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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 As individuals representing all age groups ranging from children to senior citizens abandon seemingly outdated sources and opt for contemporary outlets such as Instagram.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...

Government Reopens After Record-Breaking Shutdown

Government Reopens After Record-Breaking Shutdown

Lindsey Ingrey, Global and Domestic News Editor

January 29, 2019


Filed under Global and Domestic News

After five weeks, the longest government shutdown in US history is finally over. Government workers may still have to wait to receive paychecks from the Federal Budget Office, as many workers in this office were furloughed and now have to make up for lost time. Some workers in the private sector, jan...

Record-Setting Government Shutdown Hurts Employees

Record-Setting Government Shutdown Hurts Employees

Lindsey Ingrey, Global and Domestic News Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under Global and Domestic News

As the government shutdown reaches its 25th day, Congress remains divided and essentially at an impasse. President Trump remains committed to his border wall, demanding 5.7 billion dollars to construct a barrier made of steel slats along the US-Mexico border. The Democratic House, led by Speaker Nancy Pel...

From Rags to Riches: Michelle Obama’s story on #Becoming One of World’s Most Influential Women

From Rags to Riches: Michelle Obama’s story on #Becoming One of World’s Most Influential Women

Maria Monaco, Center Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Global and Domestic News

Michelle Obama, former First Lady of the United States alongside her husband President Barack Obama, has recently released her memoir titled BECOMING, narrating her inspiring story of how she climbed from the segregated streets of Chicago to the White House. Debuted on Tuesday, November 13, the memo...

Pelosi Retakes Gavel as Speaker of the House

Pelosi Retakes Gavel as Speaker of the House

Lindsey Ingrey, Global and Domestic News Editor

January 8, 2019


Filed under Global and Domestic News

This past Thursday, January 3rd, the 116th session of Congress commenced. While the Republicans held on to the Senate, the House turned blue. Although there was initially some question as to whether Nancy Pelosi (D-California) would retake her position as the first female Speaker of the House, she ultim...

Fashion Scandal Reveals Egypt’s Islamification

Fashion Scandal Reveals Egypt’s Islamification

Catherine Callahan, Editor-in-Chief

January 4, 2019


Filed under Culture, Global and Domestic News

  Egyptian actress Rania Youssef no longer faces charges for her politically-charged fashion scandal, but the tides stirred by her revealing dress indicate the grand scope of social change in Egypt.  November 29th marked the closing ceremony of this year’s Cairo International Film Festival. A...

A Sweet Success: What Changed the Apple Industry

A Sweet Success: What Changed the Apple Industry

Julia Niehoff

December 17, 2018


Filed under Global and Domestic News

  By Julia Niehoff Catchy names, logos, and slogans. These are not for a sports team, a T.V. show, or even a upcoming event. The buzz that is generated are for apples. Yes, the ones that you have been eating since your childhood: they are being rebranded. Enticing names like “Sweet Tang...

Sustainability 101: Class Is In Session

Sustainability 101: Class Is In Session

Lindsey Ingrey, Global and Domestic News Editor

December 12, 2018


Filed under Global and Domestic News

“I like to think of sustainability as an octopus,” says Liz Cutler, Sustainability Coordinator and English teacher at Princeton Day School. “It’s got eight arms, sustainability has a lot of arms, it doesn’t matter which you shake hand with - you’re going to get to sustainability. You coul...

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