What Apollo 11 really teaches us People sometimes forget how influential the Apollo program really was. Neil Armstrong’s one small step was a watershed moment in American history, the fulfillment of a seven-year-old pledge from a departed president. Everybody remembers that,...
Hell hath no fury like a librarian scorned. That’s the truth Panos Mourdoukoutas, an LIU Post economics professor and department chair, found out last week as his Forbes article “Amazon Should Replace Local Libraries To Save Taxpayers Money,” drew...
It’s no secret that red light cameras are about revenue far more than they are about road safety. The fines associated with red light tickets seem to go up every year, prompting endless complaints that fall on deaf ears...
The result of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing notwithstanding, the trials of the potential Supreme Court nominee have once again shed light on a painful American truism—the sheer number of sexual assault victims in this country is staggering to say...

Love Thy Neighbor

When I was in high school, my friend group resembled the United Nations. From them, I learned about the importance of Greek school, the deliciousness of lumpia (Filipino egg rolls) and why Muslim girls wear hijabs. The diversity of...
“Our votes don’t count anyway, so why should I bother?” You’ve surely heard this or a similar sentiment from someone in your life, or said it yourself. It could come from a place of privilege—believing your life won’t be affected...
Another shooting in Colorado last week brings up emotions of anger and sadness at the thought that this has happened yet again, with no changes to the laws. Students should be worrying about things like obtaining good grades, having a...