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Paige is a rising senior at Northwester University, where she is double majoring in journalism and political science. On campus, Paige writes for the student-run newspaper The Daily Northwestern, as well as helps organize Dance Marathon, a 30-hour long fundraiser that raises over $1 million annually. Hailing from Tenafly, New Jersey, Paige loves country music, hot sauce and soccer.

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  • Sister of Muslim woman who lied about subway hate crime slams NYPD, media

    NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y. — The sister of the Muslim student who lied about a hate crime on the subway is speaking out about the incident, criticizing police handling of the case and slamming the media for its coverage. In a lengthy Facebook post which has since been deleted, the sister of 18-year-old Yasmin Seweid blamed the media for the reason the incident has “snowballed out of our control.” Police arrested Seweid on Wednesday night after she confessed to making up […]

  • Brooklyn high school student flashes gun in bathroom, steals fellow student’s phone: NYPD

    WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — A Brooklyn high school was briefly put on lockdown Thursday afternoon after a student told officials a fellow student had confronted him in the bathroom, threatening him with a gun and taking his cell phone. Police say a 17-year-old entered the bathroom in Harry Van Arsdale High School shortly after 1 p.m. and approached the 15-year-old victim. The male then lifted up his shirt and showed the student a gun he had in his waistband, according to the […]

  • New Instagram features will let users ‘like’ comments, remove followers

    NEW YORK — The founders behind Instagram are beginning to roll out a new set of features that let users react to comments and remove followers on private accounts, adding onto the numerous changes that have already been made recently to the app. As part of its continued “commitment to keeping Instagram a positive place for self-expression,” the app will soon launch its newest round of updates, co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom said in a blog post Tuesday. Adding onto a […]

  • Columbia grad’s New York ID returned to her in mail with hilarious note: ‘Now I’m 21 so you can have it back’

    NEW YORK — When recent Columbia grad Christina Egan opened her mail and found a handwritten card addressed to her, she figured it was an invitation from a friend or a holiday card — not her New York state ID she lost a year ago. As a millennial living in the Lower East Side last year, Egan says she regularly would go out to local bars with no purse or wallet — just her ID, debit card and a tube of lip gloss in her […]

  • Man kisses, gropes woman inside Brooklyn subway station elevator: police

    DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN — Authorities are searching for a man seen on camera forcing himself on a 50-year-old woman in the elevator leading from the street to the Jay Street-MetroTech subway station. An unknown man first approached the woman, 50, at a MetroCard kiosk as she was checking her balance shortly before 5 a.m. on Nov. 22 at the Downtown Brooklyn station at the corner of Jay and Willoughby streets, a source told PIX11 News. The woman didn’t say anything, but the man continued to follow her […]

  • Man groped woman inside subway station near Central Park: NYPD

    HARLEM, Manhattan — Police have released the photo of a man they suspect of groping a woman inside a subway station near Central Park. A 47-year-old woman told the NYPD that the incident happened Oct. 24 around 7:30 a.m. shortly after she entered the subway station at 110th Street and Central Park North, which services the 2 and 3 lines. The man approached the woman from behind and grabbed her crotch before quickly fleeing the subway station, officials said. No injuries […]

  • Police release 911 call from mother in Indiana: ‘I just stabbed myself and I killed my 2 children’

    DARLINGTON, Ind. — Authorities in Indiana have released audio from a 911 call made by a mother accused of killing her two young children. According to FOX59, Brandi Worley, 30, is heard telling the 911 dispatcher around 4:30 a.m. on Nov. 17: “I just stabbed myself and I killed my two children.” Montgomery County officials have charged Worley with two counts of murder in the deaths of her two children, ages 3 and 7. Worley pleaded not guilty in court Tuesday […]

  • Kanye West’s childhood home in Chicago to become arts center, recording studio for local youth

    CHICAGO — Kanye West’s childhood home will be turned into a community center, complete with a recording studio and arts programs for Chicago’s youth. Rapper Rhymefest posted on Instagram the purchase of the home for Donda’s House, an organization named for West’s mom that aims to provide arts and music programs to youth. West’s home is located on Chicago’s South Side, a neighborhood that is infamously known for its high rates of gun violence. “I’m excited to announce the purchase of Kanye’s childhood […]

  • Dog missing for 3 years reunited with family after being found in NJ — 1,200 miles away from home

    DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — A dog who somehow found her way to a New Jersey animal shelter has been reunited with her family 1,200 miles away in Florida after disappearing three years ago. Bella, a Maltese-Pomeranian mix, returned to her family in Delray Beach just in time for Thanksgiving, owner Bill Gerstein told PIX11 News. Gerstein lost Bella back in December 2013. The dog accompanied the immigration lawyer everyday to work, and one day when he let her outside, Bella never […]

  • Man allegedly killed Long Island woman he met on Craigslist for sex after payment dispute

    BALDWIN, N.Y.  — Police on Long Island say a 36-year-old man killed a woman he met on Craigslist after the two fought over payment for sex. Nassau County police arrested Raphael Oyague on Wednesday night and charged him with the second-degree murder of Deana Wingender, officials said. Oyague and Wingender — a 25-year-old woman from Syosset — made contact through Craigslist and met up Tuesday night for sex, Capt. John Azzata, a detective with the Nassau County police homicide squad, said at a news conference […]

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