Clean up your act: Climate change is preventable

As humans we have an obligation to keep our world clean. According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), there have been scientific studies indicating that “extreme weather events are likely to become more frequent or more intense with human-induced climate change.” In the past 10 years alone, there have been a countless number of these events, including heat waves, cyclones, hurricanes, earthquakes, and tsunamis. Could all of these natural disasters have been prevented? I believe that many of them could.

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Marist defeats top rival in thrilling game

The Marist volleyball team sealed their positions in first place with an exciting victory over rival Siena College on October 11. The Red Foxes won in four sets but it did not come easily against one of the top teams in the conference. In regards to Marist’s approach, sophomore Lexi Millington said “We have the same mentality for every team, no matter what their record is. We always have the initiative to beat our opponent.”

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Derek Jeter: A legacy of greatness

When you think of Derek Jeter, what comes to mind? Yankees fans might say the captain. Fans of other teams will probably think classy. Keith Olbermann, on the other hand, would probably say “overrated,” but let’s not get into that. Most people have an idea of who Jeter is and the impact that he has had on the game of baseball. Since his debut in 1995, he has been a model of consistency, excellence, and ability. He was named to the All-Star team 14 different times and won five World Series Rings, five Silver Slugger Awards, five Gold Glove Awards, two Hank Aaron Awards and a Roberto Clemente Award. On top of all of that, Jeter was the captain of baseball’s most infamous team: the New York Yankees.

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