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Ellison faces major obstacles as Perez enters chair race

Keith Ellison (D-WI) speaks at a conference about Islamophobia in August. Ellison is the first Muslim Representative of the U.S. House.

Owen Levy, Section Editor

January 6, 2017

Keith Ellison, the frontrunner in the DNC chair race, was posed with a serious challenge on December 8th, as labor secretary Tom Perez entered the race. Perez called for more advocating and fighting for issues in a conference call to state DNC chairs where he formally declared his candidacy. Pe...

Un votes to begin discussion on nuclear ban elimination

Un votes to begin discussion on nuclear ban elimination

Carmen Simons, Section Editor

November 15, 2016

The United Nations General Assembly First Committee on Disarmament and Security has voted, on October 27, to commence discussion concerning banning, elimination, and destruction of all nuclear warheads. Immediately, the UK's plan to replace their Trident Missile system has been named “completely untenable,” T...

Our nation’s 45th president

Our nation's 45th president

Shanai Williams and Samara Zielin

November 14, 2016

NY HILTON MIDTOWN - On November 9, 2016, at 2:50 a.m., Donald J. Trump made his victory speech. Trump has become the nation’s president-elect. It was shocking day for many New Yorkers, especially those here at the iSchool. Students and staff awaited restlessly to find out the election results. “Dred...

The forgotten candidates: libertarian and green parties

Gary Johnson (left), representing the libertarian party, and Jill Stein (right), representing the green party.

Russell Stern and Max Eichenbaum

November 14, 2016

Donald Trump is going to be the next president of the United States. Millions of Americans made the most crucial decision in political history. Although the majority of the government is most likely going to be conservative for the next four years, it is critical that Gary Johnson, who ran in the pa...

The mystery of planet nine

Planet Nine is shown possibly even bigger than Earth. Its incredible size and possible existence baffle scientists.

Russell Stern and Max Eichenbaum

November 4, 2016

Most people think that they know all the planets in the solar system: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. But scientists may have recently found a new neighbor in our solar system. Planet Nine is a theoretical jovian planet that exists beyond Neptune. If Planet Nine is...

Are Trump and Clinton who they say they are?

Are Trump and Clinton who they say they are?

Aissata Diallo, Copy Editor

November 4, 2016

“He tried to change looks from stamina, but this is a man who has called women pigs, slobs, and dogs,” Hillary Clinton said. “The only card Hillary Clinton has is the woman’s card. She’s got nothing else to offer and frankly, if Hillary Clinton were a man, I don’t think she’d get 5 percent...

Destructive effects of climate change: How it affects you

Wave slams coast during a storm surge event.

Max Eichenbaum and Russell Stern

November 1, 2016

Our climate is changing rapidly. Sea levels are rising, the parts per million of CO2 are growing at alarming rates in the atmosphere, and major flooding is occurring in the United States and around the world. There are many issues that arise from climate change, but sea level rise is among the most ...

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