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A DACA Update

| 01/30/2018 | 0 Comments
A DACA Update

Four months ago, President Donald Trump ordered the termination of DACA, an Obama-era program, “when possible.” The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals aims to protect immigrants who came to America at a young age against deportation. In addition to providing a haven for residence, DACA supplies the targeted individuals, referred to as Dreamers, with the […]

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Political Moves Made in Huntington & A Farewell to Councilwoman Susan A. Berland

| 01/15/2018 | 0 Comments
Political Moves Made in Huntington & A Farewell to Councilwoman Susan A. Berland

On December 13th, 2017, the Town of Huntington Town Board met to have its final town board meeting of the year. This meeting was not only the final meeting of the year, but also the last meeting for Supervisor Petrone, Councilwoman Edwards, and Councilwoman Susan A. Berland. At this meeting, there were sixty-one articles of […]

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Trump: “It is Time to Officially Recognize Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel.”

| 12/10/2017 | 0 Comments
Trump: “It is Time to Officially Recognize Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel.”

Eleven months ago, during Former President Obama’s presidency, the United Nations voted for a resolution that denied Israel the right to construction in the West Bank. About a year later, the federal government’s support seems to be headed in an entirely different direction. President Trump has committed himself to a pro-Israeli agenda since his 2016 campaign. […]

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Half Hollow Hills PTSA Meet The Candidates Night

| 12/05/2017 | 1 Comment
Half Hollow Hills PTSA Meet The Candidates Night

  On October 24th, 2017, Half Hollow Hills PTSA Legislation Committee hosted its annual “Meet the Candidates Night” event. Our district hosts this event every year before election day and invites all the politicians that are up for election that season. This function builds a familiarity between the politicians and the constituents. Members of the public, […]

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Affirmative Action: What You Need to Know

| 11/05/2017 | 0 Comments
Affirmative Action: What You Need to Know

Recently, marginalized groups in the U.S. and the rights they should be able to obtain effortlessly has been the subject of recurring debate in the media. In particular, race and gender tend to be the two demographics heavily focused on in this debate. When examining racial inequality in America, African-Americans, Latinos, and mixed-race entities seem to be the […]

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Hope for Haiti: Translation of Awareness into Action

| 10/30/2017 | 0 Comments
Hope for Haiti: Translation of Awareness into Action

Last year, in hopes of increasing global awareness, a medical mission’s trip to Haiti was made. Many students and adults within the building became more cognizant of some of the real struggles in this beautiful but underdeveloped country.  Apart from being among the poorest country in the world, approximately 79% of Haitians live on less than two US […]

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Ainsley Earhardt: Insight for Future Political Journalists

| 10/19/2017 | 0 Comments
Ainsley Earhardt: Insight for Future Political Journalists

Following the 2016 election, America’s view on politics was changed forever. Presidential debates were treated as a national sport, and the highlights were on every media source available for weeks. This election also sparked an influx of public figures to state their opinions on any topic in our society. Musicians and actors comment on foreign […]

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Latest Obamacare Repeal Effort Fails

| 10/16/2017 | 0 Comments
Latest Obamacare Repeal Effort Fails

Ever since the Affordable Care Act was signed into law, Republicans have made it a priority to repeal and replace the law. The GOP has tried to repeal or alter Obamacare over 70 times but they have found little success. Similarly, the latest attempts have initiated no change. Republicans only needed 50 votes from the Senate to pass a repeal […]

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