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Onondaga Man Using Lacrosse As A Tool For Restoring Native American Tradition

Onondaga Man Using Lacrosse As A Tool For Restoring Native American Tradition

Joseph Bonfiglio, Correspondent

November 16, 2016


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From the time one enters until the time they leave, the aroma of fresh lavender, morning dew, and reminisce of a fire that scorched brilliantly like the sun from the night before fill the air. The trees are flexing their vigorous bark, grass a superb green and comfy as a blanket. The melody of birds...

New Country, New Life

New Country, New Life

Kathryn Halecki, Contributing Writer

November 28, 2015


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Soldiers. Soldiers in olive green uniforms. Soldiers with guns. They are not staring at anyone. They are not yelling, just being relocated. Are they just traveling for pleasure? A six year old boy sits on the train from Havana to Manzanillo, watching these soldiers while his father speaks with a local...

Rags on Rags on Rags-a-Go-Go

Rags on Rags on Rags-a-Go-Go

Ihsani Jackson, Staff Writer

November 8, 2015


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Cowboy boots hang above the awning outside. The psychedelic writing on the storefront sticks out against 14th Street. Clothing lines the wall on double racks attached to the wall. Organized into various sections are Baja sweaters, Boy Scout shirts, and copies amounts of denim. A couple blocks away...

The Fight To Live

The Fight To Live

Kayla Simas, Staff Writer

November 3, 2015


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It was the first time since the Memolo family moved to Las Vegas that Nicole and her sisters, Dominique and Denna, went on the swings at a nearby park. As Nicole proceeded to go up the swing, she felt her stomach turn and dropped to the ground immediately. The second she landed on the ground, she he...

A Sister’s Love Of Her Brother

A Sister’s Love Of Her Brother

Lauren Whyte, Impact Staff

March 16, 2015


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He kept saying bye that day. He tells me bye every day, but this time it was different. I think he knew he wasn’t coming back for a while, but had hopes of returning soon because he left the back door open. He never leaves that door open. My mother told him not to go, but he left anyway. I never knew,...

Battling Eating Disorders And The Road to Recovery

Battling Eating Disorders And The Road to Recovery

Tara Geigel, Impact Staff

February 20, 2014


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“My parents spent thousands on treatment and yet I still keep gravitating toward buying laxatives and purging to achieve some sort of satisfaction,” says Nicole O’Brien, currently in her third stint of treatment at The Renfrew Center. A new study shows about one in three women treated for eating...

What’s Biggs’ Deal?

What’s Biggs’ Deal?

Taylor Ryan, Features Editor

January 2, 2014


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Anthony Biggs looks like all the rest of them - ripped jeans that hang low on his waist exposing his choice of boxer or brief, or more the fact that he prefers neither. His scratchy voice reeks of last night’s booze, and his trailing joint does little to contradict his thrasher façade. He enjoys t...

The Halls Of Yad Vashem

The Halls Of Yad Vashem

Alana Leff, Contributing Writer

January 2, 2014


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While waiting to place my order at the deli of the supermarket, I take the blistery cold air. It hits my face as the door opens, allowing more customers to do their weekly shopping. The smell of the freshly baked bread makes my mouth water as the body odor of the woman standing behind me makes my nose...

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