Julian Whigham's Articles

Central New York, Consumer, Government

Net Neutrality: When Will The Internet Change?

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — The Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of internet regulation, which required internet service providers to offer equal access to all online content, took effect on Monday. There are now no legal laws preventing companies from slowing access to specific sites or charging internet users new fees. Enacted by the Obama Administration […]

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Health

Tech Addiction: Study Shows Use of Dating Apps Can Lead to Depression, Low Self-Esteem

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Syracuse, N.Y. — The use of online dating apps like Tinder and Bumble may lower a user’s self-esteem and overall satisfaction with their dating life, according to the American Psychological Association (APA). In the study, 1,044 women and 273 men, made up of mostly college undergraduate students, were asked to complete questionnaires asking about their […]

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Politics

Could Political Independence Be the Future of American Politics?

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Syracuse, N.Y. – Arbitrary and discriminatory laws force independents and third-party candidates to fight their way onto ballots in all 50 states. Ralph Nadar’s 2004 presidential campaign is a prime example where in Pennsylvania, 30,000 signatures were invalidated for reasons such as someone signing their name as Bill instead of William— creating a bipartisan political […]

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Central New York

National Tequila Day

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By Julian Whigham SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Pour up your favorite margarita and shot of Patron Syracuse! That’s right, it’s National Tequila Day.  The origin of the national observation is unknown, but it’s 5 o’clock somewhere. To celebrate, NCC news has compiled 3 special recipes to celebrate the occasion with friends and family. Fresh Raspberry […]

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