On Wednesday Jan. 20 local noon time, Joseph R. Biden will take the oath and become the 46th president of the United States. This Inauguration looks different than any other year, with recent attacks on the US Capitol and the coronavirus pandemic, the swearing in ceremony is set to have higher security measures than any
Democrats are calling for the immediate resignation of Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY, 1) for, “delegitimizing our electoral process, thereby undermining our faith in our democratic institutions,” according to Jay S. Jacobs who’s the chairman of the New York State Democratic Committee. A petition has been created, demanding Zeldin, along with Congressmembers Chris Jacobs (R-NY, 27),
Glancing at my phone on the late morning of Nov. 7 and seeing Joseph R. Biden as the projected presidential winner, I felt 500 pounds lifted off of my shoulders. To no longer live another four years filled with anxiety and fear about if my basic human rights will be taken away; I cannot wait.
With a record number of absentee and mail-in ballots being submitted this year, the results from the presidential race to Long Island’s races are now finally determined. Here is a list of the projected winners that will lead Long Island for the next few years. District One Congress Lee Zeldin (Republican) v. Nancy Goroff (Democrat)
Stony Brook University NAACP and Black Student Athlete Huddle Host Black Lives Matter Protest and Rally on Campus
About 200 members of the Stony Brook University (SBU) community including athletes, students and administrators gathered for a Black Lives Matter (BLM) protest and rally this past Wednesday. The demonstration was organized by the Stony Brook University NAACP chapter and the Black Student Athlete Huddle, who spent a little over a month planning the event.
Harry Burger Wants to Change the Status Quo By Running For Congress in the Second Congressional District
There has always been a longstanding battle between the two prominent political parties, Democrats and Republicans. Now more than ever, we’ve seen divides between the two in the White House, on social media and in bold campaign ads shown every commercial break. The second congressional district race is no exception. Democratic candidate Jacqueline Gordon is
Long Islanders, along with the rest of America, is a short 18 days away from casting their vote in their local elections, along with the national race for a new president of the United States. Maya Brown, a 20-year-old college student at Stony Brook University, is from Freeport and is half Mexican and half African
Jackie Gordon v. Andrew Garbarino – The Congressional Race that Could Make History and Impact Long Island’s Political Direction
Jackie Gordon v. Andrew Garbarino – The Congressional Race that Could Make History and Impact Long Island’s Political Direction The competition for New York’s 2nd Congressional District is keen as candidates Jackie Gordon and Andrew Garbarino fight to fill long time Republican Rep. Peter King’s seat. After representing the state for over fourteen terms, King
This past Friday, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died at the age of 87 due to metastatic pancreatic cancer. She was the second female to be appointed to the Supreme Court, as well as the first jewish female justice. Ginsburg, known for her fierce tenacity and defense of gender rights, LGBTQ+ rights and reproductive
Amidst one of the largest social justice movements in history, Suffolk County lawmakers and community leaders gathered for a press conference to announce and listen to new diversity initiatives. One law broadened protection from discrimination based hair texture, protective styles or religious garments in the workplace and went into effect July 23. Another law, coined
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