A mere six months ago, Shabbat services were being held at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood. It started out like any other Saturday morning for the group of worshipers, heading to synagogue to pray. But...
The National Football League, which is now apparently a year-round microcosm of the social ills plaguing this country, stayed in the news last week when it adopted a new National Anthem policy, stating that it will require players on...

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For those of us crumbling under the weight of crushing student debt, Governor Andrew Cuomo made an enticing proposal at LaGuardia Community College last week. Under Cuomo’s plan, full-time students accepted to any SUNY or CUNY two or four-year...
“Until a baby comes out of a man’s body, an opinion on abortion shouldn’t come out of his mouth.” Unfortunately, there is not enough space in this paper to even scratch the surface of the absolute absurdities going on in...
What goes up must come down. Colorful helium-filled balloons that are set free into the sky at weddings, memorials, other celebrations or simply as a photo op eventually do make their way back to earth—as lifeless sacs of deflated...
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...