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The History of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

| 04/18/2018 | 0 Comments
The History of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

Rohingya Muslims have been widely known as the “world’s most persecuted minority.” The ethnic group, being stateless, has suffered years upon years of suppression and the situation has yet to relieve itself. Rohingya Muslims have been facing oppression, mainly in Myanmar, since the early 1900’s. Recently, however, there has been a significant influx of aggression […]

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The Town of Huntington’s New Direction in Politics

| 03/26/2018 | 0 Comments
The Town of Huntington’s New Direction in Politics

  Regardless whether its an election season or not, political awareness is invaluable to have. Political awareness is essential because Politicians can influence our property taxes, plastic bag taxes, local laws, speed limits, etc. For juniors and seniors, property taxes and speed limits have a notable impact, being that we are new drivers and are […]

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Facebook Exposed 50 Million Users Data

| 03/26/2018 | 0 Comments
Facebook Exposed 50 Million Users Data

Recently, it has been revealed that a British data mining company, that has ties to the Trump campaign, gained access to data from over 50 million profiles on Facebook during the 2016 election.The company,Cambridge Analytica, at the time was run by Trump’s campaign manager Steve Bannon. He is know as being a member of the […]

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AP World Update: Two Chinas Now?

| 03/19/2018 | 0 Comments
AP World Update: Two Chinas Now?

In the months leading up to the AP World History exam, tenth graders throughout High School West are re-reading their AMSCOs and plowing through period 6: 1900 to the present. Remember the results of the Chinese Civil War? Did the United States recognize the Nationalists or the Communists? What happened several decades later? Let’s Recap. […]

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Books Not Bullets: Know the Stats

| 03/17/2018 | 0 Comments
Books Not Bullets: Know the Stats

The circumstances surrounding the most recent events will reasonably prompt people to question the mental health of the shooters. For instance, Adam Lanza, the mass-shooter responsible for the Sandy Hook shooting in 2012 had a pedophilic interest in children. According to the Florida Department of Children and Families, Nikolas Cruz, the Parkland shooter, had a […]

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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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