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Tisch Senior Reselected for US Wheelchair Basketball Team

Tisch Senior Reselected for US Wheelchair Basketball Team

By Bela Kirpalani, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Sports

Tisch student Josie Aslakson earns a spot U.S. Women's Wheelchair Basketball Team.

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Abroad Is Not America

Abroad Is Not America

By Carine Zambrano, Abroad Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Abroad, Features

If that is your first time away from friends, family and Amazon Prime, here are some things to keep in mind before saying goodbye to Uncle Sam.

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Pay Attention to Foreign Affairs

Pay Attention to Foreign Affairs

By Paola Nagovitch, Deputy Opinion Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

While it is understandable to only follow the international coverage that explicitly correlates to American news, we cannot simply rely on blissful ignorance of world affairs.

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Women’s Soccer Deserves Equal Pay

Women’s Soccer Deserves Equal Pay

By Tori Bianco, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

The U.S. men's soccer team failed to qualify for this summer's world cup.

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The Forgotten 3.4 Million Americans

The Forgotten 3.4 Million Americans

By Paola Nagovitch, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Bickering aside, the U.S. and Puerto Rican governments need to prioritize the wellbeing of Puerto Ricans. The region must stop being politicized — 3.4 million U.S. citizens are suffering.

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Answer in Gerrymandering Case is Clear

Answer in Gerrymandering Case is Clear

By Amy Rhee, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

However, the existence of those institutions does not excuse anti-democratic practices that bolster the power of politicians.

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Trump Disregards Military Members

Trump Disregards Military Members

By Theo Wayt, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The rhetoric of war may seem noble and glorious to power-drunk leaders like Trump, and his proposal to nuke ISIS may appeal to his horribly-misguided supporters, but war itself is far more than macho mouthing-off.

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Looming Large, Imperially Taking Charge

Looming Large, Imperially Taking Charge

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Under the current contentious political climate, tensions were especially high — and discussion was especially warranted — at the panel discussion event for KJCC's "Museum of the Old Colony" exhibit.

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“Trapped” Details Absurd Abortion Laws

“Trapped” Details Absurd Abortion Laws

By Jenny Levine, Contributing Writer

October 12, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

In a heartbreaking portrait of conservative southern politics, Dawn Porter's documentary "Trapped" looks into the restrictions placed on abortion clinics in the United States and the way it regulates women's bodies.

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Our Nukes Are Less Secure Than My Bike Is

Our Nukes Are Less Secure Than My Bike Is

By Charles Moxley, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

History has shown that our nuclear policies need updating if we are to keep our country safe and maintain our status on the world stage.

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Colombia’s Drug Problem Isn’t US Responsibility

Colombia’s Drug Problem Isn’t US Responsibility

By Connor Borden, Staff Writer

September 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Although the United States and Colombia have cooperated in the past when providing to paramilitary assistance in pushing back the drug trade, the United States has overstepped their boundaries.

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