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Death of Jihadi John Confirmed by ISIL

Lawrence Lan, Staff Writer

January 20, 2016

Filed under News, Op-Ed

On August 19, 2014, a video of the brutal execution of James Wright Foley, a freelance journalist held prisoner in Syria for approximately two years, was uploaded to YouTube. This was the event that opened the eyes of American...

Trump: The Nation’s Number One Comedian

Noor Kamal

January 13, 2016

Filed under Op-Ed

Ah, Donald Trump, everyone’s favorite comedian - oh wait, sorry, everyone’s favorite “politician.” Because of his absurdity, it seems as if Seth Meyers is right: Trump is running as a joke and not as a presidential candidat...

The Two Faces of Social Media

Noor Kamal, Secretarial Editor

December 22, 2015

Filed under Op-Ed, Uncategorized

“OMG, let’s take a selfie!” “LOL, I was, like, dying over her picture on Instagram.” “WTH, did you see his tweet…” “Hey, let’s do a follow-for-follow!” Social acronyms, selfies, tweets, Instagram - they’re a...

NYC Should Not Be Blocked

NYC Should Not Be Blocked

December 16, 2015

A Dramatic Decrease in Smoking Rates

December 10, 2015

Filed under Op-Ed, Science

2015 has been a year of dire trends for the United States - obesity has been increasing dramatically due to poor diets, police brutality against African Americans has become more evident in news coverage and media, and an asto...

NextGenVest: Ward Melville’s Own Financial Literacy Club

Ryan Biks, Staff Writer

November 25, 2015

Filed under Commons, Op-Ed

Word had begun to spread in late October that there was to be another welcome addition to Ward Melville’s extensive and variegated roster of clubs – a financial literacy club, if you will. There would be paper trading (simulated,...

ISIS Attack in Paris

ISIS Attack in Paris

November 25, 2015

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