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Election Day Proposed to become a holiday
Christopher Yordt November 20, 2023

Another chance to enshrine America’s democratic process has, yet again, been brought to the Halls of Congress as Americans rallied to the polls...

“Green Rides” initiative requires all vehicles to be zero-emission by 2035
Noelle Terrell November 13, 2023

New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) Commissioner David Do have proposed “Green Rides”, which...

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New York City schools face budget cuts
Sonia Kalo November 6, 2023

New York City public schools are facing budget cuts due to low enrollment. Enrollment projections for the 2023-2024 school year were overestimated,...

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Flatiron building to be converted into homes
Huda Tombul November 6, 2023

The Flatiron building will be undergoing renovations to be turned into residential condos. The decision came after the building was sold at...

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NYC's juvenile jail system must evolve to focus on rehabilitating youths rather than just incarcerating them
Nicole Flores-Ricoy November 20, 2023

New York City’s youth has experienced a violation of their basic human rights by juvenile detention centers located in Brooklyn and the South...

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Looking towards a more civically engaged CUNY
The Editorial Board November 20, 2023

A total of 14 CUNY colleges served as early polling sites in late October and as voting sites for Election Day. CUNY has demonstrated a strong...

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Technology workers on strike, pushing for remote work settings
The Editorial Board November 20, 2023

700 technology workers who are part of the Times Tech Guild Union at the New York Times went on strike on Oct. 30 after the company pushed its...

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Republican proposed ‘SAFE’ act jeopardizes Palestinians communities
Adriana Cuca November 20, 2023

The Safeguarding Americans from Extremism Act, proposed by Congressman Ryan Zink, risks undermining the existing provisions that offer protection...

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WeWork bankrupt: How it happened
David Vilshansky November 20, 2023

WeWork, the once-booming office workspace startup, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Nov 6., setting the stage for a reorganization of the company’s...

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Semiconductor quarterly earnings showcase mixed outlooks
Vincent Perretti  November 20, 2023

Leading semiconductor manufacturers began releasing quarterly earnings in October and November, showcasing mixed outlooks on the industry’s...

Market Update 11/13/23
Chris Koruth John November 20, 2023

Markets gained between Nov. 7 and Nov. 13 as investors remained optimistic regarding the short-term outlook on the equity markets. Markets...

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How to save: The basics of budgeting
Tahsin Shadat November 20, 2023

Too often, college students have a reputation for never having enough money for anything.  As a Zicklin student, I’ve come to bear invaluable...

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Nathan Fielder’s ‘The Curse’ is uncomfortably good
Mariana Oliva November 20, 2023

Welcome to Española! Known for his awkward, dry humor, Nathan Fielder’s latest project, “The Curse,” a parody of home renovation shows,...

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‘Priscilla’ paints a dreamy yet dark portrait of Elvis’s relationship  
Carol Chen November 20, 2023

Sofia Coppola’s “Priscilla” is a biographical film of Priscilla Presley’s relationship with Elvis Presley based on the 1985 memoir “Elvis...

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Måneskin expand on ‘RUSH!’ in new deluxe album
Khushi Gupta November 20, 2023

Italian rock band Måneskin released the deluxe version of their fourth studio album, “RUSH!” on Nov. 10.  The original album was released...

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Spotify announces new royalty model for artists
Jahlil Rush, Production Assistant • November 20, 2023

On the week of Nov. 6, numerous sources reported that Spotify will implement new rules for music and royalty payments are coming to the platform. In...

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Artificial intelligence can be used to predict future heart attacks
Ali Hussain November 20, 2023

Artificial intelligence showed promise in predicting sudden cardiac deaths by analyzing past medical records, according to researchers in France. The...

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Patient-preferred music provides as much relief as painkillers
Ali Hussain November 15, 2023

A McGill University-based research team found that a patient’s favorite music can have as strong an effect on their pain perception as over-the-counter...

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Researchers attempt to figure out how sunflowers can track the sun
Khushi Gupta November 13, 2023

It is known that sunflowers track the sun’s movement and turn their faces to follow it across the sky. Researchers at the University of California,...

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Scientists grow mouse embryos in space for the first time
Stephanie Pisarevskiy November 13, 2023

Less than 700 humans have been able to fly to space, all of whom underwent rigorous training and health screenings before stepping foot on an...

Lindsey Post “really excited” for training camp opportunity with PWHL New York
Joseph Bello November 20, 2023

Training camp starts up in a couple weeks for PWHL New York. The training camp rosters were released along with each team’s invites on Oct....

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NBA Weekly Recap
Mandeep Karir November 20, 2023

The National Basketball Association has been filled with all sorts of action these past few weeks, from the NBA’s new in-season tournament...

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San Jose Sharks off to a historic start to the season
Joseph Bello November 13, 2023

The Sharks started the season with 11 consecutive losses before ending that streak in a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Nov. 7. Historic...

The 2023 Ballon d’Or Award Ceremony: Lionel Messi Crowned Once More
Sebastian Rodriguez November 13, 2023

Lionel Messi claimed an unprecedented eighth Ballon d'Or award, solidifying his status as one of the greatest players of all time. The Inter...

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