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Muslim Teen Arrested After Teachers Believe Clock Was A Bomb

Muslim Teen Arrested After Teachers Believe Clock Was A Bomb

Aamash Mussa, Politics Writer

October 14, 2015


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Zohreh Assemi, an Iranian-American Muslim owner of a nail salon in Locust Valley, New York, was robbed, beaten, and called a "terrorist" in September 2007 in what authorities called a hate crime. On August 25, 2010, a New York taxi driver was stabbed after a passenger asked if he was Muslim. After...

The Religious Significance of the Blood Moon

The Religious Significance of the Blood Moon

Jordan Roiland, Politics Writer

October 8, 2015


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On September 27, a combination of several uncommon astrological events occurred, resulting in one rare celestial event This was the lunar eclipse. Not only was there a lunar eclipse, but there was also a blood moon, super moon, the autumnal harvest moon and the final eclipse in a tetrad. Wow, that’s...

The Brief: Ben Carson

The Brief: Ben Carson

Sarah Tabibzada, Politics Writer

October 5, 2015


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Dr. Ben Carson is running in the 2016 election as a Republican candidate known for his criticism of Obamacare and staunchly conservative views.  A retired pediatric neurosurgeon and alumnus of Yale University and University of Michigan Medical School, Carson has written bestselling books and received ...

Bernie Sanders: The Crusader

Bernie Sanders: The Crusader

Doug Marr, Politics Writer

October 5, 2015


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If you had asked anyone in April who they thought the Democratic frontrunner would be, they would have likely said Hillary Clinton. Then, on the 30th of that same month, Bernie Sanders, an independent congressman with radical leftist political views (by American standards, that is), announced that he was...

How Hillary Clinton Is Using the Gender Gap to Her Advantage

How Hillary Clinton Is Using the Gender Gap to Her Advantage

Huma Ilyas, Politics Writer

October 5, 2015


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Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has used the gender gap in various voter assessments to her political advantage. One of Clinton's main electoral goals is to increase voter support among women by 2016. Fifty-six percent of women in the United States strongly support Clinton, leaving thirty-two...

The Bush Family Legacy

The Bush Family Legacy

Jordan Roiland, Politics Writer

September 29, 2015


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The Bush name is very well known in America today. To all, it is a name of great political, economic, and social change–though famous or infamous is a matter of debate. Jeb Bush is the son of the 41st and brother of the 43rd president. Mr. Bush is running for the Republican primary vote. He holds a very...

On Carly Fiorina

On Carly Fiorina

Laura Grajales, Politics Writer

September 29, 2015


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Carly Fiorina, a once unknown GOP presidential candidate, is seeing an exponential surge in popularity after her stand-out performance in the recent Republican debates. At press time, Fiorina is ranked second in the GOP national polls with a 15% support rate—an overwhelming increase since her 3% rate...

Marco Rubio Rises in the Polls

Marco Rubio Rises in the Polls

Megan Neuman, Politics Writer

September 29, 2015


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Current Florida Senator and candidate for the Republican nomination, Marco Rubio, is tied for third place with Carly Fiorina in a recent poll released by the Washington Post. At press time, nationwide polls have indicated that Rubio has between a 9 percent and 11 percent following. These current polls ...

And Your GOP Nominee is…Donald Trump?

Aamash Mussa, Politics Writer

September 29, 2015


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Yes, you heard it right. The headlines aren’t headlines for no reason. Since July, Donald Trump has topped the polls—partially by being outspoken on numerous issues and calling out his competition by depicting them as weak. According to a September 15 NBC poll, Donald Trump has jumped from one perce...

The Vision of the Pope and the Cooperation of Presidents May Herald a New Age for Cuba, and the U.S.

The Vision of the Pope and the Cooperation of Presidents May Herald a New Age for Cuba, and the U.S.

Doug Marr, Politics Writer

September 28, 2015


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Pope Francis is known to many of us for his progressive use of the papacy to try and effect change in anything from greater acceptance of homosexuality within the Catholic Church to urging world leaders to find a solution to the Syrian civil war. Now, this enthusiastic pope is pursuing a solution to ...

The Syrian Refugee Crisis Explained

The Syrian Refugee Crisis Explained

Megan Neuman, Politics Writer

September 28, 2015


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As hundreds of compelling stories of Syrian refugees have emerged in the media, I began to wonder how the situation in Syria could have escalated so quickly and caused people to drop everything and leave their homes. The most recent tragedy, whereby over seventy people were found dead with signs of s...

Blue is the New Brown

Blue is the New Brown

Danielle Wechsler, Staff Writer

June 25, 2015


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Today we must ask ourselves how far are people willing to go to change their bodies permanently? In the near future, Strōma Medical Corporation is hoping to offer a procedure to the general public that can permanently change eye color from brown to blue. According to medical research, people born with...

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