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Pfizer booster shots are now available to residential college students

Pfizer booster shots are now available to residential college students

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor October 12, 2021

According to a report from an FDA official on Oct. 5, individuals 18 years and older could soon be eligible for COVID-19 booster shots. While booster shots aren’t available for the general population,...

Angela Merkel at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, 2007.

Angela Merkel loses chancellorship and contingency to SPD candidates

Lillian Newton, Contributing Writer October 12, 2021

The preliminary results are in; the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) has narrowly won the national election held on Sept. 26, and ended Angela Merkel’s 16-year conservative chancellorship of...

Is the U.S. ready for booster shots, or is it too soon?

Is the U.S. ready for booster shots, or is it too soon?

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor October 5, 2021

Perspective On Sept. 21, during the United Nations’ (U.N.) 76th Session in New York, U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said that despite the world's progress with vaccines, wealthier countries...

The Thomas Fire burns in the hills above Los Padres National Forest during a firing operation.

The scorching of Spain: September’s recent wildfire

Lillian Newton, Contributing Writer October 5, 2021

On Sept. 13, a wildfire tore through Spain’s Andalusía region, forcing an estimated 2,600 people to evacuate. The blaze has consumed at least 18,285 acres of land so far, releasing huge plumes of smoke...

Korean Nuclear Missiles

North Korea and its recent rise in missile tests

Lillian Newton, Contributing Writer September 28, 2021

On Sept. 15, North Korea and South Korea test-fired missiles; this is the latest development in the arms race between the two nations. Continued development of these weapons signals increased tensions...

President Joseph Biden giving the CUNY Foreign Policy Speech in 2019

Joe Biden’s foreign policy outlook: Where does the U.S stand on the global stage?

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor September 28, 2021

Perspective President Joseph R. Biden has only been in office for 251 days, yet in that short timeframe, he has experienced more foreign policy crises than previous presidents have in a full four-year...

A rocky road: The Taliban’s promise of peace

Lillian Newton, Contributing Writer September 21, 2021

On Feb. 29, 2020, the U.S. finalized a milestone peace agreement with the Taliban to withdraw U.S. and allied troops over the course of 14 months. Under the same agreement, titled “Agreement for bringing...

Guinean President ousted in military coup: Domestic and international implications

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor September 21, 2021

On Sept. 5, Guinean President Alpha Condé was ousted in a military coup, dissolving the country’s government. The military captured the president, allegedly leaving him unharmed. This occurred primarily...

Donald J. Trump and President Joseph R. Biden.

Biden falls in polls: What this could mean for 2024

Jada Mirabelle, Contributing Writer September 21, 2021

Perspective President Joseph R. Biden, one of the most popular presidents elected with a record-breaking eighty-one million votes, is now facing a major decline in the polls. Biden’s overall disapproval...

Anti-mask protests are on the rise following statewide COVID-19 regulations

Anti-mask protests are on the rise following statewide COVID-19 regulations

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor September 14, 2021

On Aug. 5, 2021, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont issued an executive order allowing municipalities the ability to implement mask requirements. On Aug. 17, Lamont ordered that all Kindergarten through 12th-grade...

Climate change has led to an increase in natural disasters

Lillian Newton, Contributing Writer September 14, 2021

Over the past decade, climate change has been a critical issue in political and international discussion. The issue had long been seen as a problem for the next generation–an issue of the future–as...

A ban on women’s rights

Natalie Jones, Contributing Writer September 14, 2021

The right to choose is a right not explicitly written in the U.S. Constitution, but one that is important to a majority of women in the nation. A recent poll by NBC News shows that 59% of women believe...

Mexico: Supporting women’s health rights by decriminalizing abortion

Aria Werme, Contributing Writer September 14, 2021

On Sept. 7, Mexico decriminalized abortion through their supreme court, meaning the court can no longer prosecute abortion procedures. The decision protects biological females, especially those who...

Mexico Supreme Court rules that criminalizing abortion is “unconstitutional”

Mexico Supreme Court rules that criminalizing abortion is “unconstitutional”

Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor September 8, 2021

The Mexican Supreme Court declared on Tuesday that criminalizing abortion is unconstitutional, establishing a precedent that might lead to the procedure’s legalization across the conservative Catholic...

Andrew Cuomo speaking to an interviewer at Belmont Stakes

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigns amid sexual harassment allegations

Tyler Wells, Associate Editor September 7, 2021

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo resigned from office on Aug. 24 following a flurry of sexual harassment allegations. At midnight, he officially submitted his resignation and turned his post over to former...

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