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National Anthem Protests

| 09/29/2016 | 0 Comments
National Anthem Protests

Before Colin Kaepernick was noticed sitting during the national anthem in the 49ers’ third preseason game against the Green Bay Packers, the singing of the national anthem was largely an unnoticed part of the sporting event. In fact, Kaepernick sat out the anthem during the first and second pre-season games as well, but went unnoticed. […]

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Start ’em or Sit ’em: How to Make Your Fantasy Football Team Great

| 09/29/2016 | 0 Comments

If you’re like me, you live for the fall.  Not for reasons like Halloween, the leaves changing color, or Thanksgiving (although those are pretty cool).  I live for the good-old gridiron, the beauty of watching NFL Sundays, and fantasy football.  I take my fantasy team very seriously, and always want to know the best players […]

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Brentwood Murders

| 09/28/2016 | 0 Comments

16 minutes. A quick sixteen-minute drive to the town of Brentwood. Sixteen minutes to the town that two teenage girls were murdered in. On Tuesday evening, Nisa Mickens and Kayla Cuevas were victims of a possible gang-related gun attack.  Cuevas and Mickens were both originally bonded over basketball and during their inseparable friendship, worked to […]

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Kingston’s Clam Bar Review

| 09/28/2016 | 0 Comments

As all Long Islanders know, the most famous nautical snack is the timeless and varied lobster roll. Most local seafood restaurants have their version, yet when the Long Island news channel FiOS1 News included a segment on the presumed “Best Lobster Roll in Sayville”, I was drawn to find out for myself whether the winner […]

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The Impact Of A Young Baseball Icon’s Tragic Death

| 09/28/2016 | 0 Comments
The Impact Of A Young Baseball Icon’s Tragic Death

September 25, 2016. That was the day baseball changed. Jose Fernandez and his spirit for the game was taken from us in a tragic boat accident at approximately 3 o’clock AM. The 24-year old Fernandez was an inspiration to the game of baseball. He was just getting his family started, his wife is currently pregnant. […]

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Prestige Over Practicality: How Important Are Highly Ranked Universities?

| 09/27/2016 | 0 Comments

For many high school students, the dreaded time has come: the time for these students to choose their respective futures, and gain a glimpse of what it means to be independent and adult. Choosing the right college is an extensive and complicated task. Attending a college has become more important over the years, as the […]

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The First Presidential Debate

| 09/27/2016 | 0 Comments

After a year of one of the most closely followed Presidential election trails in history, Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton finally came face to face on Monday night, September 26th, exactly fifty-six years after the first televised Presidential debate. In 1957, two candidates who remained very different in their policies and […]

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Summer Films of 2016: The Good, the Bad, and the Controversial

| 09/27/2016 | 0 Comments

The summer of 2016 was definitely not an eventful season for cinema, especially in terms of film ratings among critics. However, there were some highlights: here are some of the more notable films from Summer 2016. The Good To start things off, Pixar gave us some of their iconic magic in the long-anticipated sequel to their critically-acclaimed “Finding […]

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