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    The Indie Monster Makers

    by  • December 19, 2013 • Features • 0 Comments

    The official poster for Paranormal Activity. PHOTO: ShockTillYouDrop.com

    By BLAKE CORRAO The Beginnings of Indie Horror In August of 1972, an unknown filmmaker named Wes Craven released The Last House on the Left. The film ran 84 minutes, and was shot on a small $87,000 budget. It starred a group of first-time actors and was written by two men with little-to-no experience in film....

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    Bobby Q’s Wants To Take Suffern

    by  • December 19, 2013 • Features • 0 Comments

    Texas Lollipop- Sausage wrapped in Bacon and dipped in BBQ sauce.

    By SAL POLISI A drive through Suffern reveals streets dominated by liquor stores, convenience stores, and bar and grill restaurants that get lost amid the many store fronts. Suffern desires a small city atmosphere and offers a plethora of places to go. Although change isn’t common in Suffern, there is a new player in town who...

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    Barbers Do More Than Just Cut Hair

    by  • December 19, 2013 • Features • 0 Comments

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    By KEVIN SEABROOK A high top fade is one of the hardest haircuts to give someone. Walking through the doors of the barbershop and smelling the fumes of hairspray and hearing the clippers churn on others head was a priceless moment. There were about 5 barbers who were cutting hair upon my arrival, there were two...

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    Tahir’s Got Talents

    by  • December 19, 2013 • Features • 0 Comments

    Tahir Singing

    by LAURA FRENCH For Tahir Coleman Register, his road to becoming a one-man talent show all began with some inspiration from a certain musical icon. “I’ve always wanted to be an entertainer. Michael Jackson is the reason why. I mean, I was addicted. I still am – God rest his soul – addicted to Michael Jackson,”...

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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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    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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    Ramapo Music Club Promote Student Talent

    by  • October 30, 2013 • Features • 0 Comments

    Whether it’s a passion for music, a forum to discuss music, or just a medium through which musicians can interact and collaborate, the Ramapo Music Club is bringing an appreciation of the art of music to campus.   What is RMC? Formerly known as MEISA (Music and Entertainment Industry Student Association), the Ramapo Music Club are a...

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    Why Do People Enjoy Horror?

    by  • October 25, 2013 • Features • 0 Comments

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    By JACINTA FORD American Horror Story, The Walking Dead and Carrie. These are three of the most anticipated shows to watch in the gory month of October. But why are people so fascinated with horror? American Horror Story is FX hit TV horror series. Every season is based on a new plot telling the gruesome story throughout...

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    Halloween Costumes: What’s Hot & What’s Not

    by  • October 25, 2013 • Features • 0 Comments

    By JACINTA FORD What do Duck Dynasty, Miley Cyrus and Minions all have in common? Nothing besides they are all in the top ten halloween costumes for 2013. Top Costumes Popular culture played a huge role in the top costume this year, which put some of the classics to shame, like the sey nurse, sexy cop and sexy...

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    Thin-obssessed fashion industry poses challenge for plus-size women

    by  • October 24, 2013 • Features • 2 Comments

    Fashion to Figure is a store that specializes in plus-size women's clothing. The mannequins in this store are a size 1X.

    By LAURA FRENCH Whether they prefer to be called curvy, full-figured, or simply “normal,” plus-size women say they still face unique challenges in the fashion industry. Difficulty shopping and lack of representation in the media are two of the problems plus-size women face in a “straight-size” world. However, with increasing numbers of people identifying as plus-size...

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