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Manafort, Gates plead not guilty in grand jury indictment

Manafort, Gates plead not guilty in grand jury indictment

Mark Berberena and Anna Lin

November 10, 2017


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In Washington D.C. last Monday, while the president was tweeting, Paul Manafort and Rick Gates were being indicted for being charged with money laundering and violations of tax and foreign lobbying laws. The former Trump aides were the first to be charged for the collusion case that has been all over the n...

Power over powerless

Power over powerless

Penelope Birnbaum, Section editor

November 9, 2017


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Brett Ratner, David Guillod, Terry Richardson, Harvey Weinstein, Bill O'Reilly, Bill Cosby, and Donald Trump. All men in Hollywood who are accused of sexual assault. Recently, Harvey Weinstein became the talk of the town when more than 75 women came forward accusing him of sexual assault. However, thi...

The tragic and mysterious death of Kenneka Jenkins

The tragic and mysterious death of Kenneka Jenkins

Alyssa Cabrera, Copy Editor

November 8, 2017


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19 year old Kenneka Jenkins went to the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel & Conference Center for a party, only to lead to her being found dead in the kitchen freezer of this Rosemont hotel, on September 10th. Before Jenkins was found dead, she was reported missing by her family who went themselves...

Terror in New York City

Terror in New York City

Olivia Toussaint and Edward Sherman

November 3, 2017


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There has been a recent terrorist attack on New York City near Stuyvesant High School at 3:05 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31st, leaving 8 people killed and several injured. A rented Home Depot truck plowed down bikers and pedestrians on a bike-only pathway along the West Side highway, in front of Stuyvesant High S...

The devastating impact of the fires in Northern California

The devastating impact of the fires in Northern California

Malcolm Chorao and Zihan li

November 2, 2017


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In October the weather turns more frigid while people decorate their homes and stores with zombies and almost anything that can relate to Halloween. No matter if you hate October or love it people in California are having a horrible start to the school year. In all bets the fires in Northern Californi...

Trump can’t get his controversial ban past Congress

Trump can’t get his controversial ban past Congress

Anna Lin and Gian Paul Cadillo

October 31, 2017


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President Trump has once again attempted to get his revised travel ban past Congress, and for the fourth time it hasn’t gone through. This travel ban hasn’t been something most people in America have supported, and neither have foreigners. After the Supreme Court and lower courts dismissed it...

Somos Una Voz charity uplifting the Latino community

Somos Una Voz charity uplifting the Latino community

Mark Berberena and Alyssa Cabrera

October 31, 2017


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Imagine having your home completely destroyed. All of the hard work and money that you put into having that home you loved so dearly is gone. A storm destroyed everything in a matter of days. You are left hopeless and desperate for things to return back to normal. After recent hurricanes, victims lost...

Puerto Rican Day Parade controversy

Puerto Rican Day Parade controversy

Russell Stern, Editor

June 15, 2017


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The Puerto Rican Day Parade is an annual festival located on Fifth Avenue that celebrates the cherished culture and heritage of the Puerto Rican community. Usually, this parade honors Puerto Rican leaders who have made significant contributions to the United States government and leaders who have tried to h...

Trump’s Paris withdrawal

Trump’s Paris withdrawal

J-Lynn Torres, Reporter

June 12, 2017


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Washington - On Thursday, June 1st, President Donald Trump stood before reporters in the Rose Garden to announce that the United States would be withdrawing from the momentous Paris climate accord, claiming that it set unrealistic expectations on American business. “We’re getting out,” he declared....

New rule: No AP classes for rising sophomores

New rule: No AP classes for rising sophomores

Piper Paulino and Nina Roberts

June 9, 2017


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A new rule for the NYC iSchool states that rising sophomores are not allowed to sign up for AP classes. Assistant Principal Michelle Leimsider announced the rule on May 15 just before the AP applications could officially be handed out. Do students find this fair? Around this time of year at the NYC iSchool,...

Terror in Manchester

Terror in Manchester

André Eisenberg, Section Editor

June 1, 2017


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A suicide bombing killed 22 people and wounded 59 in the Manchester Arena on May 22nd. Children as young as 7-years-old traveled from close and far to see Ariana Grande perform in Manchester, England; however, the concert’s joyful atmosphere was destroyed within a matter of seconds just as the show w...

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