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    Rapper Gigg Evolves From Nothing to Something

    by  • December 19, 2013 • Features • 0 Comments

    Gigg's years of experience in the music industry has helped him attain new heights of popularity. PHOTO/Giorgio Scalone.

    By ANTHONY VIGNA Giorgio Scalone may look like any normal 21-year-old student attending Sacred Heart University in Connecticut, but when he enters a recording studio or stands on a stage, his fans know him as the talented rapper named Gigg. “Gigg continues to dominate the speakers and lives the dream of a real music artist,” user...

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    Ramapo Students Horde Free Things at Octoberfest

    by  • October 17, 2013 • News • 1 Comment

    Many people think they have good odds of winning raffles on campus. PHOTO/Anthony Vigna

    By ANTHONY VIGNA Between the variety of fun games, karaoke, and the big carnival held at the bandshell, the annual Octoberfest remains uncontested as Ramapo College’s biggest yearly event. But it’s the freebies that draw the crowd. Octoberfest, a four day event held at Ramapo College, is one of the most popular events held by the...

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    Ramapo College Transforms in a Country Themed Event

    by  • October 9, 2013 • Features • 1 Comment

    The mechanical bull attracted a lot of adventurous, daring students as the event was being held. PHOTO/Anthony Vigna

    By ANTHONY VIGNA As Ramapo students piled into the Laurel courts on October 3rd, they were greeted to an environment unlike anything they have ever seen before on campus. Hay bales were scattered around the floor, images of a saloon were hung up on the walls, and country music that was blasting in the area....

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    Fox News Blames Video Games for DC Shooting

    by  • October 2, 2013 • News • 1 Comment

    Video games are often misjudged for having connections to rising aggression. PHOTO/Anthony Vigna

    By ANTHONY VIGNA Gamers were outraged when they heard Fox News blamed last week’s mass shooting in Washington DC on violent video games last week. Aaron Alexis, Navy contractor and reservist, reported “hearing voices” before shooting 12 people and being shot by police, according to Reuters. While some are looking into his mental stability, Fox News...

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    Ramapo Students Discuss Military Intervention in Syria

    by  • September 25, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Jon Mangel, a twenty-year old political science major, is against military intervention in Syria from the United States. PHOTO/Anthony Vigna.

    By ANTHONY VIGNA President Obama caused debate amongst American citizens last week when he was proposing that the United States send military forces to retrieve chemical weapons from President Bashar al-Assad in war torn Syria. The civil war in Syria started to escalate when al-Assad’s regime killed thousands of people, hundreds of which were children, with...

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    Lack of Female Protagonists in Gaming Causes Debate

    by  • September 18, 2013 • Features • 1 Comment

    Women play video games almost as much as men. PHOTO/Anthony Vigna.

    By ANTHONY VIGNA As you skillfully play as a deadly space bounty hunter with powerful weaponry and armor, your heroics causes the final underground enemy base to self-destruct. As you feverishly rush to the surface, your hands begin to sweat as you fear that you will not make it out alive. However, you somehow make...

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