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    Creating a Career Out of a Passion for Music

    by  • December 20, 2012 • Features • 1 Comment

    Heissenbuttel playing the keyboards at a show. Photo/FACEBOOK.

    By KRISTEN GARAFANO The sound of a piano being played echoes throughout the room that has power cords and amps spread from one side to the other. The drummer beats down on the cymbals as the guitarist strums a melody that resonates off the walls, and the lead singer passionately sings into a microphone. This is...

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    Bear Sightings Startle Ramapo Students

    by  • October 17, 2012 • News • 1 Comment

    Woods Road, the area where a bear and cubs were sighted. Photo/KRISTEN GARAFANO

    By KRISTEN GARAFANO Two separate bear sightings within a few days of each other are causing students to question just how safe they are on campus. Officials reported a bear sighting on Sept. 29, which was spotted near North Field at 2:15 a.m. Following that, on Oct. 2, a bear and cubs were seen around 1...

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    Residents of College Park Apartments Tolerate Construction During Semester

    by  • September 26, 2012 • News • 1 Comment

    The beginning of the brick exterior that is being renovated on the College Park Apartments. Photo by Kristen Garafano.

    By KRISTEN GARAFANO Students in the College Park Apartments are living amongst drilling, hammering and knocking as workers revamp the buildings. The Phase II College Park Apartments are undergoing renovation throughout the Fall 2012 semester at Ramapo College with students living there. The construction began during June and July of 2012, with re-roofing and mechanical system...

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    Celebrities Express Political Views on Twitter – Do Voters Care?

    by  • September 19, 2012 • Features • 0 Comments

    Jessica Alba. PHOTO/USMagazine.com

    By KRISTEN GARAFANO As the presidential election approaches on Nov. 6, more celebrities are choosing to share their political viewpoints via the social networking site Twitter. Jessica Alba, Donald Trump, Olivia Munn, and Ted Nugent are among the many voices chiming in during this election season on social media. Alba and Trump are only two among...

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    Following Debate, Social Media Explosion Can’t Be Ignored

    by  • September 12, 2012 • Features • 0 Comments

    By KRISTEN GARAFANO It’s unavoidable. The witty comments, snarky tweets, angry debates and lengthy rants. Every time an event such as a competitive sports game, well known awards show, or anticipated news broadcast is shown on television, people on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter go crazy. This past Tuesday, when the second presidential...

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