Alexander Gonzalez

Intern at The Takeaway

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'Irruption' of Snowy Owls Brings Birds Far South This Winter

Friday, December 01, 2017

WNYC
New York and New Jersey could see an influx of the Arctic bird, known for its quizzical expression.

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Regime Change in Zimbabwe Greeted Cautiously in U.S.

Friday, November 24, 2017

Some members of the Zimbabwean diaspora in New York are celebrating the end of the Mugabe era — while reserving judgment when it comes to the new leader.

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It Costs Half a Billion Dollars to Renovate Two Libraries in Midtown

Thursday, November 16, 2017

WNYC
The proposed additions include converting former staff or storage space into hubs for research, education and exhibitions.

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Putting Fish Back in Their Place

Thursday, November 09, 2017

The River Project has returned its research subjects back into the wild as it does every year around this time.

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Sharp Divide on Abortion and Schools in New Jersey Governor Race

Monday, October 30, 2017

WNYC
Use the N.J. Voter Guide to see where the leading candidates for governor stand on challenges facing the state. And then remember to vote. Election Day is Nov. 7.

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The Horror! A Short Film Depicts One Man's Struggle With an MTA Turnstile

Monday, October 30, 2017

A short documentary chronicles one man trying, over and over, to swipe a MetroCard. "I would love for the MTA to see this movie and feel a little embarrassed," said director Pacho Velez.

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Is Netanyahu's Political Future in Jeopardy?

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is a potential suspect in two ongoing criminal investigations. This month, a former top aide agreed to testify against the prime minister. 

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Films to Catch and Skip at the Box Office This Weekend

Friday, August 11, 2017

Reviews of "The Glass Castle," a family drama; "Step," a new dance documentary; the horror film "Annabelle: Creation"; and the animated sequel "The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature."

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A Son's Pain Turns to Activism Five Years After the Oak Creek Massacre

Friday, August 04, 2017

Five years after the Oak Creek massacre, a son remembers his father, who died that day, and how that put him on a path of "forgiveness with vengeance."

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Documenting The Birth of East Bay Punk

Friday, July 28, 2017

From the late 1970s to the mid 1990s, the punk music scene burgeoned in the East Bay Area. A new documentary explores the movement's rise.  

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Queer Service Member: Trump's Trans Ban 'Is About Fear and Loathing'

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

President Donald Trump announced a ban on transgender service members on Wednesday. Two LGBTQ service members reflect on the policy here. 

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How the DOD's Approach to Waste Harms Citizens and the Environment

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

There are 39,400 known or suspected toxic sites on current or former Pentagon properties encompassing over 40 million acres in total — an area larger than the state of Florida.  

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Films to Catch and Skip at the Box Office This Weekend

Friday, July 21, 2017

Reviews of the new films hitting the box office this weekend, including "Dunkirk," the comedy "Girls Trip," and the sci-fi adventure "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets."

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The Lasting Legacy of Jane Austen

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

200 years to the day after Jane Austen's death, there is a renewed interest in her work.

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GOP Senators Scramble to Pass Healthcare Bill

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Republicans race against the clock to garner enough votes to repeal and replace Obamacare. 

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Gerrymandering Revisited in Texas Court Ahead of 2018 Midterms

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Texas judges are hearing a gerrymandering case that could affect the state's political landscape ahead of 2018 midterms.

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Films to Catch and Skip at the Box Office This Weekend

Friday, June 30, 2017

Reviews of "Baby Driver," directed by Edgar Wright, and "Despicable Me 3," starring those diminutive Minions.

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