Just last year, almost 60 people were killed by one of the worst shootings in America at a country music festival in Las Vegas. Since the Vegas massacre, the survivors have come together, often celebrating their life at Borderline Bar & Grill, a popular hangout for country music fans located in Thousand Oaks, California. College students of age frequently met up at the Borderline – … Continue reading A Different Type of Fire in California: Thousand Oaks Shooting
On Tuesday, November 6th, the midterm elections were held in the United States. For New Jersey, despite the scandal rumors, the Democratic candidate Robert Menendez defeated Republican Bob Hugin in the race for Senate by a 10% margin. This does not come as a shocker though, for New Jersey has not elected a Republican senator in more than 40 years. People also voted for representatives … Continue reading Midterm Results in New Jersey
The 11 victims of the “Tree of Life” synagogue shooting (Photo courtesy of CNN). On October 27th, Robert Bowers, an armed gunman opened fire on Pittsburgh’s “Tree of Life” synagogue. He proceeded to kill 11 Jewish worshipers and injure six other individuals, four of whom were police officers. Those who perished include Bernice and Sylvan Simon, David and Cecil Rosenthal, Jerry Rabinowitz, Rose Mallinger, Melvin … Continue reading Eleven Killed in Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting
Early in the evening on Wednesday, October 31st 2018, a man in his early 20’s held a pharmacist at gunpoint at the Stop & Shop in Franklin Lakes, NJ. The man was said to have light-colored hair and wore a gold and blue flannel coat with a blue hooded sweatshirt underneath, blue jeans, and white sneakers. Witnesses around the scene said he was of medium … Continue reading Franklin Lakes Stop&Shop Robbery
When I was a rising sophomore, my passion for English had compelled me to write for our school newspaper Rampage under the direction of Mrs. Manzo. I worked my way up from a staff writer, and this year, I am the Editor-in-Chief. I am excited to to contribute quality-editorials and objective pieces that are relevant and interesting to our student body. This lengthy and collaborative … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Meet the Rampage Editors!
On October 8th, former Yale student, and seated member on the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, Brett Kavanaugh was sworn into a lifelong position on the nation’s highest court. The events that transpired over the 13 weeks leading up to the Kavanaugh nomination were chaotic. Brett Kavanaugh was expected to be voted into the Supreme Court; however, on September 12th, Senator Feinstein … Continue reading Sworn In: Kavanaugh’s Confirmation
On September 25th, 2018 the once idolized father figure, Bill Cosby, was sentenced three to ten years in prison for the sexual assault of Andrea Constand after being convicted back in April. Although over 60 women had accused Cosby of sexual assault or harassment, Constand was the only case taken to court, marking the case as the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo movement. Throughout … Continue reading Comedian, Actor, Musician, Author, & Convicted Sex Offender