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    Shikel Family’s Life in America

    by  • April 16, 2013 • Features • 0 Comments

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    By CAITLIN CALLONS, VANESSA CAMARGO and MEGAN CLANCY In light of recent immigration reform Ramapo student sat down with an immigrant family from Russia. The Shikel family traveled through legal channels to the United States and established citizenship. Allah Shikel, 53, of Fair Lawn, is the mother of 20-year-old Lizzy Shikel a junior at The College...

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    Social Networking exposes too much

    by  • March 14, 2013 • Features • 1 Comment

    Facebook homepage. PHOTO Vanessa Camargo

    By VANESSA CAMARGO Social networks have become a popular way for people of all ages to connect with each other, although teens and young adult find it harder to censor themselves on the Internet. One of the first networks, MySpace, helped introduce online interaction to the public. But in less than a decade, Facebook and Twitter...

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    Michelle Obama at the Oscars

    by  • March 7, 2013 • Features • 0 Comments

    Michelle Obama announces Best Picture Award from White House. PHOTO Vanessa Camargo

    By VANESSA CAMARGO Michelle Obama at the Oscars Michelle Obama made an appearance that no one anticipated at the 85th Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 24. The first lady surprised viewers when she announced from the White House, the winner for best picture via satellite. A strong political figure like Obama in a superficial environment like...

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    President Obama’s State of the Union: Job Creation a Focus

    by  • February 21, 2013 • News • 2 Comments

    President Obama gives his speech on the state of the union. By VANESSA CAMARGO

    By VANESSA CAMARGO President Barack Obama called for more job creation and an increase in minimum wage to $9 an hour, in his State of the Union address on Jan. 29. Obama announced the launch of manufacturing houses to accelerate job creation. He proposed a Fix-It-First program that would put people to work on about 70,000 structurally deficient bridges across America. He also stressed that no...

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    Adult Higher Education Helps Immigrant Retool

    by  • February 14, 2013 • Features • 1 Comment

    Maria E. Bernal looking over some class notes. PHOTO/Vanessa Camargo

    By VANESSA CAMARGO and CAITLIN CALLONS Maria Eugenia Bernal of Dover was born in Colombia and came to America when she was 25 years old. Her life in her native country was all she had ever known. Bernal knew how to be a wife, a mother, and a proper care giver. In America, Bernal found...

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    Fashion Industry Pushes Professional Image

    by  • February 7, 2013 • Features • 1 Comment

    Women's image of professional in the fashion industry. PHOTO Vanessa Camargo

    By VANESSA CAMARGO The day of graduation will soon be approaching the senior class. The first steps into the real world that recent graduates will face are job interviews. Besides needing the basic job criteria and skills to land the job, there is also one important necessity that needs to be considered, the right look. “I...

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