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Shannon McMullen

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I'm a Broadcast Media major ready to graduate this semester. I have a passion for production and have my sights set on being on camera.

Honoring veterans with employment opportunities

Tired of being rejected by employers claiming to be veteran-friendly, Army veteran Rishi Soneja decided to take matters into his own hands. After earning...

Masking and micro-rejections: Autistic girls often go undiagnosed

Autism is four times more common in boys than girls, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), but that number may...
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Smashing pumpkins for the environment (video story included)

Last Sunday in New York City, families smashed pumpkins to make compost for city parks and green spaces. “These pumpkins, if they aren’t composted, can...

Lack of affordable housing a leading cause of homelessness in New York and Miami

On an abandoned park site in New York City, two homeless men had begun building a home. By the time the city sent a...

Controversy over vaping continues as state bans blocked by courts

As the vaping trend continues to grow, so do reports of related illnesses. E-cigarettes were an $11.5 billion industry in 2018, and the sector...
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Combatting cancer with comedy

One in eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer, according to the National Breast Cancer Association. Amid the walkathons and informational...

Aspiring Latino actors and playwrights find their way outside of the “Miami Bubble”

Miami is one of only a handful of major U.S. cities with a majority-Latino population. It's 69 percent of the population here, according to...

Families gather to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, hosted by the Workmen’s Circle

Home to 1.76 million Jews, New York is the epicenter of Jewish life in the United States. As families around the world gathered earlier...

School strike for climate went big in NYC

Last Friday, September 20, the Global Climate Strike took place in 137 countries and over 5000 locations around the world, making it the largest...
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The price of getting paid in New York’s cutthroat fashion industry

Making it in New York’s competitive fashion industry isn’t easy. Artists come to the city with hopes of making it big, only to find...
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