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The American Dream is Dead

The American Dream is Dead

Ava Ganz

November 30, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Shul & State

The American Dream is Dead 48% of millennials believe that the American Dream is dead, but millennials are the ones who killed it. (http://redalertpolitics.com/2015/12/10/millennials-48-think-american-dream-dead/) One of the greatest things that our beautiful country was founded on is the “American...

How Meat Industries are Abusing Humans, Animals, and the Environment

How Meat Industries are Abusing Humans, Animals, and the Environment

Ava Ganz

November 30, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Food and Drink

Meat industries are extremely detrimental to our health and environment. We can put an end to the severe animal abuse, health issues, and destruction of the environment that these industries cause without having to end our consumption of animals.   Competition to provide inexpensive meat caus...

Harvey Weinstein: a Sexual Assaulter?

Rachel A

November 30, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Uncategorized

The 65 year-old, Hollywood Producer and one of the founders of MiraMax, Harvey Weinstein has been accused by many women in the Hollywood industry of sexual-misconduct. Many women in the Hollywood industry today continue to come forward and expose Harvey Weinstein as a sexual predator, as they explain...

Trump and Ball

Trump and Ball

Gaby T

November 30, 2017


Filed under Culture, Current Events

Lavar Ball versus President Trump. The leader of the free world engaged in another battle of name-calling and accusations with the internet’s fellow twitter meme-lover, LaVar Ball. LaVar is the father of three talented basketball players. He has a bald head and a strong opinion that his eldest son is ...

The Lion King and Queen

The Lion King and Queen

Gaby T

November 30, 2017


Filed under Art, Culture, Current Events

It’s official; our Queen, Beyonce Knowles, has joined “The Lion King.” She will be playing a role as a part of Disney’s new live-action take on it’s renowned animated movie, “The Lion King.” Disney announced their decision on November 1st. Beyonce will be playing the role of Nala, a lio...

Terror in NYC

November 30, 2017


Filed under Current Events

On the afternoon of October 31st, 2017, Sayfullo Saipov (pictured left) drove a rented pickup truck into a crowd of people standing on a bicycle path near Ground Zero, killing eight and leaving eleven injured (CNN). During his rampage, witnesses reported the suspect yelling “Allahu Akbar,” the p...

Texas Massacre: The Importance of the 2nd Ammendment

Avi Kister

November 30, 2017


Filed under Current Events

On Sunday, November 5 in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Devin Patrick Kelley (pictured left) opened fire on First Baptist Church, killing 26 people, including an unborn child. This is the  largest mass shooting in Texas’ history (Washington Post). Kelley, the shooter, was wearing tactical gear and ...

Sexual Predator Kevin Spacey

Sexual Predator Kevin Spacey

Isabella Shulman, Editor in Chief

November 2, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Entertainment & Technology, Shul & State

Recently, famous child actor Anthony Rapp accused Kevin Spacey of sexual assault in an interview with Buzzfeed News Publications. The actor says he was 14 when the alleged attempted sexual advance occurred with a then 26 year old Spacey. Rapp had been acting in a broadway play at the time and was invite...

Are All Three Kardashian’s Pregnant?

Rachel A.

October 30, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Uncategorized

  Khloe Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, and Kylie Jenner are all allegedly pregnant at the same exact time; and many people believe that Kris Jenner was the mastermind behind it all. Khloe Kardashian openly admitted to the public that she was expecting her first child with her boyfriend, Cleve...

Tragedy in Vegas

Rachel A.

October 30, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Uncategorized

  By now it is public knowledge that there was a tragic major shooting by 64-year-old, Stephen Paddock, who opened fire on a country music festival in Las Vegas on Sunday, October 1 around 10pm. He did so from his hotel room window with his 47 firearms weapons that he brought with him, while h...

Steve Scalise Shooting

Victoria E.

October 30, 2017


Filed under Culture, Current Events, Shul & State, Uncategorized

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/14/us/steve-scalise-congress-shot-alexandria-virginia.html Steve Scalise, a Republican Senator from Louisiana, was shot by a lone gunman on June 14th, 2017. He was practicing for the annual Congressional Baseball Game for Charity that was taking place the following da...

Racism in High School

Racism in High School

Gaby T

October 30, 2017


Filed under Culture, Current Events

Several high schools all over the U.S. are struggling with racism and racist incidents in the last several months, and they have drawn national attention to the lack of action taken to combat this hate speech. One example of racial insensitivity and hate crime occurred in Coatesville, Pennsyl...

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