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Why Single out the Downtrodden?

Why Single out the Downtrodden?

Sasha Majette, Staff Writer

February 7, 2013


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A few Mount Vernon residents are protesting the placement of a warming center for the homeless because it's too close to a daycare center and elementary school. The public fear of the homeless is unfounded, not every homeless person is a criminal. Mount Vernon residents have got it wrong here; it seems...

CES 2013 Roundup

CES 2013 Roundup

Sasha Majette, Staff Writer

January 31, 2013


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The world's first Shape Shifting Tablet. One of the most talked about inventions from the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show is a tablet that produces a keyboard out of the screen. The display is so hard to describe that many news outlets are just calling it a screen that goes "lumpy" and when unactivate...

Weird Music Videos of 2012

Weird Music Videos of 2012

Sasha Majette, Staff Writer

December 17, 2012


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This year has been full of weird music videos from artists such as Nicki Minaj, Gangam Style and Lady Gaga. Here is a list of some of my personal favorites. 1. St. Vincent- Cheerleader In this video Annie Clark portrays a giant statue on display in an art gallery. Think Gulliver’s Travels but artsy and em...

Internet Censorship

Internet Censorship

Sasha Majette, Staff Writer

December 13, 2012


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Many Americans take for granted the use of the internet, a immense source of information containing every piece of data at our finger tips. The internet contains opinions, politics and other valuable information beyond that of just social networking. There really isn't anything you can't find on the...

Weird but True Stories of 2012

Weird but True Stories of 2012

Sasha Majette, Staff Writer

December 13, 2012


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Every so often a story surfaces that you just can't believe and 2012 has been full of some insane stories. Such as the elderly woman who destroyed a valuable painting and that unfortunate face eating attack in Florida. 1. Driver, 100, crashes car into group outside L.A. elementary school A 100 year old ...

Mercy Drops The Ball On Flyers

Mercy Drops The Ball On Flyers

Sasha Majette, Staff Writer

December 10, 2012


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Every young aspiring journalist has one goal in mind, to write something that inspires a change. Being a senior at Mercy College means the world to me, and I have school pride unmatched by anyone on campus. Every semester, I am amazed by the wonderful faculty at Mercy College that not only teaches us,...

Weirdest Beauty Trends

Weirdest Beauty Trends

Sasha Majette, Staff Writer

December 8, 2012


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1. Eyelash Extensions Hair extensions have been popular for years now it’s all about enhancing ones eyelashes. Eyelash extensions are one of the most extravagant luxuries women can afford by laying down a few hundred bucks for a technician to lovingly glue human hair one by one to their eyelashes. The...

Holiday Tech Gift Guide

Holiday Tech Gift Guide

Sasha Majette, Staff Writer

November 26, 2012


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To Gift or NOT to gift?   1. Tablets Definitely GIFT! Tablets are great for any budding tech enthusiast; however there are some things that need to be considered before you jump full steam ahead into purchasing one of these expensive toys. You cannot be cheap when it comes to tablets expect to spend at ...

The Xbox 360 Paradox

The Xbox 360 Paradox

Sasha Majette, Staff Writer

November 5, 2012


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Approximately 70 Million Xbox 360 consoles have been sold worldwide since 2005 and many of the owners including myself have been frustrated with Microsoft for one reason or another. In many ways the handling of the Xbox brand has been comparable to the way Apple handles many of its products such as the...

A Bright Future Is On Display

A Bright Future Is On Display

Sasha Majette, Staff Writer

October 4, 2012


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Have you ever dropped your phone and held your breath to see if your delicate screen survived the fall? Iphone customers definitely have had problems with battle wounds on their screens in the form of spider web-like cracks. Don’t fret though; there may be hope on the horizon for every clumsy person...

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