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Trump Immigration Act

By Christopher Smith, Staff Writer The Supreme Court is reviewing one of President Donald Trump’s final acts as president, a proposed plan that would exclude millions of undocumented immigrants in being included in the 2020 census figures.  Excluding such communities from the census total used for congressional apportionment would result…

COVID Vaccine Update

By Lila Nolan, Staff Writer Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, arguments about whether or not there will be a safe and proactive vaccine released to the public soon to help the amplified spread of the virus. After nearly a year of living in isolation, the Food and Drug Association (FDA) officially…

Professor Consults For Film

By Christopher Smith, Staff Writer Professor of psychology Dr. Danielle Knafo, served as a consulting producer and subject expert for the critically acclaimed documentary Silicone Soul. Silicone Soul was streamed on Amazon Prime and iTunes. Silicone Soul explores the emotional connection some people have to their synthetic companions and what that…

Biden Announces All-Female Communications team

By Samantha Uebel, Staff Writer President-elect Joe Biden announced an all-female senior White House communications team when he takes office in January. All seven women elected to office will occupy the most visible roles in the administration.  “I am proud to announce today the first senior White House communications team…

Post Allows Veterinary Labs To Stay Open After Break

By Lexi DeLorimiere, Staff Writer Post recently announced the upcoming education plans for Thanksgiving and Christmas break. Classes will be fully remote following Thanksgiving break and for the remainder of the fall semester. However, the veterinary technology program was approved to hold in-person labs.  After discussing potential options, program leaders…

Socially Distanced Thanksgiving

By Sam Uebel, Staff Writer The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recently announced guidelines to promote safety this Thanksgiving. The CDC says that the safest way to celebrate Thanksgiving is by celebrating at home with the people you live with and avoiding travel. As cases of the coronavirus increase, families…

LIU RISE

By Anthony Baudone, Staff Writer The official Instagram page for Post – @liupost – posted an image brandishing the text “LIU RISE” on Saturday, Nov. 21. The post was accompanied with the message “We’re 10 days from #GivingTuesday! LIU Rise is a university-wide initiative that will help provide critical, long-term…

Spring Semester Scheduling Began

By Hailey Duchnowski and Lila Nolan, Staff Writers As the fall semester comes to an end, spring registration for Post students to select classes began Monday, Nov. 9 for most students. Post opened up registration for students to look at all of the classes being offered this spring and sign…

Out of State Quarantine Four-Day

By Anthony Baudone, Staff Writer On Oct. 31, New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo updated COVID-19 guidelines that permit out-of-state travelers who come to New York to opt to “test out” of the mandated 14-day quarantine previously established.  “We’re going to a new plan given the changing facts, and the…

Florida Approved $15 Minimum Wage

By Theresa Morrissey, Staff Writer The 2020 general election brought new leadership and legislation for Americans. Florida made history by approving the Second Amendment, a $15 minimum wage initiative. The current Florida minimum wage is $8.56. The Second Amendment allows the wage to increase by roughly $1 every year until…