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Is Legalizing Marijuana the Right Move for N.Y.?

Is Legalizing Marijuana the Right Move for N.Y.?

Shabib Afzal, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced plans to legalize the recreational use and sale of marijuana in New York State during his inaugural speech on Jan. 1. Ending the prohibition of this substance is a welcomed change by many. However, I worry about certain consequences of this decision. The rise in DUI-re...

Cuomo proposes new sexual assault policy

Amanda Umpierrez, Assistant News Editor

February 5, 2015

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is pushing to pass a proposed “Yes Means Yes” bill to help combat sexual assault on both private and public college campuses. If passed, the bill will mandate New York State private college campuses to follow the “Yes Means Yes” policy, including “affirmative conse...

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