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8th grade football phenom shot at Illinois party

By Cristian Cataldo, News Editor

May 29, 2019

Filed under State & World News

Jaylon Mckenzie, a 14-year-old football star, was shot and killed Saturday, May 4, in Venice, Ill., as he was leaving a party. Recently, he had been featured in Sports Illustrated as one of the six athletes who would rule the...

New abortion laws in 8 states cause nationwide reactions

By Catherine McLaughlin, News Editor

May 29, 2019

Filed under News, State & World News

Eight states passed new abortion laws prohibiting or limiting women’s right to an abortion which has been meet with nationwide protests. Alabama’s bill is the only one so far to completely ban abortions; however other...

NEWS: U.S. Economy and GDP continue steady growth

By Chris Rysz

May 10, 2019

Filed under News, State & World News

Throughout an eventful Trump presidency, it’s still evident that the U.S. economy is continuing to succeed, following the release of first quarter GDP numbers and the April jobs report. The amount of jobs added in April, once agai...

New Zealand mosque massacre provokes gun reform

By Danielle Schwartz, News Editor

April 17, 2019

Filed under News, State & World News

White supremacist and gunman Brenton Tarrant streamed live footage on social media while he killed 50 people in New Zealand’s deadliest massacre March 15. Tarrant opened fire in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, usin...

Travel influencers fake it until they make it

By Danielle Schwartz, News Editor

April 17, 2019

Filed under News, State & World News, Uncategorized

Traveling to the world’s most exotic destinations and sporting designer merchandise used to be privileges limited to the wealthy. But a generation of tech-savvy entrepreneurs revolutionized the travel, fashion and beauty indu...

N.J. weed companies prepare for advertising restrictions

By Olivia Lieberman, News Editor

January 16, 2019

Filed under News, State & World News

As New Jersey steps in line to make recreational marijuana legal, legislators and businessmen are already placing restrictions on advertisements promoting the drug. The bill passed N.J. Senate and Assembly committees on Nov. 26, ...

New Jersey strays away from PARCC testing

By Danielle Schwartz, News Editor

January 11, 2019

Filed under News, State & World News

The commonly-dreaded PARCC test may finally meet its end, as Governor Phil Murphy works towards modifying and eventually eliminating it. According to a NorthJersey article, Murphy said New Jersey will move toward a new generati...

All of your questions about the E. coli outbreak, answered

By Danielle Schwartz, News Editor

December 6, 2018

Filed under News, State & World News

The Centers for Disease Control recalled romaine lettuce on Nov. 20 after 32 reported illnesses, that spread across at least 11 states and Canada, were linked to an E. coli outbreak. The CDC advised U.S. consumers not to eat and r...

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