Articles by Nikky Raney


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Katy Perry Wasn’t Ready For Kids

Your Ad Here According to the Daily Mail it was Katy Perry who was not ready to settle down and start a family. And they seem pretty legitimate since they have the divorce paperwork: Apparently…


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A Very New England Victory

Your Ad Here The New England Patriots beat the Buffalo Bills in today’s game. The score was 49 – 21, which is incredible for the Pats and could definitely help them inch closer to being…


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Katy Perry’s Divorce

Your Ad Here So, this is my third blog post about Katy Perry. The first one I said that her and Russell Brand weren’t getting divorced, the second I announced that Russell Brand would be…


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Goals for 2012

Everyone has the same Facebook status every year: “NEW YEAR, NEW ME!” That’s annoying. Instead of doing that or making resolutions that probably won’t be kept it is good to make some goals. Here is…


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Who willl win the Iowa Caucus?

Your Ad Here The Iowa Caucus is on January 3, 2012 (Tuesday), and although it is a caucus and not a primary it is still important. Caucuses are really important for the media to see…


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Russell Brand Divorces Katy Perry

Earlier today I posted a blog post saying that TMZ reported not to worry that Katy Perry and Russell Brand would not be getting divorced. On IMDB.com there is an article linking to People Magazine…


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Ron Paul Celebrity Endorsements

Ron Paul has been endorsed by some celebrities – one of them being American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson. Fox News reported that when she announced she was endorsing Dr. Paul she lost some fans, but…


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Katy Perry and Russell Brand

Your Ad Here The married couple, Katy Perry and Russell Brand, have both been seen separately and both were not wearing their wedding rings. This has caused speculation from various news sources that the two…


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Top 5 Reasons Bachmann Should Quit

Your Ad Here Michele Bachmann should quit. I have put together the top five reasons that I personally believe that Bachmann should just drop out of the race. These are in no particular order of…


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Gary Johnson: Libertarian Candidate

Gary Johnson dropped out of the Republican race and is now going to be running as a Libertarian Candidate, which is funny, because Ron Paul is the most libertarian person running right now – but…


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Newsweek Was Ruined By Daily Beast

I have been reading Newsweek since 2003 and when Jon Meacham was the Editor it was at its peak. It was doing great – Newsweek was my favorite magazine, but then in 2010 changes were…


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Jericho Recommendation

Here’s a television recommendation that is definitely a nice Christmas present. While searching Netflix for a new show and series to get into my boyfriend and I found the show Jericho. Now, although the show…


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Kim Jong-il Embalmed

Reuters and The Chicago Tribune have both reported that Kim Jong-il’s body is going to be embalmed. This means that his body is going to be on display under glass for a while: “”It’s all…


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Horse Meat Argument

Ever been “so hungry that you could eat a horse?” Well at the end of November President Obama sparked a lot of controversy when he legalized the slaughtering of horses for meat. Obama signed the…


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Kim Jong-il is Dead

The 69-year-old leader of the communist nation of North Korea is now dead according to many headlines including the BBC which reports that he died on a train while outside the capital. This story is…


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The Iraq War is Over

CNN, Fox and all the other mainstream media channels have announced and confirmed that the war in Iraq is officially over. The war began in 2003 and now it has finally come to an end,…




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Amanda Knox: Case Study

Amanda Knox was an American student who decided to study abroad in Perugia, Italy in 2007. Knox was 20 years old at the time and was living a British student named Meredith Kercher who was…


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Herman Cain: The End is Here

The other day I wrote a blog post entitled “Herman Cain: The End Is Near,” and look at this. Today during a meeting I was at for Ron Paul 2012 I was told that Herman…



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Herman Cain: The End Is Near

Usually I try to keep my opinions out of blog posts since I am a journalist and I try to be objective, but since this is a blog post I am allowed to express my…


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Kourtney Kardashian is Pregnant

Kourtney Kardashian is pregnant. It wasn’t very long ago when there was an episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians featuring Kourtney saying she wanted another kid and Kris saying that she should get married…


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Patrice ONeal Rest In Peace

Patrice ONeal has passed away at the age of 41. He suffered from a stroke last month. It seems a bit ironic, because at the Roast of Charlie Sheen everyone was making jokes about Patrice….


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ANTM All Stars: 4 Left

There are four girls left in the running to become America’s Next Top Model: All Star. The four girls are Lisa ( the crazy one ), Allison (the one with the eyes), Laura (The southern…


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Nicki Minaj and Madonna Collaborate

I just recently started liking Nicki Minaj – it took a while. I didn’t really like her music, but now I can’t get Super Bass out of my head. Looks like someone else is also…


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NBA is Back

The NBA has been in a lock out for quite some time, but there have been rumors going around that the NBA season will resume. This is being confirmed legitimately through Reuters, who are reporting…


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Anita Hill vs Clarence Thomas

This is a paper I wrote for my American History Class, and I thought I would share it with you. Nikky Raney November 22, 2011 20th Century American History Jennie Woodard Anita Hill vs Clarence…



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SOPA: Internet Censorship

There is a lot of commotion on the Internet when it comes to potentially being censored. Countries like China and Iran censor what web sites their citizens can or cannot view. The United States may…


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Johnny Depp as Tonto

Johnny Depp as Tonto By Nikky Raney The media coverage of Johnny Depp playing the role of Tonto in the remake of the Lone Ranger is mostly intriguing due to the things that Depp has…


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SAD Time of Year

Many of people have noticed (at least on the northern east coast) that at 4 pm the sun is already setting and it is dark outside, and by 5 p.m. it is nearly pitch black….



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Manny Pacquiao Wins

Manny Pacquiao won last night against Juan Manuel Marquez. Filipinos in America and in the Philippines were filled with joy and celebrating – even the president of the Philippines praised Pacquiao on his win, but…


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Free Birth Control in 2012

This seems very controversial, but will be good for me personally. In 2012 the Affordable Care Act will be enforcing guidelines that women’s health care charges will be covered by the insurance companies, ABC News…


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Herman Cain Jokes About Anita Hill

After just finishing a paper for American History about the Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill trial it was very relevant that Herman Cain was joking about her. Previously, the woman accusing Cain of sexual harassment…


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Lindsay Lohan in Playboy

About a month ago Lindsay Lohan was in the news for her disgustingly brown teeth (which she recently got whitened) and the bruises on her hands. Now, she will be appearing in Playboy just in…


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Rick Perry Seems Forgetful

Here’s the video: Everyone is talking about Rick Perry messing up last night at the debate and looking like he was trying to get Ron Paul to help him think of the third federal department…


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Conrad Murray Goes to Jail

Doctor Conrad Murray, who treated Michael Jackson, was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter Monday by a jury in California, CNN reports. It is said that Murray could face up to four years in prison and…



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Constance McMillen Case Study

Constance McMillen Case Study by Nikky Raney In March of 2010 an 18-year-old named Constance McMillen from Itawamba County, Mississippi made headlines nationally when her high school refused to allow her to take a same-sex…


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Kim Kardashian Conflicted

Kim Kardashian was engaged for 85 days and filed for divorce after a 72 day marriage, but TMZ is reporting that Kim is feeling conflicted. Since she is feeling conflicted she found it appropriate to…


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Bieber Baby Rumors

Today I went grocery shopping and saw this: Yes, as I am in line putting my groceries on the conveyor belt I see this cover. Now, I am not doing a Trashy Tabloid Analysis right…



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Kim Kardashian Files For Divorce

Kim Kardashian has confirmed today that she will be filing for divorce against Kris Humphries. This is ridiculous. It was YESTERDAY that Kim’s Fairytale Wedding was playing on E! This marriage according to People Magazine…



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Herman Cain’s New Ad

Let’s just analyze this new ad that Herman Cain has on Youtube for his Presidential Campaign, because last night on Anderson Cooper there was an analysis of this by both sides and neither thought too…


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Is Water Shortage Real?

This is a paper I wrote for my Contemporary Global Issues Class regarding Water Shortage. I am not including the bibliography, as this is a blog post, but if you need to know where my…


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Bachmann’s Staff in NH Quits

Reuters reported October 21, 2011 that Michele Bachmann’s campaign staff in New Hampshire has quit. This is very good news for other Republican candidates, because New Hampshire is an important state (it’s my state, but…


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NESCom’s New Degree Program

New Degree Program at NESCom Nikky Raney New England School of Communications added a new degree program as of the Fall 2011 semester, and although it is quite new it already has ten students enrolled….



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Forever Lazy

I am sitting on the couch watching tv and all of a sudden this commercial comes on: Forever Lazy I am in awe of this video. I am in awe of this product. I am…


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Muammar Gaddafi is Dead

Muammar Gaddafi was killed by Libyan Rebels earlier today, various news sources have reacted similarly to the reaction that came from Osama Bin Laden’s death. The Libyan people are shown as being very happy now….




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New York ComicCon Starts

Months after San Diego’s Comic Convention today starts the New York Comic Con. The event started today (October 13) and will continue through October 16. So, for those who missed out on the San Diego…


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Arab American Festival Case Study

Dearborn, Michigan has held the Arab American Festival for the past 16-years. The festival is hosted by the Arab American Council, and the media coverage that it receives is mostly focused on the Christian protestors…



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Jersey Shore Drama Unfolds

Last night on Jersey Shore was epic, insane, crazy and just what you would expect from Jersey Shore, really. The only difference is that there were two separate trips taken; Vinny and the boys went…


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