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David Wilderotter

Bio: David Wilderotter is originally from northern New Jersey and has lived there his whole life. He is currently a rising senior at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey majoring in Communications, with a concentration in Media Studies and Production. His main interests are music, television, and sports. He is a big fan of TV sitcoms, and loves watching them any chance he can. He also loves basketball, and prides himself as a Knicks fan. He also enjoys writing about a wide range of topics, and hopes to be able to continue to write in some capacity upon graduating. In his free time, David enjoys going on walks, playing basketball, listening to music, and spending time with his family.
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In a recent interview on CBS This Morning, Dr. Anthony Fauci, who serves as President Biden’s Chief Medical Advisor, said that he believes parents should be encouraged to get their kids vaccinated but doesn’t think children should be required to get their shots. This comes after the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID vaccine was made available for all children ages 12-15. During Fauci’s appearance on the show, he pleaded with skeptical parents to get their kids vaccinated, assuring them of the shot’s safety.

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Politics

Bill de Blasio Sparks Outrage From Italian Americans by Removing Columbus Day from School Calendars

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Fashion

New York Fashion Week Will Take Place in September

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Movies

John Krasinski Continues Relationship with Paramount by Signing First-Look Deal

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Politics

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Latest News

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Books

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Sports

David Quinn’s Job Future Uncertain Amid New York Rangers’ Disappointing Season

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Politics

NYC Mayoral Candidate Andrew Yang Criticizes the “Defund the Police” Movement

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Sports

How Deep Can a Knicks Playoff Run Be?

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