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New York City sets record for lowest amount of crime in 2017

New York City sets record for lowest amount of crime in 2017

January 30, 2018

By Teddy Dienst New York City (NYC) , which is the closest major city,  had a record low of 286 murders in 2017. The crime rate hasn't been this low since 1951, when the record keeping of crime rates began. New York City  is now one of the United States safest big cities “It’s a great acc...

[Nov. 2016 News] SafeRides struggles with decline in student use and volunteers

[Nov. 2016 News] SafeRides struggles with decline in student use and volunteers

November 22, 2016

By Renee Weisz ’17 & Colette Lippman ’17   SafeRides, the Saturday night volunteer transportation system for Westport youth, has recently experienced a decline in its services and a decrease in enrollment, affecting its ability to serve the community. “I think that recently we’v...

[Sept. 2016 Opinions] Epipen prices force users to risk their lives

October 11, 2016

By Melanie Lust '19 Assistant Creative Director and Eliza Goldberg '17 Creative Director Every three minutes, a food allergy reaction sends someone to the emergency room, as reported by the Center of Disease Control and Prevention. When I was eight years old, I contributed to that statistic; I u...

Safe and Sound: After recent events in Japan, community questions Indian Point Energy’s power plant’s stability

Safe and Sound:  After recent events in Japan, community questions Indian Point Energy’s power plant’s stability

April 15, 2011

On March 11, an 8.9-mag- nitude earthquake hit the northeast coast of Japan, triggering a massive tsunami that destroyed much of the surround- ing land, including the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. The natural disaster caused a power outage at the plant, which in turn shut off the reactor...

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