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Personal Narrative: We Know The Problem, Let’s Find Some Answers

0 by / on November 19, 2012, 7:16 am / in Viewpoints

I’ll let it be known right now – my family down in South River, NJ, had lost power for only a night during Hurricane Sandy, which made us extremely lucky with the fact that a large majority of Central Jersey was left in the dark for close to ten days […]

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Personal Narrative: Faith In The Darkness

0 by / on November 19, 2012, 7:05 am / in Viewpoints

Hurricane Sandy hit many of us in a variety of ways, and at home in Plainfield, New Jersey, we’re just another town still in the dark.  Over a week after Sandy hit us in the evening, my family and I continue to make do with the water and gas we […]

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Personal Narrative: Flooding In Hoboken

0 by / on November 19, 2012, 7:03 am / in Viewpoints

On Monday, October 29th around 9:30 pm the superstorm known as Sandy swept through Hoboken, NJ.  Earlier in the day many were able to walk around Hoboken and retrieve last minute items for the storm, but shelves in the A&P and Shoprite were bare. During the early afternoon the river […]

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Personal Narrative: A Post-Apocalyptic Time

0 by / on November 19, 2012, 7:01 am / in Viewpoints

Okay, so I think most people would agree with me when I say that Sandy was not what we expected. It was so much worse. With Hurricane Irene barely hitting the Hudson County area last year and businesses like Target and Walmart boarding up their stores and then luckily having […]

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Personal Narrative: Jersey Strong

0 by / on November 19, 2012, 6:56 am / in Viewpoints

As soon as I heard about the hurricane, I was skeptical about the severity of it.  I thought it was going to basically be another rain storm that the media inflated.  But man, I was wrong.  Even before the designated time that it was supposed to hit, I went outside […]

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Personal Narrative: “How Bad Could It Be?”

0 by / on November 19, 2012, 6:55 am / in Viewpoints

When we heard that Hurricane Sandy was coming, my roommates and I began to prepare but in the back of our minds, we thought, “Really, how bad could it be?” The answer, we soon found out, was bad…devastatingly bad. Luckily, our area didn’t suffer too much damage other than power loss and […]

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Personal Narrative: Poof Goes The Power

0 by / on November 19, 2012, 6:51 am / in Viewpoints

Hurricane Sandy was all over the news. Should I take this hurricane serious? I kept asking myself over and over.   My mother had told me not to worry, because a hurricane like this had occurred before. My mother did not realize that  I would not have power for five days. […]

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Personal Narrative: Summer Memories Washed Away

0 by / on November 19, 2012, 6:48 am / in Viewpoints

Living in New Jersey you do not experience many natural disasters, therefore no one was mentally or physically prepared for the outcome of Hurricane Sandy. No words can describe the devastation that we as a whole are going through. Some problems we are still currently facing are having no electricity, […]

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Personal Narrative: A Battle With Sandy

0 by / on November 19, 2012, 6:44 am / in Viewpoints

On Monday evening, the sky was filled with shades of gray, increasingly becoming darker as the storm continuously approached. The winds were violent, forcing tree branches to sway out of control; moving in every direction possible. The rain trickled at first, and as the storm finally arrived, the rain began […]

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Personal Narrative: How Twitter Helped Me Help Others

0 by / on November 19, 2012, 6:40 am / in Viewpoints

Union City, NJ – We were one of the last to lose our power Monday night and one of the last to get it back in our area. Our apartment has a generator, one of the big fancy ones that you would see outside of an important building, but the […]

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Personal Narrative: Realizing The Impact

0 by / on November 19, 2012, 6:35 am / in Viewpoints

On November 7th, classes started again at the University post-Sandy. A classmate whom I briefly converse with regularly, walked, sat in her  usual seat and began telling me how she only received power in her home in Maplewood, NJ that morning. She mentioned that she hadn’t had power since Monday, […]

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Personal Narrative: The Perfect Storm in Hoboken

0 by / on November 19, 2012, 6:33 am / in Viewpoints

It is been more than a week since the “Perfect Storm” Sandy ripped its way across the East Coast. Hoboken was one of the most affected areas of New Jersey due to flooding, and falling down of trees, however, Hoboken authorities are very much in the process of re-building the […]

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Personal Narrative: Patience…

0 by / on November 19, 2012, 6:27 am / in Viewpoints

For over a week, power in my home was out due to Sandy, the category one hurricane that ripped through the east coast.  Hitting states such as New Jersey and New York, it damaged cities, flooded subways, and destroyed both homes and residents who lived in it. The biggest effect […]

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Personal Narrative: No Power, No Practice

0 by / on November 19, 2012, 6:24 am / in Viewpoints

Here it was a Sunday evening, I was eating dinner and watching a movie with my boyfriend and the power goes out. At first it was cute. Here I am stuck on campus with no power with my teammates and boyfriend. The first night wasn’t that bad. Cold but bearable. […]

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