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    Satire: Bridge will be high point of new ‘Spider-Man’

Satire: Bridge will be high point of new ‘Spider-Man’

As far back as I can remember I’ve been enamored with the George Washington Bridge. There’s a certain je ne sais quoi about it that boggles my mind and sends my heart aflutter. Truth be told, I’ve wanted to write a piece about this man-made wonder for a while, but I was worried I couldn’t do it justice.

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Titanic lands in Houston museum

At the time, it was the grandest luxury ship in the world. Its port of call: New York City. There was only one thing in its way: an iceberg.

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NYPD monitoring of Muslim students sparks outrage

Yale University is condemning the monitoring of Muslim college students across the Northeast by the New York Police Department, calling it “antithetical to the values of Yale, the academic community, and the United States,” while Rutgers University and leaders of student Muslim groups are calling for investigations into the monitoring.

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Valentine’s Day couples tour NY sewage plant

All across America, men gave their sweethearts flowers and chocolates for Valentine’s Day. Michael Jennings gave his girlfriend something more memorable, if less fragrant: a tour of a Brooklyn sewage plant.

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    Editorial: Churches wrongly kicked out of schools

Editorial: Churches wrongly kicked out of schools

Sunday was a somber occasion for many churches in New York City this week. Due to a federal appeals court decision, Feb. 12 marked the last Sunday religious services could be held in public schools in New York City.

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Opinion: Bieber deserves credit for charity work

Justin Bieber is someone I will rarely take the opportunity to praise — mainly because I have an extremely large crush on Selena Gomez and so I’m more than a bit jealous of him — but his consistent charity work is something that shows a maturity beyond his actual age.

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Judge rules identity of terrorist recruit needed

A judge gave federal prosecutors until a week from Wednesday to give up the name of a witness they say was recruited for a chilling, al-Qaida-sanctioned plot for suicide bombers to attack the New York City subways with explosives made from beauty supplies.

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    Occupy Oakland rally grows, stops busy port

Occupy Oakland rally grows, stops busy port

Several thousand Occupy Wall Street demonstrators gathering in Oakland forced a halt to operations at the nation’s fifth busiest port Wednesday evening, pledging to stay until at least 10 p.m. PDT Wednesday and escalating a movement whose tactics had largely been limited to marches, rallies and tent encampments since it began in September.

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    Video: Bear in Mind

Video: Bear in Mind

From Texas to New York, all Bears have a story to tell. Relive unforgettable moments and memories of staff and students in honor of the 10 year anniversary of 9/11.

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    Reliving to remember

Reliving to remember

The planes will crash. You’ll hear police sirens, the voices of those who lived and many who didn’t. You’ll feel like you’re in the buildings. And then they’ll fall.

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