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A Guiding Hand Through Hardship

Kyla W., journalist

Goshen, Orange County, NY — As many towns in upstate New York prepare for the frigid temperatures expected to arrive in late January, those living in destitution worry about how they’ll be able to warm their houses. Startling statistics reveal that in regions such as Sullivan, Orange, and Ulster County, the rate of poverty among the civil population is over 13% – just below the national poverty line. However, for these citizens, all hope is not yet lost. An organization known as Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster has been tirelessly committed to aiding such citizens overcome hardships such as homelessness, unemployment, and addiction. For many individuals, Catholic Charities has been a beam of light in their world of misfortune.

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Upstate New York’s increasing Orthodox Jew population

Kyla W., journalist

South Fallsburg, Sullivan County, NY – With the winter season well underway, thousands of members belonging to the Orthodox Jewish community have already returned to their urban homes after migrating to
rural Sullivan County for the summer. Nevertheless, the amount of Hasidic civilians seeking permanent residence in the town of Fallsburg continues to increase steadfastly with each coming year, and in turn, has been a source of conflict with more secular members of the district.

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Is feminism obsolete?

Kyla W., journalist

This is an opinion article by one of our staff writers, and the opinions expressed here do not represent the views of the newspaper in general or of the leadership team. 

As a generation that has been raised with an overarching standard of gender equality, many of us perceive modern-day feminism more so as to cling to fanaticism. After all, watching a woman spray bleach on an unsuspecting man’s pants for merely sitting in a wide-legged position is far more ludicrous than any of the issues for which they are advocating. However, the deep-rooted question several people currently ask themselves heavily weighs upon the notion of feminism as a whole. Is feminism outdated?

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Everything we know regarding Trump’s potential impeachment

Kyla W., journalist

As a generation that is keen on keeping up with news media, you have likely heard the reports regarding President Donald Trump’s formal impeachment inquiry by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The inquiry itself was made after a whistleblower accusation against Donald Trump surfaced and set in motion the following events. In relation to the upcoming 2020 United States presidential election, President Trump was found suspect to interfering with his political rival, Joe Biden’s campaign. Considering Trump’s ongoing relationship with the Ukranian government, here is everything we know regarding his potential impeachment.

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