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Students Walk Out to Demand Action on Climate Change

Students from around the world walked out of school yesterday to protest climate change.

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737 Max groundings throw a wrench in spring breakers’ travel plans

Spring breakers at NYU head to the airport after class, one day after the 737 Max grounding. Photo by Caroline Skinner.   The official grounding of the Boeing 737 Max planes, in response to two deadly crashes, is causing stress and confusion for many travelers—including those who weren’t even booked on a 737 Max to begin with. Trump announced on […]

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United Methodist Church votes down LGBTQ rights

The United Methodist Church voted on LGBTQ rights within their denomination.

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Safe Injection Sites Stall in NYC

A syringe full of red blood sits on a concrete street barrier underneath an expressway off-ramp near 181st Street and Amsterdam Avenue in Washington Heights. Photo by Razi Syed.   In May 2018, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced four safe injection sites would be built across New York. Nearly a year later, while the opioid crisis rages on, the sites […]

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For some commuters, subway travel is complicated

According to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, out of the 427 stations in New York City, only 114 are accessible.

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Undocumented students seek help from schools

New York University has a website focused on assisting undocumented students. Without a pathway to citizenship and ICE arrests still rising, some undocumented students are seeking help from their schools amid their fear of deportation. New York University’s Immigration Defense Initiative, provides free legal support and advice for immigrant students, faculty, and their family members. Frances Dàvila, Staff Attorney of […]

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New Yorkers celebrate Amazon backing out of LIC deal

Entwined in a four-foot-high pile of trash facing the Upper East Side sat a deformed delivery box with undeterminable stains, gaping holes, and an Amazon logo frowning at Long Island City. After only three months, Amazon backed out of their highly-anticipated deal to build a new headquarters, dubbed HQ2, in Long Island City. While many are crediting local politicians for […]

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Taxis and rideshare drivers outraged by new fees

It’s been a week since New York City implemented its new surcharges for taxi and rideshare services, and drivers and riders alike are unhappy.

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Irvington High School seniors are football standouts

Irvington linebacker Nashawn Brooks poses with his mother after signing his letter of intent to Wagner College. Brooks is also an All- County wrestler and finished top three in his section. Photo by Chinedu Onyemaobi As thousands of high school seniors signed their letter of intent on National Signing Day, Irvington High School stands out. While the public school is […]

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MDC activists continue to protest inhumane conditions at the jail

A protester holding a sign in front of prison guards at the front of the Metropolitan Detention Center on February 3, 2019. By Opheli García Lawler.   Metropolitan Detention Center is in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. It’s right next to the East River, and when it is cold in the city, this area is even colder. But it that hasn’t stopped […]