• Fantasy football enthusiasts conduct a "live" fantasy draft.
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    The Fantasy Sports Industry is Taking American Business by Storm

    by  • December 19, 2013 • 0 Comments

    By JOSH SCHWARZ The fantasy sports industry is growing at exponential rates that are expected to continue thanks to social media and mobile technology. Fantasy sports are online games that allow users to build teams and reap rewards for the performances of real-life athletes. They are taking North America by storm, and became a thriving business...

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    Local Church Strives to Help Everyone

    by  • December 19, 2013 • 0 Comments

    By KELLY MOELLER It all started while Pastor Rob was just going for a drive down Route 202 in Mahwah, thinking to himself, “where would Jesus hang out?” As his drive continued and he passed the MB&G, he figured that Jesus would probably spend his time at the bar. With that, Parker decided to launch “God...

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    Making Leaps towards the Olympics

    by  • December 19, 2013 • 0 Comments

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    By JACINTA FORD For almost every athlete, who has ever done a sport, your biggest goal is to go to the Olympics. For many, the Olympics is a dream. For Keturah Orji, it’s becoming a reality. She has made huge leaps towards a future in the 2016 Olympic games, literally. Orji is a 17-year-old senior at...

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    I’M SHMACKED

    by  • December 19, 2013 • 0 Comments

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    BY JESSICA WRIXON A popular college tour called I’M SHMACKED has recently had students jumping for joy and parents covering their eyes. Making news headlines in the past, I’M SHMACKED has been uncovering the fun and excitement of partying at the top universities in the country, and its controversial content has people wondering if this is...

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    Life with Crohn’s: Tim’s Story

    by  • December 19, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Tim Bardakjy participates in Hawthorne Gospel Church. PHOTO/Nicole Nigro

    By NICOLE NIGRO Timothy Bardakjy, a 22 recent college grad from Hawthorne, N.J. struggles to live a normal life due to his chronic disease, Crohn’s. With tiny hindrances that make his life difficult, Bardakjy keeps a smile on his face through rigorous surgeries, treatments, medications and pain. Crohn’s Disease is an attack on the body’s immune...

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    Ramapo’s Alcohol Issues Make Public Safety Stricter

    by  • December 12, 2013 • 0 Comments

    By: AMANDA SICILIANO Ramapo has been under fire for its students abuse of alcohol. This past semester issues with noise complaints, vandalism, public disregard for public safety, and unfortunately, a car accident involved on campus with a Ramapo student drunk behind the wheel have caused Ramapo to review it’s alcohol policy and student relationship with...

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    What is the Price of Safety in the NFL?

    by  • December 5, 2013 • 0 Comments

    By DOUG DEPREKER Safety Brandon Meriweather is now the most feared hitter in football. Opposing pass-catchers are terrified to go up for a ball with him lurking in the area. If he sees the ball in the air, instead of trying for an interception, he only has a knockout hit on his mind. Meriweather has paid...

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    Enthusiastic Players Compete in Ramapo’s Ping Pong Tournament

    by  • November 21, 2013 • 0 Comments

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    By LAURA FRENCH, NICOLE NIGRO, ANTHONY VIGNA and JESSICA WRIXON Ping pong, a game originally known as table tennis, was first played by the English upper class in the 1880s, using a cleared-off dining table and household objects as equipment. Over a century later, students at Ramapo College are still showing enthusiasm for this fun,...

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    RCNJ Hosts Basketball Tournament in Memory of Late Alum

    by  • November 21, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Danny Boylan suffered from bipolar disorder.

    By JOSH SCHWARZ, AMANDA SICILIANO, MICHELE MATTIA, JASMINE DURSUN The annual three-on-three basketball tournament in memory of a fallen Ramapo College of New Jersey alum was an overwhelming success. The tournament, presented by Alpha Epsilon Pi, was started to raise money and awareness for Drug Free America after former RCNJ student Danny Boylan tragically passed away...

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    Visiting Scholar Discusses Darfur Genocide

    by  • November 21, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Vising Scholar Ahmed H. Adam discusses the ongoing genocides taken place in Darfur under the reign of Omar Al-Bashir at Ramapo College's Birch Mansion Tuesday afternoon. (PHOTO/Doug Depreker)

    By BLAKE CORRAO, DOUG DEPREKER and RYAN MCGRATH During his presentation at Ramapo College regarding the ongoing genocide in Darfur, a visiting school from Columbia University talked about the horrors occurring on a daily basis in Sudan. In his talk entitled,  “Voices from Darfur,” Ahmad Adam spoke Nov. 19 about survivors of the ongoing genocide. “The crimes...

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