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The High Rise and Stakes of Teen Anxiety

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Have you experienced a moment when you get randomly chosen to speak up in front of people and begin to break in a cold, barely visible sweat? A million other thoughts go through your head, already completely forgetting the plan …

Gaslighting: Who is Affected by This Issue? Was it Always an Issue or Did Social Media Make it One?

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You may have heard of the term Gaslighting but what is the true definition? It is a form of manipulation where someone tries to control a victim by twisting their sense of reality. It is mainly seen in abusive relationships …

Institutional Racism in NFL, Time to Speak Out

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The National Football League is the most popular sport in America and the 9th most popular sport in the world. The NFL is a professional football organization made up of 32 teams across 22 states.  Due to all the popularity, …

Safe Travels During COVID

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Traveling with COVID can often be an inconvenience due to the fact that there are plenty of dirty surfaces and people need to constantly sanitize their hands and belongings after doing or touching anything. 

There are certain safety measures that …

Is it the Right Time to Lift the Mask Mandate?

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It’s a Monday morning at 7:30 am, and you are getting ready for school, right before you leave you put a mask on because we live in a world where COVID-19 cases are increasing. As you enter and sit down …

Careers To Combat Teenage Criminals

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Mayor Adams has begun his active pursuit of building a safer city for the younger generations with the official release of his “Blueprint to Stop Gun Violence”.

It was announced by the Mayor on January 24th, 2022 that he had …

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 …