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The climate change showdown: Trump vs. Biden

The climate change showdown: Trump vs. Biden

Sophie Spiegel, Health and Science Editor April 27, 2021

Climate change took much significance during the 2020 presidential election. Both Former President Donald Trump and President Joe Biden have delved into this climate emergency topic while running for presidency...

Who knew? Animals can dream too!

Who knew? Animals can dream too!

Casey Critz, Staff Writer February 18, 2021

Dreams can become humans' biggest fantasy or can trap them in their deepest, darkest fears. But, are humans the only animals who experience these complicated images? Most mammals and household pets...

Will a new version of the Coronavirus emerge from minks?

Will a new version of the Coronavirus emerge from minks?

Sophie Spiegel, Health and Science Editor February 16, 2021

Seven countries have reported mink-related COVID-19 mutations in humans. This is due to the fact that minks kept in large numbers on mink farms have caught the virus from infected workers. The issue is,...

How to take care of your immune system

How to take care of your immune system

Alexis DeAngelis, Feature Editor February 16, 2021

With COVID-19 spreading quickly and infecting many, our immune systems are cued to kill the foreign invader. To help put up a good fight, our health needs to be well taken care of.  The immune system...

Myth-busters: How true are the tales our parents told us as kids?

Myth-busters: How true are the tales our parents told us as kids?

Casey Critz, Staff Writer December 18, 2020

From preadolescence to even our late teen years, some parents have tricked us into thinking a couple of weird things were illegal, dangerous, or just had a strange effect on us. Ranging from seeds growing...

Life hack: How to hack for a living

Life hack: How to hack for a living

Casey Critz, Staff Writer December 2, 2020

In shows like “Mr. Robot,” “CSI: Cyber” and “Criminal Minds,” hackers are typically portrayed as criminals, but the truth is that not all of them are bad, with many using their expertise to...

A discovery out of this world: there might be life on Venus

A discovery out of this world: there might be life on Venus

Agustin Zelikson, News Editor November 23, 2020

Venus, our neighboring planet, has been long thought of as an inhospitable place, but because of new data, some are saying that life is lurking in the atmosphere of the planet. On Sept. 14, Jane S....

All the info you need on masks, including how to make one!

All the info you need on masks, including how to make one!

Alexis DeAngelis April 13, 2020

Since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak, the belief that wearing masks helps prevent the spread of the virus has been at question for many people around the world.  Originally, the World Health...

Tesla and Apple Announce Coming Products

Samy Alfandary April 4, 2019

During the past month, major companies, like Tesla and Apple, announced their latests improvements and technologies that will be released. Elon Musk announced the all new Model Y SUV. The car will...

Student Keren Yehezkely holds a rainbow flag on Diversity Day to represent support for the LGBTQ+ community

GSA takes a stand against LGBTQ+ bullying

Galit Roffe, Staff Writer March 12, 2019

     Bullying occurs in just about every school in the nation, but sometimes it can be targeted to certain teens. LGBTQ+ youth have been main victims of bullying in America, in fact, according to Stopbullying.gov,...

Miami events this weekend: April 13-15

Miami events this weekend: April 13-15

Mercedes Hipolito, Creativity Director April 13, 2018

Beautiful beaches, shining sun and cool breezes are minor features of Miami’s core. Need fun activities to do with your friends and family? This is a weekend guide of some places to go and things to...

Shoppers rush to purchase goods at the Eaton shopping center in Toronto, Canada.

7 tips for holiday shopping on a budget

Mercedes Hipolito December 14, 2017

The holiday season is officially in full swing. To commemorate this time of the year, here are seven shopping tips to bring your family and friends cheer. Early Birds Get the Worm:     Procrastination...

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