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Dangers of Vaping

Hayden Bouza, Editor-in-Chief December 2, 2022

The annual Great American Smokeout took place on November 17th, 2022 this year. It is a campaign sponsored by the American Cancer Society to encourage Americans to quit smoking tobacco. In light of...

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With One Fake Tweet, Insulin Producer Eli Lilly Loses Billions

Castalia Litos, Writer December 2, 2022

With a nine letter tweet, a blue check mark, and perfect timing, an internet troll has caused Eli Lilly, a major pharmaceutical company's share price to drop by over 4 percent and cost $15 billion in market...

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Parasocial Relationships and the Internet: from K-Pop Stans to Swifties

Kacie Burns, Arts and Entertainment Editor November 23, 2022

When scrolling on TikTok, or any social media app for that matter, eventually you’ll come across an edit‒ either for music, a TV show, or movie. Usually to trending songs, these edits are fast-paced,...

Elon Musk carried a sink into Twitter, tweeting “Entering Twitter HQ– let that sink in!” (CNN)

Is Elon Musk Qualified to Run Twitter? Absolutely.

Quinn Muller, Writer November 18, 2022

With recent events placing Elon Musk as the new owner of social media giant, Twitter, speculation has circled concerning Musk’s qualifications and purpose for running the company. The tech guru bought...

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Attacks on Federal Employees and Their Families

Quinn Muller, Writer November 11, 2022

Early in the morning on October 28, an assailant, since identified as David DePape, broke into Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco household and assaulted her 82 year old husband, Paul Pelosi, with a hammer....

Liz Truss, left, resigns, leaving the spot open for Rishi Sunak, right, to become U.K’s new prime minister - Vogue

Take Two: Prime Minister Edition

Simon Eichenholtz, Writer November 4, 2022

On October 20, the United Kingdom’s new Prime Minister Liz Truss suddenly announced her resignation. Serving only six weeks in office, Truss is the shortest serving UK prime minister to date. Following...

Protesters holding up a picture on Mahsa Amini in Istanbul, Turkey. Credit: Ozan Kose/Getty Images

Uprisings in Iran: the Fight for Women, Life, and Freedom

Kacie Burns, Arts and Entertainment Editor November 4, 2022

On September 16th, 22-year-old Masha Amini died after being arrested by the Iranian “morality police” in Tehran. The “morality police” are a law enforcement group focused on enforcing the Islamic...

Parents of victims of the Sandy Hook shooting. Courtesy of IB Times

Judgment Against Alex Jones

Aidan Schneider, Opinion Desk Editor November 3, 2022

Conservative conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was ordered to pay $965 Million for defamation to the families of the Sandy Hook Massacre victims.  In December 2012, 20 first graders and six adults were...

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$1.6 Billion Lawsuit Against Fox News Media

Quinn Muller, Writer November 3, 2022

         Many Fox News executives and personalities, including CEO, Suzanne Scott and host Jeanine Pirro, are being deposed for a $1.6 billion lawsuit against the company by Dominion Voting Systems...

Queen Elizabeth II, age 81, visiting NASAs Goddard Space Flight Center. Courtesy of NASA/Bill Ingalls

The End of an Era

Hayden Bouza, Editor-in-Chief October 28, 2022

On September 8th, Queen Elizabeth II, 96, died peacefully at Balmoral after reigning over England for 70 years. She served on the throne for seven decades and was Britain's longest-reigning monarch....

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Diwali To Become Recognized Holiday in New York City Public Schools in 2023

Castalia Litos, School and Community Editor October 28, 2022

With schools constantly becoming more diverse, a step was made to recognize this demographic change on Thursday, October 20th, as Diwali is set to become a recognized holiday in NYC by the successive calendar...

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Comic Con 2022 Attracts Hundreds of Thousands to NYC

John May and Tyler McGuigan October 27, 2022

New York Comic Con 2022 was held from the 6th through the 9th of October. An estimated 200,000 attendees showed up to attend panels with popular celebrities, cosplay their favorite characters, and...

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