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Blue Notes showcase features two other CUNY a cappella groups
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Blue Notes showcase features two other CUNY a cappella groups

The Baruch College Blue Notes held their spring showcase on May 7 in the Engelman Recital Hall located in the Baruch Performing Arts Center. The showcase featured several performances from members of the a cappella group as well as the Macaulay Triplets and the Queens College iTones. The entire show was hosted by sophomore Joshua…

T-Mobile and Sprint merger could break anti-trust regulation
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T-Mobile and Sprint merger could break anti-trust regulation

On April 29, T-Mobile U.S. Inc. and Sprint Corp. announced plans for a merger that will combine the third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers in the United States and will be valued at approximately $27 billion, according to The Washington Post. The resulting company would take on T-Mobile’s name and the company’s current CEO, John Legere,…

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Women with elevated testosterone face limitations in Olympic events

After much controversy and a research process that took two years to carry out, the International Association of Athletics Federations, which governs the sport of track and field worldwide, has decided to enact regulations that target female athletes who have hyperandrogenism, a medical condition that produces high levels of testosterone. The rules — seemingly an…

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GOP must join forces after Ryan calls it quits

On April 11, just a week after Speaker of the House Paul Ryan met with political donors in Texas to discuss campaign strategy for the upcoming midterm elections, he decided to retire. This is an ominous blow to the already deeply divided Republican Party, which is facing the real possibility of relinquishing its control over…

Google may face issues over its handling of users’ information
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Google may face issues over its handling of users’ information

Consumers use the internet for a majority of their daily routines, sometimes not giving a second thought about what personal information they are sharing with online businesses and service providers. As Facebook Inc.’s leaders are currently in the hot seat for leaking the data of 87 million users to Cambridge Analytica, the political consulting and…

Commission report describes how to combat opioid crisis
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Commission report describes how to combat opioid crisis

President Donald Trump’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis released its final report on Nov. 1, outlining how it plans to fight the growing opioid abuse epidemic. The 131-page report was released a week after Trump declared addiction to prescription drugs and other opioids a nationwide public health emergency. The commission, chaired…

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