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World Trade Center Rises from the Ashes

World Trade Center Rises from the Ashes

Jessica Ventura, Writer/Editor
November 18 • 1,599 views
Filed under Current News, Features

October 18, 2014 marks an emotional and a truly historic milestone for both New Yorkers and the United States as a whole. 13 years after the 9/11 terrorist attack that formerly demolished the Twin Towers, the revitalized and the iconic World Trade Center has officially emerged from the ruins and is open... Read more »

Finding a Forever Home

Finding a Forever Home

Caroline McFarland, Writer / Pop Culture Editor
November 17 • 393 views
Filed under Features

The saying goes, “Dogs are a man’s best friend.” It’s true. All domestic animals can be companions, but dogs have a certain quality that some other species don’t have: loyalty. No matter what situation a dog has been through, they always seem to be 100 percent loyal to their owner. Some have... Read more »

The Rising Concern of Prescription Drug Abuse

The Rising Concern of Prescription Drug Abuse

Annalisa Leite, WorldWide News Editor
November 14 • 561 views
Filed under Features

Prescription drug abuse is a rising concern in today’s society.  5500 Americans start to misuse prescription painkillers every day. 40 Americans die every day from overdose of prescription painkillers. Why does this matter? Because these prescription drugs often lead to something worse; heroin. “Your... Read more »

A Day in the Life of a Reporter

A Day in the Life of a Reporter

Chris Angolia, Editor-In-Chief
November 10 • 446 views
Filed under Features

In today’s world, reporters are our gateway to breaking news stories, inside access, and all other news stories as they happen. Those who have the privilege of reporting the news have one of the most interesting jobs one can get. Those reporters that are always seen on TV are just a small portion... Read more »

Pumpkin Spice Apocalypse Finally Begins

Pumpkin Spice Apocalypse Finally Begins

Jessica Ventura, Writer/Editor
October 27 • 606 views
Filed under Features

It’s October and it’s the most wonderful time of year: the leaves change colors and crunch underneath combat boots, there’s a chill in the atmosphere, beloved sweaters are worn, and Monday night football returns. Also, day trips to the pumpkin patches become commonplace, and cravings for pie are... Read more »

Real Life American Horror Story

Real Life American Horror Story

Annalisa Leite, WorldNews Editor
October 26 • 383 views
Filed under Features, Pop Culture

Just in time for Halloween, American Horror Story Season Four, Freak show, is off to a great start. Starting the first episode, Monsters Among Us, with 10 million views, there is one character who sticks out; Twisty the Killer Clown. Rumor has it that Twisty was inspired by a real life serial killer clo... Read more »

Humans of New York- The Photoblog

Humans of New York- The Photoblog

October 24 • 548 views
Filed under Features

Do you realize how many people we pass in a day? Barely making any eye contact, taking for granted all of the little beautiful things life gives us. After losing his job in Chicago, Brandon Stanton decided he wanted to bring this thought to life. Thus creating the one-of-a-kind photoblog “Humans... Read more »

Later School Start Times?

Later School Start Times?

Kristin DiPede, Writer
October 21 • 373 views
Filed under Features

Starting school early is a drag, and many students know it. Waking up early to hop on the bus is difficult, particularly when half asleep. Countless schools in the country start school before 8 a.m. Imagine if that were to change. Many states are taking studies of certain aspects of this to see whether... Read more »

Shhh! It’s a Secret Menu

Shhh! It’s a Secret Menu

Stephanie Brogna, Co-Editor-in-Chief/ Photographer
October 21 • 456 views
Filed under Features

Like many fast food chains, the popular coffee shop, Starbucks, has “secret menu items” that many people don’t know about. Here are some new Frappuccino’s that you have probably never heard of but will definitely want to try. The Fall Mash Up Frappuccino: This drink is a blend of vanilla... Read more »

“Yik Yak” with Anonymous Social Media!

“Yik Yak” with Anonymous Social Media!

Julia Aleo, Writer
October 21 • 441 views
Filed under Features

Get home from school and just want to make a Facebook status on how much you hate your math teacher? Or how about seeing someone extremely attractive in the super market and just want to post a tweet admiring them? With the new app “Yik Yak,” you can. The anonymous app allows you to express... Read more »

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