Reckoning with US History

Charis Polycarpou March 22, 2021

February/March 2021 For some time now, our society has embraced the idea that educating the next generation is imperative. Despite impressive change in recent years, education is not always given its...

Biden's First Actions

Biden’s First Actions

Grady Holmes March 22, 2021

February/March 2021 On the campaign trail, former Vice President Joseph R. Biden made several promises. He promised to rethink the nation’s approach to Covid-19. He promised to invest in green energy...

What is QAnon?

What is QAnon?

Grace Frankstone March 22, 2021

February/March 2021 On January 6, 2021, the United States Capitol Building was stormed by a gang of Americans who had come to take matters into their own hands. Hot off the heels of the new year, one...

What’s Happening in Russia?

Ajsa Orban March 22, 2021

February/March 2021 Thousands of people took to the streets of Russia on January 23rd to demand the release of Alexei Navalny, a prominent political opposition leader and candid critic of Russian President...

Sleepy Hollow Students Organize for Black Lives

Jack Weidner November 8, 2020

November 2020 In the months since George Floyd was killed at the hands of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, Black Lives Matter protests have swept the nation, turning into the single largest...

Unknown Histories: The Kerner Commission

Unknown Histories: The Kerner Commission

Jack Weidner November 8, 2020

November 2020 In 1968, four years after the Civil Rights Act and three years after the Voting Rights Act were passed, President Lyndon B. Johnson convened a Presidential Commission to study why Black...

Hispanic Heritage Month: Recognizing Sonia Sotomayor, El mes de herencia hispana: Reconociendo a Sonia Sotomayor

Hispanic Heritage Month: Recognizing Sonia Sotomayor, El mes de herencia hispana: Reconociendo a Sonia Sotomayor

Virginia Bencosme November 8, 2020

November 2020 Every year between September 15 and October 15, Hispanic Heritage month is celebrated to honor and recognize all the contributions the Hispanic community has made to American society....

Image: Pete Buttigieg

Mayor Pete for President?

Lucia Balestrieri September 9, 2019

If Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana were to become president of the United States, he would be the youngest U.S. president in history at only 37 years old. He would also be the first gay president....

Elizabeth Warren, Middle Class Crusader

Elizabeth Warren, Middle Class Crusader

Lucy Rogers May 7, 2019

The opening line to Elizabeth Warren’s essay, “The Vanishing Middle Class,” is the following: “A strong middle class is the best ally of the poor.” This line encapsulates her passionate advocacy...

Shepard Fairey / Photographer: Arlene Mejorado / CNN

Jumping Through Hoops: Latinas in Politics / Saltando a Pendientes de Aro: Latinas en la Política

Isabella Calix, Senior Editor and Staff Writer February 15, 2019

Gold hoop earrings, bold red lipstick, and a reenactment of The Breakfast Club dance mash-up monopolized news coverage of Alexandria Ocasio-C0rtez's first week in Congress. Ocasio-Cortez, who was sworn...

Midterm Election Recap

Midterm Election Recap

Dominic Polycarpou December 12, 2018

The midterm elections have come and gone, and some interesting things came to pass. The midterm elections take place every four years, exactly halfway between the presidential elections. Members of the...

Concert attendees struggle to escape the stressful situation. (Photo credits: The AP)

Panic at Global Citizen Festival Shows Necessity of Gun Reform

Sarah Clayton, Editor-in-Chief November 7, 2018

America is known for many of its odd cultural norms. Prescription drug advertisements. Treating pets like children. White bread. Black Friday. Obesity. And, apparently, a deeply ingrained fear of mass...

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