Monthly Archives: March 2019

How Technology Could Change Border Security

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Many people in the United States can seem to understand that a physical wall would be a highly ineffective way to improve border security. However, President Donald Trump does not seem to understand this and is adamant that he will build the wall. Throughout his presidency, he has continuously claimed that Democrats do not want […]

Edison Cruises into National Auto Technology Competition

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Jordy Castro and Lazaro Sidoro competed in GNYADA, a nationally recognized competition, thanks to the guidance of Mr. Sierra, their shop teacher and coach. Mr. Sierra said, “We go from city level then state and now national. For city only the top 1-4 move on to states. For states only the first place winners can […]

How Thomas A. Edison CTE High School is Keeping Their Students Safe

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BBC News reported about a teen stabbing students at his school in Scotland. This begs the question whether or not the school had initiated any safety procedure. Thomas Edison CTE High School, located in Jamaica, New York, has a multitude of measures and protocols to keep their students from harm. Students from the ninth grade […]

Is Prom Really Worth It?

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Prom is a really big tradition for the American culture. It is a fun night where you can hang out with your friends and forget about school. Most students look forward to prom, mostly because of the fashion/dresses. It’s like the Oscars for high school kids! However, prom can become stressful sometimes. Prom night should […]

Can Life Be Too Sweet?

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If you’re a person who claims to have a sweet tooth, it’s time to re-evaluate what that means. Kellogg’s has recently released a limited-edition cereal based on Easter’s most famous treat, Peeps marshmallows. The cereal features three spring-inspired, brightly-colored, marshmallow-flavored cereal crisps and white marshmallow pieces. Interestingly enough, nothing in the cereal is actually shaped like […]

Shyamalan’s Glass is Shattered

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        Glass, the third installment in M. Night Shyamalan’s Unbreakable trilogy has finally been released after 19 years in the making. The film sees the return of fan favorite characters Elijah Price, David Dunn, and Kevin Wendell Crumb. I got the chance to view the film about a week after its release, and I have […]

Is Apple Listening to Us?

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Apple launched AirPods in September 2016, along with iPhone 7. A recent update on all iPhones have lead to an interesting discovery regarding the AirPods. This update allows the microphone in the phone to pick up the noises surrounding it. Live Listen is equipped to listen in a conversation in a noisy room or hear […]

MTA Bus Hijacked for a Three-Hour Joy-Ride

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The NYPD is on the lookout for the wrongdoers who stole an MTA bus and took it on a three hour voyage – the third infamous heist just in the past month. The thief boarded the unattended passenger bus that was parked on 165th Street and South Road Jamaica at around 3 a.m. Tuesday. The missing […]

Smash Gets A New Persona

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  Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has been out for more than a month now, and with January coming to an end comes the first DLC character for the game. The one and the only Piranha Plant, and yes you heard right, the first DLC character is an it, since it’s 2019 and we can’t assume. […]

Recycle, Not Reuse

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Just when you thought you could get away with fooling people into thinking you’re buying expensive water bottles every day, news breaks that reusing plastic water bottles may not be the most sanitary option. Plastic water bottles have BPA, Bisphenol A, an industrial chemical that has been used to make plastics, they can affect ovulation, […]