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How does the Electoral College actually work?
How does the Electoral College actually work?
Talya Torres, Writer
The election is not decided by the amount of votes a presidential candidate gets, known as the “popular vote.” It is instead decided by electors, or representatives states choose to cast their votes. This process comes from the Constitution, as a compromise between a vote only in Congress, and a popular vote.
Taylor Swift can now legally re-record all albums owned by Scooter Braun
Taylor Swift can now legally re-record all albums owned by Scooter Braun
Isabel Guilmette, Writer
"Young artists or kids with musical dreams will read this and learn about how to better protect themselves in a negotiation. You deserve to own the art you make."
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App of the Week: Food Network Kitchen
Emma Sammuli, Lifestyle Editor
The holidays are fast approaching, and for many, this means hours spent in the kitchen whipping up dishes of all shapes and sizes.
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Should Christmas music be listened to before Thanksgiving?
Ethan Brayall-Brown, Writer
A highly-debated topic in a year unlike any other.
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Goons Talk Tunes: Maggie Rogers, LANY and holiday tracks
Goons Talk Tunes: Maggie Rogers, LANY and holiday tracks
Nick Contardo and Emma Calnan
Tune in for Nick and Emma's favorite tracks from 2020.
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Photo Credit: Logan Wilder. From left to right: Tara Maggiulli, Wilson Reardon, Curtis Heimburger and Josh Polack
Mom Rock’s “I Wish Every Day Was Today” brings light to darker days
Sean Dunham, Writer
Featuring four catchy, feel-good songs on the EP, “I Wish Every Day was Today” truly is a must-listen if you are searching for a soundtrack that will lift you up and generate positive energy.
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PC: New England Patriots
Patriots’ playoff hopes diminish as they fall to 4-6
Michael Araujo, Reporter
With the loss, the Patriots now fall to 4-6 on the season, and their playoff hopes are fading fast. The Dolphins are on a five game win streak, and the Bills are sitting pretty atop the AFC East with a 7-3 record and a bye this week to rest up.
PC: Elise Amendola
Patriots win big over the Ravens in the wind and rain
Michael Araujo, Reporter
Despite another Raven’s touchdown, New England was able to cling to their lead and win the game 23-17 thanks to Mother Nature, who created a monsoon that drowned out the Raven’s comeback aspirations.
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