By: Eva Ashbaugh

More than 6 women have come forward with sexual harassment allegations against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. These accusations date back as early as 2000 from former aides, advisors, members of the press, and anonymous complaints have been filed starting back in December 2020. Many government officials in New York and in the Senate have called for his resignation such as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Chuck Schumer, and President Biden. The New York State Assembly has given the green light to an impeachment investigation that is currently underway.

In response, Cuomo has denied all allegations made against him and…


By Aofie Clenagan

Irish Americans are notoriously proud of their ancestry, but the political aspect of their identity was made clear when thousands of Americans opened their copies of the New York Times and the Washington Post on March 10 2021 to advertisements promoting the unition of the country of their ancestors; “A United Ireland — Let the people have their say” read the half-page advertisement, which called on the Irish Government to “promote and plan” for Irish unity. It also urged the British government to set the date for a Border poll. “Irish unity is the one thing that…


By Talia Zafari

It has officially been one year, two months, and twenty-one days since the first COVID-19 case in the United States. Since then, there have been 29,400,00 cases and 532,00 deaths. One of the only things that have been proven to save countless amounts of lives, something as small as a piece of cloth over your face, is a mask. So why, after over a year of fighting COVID-19, are some states deciding to lift the mask mandates?

Texas, Mississippi, Iowa, Montana, and North Dakota have announced that they will be ending the statewide mask mandates, despite the…


By Olivia Quinn

When asked which women come to mind when one hears the phrase “Women’s History Month’’, most of the answers would consist of Harriet Tubman, Hilary Clinton, Kamala Harris, and other well-known, successful women. However; today we will be taking a deeper dive at some powerful women you may never have learned or heard about.

Rosalind Franklin is a woman who made significant advancements in science, and she deserves to be recognized. Rosalind was born on July 25, 1920, in Notting Hill, London. She studied natural sciences at Newnham College in Cambridge and graduated with a research fellowship…


By Mary Corey

Kamala Harris’ election to the vice presidency is an exciting milestone for women and people of color in America and around the world. Representation in our government is important, and the Biden administration is working towards achieving that goal. By appointing a record number of women to serve in his cabinet, the government is starting to reflect the beautiful diversity of the United States more than ever before.

One of the most well-known cabinet members in the Biden administration is Jen Psaki. As the face of the White House, this former White House communications director and state…


By Shreya Rajappa

Bravely walking past adults and even children holding signs with the words “We Want To Keep Our School White” in red and a coffin holding a black baby doll, 6-year-old Ruby Bridges was the first black child to desegregate the all-white William Frantz Elementary School in Louisiana in 1960. Today, our schools function under the Equal Educational Opportunities Act that prohibits public schools from discriminating against students on the basis of race, color, or nationality. While this law reflects tolerance more than our nation’s laws once did, this isn’t enough. Black students still have obstacles that hinder…


By Dahlia Gumaa

It is the annual celebration of achievements by African Americans; that is the month of February, African American history month. During this month, we recognize the success and triumph amongst African Americans throughout American history. After a trail of events affecting the Black community over the past year, some may say all we have done this year is mourn. Mourn the loss of our biggest names of representation and pride, mourn the loss of those fallen to discrimination and neglect, and most of all, mourn the loss of those who have fallen to police brutality. This past…


By Sarah Han

The Judiciary Committee confirmed a week before the election that Amy Coney Barrett, the once Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, is now officially a justice associate in the Supreme Court. Former President Trump advocated for Barrett being part of the Senate, as her beliefs aligned with republican beliefs.

Now, who is Amy Coney Barrett? Amy Coney Barrett was a jurist, lawyer, and academic. She studied at the University of Notre Dame and was a professor at Notre Dame Law School, where she taught civics and law. …


By Kaylah Janis

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez‒an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for New York’s 14th congressional district‒streamed a game of the hugely popular “Among Us” on Twitch, along with other known gamers. “Among us” is a 10 player video game that takes place in space. In the game, there are two Imposters who attempt to sabotage and kill the rest of the players, known as Crewmates, before they complete all their tasks or figure out who the Imposter is. In the video, she reaches out to a younger audience and encourages them to vote in the upcoming election, rallying…


By Ira Sharma

Judge Amy Coney Barrett is a name you’ve probably seen in the headlines many times in the past few weeks. Since she was nominated by President Trump, the 48-year old federal judge has been scrutinized head to toe. A major question that has come up in the minds of lawmakers and citizens alike is whether she’ll be able to keep her Catholic faith out of her rulings, particularly in cases like Roe v. Wade.

While Judge Barrett has spoken openly about her Catholic faith, she hasn’t ruled on any abortion-related cases, and when asked about her stance…

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