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Candidates for President Present their Platforms

By Kassel Franco Garibay and Anna Gombert Elections for Student Government president and vice president will take place on Friday, December 1 with Manny Lopez (’19) and Alessandra Le Pera (’20) running against Salma Mahmoud (’19) and Shehab Marzouk (’20). Students will be able to vote online on the Path, or in person from 9 to 11 a.m. in Brothers College and from 11 a.m … Continue reading Candidates for President Present their Platforms

The Controversy between Walk Up and Walk Out

  By Sydney Quinn I was in sixth grade when Tyler Clementi jumped off the George Washington Bridge. I didn’t know it when I first watched the news story, but his suicide would ignite the New Jersey Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Law (known informally as HIB). I would spend most of middle school sitting through presentations by local police officers, parents of students who had … Continue reading The Controversy between Walk Up and Walk Out

National Parks: Monteverde

by Maimouna Kante Perhaps if George Powell had not visited Monteverde, it would have been a sight lost to farming in 1972. During one of their visits to Costa Rica, Powell and his wife, along with a Costa Rican resident, pushed to make the Monteverde Cloud Forest a reserve. It is no secret that this forest hosts a wide variety of species because Costa Rica … Continue reading National Parks: Monteverde

Forest Findings: Daffodil

by Colleen Dabrowski With the start of Spring, plant life all across campus should start to bloom. The first sign of the seasons turning has been the early sprouting of daffodils. Daffodils are a hardy flower and one of the few species that can grow through snow. Narcissus is a genus of plants from the Amaryllidaceae family, commonly known as daffodil, daffadowndilly, narcissus or jonquil. … Continue reading Forest Findings: Daffodil

GMO Corn Has Many Benefits

by Jesse Murray A group of Italian researchers recently completed a meta-analysis comparing GMO corn variants to their non-GMO counterparts. GMOs are genetically modified organisms. This meta-analysis included over 6,000 peer reviewed studies from 21 years of field data on GMO corn. Its main findings were that GMO corn varieties increased yields by 5.6 to 24.5 percent compared to non-GMO corn. Furthermore, GMO corn had … Continue reading GMO Corn Has Many Benefits

Drew Alum Named as NJ Deputy Treasurer

By Josephine Emanuelli Cathy (Zbyszynski) Brennan (‘86) was recently named Deputy Treasurer for New Jersey’s new Governor Phil Murphy. This is the first time that a woman has been named to both the Treasurer and Deputy Treasurer positions. Elizabeth Maher Muoio was appointed Treasurer, making her the second female Treasurer in the history of the state of New Jersey. Governor Murphy has put together a … Continue reading Drew Alum Named as NJ Deputy Treasurer