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Bloomberg mulls election

The former mayor would mix-up the presidential race if he runs   Is former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg going to throw his hat into the presidential race to save us from ourselves, our political system and restore our faith in our values as Americans? If so, he is willing to put $1 billion…

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Sanders stands strong chance in primaries

The presidential hopeful actually has a shot at stealing the Democratic primaries from Hillary Clinton When Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders threw his hat into the presidential race, most people did not believe he could possibly win. He has defied early predictions of merely being a protest candidate. His rallies have attracted thousands of supporters and…

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Politicker: Putin’s grip on Russia may be slipping

2016 is shaping up as a year of political earthquakes, a year almost unmatched in its capacity for surprises, as both the Democratic and Republican Parties splinter: the former along lines of allegiance to former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the latter along too many fault lines to count. If the United States seems…

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Majors do not define student behavior

As students, we want to believe we are unique individuals who have chosen our own paths. Or are we? Maybe the people we sit in class with are more similar to us than we realize. Recently, a psychologist from Aarhus University in Denmark conducted a meta-analysis on the personality differences between students depending on their…

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Vagrancy scourges city

The homeless occupy every corner of New York City unchallenged It does not take much to be aware of the homeless in New York. They are everywhere—in doorways, in libraries, in McDonalds, in parks, on the trains and buses or swarming to food pantries. Often, they are carting their belongings around in shopping bags or…

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Cold War tensions resurface for America

America has found itself in a new, yet smaller Cold War once again with its old nemesis, Russia In Brussels on March 26, 2014, President Barack Obama answered the question of whether relations between the United States and Russia now signify a new Cold War era, stating “This is not another Cold War that we’re…

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Birth control rights ceded

Cutting Planned Parenthood drastically impedes women’s rights We, citizens of the United States, are entitled to freedom of religion. But when does freedom of religion impede on the rights of others? Every person, regardless of their race, religion or social class, should be entitled to health care. All women should have the same opportunities, including…

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Finals week requires positive outlook

With finals right around the corner, The Ticker editorial board would like to remind readers to remain steadfast through all the stress. In between studying, writing papers and preparing presentations, you need to allocate time to your mental health and wellness. Of course, it is difficult to maintain a positive, optimistic outlook when you are…

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CUNY partnership illustrates commitment to diverse hiring

Over the years, CUNY has claimed its commitment to diversity, recognizing the many benefits of having a diverse community. This year, CUNY partnered with the City of New York to boost diversity hiring in the public school system. According to fall 2013 university-wide statistics, 38.6 percent of CUNY instructional staff were from federally protected groups—African…

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Princeton must not rewrite US history

Students at Princeton University have been rallying and protesting to remove Woodrow Wilson’s name from the School of Public and International Affairs on account of the fact that he led a highly racist life. Wilson, the 28th president of the United States, attended Princeton and became its university president. Upon his presidency within Princeton, Wilson…

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