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    The Generation Gap: A TV Experience

    by  • May 6, 2013 • Features • 1 Comment

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    By CAITLIN CALLONS A Typical American Family “Daddy stop sleeping and snoring so loudly! You are ruining my show!” Becki Weiss, 20, tells her father as he is sleeping on the his brown reclining chair, and snoring very loudly.  “No Becki! I’m watching General Hospital,” Hal Weiss replies.  “You know it’s my favorite show and I’ve...

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    Once the Musical: A review

    by  • March 14, 2013 • Features • 1 Comment

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    By CAITLIN CALLONS As the audience enters from the cold they are greeted with a friendly staff dressed in everyday clothes and not the normal usher clothes. Once the audience has entered they usually grab a snack or drink at the bar of a theater, which is normally located in the lobby, but for this...

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    Oscars Disappoint Theater Community and Viewers at Home

    by  • March 7, 2013 • Features • 0 Comments

    Celebrity blogger and musical theater performer gave his reaction to Catherine Zeta-Jones Oscar performance

    The prestigious Oscars held on February 24th caused quite a stir among the Broadway community. The Oscars always have some type of performance. Whether the host is performing a musical monologue or one of the “Best Original Song” choices is performing. To start the series of performances the host, Seth MacFarlane sang a song called “We...

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    Incidents of Suicide Rise Among Young Adults

    by  • February 28, 2013 • News • 2 Comments

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    By CAITLIN CALLONS, VANESSA CAMARGO and MEGAN CLANCY Erin, a 19-year-old sophomore student from Hofstra University, lived with suicidal thoughts in the Spring semester of 2012. Erin had a 3.0 GPA and took five classes that added up to 16 credits. She experienced extreme depression and anxiety as a result of transferring schools. Erin, who did...

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    Boy Scouts Defer Ban on Gay Members Until May

    by  • February 21, 2013 • News • 2 Comments

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    By CAITLIN CALLONS and MEGAN FERNANDEZ The Boy Scouts of America deferred the decision to lift the ban on gay members participating in their program till May, but some supporters say it’s time for the organization to be more inclusive. The Boy Scouts have had a long standing position of not allowing members of the gay...

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    The Mysterious Disappearance of Men’s Acting Roles

    by  • February 4, 2013 • Features • 1 Comment

    The Berrie Center presents  Jarrod Spector the Star of "Jersey Boys" at the  Sharp Theater  PHOTO/Ramapo.edu

    By CAITLIN CALLONS When talking about the classic Broadway Musicals, nine times out 10, critics will be talking about their leading female role. But why is there hardly a mention of their favorite leading male role? That is because there are not many leading roles for men in the musical theater world. This stems from the early...

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