Buzzfeed Throws Shade, Lands in Spotlight Instead

Samantha Liu ‘22

February 16, 2019

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Buzzfeed News recently dropped a bomb on the entire investigation of Donald Trump's involvement with Russia, claiming President Trump instructed former lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress. The magnitude of Buzzfeed's allegat...

March For Our Rights

March For Our Rights

February 16, 2019

New Jersey Increases its Minimum Wage

Daphne Tang ‘19

February 16, 2019

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New Jersey will raise the minimum wage in increments until it reaches $15 an hour in 2024, which is nearly double the current one at $8.45 an hour. The schedules for minimum wage increases take longer for seasonal and agricul...

Netflix vs. Cable… What’s the Chill Factor?

Marina Chiafullo ‘20

February 16, 2019

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“Next Episode Playing in 13 Seconds.” Over the past ten to fifteen years, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, and other online services providing hundreds of shows and movies continue to gain activity while cable television ge...

The Premonition of the Extradition

Angelina Xu ‘21

January 19, 2019

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On December 1st, Canadian officials detained Meng Wanzhou, the CFO of a top Chinese tech company named Huawei, at the Vancouver International Airport at the request of US authorities [1].  Americans accused Meng of violating sanct...

Insect Armageddon

Patrick Feng ‘20

January 19, 2019

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Among the vast variety of species in danger of extinction today, perhaps it may seem silly to be most concerned about insects. They are the kings of resilience. A single ghost moth can give birth to thousands of children in one...

Vive le Gilet!

Ryan Zhang ‘20

January 19, 2019

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A few weeks ago, thousands of people donned their gilets jaunes (yellow vests worn commonly by construction workers) and marched through the streets of France. But this was not the newest fashion statement in the country of “chic...

Midterm Elections: An Epic Earthquake

Patrick Feng ‘20

December 8, 2018

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Every four years, the people must re-elect their entire House of Representatives and one-third of their Senate. The midterms allow the people to change government policy halfway through the term of the election so that the pre...

Is America’s “Meritocracy” Truly Meritorious?

Angelina Xu ’21

December 8, 2018

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The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “merit” as the qualities or actions that constitute the basis of one’s rewards [1].  Immigrants come to America with the prospect of the American Dream, in which all are given equal op...

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