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National Honor Society’s Social Justice Forum: Activism Over Zoom

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To kick off the month of May, Edison’s National Honor Society organization put together a weeklong social justice forum. Taking place on Zoom from three to four p.m. these forums featured panelists and were open to any student to join. …

Quarantine Things: Class of 2021 Edition

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With June fast approaching, the class of 2021 prepares to close the chapter of their high school experience. Only their chapter technically ended one year ago with the appearance of the Coronavirus. Seniors Rofeeah Ayeni, Mihail Karamanolev, and Kharissa Seepersaud …

The Youth Vote Will Be Significant in Deciding the Next NYC Mayor!

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Many different ideologies will be clashing this year in New York City. That is because of the upcoming New York City Mayoral Election. A record number of new voters, especially students who recently turned 18, are expected to turn out …

THE UNSEEN LIVES OF BLACK EDUCATORS

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New York’s educational system is comprised of 688 school districts. Out of those districts, 8% of teachers are black. 

Even in a state as diverse as New York, black educators make up the minority of the state’s teaching force compared …

Applying to College During a Pandemic

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The class of 2021 is the first graduating class in recent history to go through an entire school year fully remote from home. This once in a lifetime experience came with many challenges such as figuring out how to use …

TikTok Shuts Down Shampoo Scam

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TikTok: What parents need to know about online safety - Pittsburgh Parent

As I’m scrolling endlessly through TikTok, I notice that a lot of videos that show up on my ‘For You’ page are videos that teach me things about certain products or companies in the United States, and how they’re actually …

Redefining the Educational American Dream

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Growing numbers of U.S. colleges are pledging to reopen this fall, with dramatic changes to campus life to keep the coronavirus at bay. Big lectures will be a thing of the past. Dorms will be nowhere near capacity. Students will …

Remote Learning: Educators’ P.O.V.

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In March, schools worldwide had been forced to transition to remote learning due to safety precautions for COVID-19.

Dr. Elvin T. Ramos and Ms. Ella Marie Ramos are both educators who have experienced that and are now wrapping up the …

Inside A Protest: Eleven Hours of Walking

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The murder of George Floyd sparked public outrage across the United States. Major cities across the country have had protests against police brutality and brutality against black people, specifically.

Police Brutality is defined as “a civil rights violation where officers …

John Krasinski Provides a Ray of Sunshine in a Dark Time

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John Kransinski hosts SGN on youtube

Whenever we turn to the news during this pandemic, we are bombarded with so much negative news. John Krasinski, known for his role as “Jim” in The Office, decided to take it upon himself …