Author: Chloe Sweeney

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President Trump’s voter fraud rampage

The Trump campaign continues to hold onto baseless claims of voter fraud post-presidential election, despite accepting the start of President-Elect Joe Biden’s transition into the White House. The talk and tweets of voter fraud coming from the President of the United States (POTUS) and his team are nothing new. Each day is another headline with […]

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The Disturbing Truths of Competitive Cheerleading

Netflix “Cheer” star Jerry Harris was arrested on Sept. 17, 2020, on charges of child pornography and sex solicitation from minors. The internet became obsessed with the world of competitive cheerleading this past January as a result of Netflix’s docu series titled “Cheer.” “Cheer” follows a charismatic, spunky team of cheerleaders from small town Corsicana, […]

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What have QC Students Been Up to This Summer?

When COVID-19 locked the entirety of New York indoors this past March, there wasn’t much optimism regarding what the upcoming months would hold. With internships, job opportunities and vacation plans going down the drain, the rapidly approaching summer seemed hopeless. However, with the school break now behind us, it seems that many Queens College students […]

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Trans Health Care Protections Under Attack by Trump Administration

On June 12th, 2020, the Trump administration issued an executive decision to reverse Obama-era transgender protections in the Affordable Care Act. The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also commonly known as “Obamacare”, was enacted in March of 2010 under President Barack Obama’s administration. It is a comprehensive health care reform law, meaning it encompasses a vast […]

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“A New Normal”: NYC Preps for Phase One Reopening

On May 29, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York City will be entering Phase One of reopening on June 8 amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. New York residents who have remained quarantined since Governor Andrew Cuomo officially enacted the “New York State on PAUSE” executive order on March 22, may feel as if this […]

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“End the War on the Poor”: NYC Protests Against Subway Policing

Starting late January of this year, Grand Central Terminal and numerous subway stations across the five boroughs have been subject to mass protests. The sudden rage was sparked by increased police supervision within the MTA system.  On December 18th, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo instated that 500 state police officers be planted in subways. Costing the […]

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Fight for our future: Chicago public schools strike

Beginning Thursday, Oct. 17, approximately 25,000 teachers and 7,000 support staff of Chicago Public Schools (CPS) took to the streets to advocate for better pay and resources for their classrooms. The workers of the CPS system, the country’s third-largest school district, have been on strike, forcing schools in the area to shut down temporarily due […]

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