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VOTE STICKER

March 31, 2021

A Voting-Tech Company Has Sued Fox News for $1.6 Billion

In the latest lawsuit relating to the 2020 US Presidential elections, Dominion voting systems has sued Fox News for approximately $1.6 billion as compensation for what it says were defamatory lies spread by the media giant after the 2020 US presidential elections.

George Floyd mural

March 31, 2021

New Security Footage Details Moments Before George Floyd’s Death

(BALTIMORE, Maryland) — New video footage screened during the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former police officer charged with the […]

Keisha Lance Bottoms

March 31, 2021

Atlanta’s Mayor Prioritizes Need to Repurpose an Old City Jail

(ATLANTA, Georgia) — During her annual “State of the City” address on Wednesday, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms underscored the […]

March 30, 2021

A Legendary Snowboarder Chatted Up a Republican Activist on Climate Change 

(SQUAMISH, Canada) — Two unlikely characters came together on Monday for an Instagram chat about climate change: world-renowned snowboarder Jeremy […]

Wasatch Mountain Range

March 24, 2021

Utah at Risk for a ‘Catastrophic’ Earthquake

(SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) — There’s a high chance that Utah could be rocked by a “catastrophic” earthquake sometime in […]

Holi party in Chembur, India

March 21, 2021

India’s Most Populated State Ramps Up COVID-19 Testing Ahead of Holi Festival

(UTTAR PRADESH, India) — A recent spike in coronavirus cases across India has led authorities in Uttar Pradesh (UP), the […]

Food for Us

March 12, 2021

Food is Love for This Jersey Girl Entrepreneur

When COVID-19 struck, Amanda Lopez opened a food pantry in her front yard. It's still going strong.

March 10, 2021

NYU Partners With StartEd to Accelerate Next Generation of Media Companies

(NEW YORK) — New York University’s American Journalism Online Master’s program and public-benefit company StartEd have joined forces to create an […]

Cookes cannabis store

March 6, 2021

Cannabis Retailer Eyes Magic Mushrooms Market as California Considers Decriminalization

(SANTA BARBARA, California) — One of the biggest players in the cannabis industry has signaled interest in jumping on the […]

Students wearing masks

February 24, 2021

Federal Vaccine Priorities Concern NJ Teachers and Parents

(BAYONNE, N.J.) — New Jersey parents and educators are worried that teachers are not being prioritized for vaccinations as classes […]

COVID-19 testing sit at Citi Field

February 23, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Site Opens at Citi Field, Queens

Queens has been hit particularly hard during the pandemic, with the highest number of COVID-19 cases and the second-highest number of COVID-19 related deaths out of all five boroughs.

Jawar MoHammed photo

February 23, 2021

Imprisoned Ethiopian Opposition Leader in Mortal Danger, Lawyer Says

(SECAUCUS, NJ) – An imprisoned politician on hunger strike is in mortal danger, his lawyer Tuli Bayissa told The Click.  […]

person holding vaccination card

February 22, 2021

North Carolina Teachers and Faculty to Get COVID-19 Vaccination

(FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.) – North Carolina teachers, staff and other child care workers will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations beginning Wednesday. […]

Makeshift campsite on Anguilla Cay where three Cuban migrants were stranded for 33 days [Credit: USCG 7th District]

February 22, 2021

Coast Guard Rescues Cubans Stranded At Sea For More Than A Month

(MIAMI) — Lieutenants Justin Doughtery and Riley Beecher may not think of themselves as heroes, but to three Cuban nationals, […]

February 22, 2021

Students Should Run Student Newspaper, Says NYU Alum Backing WSN’s Revival

Last week, WSN’s website went live with its first article in months, announcing the hiring of WSN’s former Deputy Managing Editor Alexandria Johnson as the new editor-in-chief and calling for new applicants for WSN’s many vacant staff positions.

United Way employees

February 21, 2021

Masks Being Provided to Bus Riders Across Canadian Province

(SQUAMISH, BC) — The United Way, with funding in part from consultancy giant Deloitte,  has launched an initiative to make […]

Utah Lake

February 12, 2021

9 Charged for Throwing Utah Halloween Party Where 10,000 People Showed Up

(SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) — Nine 20-year-olds were charged with violating coronavirus restrictions after police said they organized a massive […]

February 10, 2021

Tesla Fans Could Soon Use Bitcoin to Buy Cars

(HACKETTSTOWN, New Jersey) — Will that be debit, credit, or Bitcoin? Future Tesla customers could be allowed to pay via […]

February 8, 2021

Los Angeles Honors the Chinese American Veterans Who Shaped the City 

(LOS ANGELES) — Approximately 20,000 Chinese American World War II veterans received the Congressional Gold Medal, one of the highest […]

Columbus Circle, NYC

January 28, 2021

What We Learned About The Business Of Media – And What Is Needed To Succeed In Telling Their Story

It’s never been easier to start a media business.  People consume digital media more than ever before with it being […]

January 24, 2021

Suit Screams for Real Chocolate in Ice Cream

(SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J) — Imagine walking into the grocery store and craving a milk chocolate ice cream bar. Not just […]

Timeline of WSN Events

January 18, 2021

Everything We Know About NYU’s Campus Newspaper Walkout So Far

The future of New York University’s student-run newspaper remains in doubt months after 43 out of 47 staff members resigned […]

December 21, 2020

Laughing Far Apart: How COVID-19 Changed Comedy in Williamsburg

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March, comedians in Williamsburg adapted by moving their shows outdoors.

Hydraulic Fracturing [Credit: FlyClipart]

July 1, 2022

Hydraulic Fracturing: The Economic, Social, and Environmental Implications

The practice of hydraulic fracturing — often known as fracking — has received a significant amount of public attention in the past decade or so. This attention centers around the many complex and often controversial aspects of this particular oil and natural gas exploration process.

Temple B'nai Sholom: Quincy, IL [Credit: Dr. Jeffrey Kirsch]

July 1, 2022

The Closing of a Historic Synagogue in a Small Midwestern City

The history of B’nai Sholom is one of vast changes along the way. In fact, the building itself would eventually become one of the oldest continuously used religious buildings in the Midwest.

UC Berkeley

June 26, 2022

The End of a ‘Normal’ Life as a UC Berkeley Student: Their Last Photographable Memories Before the Pandemic

COVID changed our lives drastically, but we have to manage to see things from a different perspective, even if they were not as planned.

People gather at Supreme Court

June 24, 2022

Missouri First State to Ban Abortion in Wake of SCOTUS Decision

The impact of the Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization was felt almost immediately as Missouri and other states enacted so-called "trigger laws" to ban or limit abortion immediately.

onion slices

June 24, 2022

Opinion: In the Age of ‘Alternative Facts’ Remember: The Onion is Satire

In an era where factual news competes with deliberate misinformation/disinformation campaigns spread quickly across social media, the tendency to confuse legitimate fact for folly is more common than ever.