The Big Apple: Free Education in New York

The Big Apple: Free Education in New York

BY OLIVIA MURRELL – STAFF WRITER  The state of New York recently created The Excelsior Scholarship, which will offer free tuition at two and four- year colleges. Only full-time students within the State University of New York system would be covered, however,...
Massacre in Mosul Underscores Trump’s ISIS Strategy

Massacre in Mosul Underscores Trump’s ISIS Strategy

BY KATHLEEN MURPHY – STAFF WRITER As Iraqi civilians in Mosul find themselves trapped on the ground between retreating ISIS forces and American-backed coalition forces seeking to regain the city, U.S. coalition strikes threaten them from above. On March 17, an...
Passion Politics: A New Hope for the Democratic Party?

Passion Politics: A New Hope for the Democratic Party?

  BY RACHAEL BLANDAU – OPINIONS EDITOR  Deep down in the 6th Congressional District of Georgia, a special election is taking place that could determine the trajectory of the Democratic Party heading into the 2018 midterms. A lone face stands as the picture...

Kentucky Charter Schools Signed Into Law

BY COLLEEN COYLE – STAFF WRITER Last week saw the passage of the Kentucky Charter Schools Bill, a contentious issue that lawmakers have been considering since 2008. Matt Bevin, Kentucky’s governor signed the bill into law on the March 22, making Kentucky the...
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