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  • The Push for Plant-Based Options in Long Island Schools

    The Push for Plant-Based Options in Long Island Schools

    • May 20, 2021

    BY Kelly AlvaradoJRN 490 Spring 2021 Parents are looking for ways to reduce another epidemic from affecting their children when they go back to school this fall: obesity. Plant-based options in school might be that solution. Childhood obesity is a serious problem in the United States, according to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and

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  • Trump, Covid – And Now Biden – Troubles People Seeking Asylum in the US

    Trump, Covid – And Now Biden – Troubles People Seeking Asylum in the US

    • May 20, 2021

    BY Rabia GursoyJRN 490 Spring 2021 Burcu signed her asylum application and sent it to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. She had fled from her native country of Turkey in fear of becoming a political prisoner and hoped to start a new life in the U.S. Unfortunately, due to the cuts on funding from

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  • ‘You Gotta Get a Gimmick’: Theatre’s Newest Stage During a Global Pandemic

    ‘You Gotta Get a Gimmick’: Theatre’s Newest Stage During a Global Pandemic

    • May 20, 2021

    BY McKenzi Thi MurphyJRN 490 Spring 2021 The show must always go on. The mantra of theatre calls for the opening of the metaphorical red velvet curtain, no matter the problem. But the grim real-life drama of a global pandemic forced theatres across the U.S. to remain dark — except for a single ever-burning bulb

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  • New York’s Homeless Population Gets a Seat at the Table During a Global Pandemic

    New York’s Homeless Population Gets a Seat at the Table During a Global Pandemic

    • May 20, 2021

    BY Chelsea SullivanJRN 490 Spring 2021 Maintaining proper hygiene and following stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic means something entirely different for the homeless population. Congregate settings, including shelters, student housing, assisted living facilities, and nursing homes, have been flashpoints for coronavirus infections. Having residents follow COVID-19 guidelines while living in shelters is a difficult

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