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Holidays in the era of COVID-19

The second wave of COVID-19 came with an increase in death and hospitalizations, ripping apart a divided nation that was already scrambling to sweep away the rubble. Government officials have enacted color-coded restrictions to disable the rapid pace of the pandemic spreading. This of course, unfortunately means that festive annual celebrations, that generally attract large […]

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How CUNY students impacted the 2020 election cycle

The civic engagement this election cycle was unlike any other. With the City University of New York’s (CUNY) student body being some of the most vulnerable people to the consequences of public policy, it’s no surprise that student advocates took to organizing this year.  The Knight News spoke to Navjot Pal Kaur, a CUNY Baruch […]

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Amy Coney Barrett confirmed as 115th Supreme Court justice

Over the past several months, the people of this country have been riveted by both the presidential election and the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court in the wake of the death of liberal icon Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The nomination process was unusual in this case due to the determination of […]

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Biden wins 2020 race for U.S. presidency. What’s next?

After much anticipation for the 2020 Presidential Election, the President-elect is officially Joe Biden and his Vice-President elect Kamala Harris. Shortly after the results were called on Nov. 7, New Yorkers took to the streets to celebrate along with the majority of the rest of the country. However, the question still remains: what happens now?  […]

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Trump and Biden clash in a free for all at first Presidential Debate

It was only a few months ago when vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris proclaimed at a Democratic Party presidential primary debate that “America doesn’t need to see a food fight; they want to know how we’re going to put food on the table.” Her wishes didn’t come to fruition at the first 2020 presidential debate, […]

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