

Kate Guthrie, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under Culture, Global and Domestic News

       Period. End of Sentence. directed by Rayka Zehtabchi and produced by Melissa Berton won the 91st Academy Award for “Best Short Documentary.” The documentary showcases a group of women in Hapur, India fighting to end the stigma surrounding menstruation. Directed and produced by two talented femal...

“Firecat” Adopted and Safe After Burnt by Bonfire

“Firecat” Adopted and Safe After Burnt by Bonfire

julia niehoff

March 11, 2019


Filed under Global and Domestic News

13-week-old kitten nicknamed “Firecat” had to expend one of its nine lives on January 6th during Mendham Fire Department’s Twelfth Night Bonfire after the holiday season. The tradition consists of burning Christmas trees, but when these were lit, the kitten escaped and was caught by firefigh...

Amtrak Train Stuck for 37 Hours, What Happened and Why?

Amtrak Train Stuck for 37 Hours, What Happened and Why?

Grace Hassell, Carleigh DeCamp, and Chloe Williams

March 5, 2019


Filed under Global and Domestic News

Photo Courtesy of Rebekah Dodson “This is hell and it’s getting worse” is how one of the one hundred eighty-one passengers onboard an Amtrak train on the Coastal Starlight Route from Los Angeles, California to Seattle, Washington described the terrifying events that began to occur on the morning of Monday, Februar...

Legendary Syracuse Basketball Coach, Jim Boeheim involved in Fatal Car Accident

Legendary Syracuse Basketball Coach, Jim Boeheim involved in Fatal Car Accident

Cardie Saunders, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Global and Domestic News, Sports

On Thursday, February 20th, legendary Syracuse University head coach of the basketball team, Jim Boeheim, was involved in freak accident that ended in an unfortunate fatality. Boeheim has coached at Syracuse, his alma mater, since 1976. Boeheim is also one of the most decorated and accomplished coach...

Marijuana May Soon Be Legal In New Jersey

Marijuana May Soon Be Legal In New Jersey

Parker Abramson

February 14, 2019


Filed under Global and Domestic News, Uncategorized

By Parker Abramson Governor Phil Murphy, along with the Democratic leaders of the New Jersey legislation,  is working on a bill to make the use of recreational marijuana legal in the state of New Jersey, as well as create an industry to grow and sell it (NJ.com). While medical marijuana is lega...

21 Savage Deportation: How many countries you from? A lot.

21 Savage Deportation: How many countries you from? A lot.

julia baggio

February 14, 2019


Filed under Culture, Global and Domestic News, Uncategorized

Famous rapper 21 Savage or Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested by U.S Immigration in Atlanta, Georgia on Sunday February 3 (Variety). There has been a large amount of talk on multiple social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter, accusing Savage of being from the United Kingdom as well as o...

Roberts Sides with Liberals and Blocks Louisiana Abortion Bill

Roberts Sides with Liberals and Blocks Louisiana Abortion Bill

Julia Niehoff

February 14, 2019


Filed under Global and Domestic News, Uncategorized

By Julia Niehoff   In 2016, Chief Justice Roberts at the Supreme court voted to uphold a Texas abortion bill, ruling to limit abortion in the southern state. Three years later, Louisiana's legislature has set up a bill drawing  the cause to the same fate, which would leave only one clini...

Instagram Changes Policies After Blamed For Suicide

Instagram Changes Policies After Blamed For Suicide

Maria Monaco, Center Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under Global and Domestic News

Social media and photo streaming platforms have become the language of the modern century. As individuals representing all age groups ranging from children to senior citizens abandon seemingly outdated sources and opt for contemporary outlets such as Instagram. With higher accessibility to such outlets, ...

Trump’s State of Emergency Talks Conjure Partisan Maneuvers

Trump’s State of Emergency Talks Conjure Partisan Maneuvers

Catherine Callahan, Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2019


Filed under Global and Domestic News

We find ourselves currently in the lull between the longest partial government shutdown in history and February 15th, the deadline for compromise to prevent the shutdown’s reinitiation. Amidst the turmoil of the Trump administration’s border wall demands, the depth of potential political maneuver...

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