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Opinion & Editorial

What Our Treasury Department Is Getting Wrong

Last June, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced that the $10 bill would be redesigned, and a woman would replace Alexander Hamilton’s face on the new note. While many were delighted at the thought of the first American currency item to feature a woman, there was significant outrage at the fact that Alexander Hamilton would lose

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Kasich Keeps It Positive

Although Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump had blowout wins in last Tuesday’s New Hampshire Primary, winning 60.4% and 35.3% of their respective parties’ votes, Ohio Governor, John Kasich, also walked away from the night feeling victorious after placing second with 15.8% of the vote. Kasich’s bet-it-all strategy in New Hampshire included more than 100 town halls since


2016 Primary Preview

 In these crucial weeks leading up to the primaries, both Republicans and Democrats are seeing the unprecedented success of non-traditional candidates in their respective parties. On the left, Vermont Senator and self-proclaimed socialist, Bernie Sanders, is giving Secretary Clinton a closer contest than previously anticipated. And on the right, the bombastic real estate mogul and


To Our Health: More Running and Less Stuffing

The average American consumes between 3,000-4,500 calories on Thanksgiving Day, and roughly 45% of those calories are directly from fat. So naturally, there is an increased risk of having a heart attack on Thanksgiving. While this may not be a concern for high school students, many cities host organized runs, with distances ranging from 250 meters

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Mourning the Bloodshed in Paris

Last weekend, I had the opportunity to attend a family event in Paris, where I saw the city for what it truly is: architecturally unique, historically rich, and embracing of a peaceful way of life. On Friday, November 13, however, such was not the case for the City of Light, where a restaurant, a soccer


“He did not seek this office. The office sought him.”

On Thursday, October 29,  Congressman Paul Ryan was officially elected as the new Speaker of the House, replacing retiring Speaker, John Boehner. In his first speech in this new position, Ryan addressed his party’s current gridlock, saying, “The House is broken. We are not solving problems. We are adding to them. And I am not

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For Some Restaurant Servers a New Tipping Point

Esteemed New York restaurateur, Danny Meyer, recently announced a no-tipping policy in his full-service restaurants, instead opting to raise prices by as much as 20%-25%. Meyer, 57, owns famous eateries such as Union Square Cafe, Gramercy Tavern, and the popular burger chain Shake Shack, which is not to be affected by the new policy.

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Why Jeb Should Leave the Race

A few weeks ago, I wrote about how Jeb Bush should not be underestimated. Yet, after his recent missteps and a perceived lack of enthusiasm for his own campaign, I now believe it would be best if he left the race and freed up the field for other candidates who have a better chance of

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Biden Leans Closer to Presidential Bid

Vice President Joe Biden is leaning closer to a bid for the presidency, recently meeting with influential members of his party and hiring a communications director. Biden, 72, looks to jump into a Democratic field upended by candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders and plagued by Sec. Hillary Clinton’s weak poll performance.