A Glimpse into the Sports World

Staff writer Sebastian Smith delves into the world of sports with detailed accounts of some of the season’s hottest games! Continue reading A Glimpse into the Sports World

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The End of Affirmative Action

Future of Affirmative Action Shaky: Fisher v. Texas. Admit it, you’d be upset if you didn’t get accepted to your dream college. So, when the University of Texas denied Abigail Fisher’s application in 2008, she was upset. She had learned that the school admitted students based on a variety of factors, which included race. Fisher, Caucasian, then filed a lawsuit against the University, claiming that … Continue reading The End of Affirmative Action

BT Welcomes COSTCO!

Following the grand opening of Walmart in April, Costco opens its doors at the Teterboro Landing development. The warehouse giant replaces its Hackensack location, which closed on October 13th. Unconfirmed sources also suggest that Costco’s second intention is to improve the lives of BT students, who will now see more than just an airport when looking out of the glass hallway. The Teterboro Costco will … Continue reading BT Welcomes COSTCO!

Fed: Interest Rate Timing

A number of economists are suggesting an imminent increase in interest rates by the end of this year, and investors are worried. Since the Great Recession, the Federal Re-serve brought down interest rates to nearly zero to encourage healthy investment in the economy. As the markets, along with the economy, improved, the Fed began to consider raising interest rates. Higher interest rates is the true … Continue reading Fed: Interest Rate Timing

Banning Niqabs a Feminist Movement? Try Again.

On September 24, 2015, former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper publicly voiced his support of the banning of the niqab, stating that he “will never tell [his] young daughter that a woman should cover her face.” He also said that he would seek to “forbid public servants from wearing a niqab,” an Islamic garment worn by women to veil their faces. It is  important to … Continue reading Banning Niqabs a Feminist Movement? Try Again.