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A Summary of the Paris Attacks

A Summary of the Paris Attacks

Nikhil Shah, Staff Writer
December 21, 2015
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As most of you know, on November 13th, 2015, about 130 innocent civilians were massacred throughout various locations in Paris, most notably Bataclan Theatre. Other targets included the Stade de France, and many small cafes and restaurants in Paris. The attacks was organised by ISIS, a terrorist organizati...

Ossining Election Summary

Ossining Election Summary

Elliott Reichman, News Editor
November 18, 2015
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Ossining residents flooded the polls on November 3rd to elect our representatives. The results are as follows:   Ossining Town Supervisor Dana Levenberg - 64% of votes (2,070) John Perillo - 36% of votes (1,140)   Ossining Town Clerk Mary Ann Roberts - Ran unopposed &n...

The Looming Threat of ISIS: What’s Going On? What Does the Future Hold?

The Looming Threat of ISIS: What’s Going On? What Does the Future Hold?

Elliott Reichman, Staff Writer
October 21, 2014
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The rapid spread of the jihadist militant state ISIS has taken a backseat to the Ebola crisis in world news lately, but this group’s threat has the potential to be just as harmful to the U.S. in the long term. ISIS is the richest terror organization in the world, getting funding from a plethora of...

West Africa’s Ebola Outbreak: What’s Going On? What’s Next?

West Africa’s Ebola Outbreak: What’s Going On? What’s Next?

Colin Tobin, Staff Writer
September 30, 2014
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Ebola- the mere word spreads fear like the plague itself does death. Perhaps, if we are not careful, this outbreak of Ebola could be the greatest disaster of the 21st century. Contrary to what one might think, Ebola did not simply pop into existence over the summer. Researchers first discovered the...

The Gaza-Israel Conflict: An Overview and Summer Update

The Gaza-Israel Conflict: An Overview and Summer Update

Lior Raz-Farley, Staff Writer
September 30, 2014
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For over 45 years, Gaza (also known as the Gaza strip) has been under Israeli military occupation. In 2005, they withdrew their military from these isolated 139 square miles and also dismantled several settlements they had very close to the Gaza strip. Although Israel has controlled Gaza’s borders...

The Continued Ukrainian Saga

The Continued Ukrainian Saga

Elizabeth Keeley, Staff Writer
March 26, 2014
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For Ukraine, things just seem to continue speeding on up. Revolution was sparked in Ukraine at the end of last month when President Viktor F. Yanukovych refused to complete a deal with the European Union. Protesters eventually took over Kiev’s Independence Square, located in the heart of the country’s...

Venezuelan Protest Is Swiftly Growing

Venezuelan Protest Is Swiftly Growing

Annalee Tacuri, Staff Writer
March 25, 2014
Filed under Archive, Features Archive

Protests in Venezuela have been escalating throughout the past month and they continue to grow everyday. About a month ago, these protests started to catch the public eye, drawing in reporters from around the world. On Tuesday, the Venezuelan government reported 23 deaths and over 200 injuries since...

Ousted President in the Search for Ukraine’s Independence

Ousted President in the Search for Ukraine’s Independence

The Paul Kleiman, News Editor
February 25, 2014
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Monday: Kiev, Ukraine. Ukraine’s acting interior minister made an official statement that recently ousted President, Viktor F. Yanukovych, allegedly took flight to Crimea in the Southern parts of the country. He was being tracked by security services with the intention that he will be indicted with t...

Bridgegate’s Denouement: A New Prospect for Governor Christie in 2016?

Bridgegate’s Denouement: A New Prospect for Governor Christie in 2016?

Adam Krupinski, Staff Writer
February 25, 2014
Filed under News Archive

Although the lane closures in Fort Lee took place over five months ago, the repercussions of the Fort Lee lane-closing scandal caused by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s staff continue on; he denies having any knowledge of the lane closures as they were being planned and taking place, but nevertheless,...

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