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Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY 18) is seeking his third term in Congress this fall. He faces controversy from his constituents going into the Midterms this November -- his constituents feel he prioritized his career over the well-being of his constituents as a result of his attempted run for New York State Attorney General.

Representative Maloney raises concern in New York’s 18th District

By Sydney Stoller, Managing Editor January 13, 2019

Constituents were skeptical of New York Democratic Representative Sean Patrick Maloney this September as he struggled to balance running for reelection to the House as a representative of New York’s...

Paul Ryan announced his decision not to run for reelection in the 2018 Midterms. Ryan currently serves as the Speaker of the House of Representatives. At least 42 other House Republicans are vacating their seats this fall.

A potential House shift is on the horizon

By Max Rosenblum, Politics Editor June 5, 2018

In the age of Trump, bipartisan backlash against the presidential administration has become routine. In the midst of this, 43 House Republicans have announced their plans to retire, resign outright, or...

President Trump ordered airstrikes over Syria this past April. Controversy surrounding this decision gained heavy media coverage after the President was accused of being unsure as to whether or not the Syrian government used chemical weapons its citizens. The use of such weapons on Syrian citizens was the supposed reason for Trump's recent airstrikes.

American airstrikes in Syria provoke international tension

By Jared Tilliss, Assistant Science and Technology Editor June 4, 2018

When U.S.-led missiles flew over the war-torn nation of Syria, those familiar with the conflict began to speculate: is this the beginning of another major US intervention? The airstrikes, coordinated...

How to stay politically active after the walkout

How to stay politically active after the walkout

By Max Rosenblum, Politics Editor May 22, 2018

In the aftermath of the National School Walkout on March 14th and the March for Our Lives on March 24th, students might find themselves short of ideas surrounding how to continue their political activism...

Community Council finds creative new ways to raise more funds

By Tyler O'brien, Staff Writer April 26, 2018

On the hilltop, Community Council is faced with the daunting task of raising their own funds. Representatives can be found throughout the hallways on any given day, selling anything from raffles tickets...

Trump’s differing responds to gun violence attacks

By Max Rosenblum, Politics Editor April 26, 2018

First Las Vegas, then New York, then Sutherland Springs. Within just the past two months, three deadly attacks have plagued different states across the nation evoking a variety of responses. In their aftermath*,...

Why should you care about climate change?

Why should you care about climate change?

By Raghav Chopra, Politics Editor December 1, 2017

Tropical storms run rampant across the Carribean and Southern US, recurrent erratic weather, and rising temperatures: the consequences of climate change become increasingly more apparent. While hurricanes...

Rohingya Muslims face increasingly unpleasant conditions in refugee camps after escaping persecution in their native Myanmar.

The Rohingya: the world’s most persecuted minority

By Max Rosenblum, Assistant Politics Editor November 30, 2017

As students and teachers enjoy Hackley’s safe environment, at the other end of the globe, Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims face a remarkably different reality. In examining the crisis from an international...

Dreamers Keep on Dreaming: Community considers the fight for DACA

Dreamers Keep on Dreaming: Community considers the fight for DACA

By Amy Chalan, Lifestyles Editor November 29, 2017

Imagine your nation’s leader informs you that you are going to be deported from the country you’ve always called home, because you are considered an “illegal immigrant” by law. 800,000 individuals...

George Latimer defeats Rob Astorino in heated race for Westchester County Executive

George Latimer defeats Rob Astorino in heated race for Westchester County Executive

By Max Rosenblum, Assistant Politics Editor November 13, 2017

  Democrat George Latimer emerged victorious this past Tuesday, Nov. 7, after beating out two-term incumbent Republican Rob Astorino in this year’s race for Westchester County Executive. Although...

American Youth v. Free Speech: Consequences of a more restrictive generation

American Youth v. Free Speech: Consequences of a more restrictive generation

By Raghav Chopra, Politics Editor November 7, 2017

Western philosophy of the ideals of liberty and freedom permeate the foundations of American government and society. Yet these core principles and their interpretation has come to the forefront of domestic...

The First Amendment in action:

Where does the boundary between freedom of speech and safety lie on college campuses?
By Lei Anne Rabeje, Editor in Chief November 1, 2017

Free speech and college campuses have had a long, symbiotic relationship. From anti-war protests to the more recent campus race protests, colleges have served as environments for students to air...

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