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    National Bullying Awareness Month Inspires Ramapo Students

    by  • October 24, 2013 • News • 2 Comments

    Jenna Vigna believes that anti-bullying values should be taught at a young age. PHOTO/US Department of Education

    By MICHELE MATTIA, ANTHONY VIGNA, and KEVIN SEABROOK October 2013 is designated as National Bullying Awareness Month. This cause has become so significant to the younger generation, since today’s age has brought so much attention to bullying following the suicides of young adults. An example of such a tragedy is Tyler Climente, who killed himself in...

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    Her Campus Comes to Ramapo

    by  • October 17, 2013 • Features • 2 Comments

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    By MICHELE MATTIA Ramapo College recently launched  a chapter of Her Campus, an online college magazine directed to female audiences. Two students, Angel Branco and Elina Tarkazikis, founded the chapter at Ramapo and have congregated  a volunteer group of staff writers on campus that write weekly articles, ranging from Greek life, to healthy options on campus...

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    A “News” Spin on Pinning

    by  • October 9, 2013 • Features • 1 Comment

    The layout of a typical Pinterest page.
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    By MICHELE MATTIA “Oh, I saw that on Pinterest!” is a common phrase said by users in search of fashion and gossip trends, referring to the photo-sharing website that is growing in popularity.  But now, news has been added to the list of Pinterest content. The Business Insider reports 3.4 billion Pinterest monthly page views from its 25 million members...

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    Miss Kansas 2014: Not Your Typical Pageant Contestant

    by  • October 2, 2013 • News • 1 Comment

    Miss Kansas 2013, Theresa Vail is breaking the stereotype of a "typical pageant girl."
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    By MICHELE MATTIA Miss Kansas stunned the pageantry world when she walked confidently down the runway in a red bikini sporting a large tattoo on her right side at the 87th annual Miss America 2014’s competition in Atlantic City on September 15th. Theresa Vail, 22,  bearing her multiple tattoos was a shock since many pageant contestants...

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    9/11 Memorial: What’s to Come

    by  • September 25, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    PHOTO/ 911memorial.org

    By MICHELE MATTIA A new memorial museum at the site of the former World Trade Center in lower Manhattan, commemorating the 2,983 lives lost on September 11, 2001 will make its grand opening in the spring of 2014.  However, there is controversy swirling about admission cost. Cynthia Branco is a volunteer at the 9/11 Tribute Center,...

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    Miley Cyrus Twerk Takeoff

    by  • September 12, 2013 • Features • 1 Comment

    Miley Cyrus has been gaining loads of media attention due to her recent performance with Robin Thicke. PHOTO/Michele Mattia

    By MICHELE MATTIA Pop star Miley Cyrus’ recent animated performance at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards alongside singer Robin Thicke has spawned endless amounts of jokes, from the way her outfit fit appearing like a chicken butt, to her hair style comparison to the mayor of the fictional Whoville. The act that featured the popular...

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