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Fidel Castro’s Death: To Mourn or To Celebrate?

Eileen Wisniowicz, Editor

December 24, 2016

On November 25, many Cubans went into mourning over the death of Fidel Castro, but many also went into celebration over his death due to his controversial ruling of Cuba.   Castro had a fascinating early life in which...

21 recipients awarded Medal of Freedom in 2016

Allison Kufta, Editor in Chief

December 23, 2016

On Tuesday, November 22nd, 21 people recognized for their contributions to society received Medals of Freedom from President Barack Obama. Recipients included scientists, activists, athletes, artists, and philanthropists. Accordi...

Annual Small Business Saturday attracts shoppers

Maggie Roache, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016

Between the big business craziness of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the country takes a break to support their local small businesses, on Small Business Saturday. The first ever Small Business Saturday was held on November 2...

Bombings, terrorist attacks in New York and New Jersey

Eileen Wisnowicz, Editor

October 6, 2016

On September 17, a bomb went off in New York City and another in Seaside Park, New Jersey. On September 18, a bomb went off in Elizabeth, New Jersey. The prime suspect of these crimes, Ahmad Khan Rahami, was arrested in Linden,...