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The American Redhead

The American Redhead

Steven Keehner, Managing Editor

May 21, 2020

Goodbye, old love. Hello, new friend. This is where it ends and then begins again

‘Whatever It Takes’: How Mercy Moved Online

'Whatever It Takes': How Mercy Moved Online

Steven Keehner, Managing Editor

April 25, 2020

Of all the industries to be shaken up from the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, perhaps none has faced, or faces, a more confusing path than the education world. Going from a mostly in-person environment to an only online one, entire syllabuses have been thrown out to accommodate the change the world is facing....

How to (Almost) Make the Perfect Omelette

How to (Almost) Make the Perfect Omelette

Steven Keehner, Managing Editor

April 23, 2020

Let’s not beat around the bush. This sucks. Coronavirus sucks. Quarantine sucks. Everything sucks. But we don’t need to just sit in our pity. Let’s be proactive! One activity that makes me happy is cooking — breakfast, specifically. In fact, I enjoy breakfast so much that I’d say it’s...

OP/ED: If You Want Change, Don’t Vote Biden

OP/ED: If You Want Change, Don't Vote Biden

Steven Keehner, Managing Editor

April 20, 2020

With the recent announcement that will see Bernie Sanders suspend his campaign for the Democratic nomination, it is impossible to ignore the similar narratives that plagued the DNC in 2016, albeit the candidate is slightly different. For a party that seems not only unwilling to move past its core ...

Learning in the Age of Loneliness

Learning in the Age of Loneliness

Steven Keehner, Managing Editor

April 16, 2020

Seung-Hui Cho, in a little under three hours, would kill 33 and be responsible for another 23 injuries on April 16, 2007. Before police could confront the undergraduate Virginia Tech student, he would shoot himself in the skull, killing himself. Dr. Robert Murray, who is now the Chair of the Humanities ...

Bernie Sanders and the ‘S’ Word

Bernie Sanders and the 'S' Word

Steven Keehner, Managing Editor

March 24, 2020

On Nov. 9, 1989, the world played witness to one of the most iconic moments in the twentieth century: the fall of the Berlin Wall. Dividing the city for nearly three decades, the destruction of the wall led to the reunification of the German people, and subsequently, a united nation of Germany. Th...

WrestleMania 35: What’s the Point?

WrestleMania 35: What's the Point?

Steven Keehner, Managing Editor

March 24, 2020

With day one of WrestleMania 35 set to take place in less than two weeks, it raises a fairly obvious question: why the hell is this event still happening? The WWE has historically always been a stern follower of “the show going on” regardless of circumstance, but the decision to continue forward...

OP/ED: ‘We’ Not ‘Me’

OP/ED: 'We' Not 'Me'

Steven Keehner, Managing Editor

March 17, 2020

In my brief life, I can not recall living through such a surreal time. Within the COVID-19 crisis, it has left humanity vulnerable and bare. Perhaps it is growing up and watching people face the unknown, but that protective layer that lies on top of many of us is gone.   When crises arrive...

“The Crossroads of the Revolution”: The Myth That Built Dobbs Ferry

Steven Keehner, Managing Editor

March 17, 2020

June 14 is recognized for the adoption of the United States flag from the Second Continental Congress in 1777. But on national Flag Day in Dobbs Ferry in 1894, an even greater celebration was on the cards.   One thousand Civil War veterans, two naval warships, countless school childr...

Mercy Announces Immediate ‘Two Week’ Closure as Cautionary Measure Against Coronavirus

Mercy Announces Immediate 'Two Week' Closure as Cautionary Measure Against Coronavirus

Steven Keehner and Francesca Simone

March 10, 2020

Mercy College has announced via email an immediate closure of all campuses as a precautionary measure following the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the Westchester area.  After weeks of ongoing concern regarding the virus, which has seen the closure of various New York schools, inc...

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