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    Hockey In Newark Program Scores a Permanent Home

    by  • December 20, 2012 • Sports • 1 Comment

    Former Devils Bruce Driver and Ken Daneyko, along with Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Councilman Augusto Amador, Hockey In Newark Coaches Keith Veltre and Dennis Ruppe, and others take part in the Grand Reopening festivities at the Ironbound Recreation Center in Newark (Photo/Anthony Smith).

    By ANTHONY SMITH In 2003, the Hockey In Newark program, a non-profit organization, was founded to enable Newark children to learn and play the game of hockey at no cost to them. Since its inception, with only five children at the time, the  program has taken great strides to grow immensely. But while the program...

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    October Provides Sports Fans With Emotional Moments

    by  • October 25, 2012 • News • 0 Comments

    Raul Ibanez hits a game winning home run in the ALDS against the Orioles (Photo/Robert Deutsch/USA TODAY Sports).

    By ANTHONY SMITH, LUAN MADANI and  JONATHAN MALLON In a month where all four major sports season collide (when there isn’t a NHL lockout),  memories are made and history is written. October is a month where sports fans can rejoice. The events that have taken place over the past month, especially in the Major League...

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    College Students Express Strong Reactions Following First Debate

    by  • October 4, 2012 • News • 2 Comments

    President Obama and Governor Romney had their contrasting views on display on Wednesday night. (Photo/Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

    By ANTHONY SMITH WATCH: Replay of Entire Debate The first of three Presidential debates, between Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney tackled jobs, defense cuts, taxes, healthcare, and the nation’s debt.  And viewers had mixed reaction about the candidates’ answers and demeanor. The Oct.3 debate took place at the University of Denver in Denver,...

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    Employers Comb Social Media Sites for Prospective Employees

    by  • October 3, 2012 • Features, Uncategorized • 1 Comment

    This file photo from the U.S. Department of state shows a workplace supervisor engaging in use of social media. (Photo/State Department/Public Domain)

    By ANTHONY SMITH As Ramapo students get closer to graduation, the prospect of finding a full-time job will become an ever-growing burden on them. Social media becoming more popular by the second, employers are going to Facebook and other sites to conduct background checks on prospective employees. The Ponemon Institute, a research institution that focuses on...

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    Modular Classrooms Cause Stir Among Ramapo Students

    by  • September 26, 2012 • News • 1 Comment

    This modular classroom is currently in place outside of the H-Wing of the academic complex.

    By ANTHONY SMITH Ramapo College of New Jersey is currently moving forward with a $54 million renovation project to the G-Wing of the academic complex. Because of this, many classrooms in the section of the school are uninhabited. Enter modular classrooms. As students returned to Ramapo in early September, they were greeted by several trailers scattered...

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    Hockey Fans Upbeat About Latest CBA Proposal

    by  • September 12, 2012 • Sports • 0 Comments

    By ANTHONY SMITH It was reported Tuesday that the National Hockey League made a new offer, the first offer in over a month, to the NHL Players Association, offering to split the hockey related revenue in half, 50/50. When the NHL made their last offer, they said the NHLPA wouldn’t receiver a better offer if...

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