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Have a holly jolly finals

 BY JOHANA RESTREPO The beginning of each semester brings fresh starts and do-overs for those who withdrew or failed a class the semester before. During the first and second week of school, it feels like…


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A financial aid student’s lament

BY NATALIE ACCARDI This semester was my third at Norwalk Community College, and problems have been pervasive through them all. I was informed by the business office that my name was spelled wrong on a…


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Do religious groups and associations promote violence?

BY DANNY HAMILTON Religion is assumed to have been around for thousands of years, even in the Mayan civilizations in 1800 B.C. However, they had an animistic belief system worshiping animals and astrology. In their…


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Women are human beings not cats to be called upon

BY ANDREA O. OJEDA In their quest to become equal, women must deal with many different situations that men, generally, don’t have to deal with. These situations are very degrading to women and one of…




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Compassion is a crime

BY NATALIE ACCARDI Fort Lauderdale, Fla. stirred up controversy after passing ordinances targeting its homeless population this past Halloween. Over 30 cities have attempted to enact similar laws in the past two years, according to…


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Joke’s on you, Miley

BY NATALIE ACCARDI Terry Richardson is a renowned photographer and accused sexual predator. He has frequently done covers for magazines like GQ and he has worked with popular celebrities such as Lady Gaga and our…


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That’s so 2,000 years ago

BY NATALIE ACCARDI The Catholic church remains the parent who you will never be good enough for. Save the piano lessons and perfect grades because you’re going to end up with an inferiority complex no…


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People are ignorant during illness outbreaks

BY ANDREA O. OJEDA Many people in the U.S. are terrified of the new illness outbreak that has found its way into our backyard. The Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever originating from the Democratic Republic of Congo…