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In this Sunday, July 2, 2017, photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, uses the beach with his family and friends at the governor's summer house at Island Beach State Park in New Jersey. Christie is defending his use of the beach, closed to the public during New Jersey's government shutdown, saying he had previously announced his vacation plans and the media had simply "caught a politician keeping his word." (Andrew Mills/NJ Advance Media via AP)

#BeachGate: Christie tans as government shuts down

It was Fourth of July weekend in Seaside Park, New Jersey, home to beautiful beaches and plenty of local businesses. It is the busiest weekend of the summer, truly kicking off beach season as many folks wait until the fourth to get some sun. But

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BookCon is the next chapter for book lovers

The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center is a rather large place, and the 2017 iteration of BookCon took up the entire building. The event occurred over the span of two days, from June 3 to June 4. The event itself has only been going on

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University students go the extra mile

The stories of upcoming entrepreneurs are always one to be applauded and marveled at. At the University, our school’s adage is “Opportunitas”, suggesting that all students from all walks of life can come to the University and be afforded the opportunity to a better life. Three

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First Family delays White House move

Donald Trump became our official president earlier this year in January and shortly after, moved into the White House to begin his duties in office. Our first lady, Melania Trump, and first son, Barron Trump (age 10), however, have decided to reside in New York

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Leave your wallet at home and head to Brookfield Place

Brookfield Place has announced that they will hold free movies in their atrium, entitled “Pictures Under the Palms,” referencing the multitude of tall palm trees scattered throughout the space. The weekly movie event started on Wednesday, Feb. 22 and will continue until mid-March. Avid film