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Women Making History in Politics

Deme Apostolou

November 14, 2018

Filed under National/International News, Politics

The November 2018 midterm elections were groundbreaking in terms of the amount of women elected to positions in Washington.  Over 100 women will be in the House of Representatives and Senate, shattering the old high.  With many...

Easter Island’s Societal Collapse

Emily Hahn

October 27, 2018

Filed under National/International News, Politics, Travel

Easter Island is a land of mystery.  Images of the iconic monolithic statues, seemingly guarding this remote South Pacific Island, have puzzled historians for centuries and have inspired imaginary souls to proclaim it as the work of...

Fiji’s History of Colonialism, Immigration, and Nationalism

Emily Hahn

October 13, 2018

Filed under National/International News, Politics, Travel

Fiji is far away: really far.  A grueling 6-hour flight from New York to Los Angeles is just an appetizer, finished off with the main flight to Fiji that lasts almost 12 hours.  During this seemingly perpetual journey, the exha...

Gary Cohen Resigns as President Trump’s Top Economic Advisor

Luke Bakshandeh, Senior School News Editor

March 7, 2018

Filed under National/International News, News, Politics

Formerly known as the president of Goldman Sachs, Gary Cohen announced today he will no longer serve the position of top economic advisor to President Trump. The White House is not sure what inclined him to leave, but many bel...

President Donald Trump’s First State of The Union Address

Brett Weisberg

February 10, 2018

Filed under National/International News, News, Politics

On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018, President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union Address to the people of the United States. His speech, while long, covered a variety of topics such as the accomplishments of his administration...

New York State Senator Discusses Current Issues and Feminism with High Schoolers

Julianna Santella

December 12, 2017

Filed under News, Politics, School/Community News

Members of Manhasset Feminist club were privy to a presentation by Elaine Phillips, a member of the New York State Senate, came to speak this past Tuesday night. At the event, Phillips discussed her background, how she ended u...

What is Net Neutrality?

Quinn Reinhardt

December 1, 2017

Filed under Politics, Science/Tech

In recent days, the buzz about 'net neutrality' has been surfacing on the news, on social media, and at the dinner table on Thanksgiving.  The question that we have all been wondering is: what is net neutrality, and why does...

President Donald Trump Releases JFK Assassination Files

Brett Weisberg, Writer

November 12, 2017

Filed under National/International News, Politics, Showcase

On Thursday, October 26, 2017, President Donald Trump released over 2,800 records related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.  President Trump's actions were done in accordance with a 1992 law that mandated the...

A Lack of Grief?

Tiffeny Chen

November 8, 2017

Filed under National/International News, News, Op-Ed, Politics

It is disquieting how not a single acknowledgement was made amongst the trivial details of the lunch and club activities about the tragedy which occurred the day before. On October 31 st , 2017, a 29-year- old man in a rented...

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