Costakis shocks with construction of Tesla Coil

Michael Blickstein

December 12, 2014

Filed under Features

Junior Charlie Costakis built a five-foot tall, homemade Tesla Coil in his basement laboratory. Costakis took it upon himself to build a lightning generator made of materials he found in his own home. “To the observer it...

Deinstitutionalizing racism

Staff Editorial

December 12, 2014

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

On February 4, 1999, Amadou Diallo, an unarmed, 23-year-old black immigrant from Guinea, was shot and killed by four New York City Police Department (NYPD) plain-clothed cops. After being mistaken for a serial rapist, Diallo...