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Edison Led Ficht to the Light

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Edison graduate, Thomas Ficht, works on finding a cure for a deadly epidemic. Ficht attended Edison back when it was an all-boys school and more of a vocational school in 1966. The shops were very different from what they are now; there was plumbing, electric, and carpentry shops. He enjoyed his experience attending Edison. “Aside […]

Powerball Mania

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With the recent Powerball skyrocketing to $765 Million, many New Yorkers and Americans played for a big prize. With the odds of being 1 in a 292,201,338 chance, the hype of winning it all was real. The prize winners would have an option to receive  annuity payments over the course of 30 years or even […]

New Zealand, Christchurch mosque shooting

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At least 50 people were shot and 50 injured in a mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. The shooter attacked two mosques in the town of Christchurch. One being the Al Noor Mosque, where 42 people were injured and 2 people died. The other is Linwood Mosque where 8 people were killed. […]

Multicultural Day at Thomas A. Edison High School

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Some of the many young women dressed in their traditional clothing for Multicultural Day at Thomas A. Edison High School.

Multicultural Day is one of many days throughout Edison’s Spirit Week in which students of many different cultures and nationalities are able to show and take pride in the places in which they come from. This event provides the opportunity for students to get to understand the cultures and nationalities of other students and what […]

Rigged Polls Get Nowhere

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Mr Cohen is alleged to have struck a deal with John Gauger the owner of Red Finch Solutions the owner of an IT company, to rig polls in favor of President Trump having a higher rating. Mr Cohen promised Mr Gauger $50,000 for the work, but paid only $13,000 worth in cash in a blue […]

Downward Spiral in Venezuela

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 Nicolás Marduo was elected for his second term and the people of the country are in an outrage they even blame it on ”fraudulent elections” that let him cling to power. The issues is that the president of the National Assembly Juan Guaidó has now sworn himself in as acting president of Venezuela; some countries are […]

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 […]

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, […]

When In Doubt, Shutdown?

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The government was shutdown for 35 consecutive days from December 22, 2018, through January 25, 2019. Although government shutdowns are nothing uncommon, it was the reason why President Trump decided to shut down the government in the first place that has Americans concerned. Trump shut down the government because Democrats refused to supply $5 billion […]

Throw Out the Teddy Bears and Spice Up Your Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. If you fear your gift giving has gotten stale and want to bestow your significant other with something a little more out of the box this year, these are the Valentine’s Day gift ideas for you. Michaela Go, a senior here at Edison, believes that “How much thought […]