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    Fresh Crops or Chemically Enhanced?

    by  • May 6, 2013 • News • 1 Comment

    Genetically Modified Crops PHOTO/pvguide.org

      Ploch’s Farm of Clifton, New Jersey Next to a bucket filled with corn, Ryan Langan sat down on a bench while being able to explain what exactly makes Ploch’s Farm so special. He began talking about what chemicals, what machines, and what new technology that this farm uses to gain success throughout the city of...

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    NFL Combine: How Important is it?

    by  • March 7, 2013 • Sports • 0 Comments

    College Athlete participating in the NFL Combine. PHOTO/Roanoke.com

    By ROSS CAPUANA The NFL combine, a test on college athletes’ ability to run, jump, catch, throw and other intangibles of the NFL game, kicked off last week. The issue that comes into play with the combine is, do these running drills and non-contact drills really determine how good a player you will be in...

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    Where is Ramapo Men’s Lacrosse?

    by  • February 28, 2013 • Sports • 1 Comment

    Men's Lacrosse. PHOTO/roanokecollege/Flickr.com

    By ROSS CAPUANA Members of the Ramapo Men’s Lacrosse Club are looking to establish an official team. Although considered a club team, the players have actually been included into a league with a full schedule of opponents. The National College Lacrosse League(NCLL) met with some of the players interested in starting this team and gave them...

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    Should College Athletes be Paid?

    by  • February 21, 2013 • Sports • 2 Comments

    University of Southern California Football. PHOTO/Neon Tommy/Flickr.com

    By ROSS CAPUANA Student athletes are putting in hard work, day in and day out to play collegiate sports raising the question: Should they be getting compensated in some way? Cars, sporting event tickets, money to help pay rent, or even money for meals are just a few of the many things that are “illegally” given...

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    Concussions Spur Talk of Football Safety

    by  • February 14, 2013 • Sports • 1 Comment

    The late, great Junior Seau (middle). PHOTO/David Sizer/Flikr.com

    By ROSS CAPUANA Concussion or brain injury is one of the biggest stories of today’s sports era, especially in football. But with all the technology available why are these players letting themselves endure these major head injuries, and what are we doing to stop it? A concussion defined by the Center for Disease Control is a...

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    Lack of African American Head Coaching Positions in the NFL

    by  • February 7, 2013 • Sports • 1 Comment

    By ROSS CAPUANA The recent firing of an African American coach immediately after the regular season had ended has raised questions about diversity among National Football League coaches. Former Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith was fired despite his 10 win season in this most recent 2012 NFL season. With the Rooney Rule in place, it was...

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