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    A look into the Eye of JA

    by  • December 20, 2012 • Features • 0 Comments

    Creator and Designer Janna Appelstein wearing her piece PHOTO Appelstein Facebook

    By LAUREN MAGENTA An entrepreneur who is effortlessly creative and an all around style enthusiast, Janna Applestien is a triple treat. She is on the road to becoming the next major fashion mogul. “Single handedly running a business is no small task, especially considering I am a scatter brained creative night-owl, who has lost every piece...

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    Seth MacFarlane for Oscar Host

    by  • October 17, 2012 • Features • 2 Comments

    Seth MacFarlane at the 2012 Emmys PHOTO / TV.com

    By LAUREN MAGENTA Seth MacFarlane—Family Guy creator, will host of the 85th Annual Academy Awards, February 24, 2013. Social media sites went crazy on Monday, Oct. 1 when The Academy announced Macfarlane as the surprise host. Hashtags like #ratingsgrab and words of excitement filled twitter, Youtube and Facebook. The sites overflowed with both support and...

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    Starbucks Falls for Fall Drinks

    by  • October 11, 2012 • Features, Uncategorized • 3 Comments

    PSL Starbucks

    By LAUREN  MAGENTA If you step into the Starbucks in the Preakness Shopping Center in Wayne, N.J. you will notice a few changes from their normal, quiet, hole-in-the-wall atmosphere. For starters their steamer is on full speed ahead pumping out drink after drink. Their line… forget about it. The shift supervisor shouts,”Tall Pumpkin Spice Latte.” This...

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    Will Young Voters Come Out to the Polls?

    by  • September 19, 2012 • News • 0 Comments

    By VIRGINIA DiBIANCA and LAUREN PAIGE MAGENTA In 2008, young, first-time voters had high hopes that Barack Obama would bring change to America. They believed in him, voted for him and helped him get to the White House. It is now four-years later and the slow economic recovery and high unemployment has left young voters...

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    Technology and Relationships

    by  • September 12, 2012 • Features • 1 Comment

    By LAUREN MAGENTA Dear Social Media, I would like to take a second and sincerely thank you both. You have somehow or another brought an entirely new spin to the relationship world. You have made things more accessible, more interesting and ten times more complicated. Sincerely, Lauren Paige Not to say that dating wasn’t rough enough before modern technology,...

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