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Power to the People: Election Season in Ossining

Power to the People: Election Season in Ossining
November 11, 2020

2020 has been a year to remember, and is coming to a close with a bang. After four years of division, Americans have counted down the days to November 3rd. The frenzy surrounding election season is impossible...

2020 Nobel Prize Winners Make History— Women Victorious in Literature, Physics, and Chemistry Categories

November 9, 2020

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN — On Thursday, October 8th, the 2020 Nobel Prizes were awarded to several intellectual leaders from around the world, many of whom were women. Louise Glück, the winner of the Literature...

The Violent White Supremacists Among Us— Why Domestic Terrorism is the Greatest Threat to Homeland Security

November 9, 2020

The danger posed by violent white supremacist groups is the gravest and deadliest domestic terrorism threat facing the United States. Releasing its annual report on homeland threat assesment earlier this...

An Inalienable Right, Alien to Five Million Americans

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November 9, 2020

Since the founding of the United States, many citizens have taken their right to vote and ability to influence American democracy for granted. Only recently has another group of Americans been able to...

The Clock is Ticking on Climate Change, What are We Doing to Stop it?

November 9, 2020

Over the past few years, understanding and action taken about climate change has grown dramatically, despite attempts to undermine science. Last September, millions of people, many of whom were kids,...

Esteemed Author J. K. Rowling Receives Backlash For Racism, Transphobia

November 9, 2020

Joanne Rowling, or J. K. Rowling, is widely known for her Harry Potter series, which focuses on the life of a young wizard as he enters the magical world and learns of the dangerous dark wizards who murdered...

Amy Coney Barrett, Conservative Judge, Confirmed to the Supreme Court

November 9, 2020

Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, has been confirmed by the Senate. Her staunch conservatism and Christian values have...

Monthly Sports Roundup: Lakers Win the NBA Championship, Dodgers Complete the Comeback, NFL Season in Jeopardy

In the past few months a lot has happened— a world series was won, the Lakers were crowned NBA champions, and the Tampa Bay Lightning proved that not even COVID-19 could stop them from winning— here’s what you missed.
November 9, 2020

Six months after an unexpected pause in play, an NBA champion has been declared. The Larry O’Brien trophy once again resides in Los Angeles, nearly 10 years after the Lakers, led by the late Kobe Bryant,...

Diversity Education— a Necessity, not a Privilege

October 30, 2020

In the weeks after Columbus day, it seems necessary to point out how far the conversation has progressed regarding colonization, and how we frame our collective past. In the incredibly popular children's...

Classical Music in the Modern World

October 30, 2020

“Music speaks louder than words” is a phrase commonly used to describe the sensation some experience when listening to music. However, music today is filled with words and lyrics that sometimes overshadow...

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