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Brexit Rattles Global Economy

By Elizabeth White (TEANECK) – On June 24, 2016 more than 30 million people in the United Kingdom (UK), which is composed of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, voted to leave the European Union (EU) by a close margin of 52 percent leave and 48 percent stay. […]

College Tuition Leaving Students Jaded and Broke

By Gabriel Perez Universities in the United States, as a whole, tend to be very, very expensive. Tuition costs across the country are climbing to levels of absolute financial nosebleed. Bernie Sanders made the prospect of free education in state universities a cornerstone of his presidential campaign, and […]

CDC Works to Combat Zika

By Melanie Perez (TEANECK) – The CDC has established an interim response plan regarding cases of the Zika virus in the United States. The plan involves educating and advising the public on how to protect themselves from mosquitos locally and while traveling, tracking and controlling the spread of […]

Genetically-Modified Foods: Tasty, Yet Toxic

By Tyler Williams Food is a basic necessity for all human beings, and can have either a positive or negative effect on the human body – it all depends on the quality of what is being consumed. According to the World Health Organization, genetically-modified foods are foods derived […]

Editor’s Desk – “It’s Alive!”

By Melanie Perez As some of our readers may know, the 2015-16 academic year ended in turmoil and controversy for The Equinox, culminating in the loss of our funding from Student Life.  In our last issue, we reported the end of The Equinox. After a long process of […]