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Stop Blaming and Start Defending

Stop Blaming and Start Defending

Molly Stazzone, News Editor

March 23, 2013

While I was watching ABC's 20/20 broadcast the story of a 16-year-old girl who was servery intoxicated, humiliated and sexually abused by a group of teenage boys, some of which were she called "friends" many questions rang in my heard one in which was why didn't anyone come to her rescue? In the report...

Why Can’t we be Friends?

Why Can’t we be Friends?

Molly Stazzone, News Editor

March 11, 2013

There are a lot of unanswered questions about why men and women do not get along. However there is only one question that has been debated over hundreds of thousands of year but it has never been truly answered. Can men and women be friends? If you are like me and love romantic Comedies you remember...

Top 5 Words and Sayings That I Want to See Gone

Top 5 Words and Sayings That I Want to See Gone

Molly Stazzone, News Editor

March 2, 2013

These are the words many people have used and abused. Check out this list of these commonly abused words, that you are sure to hear around every Mercy College campus.     5. literally The only time you can use the word literally is when something “literally” happened. Right way: I lit...

Shake it up! Are the Harlem Shake viral videos making a comeback?

Shake it up! Are the Harlem Shake viral videos making a comeback?

Molly Stazzone, News Editor

February 24, 2013

Before the viral videos of universities, members of the U.S. Army and swim teams I’ve never head of the dance sensation “Harlem Shake.” It seems as if everyone and their mother are performing these ‘earth shaking’ moves (no pun intended.) However, where did it all start? And how did it get...

My Top Five New Year’s Resolutions For 2013

My Top Five New Year’s Resolutions For 2013

Molly Stazzone, News editor

January 4, 2013

Three, two, one happy New year! As the world welcomed 2013 at midnight on January 1, people in New York and across America welcomed their new year's resolutions. However, a lot of people do not keep their resolutions. I am one of those people who say they will workout, become organized, and make a budget,...

People Kill People

People Kill People

Molly Stazzone, News Editor

December 16, 2012

In my last blog "An Elementary Nightmare" I talked about opinion on gun control. I do believe people should have a background check when purchasing any kind of gun, however I don't think America will band guns. Simply because of the second amendment. In the days following the Sandy Hook School shooting...

An Elementary School Nightmare

An Elementary School Nightmare

Molly Stazzone, News Editor

December 14, 2012

Columbine High School, Virginia Tech, Colorado Cinema, and now Sandy Hook School in Newtown. What do all of these places have in common? These places and their communities have been destroyed by massive shoot outs from deranged gunman. On Dec. 14, 27 people died because a man named Adam Lenza, a...

Time Flies When You Are Having Fun

Molly Stazzone, News Editor

December 8, 2012

Is it just me or are the years going be way to fast. It always seems that way once December hits. It's like the rest of the months goe in slow motion until December come around. I just people are out and about buying gifts, chopping down evergreens, and perparing for relatives when they come over. Fathermore,...

Family, Work and Being Sick: That Was My Weekend

Molly Stazzone, News Editor

November 21, 2012

The last blog I posted a blog it was a day or two before Thanksgiving. So roughly a week ago, in my pervious post I talked about suviving the holiday get togetheres and Black Friday and Christmas shopping. I also gave advice and tips for those who were shopping over the weekend. I too survived Thanksgiving...

Tis The Season To Be Stressed: Helpful Tips To Make Holiday Worries Go Away

Tis The Season To Be Stressed: Helpful Tips To Make Holiday Worries Go Away

Molly Stazzone, News Editor

November 14, 2012

As the days and Thermometers dwindle down to the holiday season so do peoples’ patients. Just the other day I witnessed a van trying the get in front of a small compacted car in a local county mall. The person in the van got so frustrated they drove off cutting several other cars that were waiting...

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