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    December 4, 2018 · Isaac Adlerstein
    It’s 5:00am and my alarm rings. Instead of crystals, radar, or some other default iPhone alarm sound, I wake up to one of the greatest songs ever written: Wake Up Everybody, by Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes.   “Wake up everybody no more sleepin' in bed…No more backward thinkin' time for...
    Over Thanksgiving break, my neighbors had to cut a tree down in their yard, and, because the tree sat slightly outside of their picket fence, the tree cutting service had to park its truck in our driveway. For this reason, though the tree was not our own, my father and our landlord had to get...
    December 4, 2018 · Isaac Adlerstein
    Amid the bloodiest war in human history, the global economic system was reshaped like never before. The Bretton Woods agreement, although reached in 1944, is still relevant today. Unless the United States is able to bring its gargantuan national debt under control, the world may see economic...
    Wong Kim Ark was born in San Francisco in 1873. His parents were “of Chinese descent, and subjects of the Emperor of China,” and permanent residents of the United States.Wong’s parents were not eligible for citizenship due to the United States Naturalization Act of 1870, which only permitted free...
    Despite uncertainty early in the night, the midterm election results are remarkable for their lack of surprises. Democrats’ strength on the Coasts and in suburban areas propelled them to a House majority, while the GOP’s dominance in the middle of the country ousted most of the Senate’s remaining...
    November 6, 2018 · Dylan Balter
    An artistic and united space for survivors and supports of survivors, Monument Quilt is a national organization that encourages all people to share their stories and words of support through the creation of a quilt square.  Through sewing these squares together, Monument Quilt fastens stories and...
    Imagine, one evening, you’re looking out the window of your NYC apartment. You see a man walk out of his workplace to meet a woman standing nearby. You observe that, after brief discussion, they walk away together. If I were to ask you to guess what was happening, I’d reckon you would report one...
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