Democrats in Control, But Will America Change?

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By Titi Afolabi – Student Journalist These past few weeks have been extremely important for the Democratic Party as they have gained unified control of the White House and Congress with Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as the new president and vice president. Aside from the presidency, Democratic seats in the House and Senate proved … Continued

How Young Adults Proved Decisive in the 2020 Presidential Election

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By Sophia Prieto – Student Journalist Unlike any other candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont has maintained high levels of popularity among young voters. This may have been largely in part to his progressive policies, some of which appeal enormously to a more young audience: Medicare-for-all, enacting the Green New Deal to combat the climate … Continued

Biden’s $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Rescue Package

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By Nadia Ahmed – Student Journalist President Joe Biden has taken urgent steps to relieve the United States of its financial consequences brought on by the pandemic. Prior to his inauguration date, President Biden has unveiled the offerings of a 1.9 trillion dollar care package to help revive the state of our nation. The main … Continued

The Divided States of America

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By: Britley Blessitt – Student Journalist I have a confession to make, my voice truly awoke only a few years ago. It took me a while to learn how powerful my voice was. Even from a young age, I realized words could stir up many different emotions. These words were one of the reasons why … Continued

Days Leading to Inauguration

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By Nina Gonzalez – Opinions Editor Last Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 6, President Trump’s supporters stormed the Capitol, incited by a rally that he held. The president continued to insist, with baseless claims, that this election was stolen from him and there was a significant number of fraudulent votes that swayed the outcome. Days before they … Continued

Unchecked Trump Supporters Storm the Capitol: How Did We Get Here?

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By Titi Afolabi – Student Journalist This past Wednesday, January 6th, America experienced one of the most unprecedented events in modern history. Most of Generation Z have not witnessed an event as seemingly unexplainable as the storming of the Capitol. We are taught about the tragedies experienced during slavery, the Jim Crow Era, World War … Continued

Covid-19 Vaccine: What Is Taking So Long?

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By: Titi Afolabi – Student Journalist Over the past nine months, the U.S. has been plagued with a virus that has produced more than 350,000 deaths and 20.6 million active cases. Recently, more people have become hopeful because of the distribution and development of a vaccine, yet remain aware that the virus is still very … Continued

A Time to Heal

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The United States has been in a unique position over the course of the last few months. The country is as divided as we could have ever imagined, and it is hard to find common ground between two sides that differ on key issues. As a nation, we have let our differences, and many times radicalism, get the best of us.

Your Vote Matters – Regardless of Form

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By Henry Perazza – Arts and Entertainment Editor In the midst of a tight Presidential Election, votes are pouring in from all across the nation. Counting the overwhelming amount of votes cast yesterday and the weeks before is causing a delay in the election’s announcement unlike the modern world has ever really seen. For the … Continued

Student Responses to Upcoming Election

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By Brian Crespo – News Editor Intro: As November 3rd draws nearer, Rutgers-Newark students tell us who they support and why.   Name: Diana Saleh Age: 23 Major: English Year: 3rd 1. Who are you voting for this year, and why? I am voting for Joe Biden. Honestly, I don’t believe that either candidate is fit … Continued