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The Superstition of the Celebrity ‘Rule of Threes’: Patterns, Perceptions, and the Legacy of Icons”

By Elaine Clarke, Opinion & Editorial Editor January 12, 2024

Sandra Day O’Conor died earlier this month, December 1st, at the age of 93. O’Conor was an important figure in American history, serving as the first woman on the Supreme Court of the United States. However, a few days prior to her death, on November 29th, Irish singer-songwriter and lead singer...

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Trends Have Become Trendy

By Elaine Clarke, Opinion & Editorial Editor January 12, 2024

Ever scroll around on your phone and see something new that you don’t quite get the hype for? It might be a joke or new slang word, or maybe a weird piece of clothing or furniture that people can’t stop talking about.  Over the span of a week, you keep seeing this new thing and keep getting...

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1.1 Million Told to Leave Northern Gaza Immediately; Humanitarian Crisis Escalates Amid Looming Israeli Invasion

By Aidan Schneider, Editor in Chief October 27, 2023

Israeli officials have informed the residents of North Gaza - 1.1 million in total - to evacuate immediately as Israeli troops amass on the border, preparing for an imminent ground invasion; this order included hospitals, many of which remain critically short of basic necessities.  Via airdrops of...

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Israel Declares War After Attack by Hamas

By Aidan Schneider and Zachary Zalamea October 20, 2023

Ashkelon, Israel (October 7th, 2023): An unexpected attack by Islamist militant group Hamas on Israeli soil last Saturday left more than 1,300 dead and 3,500 wounded and an additional 150 taken hostage. Militants overwhelmed border barriers in droves as part of an invasion by land, sea, and air that...

Croton on Hudson Resident Released from Hospital after Rescue from Turkey’s Third Deepest Cave

Croton on Hudson Resident Released from Hospital after Rescue from Turkey’s Third Deepest Cave

By Zachary Zalamea, Writer September 22, 2023

WESTCHESTER, New York (September 21, 2023) - After being trapped for ten days in Morca Cave in southern Turkey’s Taurus Mountains, requiring one of the largest and most complicated underground rescues ever organized, Croton-on-Hudson resident Mark Dickey was released from Mersin Sehir Hastanesi...

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Morocco and Libya Devastated by Natural Disasters

By Castalia Litos, Writer September 22, 2023

DERNA, Libya: This past weekend, just days after a tragic earthquake hit Morocco on Friday evening, Libya experienced what experiments are estimating “the deadliest storm ever to strike the Mediterranean and the costliest in Africa,” according to Politico. The port city of Derna feels the greatest...

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Update on the Writer’s Strike

By Elaine Clarke, Opinion Desk Editor September 22, 2023

Writer’s Guild of America (WGA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) are in the works for union renegotiations soon, says WGA in an announcement Thursday, September 15th.   The WGA has been on strike for almost four and a half months, longer than their last major...

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Dust Storm Causes Deadly and Fiery Crashes on Chicago Highway

By Zachary Zalamea, Writer May 5, 2023

DIVERNON, Illinois (May 2, 2023) - Monday’s deadly and fiery crashes along a 2-mile stretch of interstate 55 in central Illinois, 75 miles (120 kilometers) north of St. Louis and just south of the state capital of Springfield, came as high spring winds kicked up dust at a time when farmers were...

US Intelligence Leak on Social Media

US Intelligence Leak on Social Media

By Zachary Zalamea, Writer April 14, 2023

WASHINGTON D.C. - What appears to be a leak of classified US intelligence documents – some top secret and a number of which relate to the war in Ukraine - was circulating on social media such as Twitter and Reddit as early as March. Despite the Pentagon's announcement of their investigation into the...

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Collapse of Silicon Valley Bank

By Zachary Zalamea, Writer March 17, 2023

SANTA CLARA, California - The collapse of the Silicon Valley Bank on March 10 is among the most notable crises in the banking history of America since the global recession in 2008, when Lehman Brothers, a financial services firm and the fourth-largest investment bank in the United States filed for...

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New Law Bans Plastic Utensils for Take Out in Westchester

By Zachary Zalamea, Writer March 17, 2023

WESTCHESTER, New York - Most people love to eat out. Every restaurant in the city is full of diners. Not only on weekends, but also all throughout the weekdays. They eat out not only in restaurants, but also at food stalls, markets, and food trucks. Many do not feel like cooking, especially coming...

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Drug Manufacturer Eli Lilly caps Insulin cost at $35 a month, providing relief for millions with Type 1 Diabetes

By Zachary Zalamea, Writer March 10, 2023

        INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana - After years of pressure, the drug manufacturer Eli Lilly will cap the cost of insulin at $35 a month for most customers in line with a provision in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. In January, this act imposed a $35 monthly cap on the out-of-pocket cost of insulin...

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