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    Life with Crohn’s: Tim’s Story

    by  • December 19, 2013 • Features • 0 Comments

    Tim Bardakjy participates in Hawthorne Gospel Church. PHOTO/Nicole Nigro

    By NICOLE NIGRO Timothy Bardakjy, a 22 recent college grad from Hawthorne, N.J. struggles to live a normal life due to his chronic disease, Crohn’s. With tiny hindrances that make his life difficult, Bardakjy keeps a smile on his face through rigorous surgeries, treatments, medications and pain. Crohn’s Disease is an attack on the body’s immune...

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    New Dynamic ‘Prezi’ Presentations Rise in Popularity

    by  • October 17, 2013 • Features • 2 Comments

    Prezi Presentations Logo: A new, creative form of presenting.

    By NICOLE NIGRO A new system that generates a new way of presenting information, has skyrocketed to 26 million users, and 500 million viewers in the past four years. Prezi Presentations are a creative way to easily present an idea, project, or story. Students, teachers, and business men and women around the world are turning to...

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    Fitness for the College Students

    by  • October 2, 2013 • Features • 1 Comment

    "An Apple A Day..." Living Healthy in College.

    By NICOLE NIGRO A lack of hearty, home cooked meals or taking physical education in college, most students’ decline in physical fitness begins at the prime of their lives. According to the 2012 American Journal of Preventative Medicine research study on the health and fitness of college students, “more than half (54 percent) of adults…in the...

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    Scheduling God

    by  • September 25, 2013 • Features • 0 Comments


    By NICOLE NIGRO Between schoolwork, a job, family, friends, extracurricular activities, and trying to launch a career, christians, college students find keeping their faith in God a challenging task. Dealing with busy schedules, college students Ryan Gonzalez, 20, Emily Lopez, 24, and youth Pastor Scott Warren 38 talk about scheduling God and the effects of doing...

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    Behind the Scenes: A Summer Comedy Film

    by  • September 18, 2013 • Features • 1 Comment

    This photo is a scene from the upcoming movie Staten Island Summer was shot at the Great Kills Swim Club in Staten Island. PHOTO/Nicole Nigro

    By NICOLE NIGRO As the sun sets on a cold summer night, 50 movie extras and a few hollywood stars strain to remember lines and movements before the director yells “action”. The upcoming summer blockbuster, Staten Island Summer, was filmed in Great Kills area of Staten Island where hollywood hopeful, Scott Pinto, 23 from Clifton...

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