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Trump is Now Leakier Than a Broken Faucet

Trump is Now Leakier Than a Broken Faucet

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Staff Columns

In a recent meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, President Donald J. Trump Jr. revealed critical information regarding the Islamic State to the Russian representatives present. Trump revealed that England and the U.S. have banned electronic devices on flights to and from several Middle Eastern countries because of alleged terrorism plots hatched by ISIS. Just a few hours later, it was revealed that the source of that information was Israel which is a c...

“Amazon Go” to the Unemployment Line

“Amazon Go” to the Unemployment Line

Jake Paz, Opinion Editor
January 8, 2017
Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion, Staff Columns

The online shopping website that we all know and love has decided to expand its prowess into the grocery store industry by coming out with Amazon Go. This revolutionary grocery store has no check-out lines and instead uses advanced technology normally used for self driving cars to keep track of items custo...

Mainstream Media Mixup

Mainstream Media Mixup

Thomas Harley, Staff Writer
January 3, 2017
Filed under International Issues, Opinion, Staff Columns

With the polarizing election this year, citizens of the United States had readily available, 24/7 access to any and every new occurrence relating to either of the major candidates. A major problem stemmed from the lack of uniformity in the distribution of news, as the bias of major news outlets shined...

Making Blood Bank

Making Blood Bank

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer
October 4, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Staff Columns, Top Stories

If you go to Gables, you have probably have seen or heard about the blood drives that go on. However, there are many things about them that you might not know. For example, did you know that one in twenty pints of blood in the U.S. is dumped down the drain because it passed its expiration date or due...

Instagram Overload

Instagram Overload

Robert DeDonatis, Staff Writer
May 10, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Staff Columns

When swiping down on your Instagram feed you'll see the occasional "#tbt" or how someone's day at the beach went. However, everyone has that one person that posts too many pictures that you frankly don't care about seeing. One might ask "what defines too many posts?" Well, the answer is simple: say you're...

Cast Your Vote

Cast Your Vote

Sophie Feinberg, Editor
March 26, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Staff Columns, Top Stories

With the Florida Primary behind us, Florida voters are left with feelings of political pressure. Candidates from both parties were making Florida visits, as Florida was a crucial state to win; in this case, the winner takes all the delegates. Having just turned 18, I experienced the polls for the...

The “Perfect” Baby

The “Perfect” Baby

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer
February 24, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Staff Columns

Thanks to technological advances in genetic engineering, parents now have the option to modify and select specific genes that their potential baby will inherit, allowing them to design the "perfect" baby. As of now, fertility doctors have aided thousands of parents in selecting their baby's sex and...

Ballin’ or Bargain?

Ballin’ or Bargain?

Robert Dedonatis, Staff Writer
February 11, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Staff Columns

When entering grocery or department stores, shoppers are bombarded with a variety of name brand products and their less expensive store brand counter parts that come at a fraction of the cost, but may not be exactly the same. In the modern world, people seem to be more interested with the quality of...

Hawaii: Is it Wise to Raise the Smoking Age?

Hawaii: Is it Wise to Raise the Smoking Age?

Daniela Quijano, Managing Editor
January 28, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Staff Columns

Hawaii rung in the new year by raising the smoking age to 21 due to the rise of tobacco and e-cigarette use, officially becoming the first state to have taken such drastic measures. However, it is likely that raising the smoking age will not decrease the use of tobacco because people under 21 will...

The Other Side of Sports

The Other Side of Sports

Sophie Feinberg, Editor
December 9, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Staff Columns

When fans cheer on their favorite teams, everyone is caught up in the game. Time slows, but is charged by the fanfare in the stadium. That is, until someone gets injured. A player crumbles to the ground. Time screeches to a stop; the energy changes. We often forget the dangers players face out on the...

Cartoons: Old vs New

Cartoons: Old vs New

John Hiaasen, Staff Writer
October 16, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Staff Columns

Everyone has had their favorite cartoon that they would wait eagerly every week for the next episode to be released; many of these shows were: Hey Arnold!, Rugrats, Ed, Edd & Eddy and more. Now, the quality of children's cartoons has severely declined in the last decade when compared to cartoons ...

The Return of Brian Williams to NBC News

The Return of Brian Williams to NBC News

John Hiaasen, Staff Writer
October 9, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Staff Columns

In 2003, during a US invasion in Iraq, Brian Williams claimed to be in a helicopter that was shot by a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG), forcing an emergency landing when in fact, the helicopter in front was the one that was shot, claiming that he made a mistake in recalling the story from 12 years...

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