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Poetic Justice

Barry Paige, Staff Writer
December 19
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Embarrassing moments can be a life changing experience. A moment where I was highly embarrassed was at the Black Student Union Talent Show my junior year. From that situation, I remember these specific things: what happened at that time, why it embarrassed me so much, and how I prepared not to be embarrassed...

Run, Barry, Run!

Barry Paige, Staff Writer
December 19
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In a society mixed with different generations, parents may not always understand where their children are coming from. At a young age being told what to do can be frustrating and can overpower the mind, leading to challenge parental authority. When reaching a point that results in running away there’...

Social Status

Barry Paige, Staff Writer
December 19
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I am one of the many who believe that our culture is of the middle class and built on the core values of meritocracy. My opinion is that this conflicts with those whom are upper class and believe that they can dominate with their money. Since meritocracy is based on those who display intelligence, wher...

Mercy Heals Sandy’s Destruction

Mercy Heals Sandy’s Destruction

Barry Paige, Staff Writer
November 28
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News of a heavy incoming storm reaches the ears of many students who evacuate campus to return home to their families or stay to tough it out in the dorms. Many weren't concerned because its predecessor, Irene was a quick come and go. But they were soon to see that one storm can highly differ from another....

“Flight” stays true to its name

Barry Paige, Staff Writer
November 20
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With riveting reviews, the film is just as accelerating as the plane the protagonist flies. Main character "Whip" starring academy award winner Denzel Washington is a pilot who lives in the moment. Due to a heavy drinking problem, he becomes involved with cocaine, alcohol, and a co-worker the night before...

Campus Conformity

Barry Paige, Staff Writer
October 20
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“It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man (or woman) is that who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.” [Emerson] Conformity has become a social way of normal behavior....

Dorm Norm, Hotel Bells, or Commuter Mover

Barry Paige, Staff Writer
October 1
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When asked of students where they preferred living this semester, in the dorms or hotels many gave similar opinions. "I like living in the dorms because I don't like to travel," says Sophomore Larry Hector. "I'm kind of lazy," he laughs. On the Mercy College Class of 2015 website where students of Mercy...

English Education Career Fair

English Education Career Fair

Barry Paige, Staff Writer
September 20
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Bronx Boro President Ruben Diaz made a guest appearance at Lehman College during the career fair for teachers in the education field. The cold, rainy weather dampered the outcome of the event. Nevertheless, when asked if  he was satisfied about the turnout he replied cooly, "Yes." His speech consisted...

I-Crazy

I-Crazy

Barry Paige, Staff Writer
September 14
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All week new yorkers have been standing in line at participating apple stores in anticipation for it's latest technological invention: the I-Phone 5. The line is filled with dedicated apple customers who have camped out in front of the store to be the first in receiving the i-phone, which doesn't hit...

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