2014-10-02 14:28:33

Nikky Raney

Because I'm Nikky Raney & you're not. Student, blogger & aspiring journalist as well as editor. I have already been a paid journalist and I have a lot of experience. Worked for political campaigns as well as at a television station. I am currently attending New England School of Communications in Bangor, Maine. I was Managing Editor and was one of the creators in 2006 of the largest student run newspaper in New England: The Tide, at Dover High School in Dover, New Hampshire. I was born June 7, 1990 in the Philippines. My personal site is The Future of Journalism - NikkyRaney.com You can follow me on twitter - http://twitter.com/nikkyraney

I have had the web site http://nikkyraney.com since May of 2010. The site was called the Future of Journalism and it was my blog about journalism and media and such. I thought that in May of 2012 it would automatically renew since that is what happened in May of 2011, but boy was I wrong. I have not blogged for a while so I had not known that my web site had been bought...

CNN and Fox News this morning and both reported on the Obama administration’s new guidelines would make it so young illegal immigrants would not face deportation, but instead would allow them to apply for work permits. This is very controversial and some people refuse to look at both sides of the argument. Some people are very much against this, thinking that since...

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For the past five years the brothers of Mu Sigma Chi, “MEX”, have put on a Super Bowl Party in the Furman Center for all the students to attend, watch the game and enjoy some free food. People showed up and were served meatballs, hot dogs, chicken, jalapeño poppers and baked goods provided by their sister sororities Delta Sigma Delta, “Delta” and...

Please watch this video from Piers Morgans’ interview with Rick Santorum: Santorum thinks that rape victims should make the best out of the situation? That the baby that they are bestowed with is a gift from God? I don’t know what kind of twisted views on abortion Santorum has, but I don’t want him pushing them onto the rest of the country. This man...

X-POSTED FROM JANELLETHECAT! Janelle the cat has a new favorite hobby: meowing. She has always meowed, but lately it is getting a bit ridiculous. I will be upstairs laying in bed or just upstairs on my laptop and I’ll hear from the bottom of the stairs a long MEEEEOWWWWW. I’ll scream “WHATT??” and this will just continue. She will meow, meow, meow...

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This just in – Whitney Houston has died today at the age of 48. Speculations are still coming in as to the reason behind her death and I will update this as soon as more details are known. The cause of death and location of her death are so far unknown according to ABC News. Tomorrow is the Grammys so it will really be sad without her but I’m sure there will...

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This video is great: Rachel Maddow gives a good explanation of how caucuses work and how the delegates for the specific candidates have not been set in stone and chosen yet, because the delegation process after the voting is the more important part. Worth watching and understanding, even if you aren’t a Ron Paul supporter. ...

Regardless if you have an indoor cat or an outdoor cat, your cat will get dirty. Cats spend a lot of time licking themselves, but their saliva alone cannot kill all the germs that can accumulate on their fur. My roommate Craig would give my cat baths without me knowing, I’d come home and she’d be soaking wet and all sad. He wouldn’t use any soap because...

Just when Mitt Romney thought that he was a solid front runner last night Rick Santorum won all three of the states that had their primary & caucuses. The states were Minnesota, Missouri and Colorado. I watched CNN as the results poured in. Mitt Romney gave a speech where he suggested that he’d do really well in Colorado, but the results from last night prove...

I’m watching E! News and a story just came on the television that is very upsetting, but could also be good. Demi Moore is seeking help – she is in a rehab center in Utah reportedly battling an eating disorder as well as an addiction problem. They played a 911 clip where someone had called saying Demi smoked something and was having a bad reaction. I feel...

Let’s try to forget about the Super Bowl – yes, the Giants beat the Patriots –again– and it happened just like it did in 2008 – during the last two minutes. It was devastating to Patriots fans, but let’s talk about Madonna’s half time show. The 53-year-old Madonna didn’t look too bad. Her dancing wasn’t very talented...

Cats are not like dogs, and when I first got Janelle I was so over protective. I went to all sorts of cat web sites and looked at all the human food that was dangerous to her and tried to keep her away from it, I soon realized that if she only had one lick or bite of something it wouldn’t kill her, but I was rather annoyed when I found out my boyfriend tried giving...

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There was a brief period of three days where it was unclear whether or not the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation would continue to fund Planned Parenthood, they pulled the funding, but now have apologized. It is well known that the breast cancer screenings that Planned Parenthood has provided for women has saved so many lives. Today CBS News reports the founder and...

It may seem simple, you go into PetCo and pick out some cat food that is reasonably priced, but for the longevity of your furry friend it’s important to read labels and find out which cat food is the best. When we brought Janelle home from the shelter they gave us a bag of “Science Diet” cat food. We noticed that she was going to the bathroom a lot and...

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