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Column: Life on Earth

This week’s topic: Microfibers By Elle Storoe While washing clothes keep us clean, it’s also very harmful to the environment. Microfibers are micro-plastics that clothing, towels, and other fabrics release every time it is washed. The microfibers are exceedingly small particles of synthetic fabric that come from fabric while the items are in the washing machine. These tiny fibers travel from

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Editorial: Senior Year Amid Pandemic

By Sarah Rosenberg When schools shut down last spring, no one could have anticipated the ramifications that the virus would have on the class of 2021. The now-graduated class of 2020 scolded the class of 2021 for being sad that they were missing their junior prom and all the privileges of being a rising senior because they would have “all

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Editorial: Return of the Sports World

Sports make difficult times a little more bearable  By Aiden Wacksman The coronavirus pandemic has affected many aspects of our daily lives, including professional sporting events. When many schools and other institutions shut down across the country in March, sports leagues such as the National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Hockey League (NHL) were soon to follow. On March 11

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Editorial: The Life of Ruth Bader Ginsberg

By Mia Currie Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing on Sept. 18, has brought increasing attention to the topics she held close to her heart. Throughout her life, Ginsburg fought against gender discrimination and took great strides toward equality in the workplace. From a young age she faced many societal pressures within her predominantly male class at Harvard as well as when

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Editorial: The Mental Health of Distance Learners

Although distance learners reduce their risks of contracting the coronavirus, they may face many challenges within regards to their mental health.   By Aiden Wacksman Many distance learners face unique challenges during this time. Stress, anxiety, and fear are some of the feelings these students experience. A decrease in motivation and an increase of distractions may also inhibit distance learners from

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Editorial: The Online Student

By Lucas Walters As people around the world try to acclimate to a new “normal”, questions sometimes swirl through our heads, even throughout times that used to be relaxing. It’s a stressful time to say the least. With that, one might assume that interpersonal conflict would abound as people become more irritable with the stress of the situation. It seems,

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Editorial: The Quarantined Athlete

By Shailey Klein I’m not here to write another article about the Coronavirus. You’ve probably read enough of those and heard enough on the news. Yes, it is a tragedy and nobody saw this coming. I’m here to write about how it’s impacted my life and many other athletes all over the world.  Sports have taught me so many valuable

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Editorial: The Morality of Capital Punishment

By Lauren Cohen As defined by the Merriam Webster Dictionary, capital punishment is “the practice of killing people as punishment for serious crimes.” The justification often used for capital punishment is revenge and retribution. Advocates of capital punishment cite biblical references such as “an eye for an eye” and the prohibition against murder in the Ten Commandments. Yet, there are multiple

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