• 2013 NJ Senator Election

    by  • October 17, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Booker and Lonegan during a debate PHOTO/northjersey.com

    By JESSICA WRIXON On Oct. 16, Democrat Cory Booker, ex-mayor of Newark, was elected the new senator of New Jersey, winning by a mere 10 percent against Steve Lonegan, the Republican mayor of small town Bogota. After votes were tallied on Monday evening, the results showed that Booker won the election, gaining 55 percent of votes when Lonegan...

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    Government Shutdown Gone Mad!

    by  • October 17, 2013 • 0 Comments

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    By ADRIAH ROLLING On October 1st, 2013, the partial government shutdown causing many people to be affected by lack of assistance, insurance, and government services. This shutdown has caused chaos government parks and services that federal agencies provide in the country and around the world. The government closed because Congress must pass the Federal Budget which has to be agreed upon...

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    Can the FIV Virus be the Cure For HIV?

    by  • October 17, 2013 • 2 Comments

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    A recent discovery of proteins in cat AIDS may be the first step towards finding a cure for HIV. In a recent study published in the Journal of Virology, a cat AIDS (FIV) virus protein was found to trigger an effective immune response in blood from HIV-infected humans.  According to the researchers from a host of...

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    New Dynamic ‘Prezi’ Presentations Rise in Popularity

    by  • October 17, 2013 • 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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    NJ students celebrate Queer History Month amid same-sex marriage controversy

    by  • October 17, 2013 • 2 Comments

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    By LAURA FRENCH As political figures in New Jersey battle over same-sex marriage legislation, students at Ramapo College celebrate the LGBTQ community through Queer History Month programming. Queer History Month, usually referred to as LGBT History Month, is annually observed in October in the United States, and arrives this year just as controversial same-sex marriage proposals...

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    Cresskill Fire Department Ranked Class 3

    by  • October 17, 2013 • 2 Comments

    Members of Cresskill FD PHOTO/cresskillfire.org

    By JESSICA WRIXON Cresskill Fire Department, a department that is both paid and volunteer, were informed in mid September that they will be moving a step closer to being a prestigiously recognized fire department in Bergen County through their hard work and dedication to the community. On Sept. 18, the Cresskill Fire Department, as well as...

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    Breaking Bad Comes to an End, Fans React

    by  • October 17, 2013 • 1 Comment

    "Breaking Bad" show logo. PHOTO/Creative Commons

    By BLAKE CORRAO When 10.3 million television viewers tuned into the final episode of AMC’s Breaking Bad on September 29, the most talked-about show in recent history, fans knew that it would be huge. The finale, written and directed by series creator Vince Gilligan, brought the sprawling epic of a series to an end after four...

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    Hit Show Once Upon A Time Returns For Season 3

    by  • October 17, 2013 • 0 Comments

    By KELLY MOELLER Once Upon A Time, one of ABC’s most popular shows began its third consecutive season on September 29, 2013. The show, based on dozens of different fairly tales from all different time periods, is more than just a glorified Disney movie. This season viewers can expect trips to different lands, new characters,...

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    Her Campus Comes to Ramapo

    by  • October 17, 2013 • 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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    The Big Picture of Octoberfest Weekend 2013

    by  • October 17, 2013 • 3 Comments

    Students and their families enjoying the day together as the weather clear up for the afternoon of Saturday's Octoberfest Carnival. (PHOTO/Ryan McGrath).

    By RYAN MCGRATH, JACINTA FORD and AMANDA SICILIANO It is definitely clear that Fall has finally made its way back to Ramapo College because this past weekend marked the return of the campus’ annual Octoberfest. Every year, Ramapo College’s Student Government Association puts a lot of dedication and effort into providing the students with many festive-themed...

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    Ramapo Students Horde Free Things at Octoberfest

    by  • October 17, 2013 • 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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    Twitter Officially Files IPO

    by  • October 17, 2013 • 1 Comment

    By JOSH SCHWARZ Twitter made its IPO filing official on Oct. 3, catching the attention of many potential investors. Our S-1 will be filed publicly with the SEC momentarily. This Tweet does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale. — Twitter (@twitter) October 3, 2013   Twitter, the micro-blogging social media website, was rumored to be ready...

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