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Moco For Change organizes another walkout

Moco For Change organizes another walkout

By Max Kandel, News Editor

April 5, 2019


Filed under National, News

On Thursday March 14, the student-led group Moco For Change arranged the movements for a walkout. They protested gun violence and pressured Congress to pass a bipartisan background check bill. Each school has their own representative from Moco For Change organizing the efforts, and they all have their o...

Amazon cancels plans to create new headquarters in N.Y.

Amazon cancels plans to create new headquarters in N.Y.

By Brandon Li and Joe Raab

March 6, 2019


Filed under National, News, Top Stories

After publicly revealing the creation of two new headquarter locations in Arlington, Va. and New York City, N.Y., Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos announced Feb. 14 he will cancel the construction of the NYC location. Bezos originally planned to have only one HQ2 location, setting up a wild goose...

Kavanaugh trial has lasting implications on teens

Kavanaugh trial has lasting implications on teens

By Nora Holland, Opinions Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under National, News, Top Stories

President Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill Anthony Kennedy’s place as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court July 9. Soon after, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford wrote Senator Dianne Feinstein a letter accusing Kavanaugh of sexual assaulting her. These two events led to an dramatic pair of testimonies...

NYU covers full medical school tuition cost for students

NYU covers full medical school tuition cost for students

By Riley Hurr, News Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under National, News, Top Stories

The New York University (NYU) School of Medicine announced Aug. 16 that it will cover the full tuition, roughly $55,018, of all current and future students regardless of financial need or merit. The goal is to help encourage all students to pursue their dreams without student debt getting in the way. In...

Israeli-Palestinian conflict makes its way to college campuses

Israeli-Palestinian conflict makes its way to college campuses

By Julia Lescht and Max Kandel

January 2, 2018


Filed under Local, National, News, Top Stories

Throughout the last few years the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement has become prevalent among U.S. college campuses as various Student Senate groups hold votes on whether to enact or promote BDS at their universities. Most of the time, these resolutions are non-binding, as in the college ...

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