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    Ramapo Students Celebrate Alternative Columbus Day

    by  • October 25, 2012 • News • 0 Comments

    PHOTO/ Professor Shalom Gorewitz

    By VALERIE TORRIZO Ramapo students celebrated an alternative Columbus Day by creating a mandala around a large tree near Laurel Hall. “We wanted hundreds of students to see it,” said Professor Shalom Gorewitz. Professor Gorewitz’s Installation Art class was behind the mandala creation on October 8. A mandala is a geometric figure representing a circle having spiritual and ritual...

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    Ramapo offers new journalism course

    by  • October 17, 2012 • News • 2 Comments


    By VALERIE TORRIZO Journalism students will be able to tell news feature stories from a different perspective in a revived video journalism course offered next Spring. The video journalism class offered at Ramapo College gives students the opportunity to practice and explore the world of video journalism and electronic news combining their journalistic and video production...

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    Students Contest the Fairness of Unpaid Internship

    by  • October 11, 2012 • Featured, News • 4 Comments


    By VALERIE TORRIZO, GABRIELLE MONDO, ELEFTHERIA TARKAZIKIS and KRISTA SALINDARI Though internships may be a critical step towards getting an entry-level job, there is controversy to whether students should pay credit to take part in these unpaid jobs. Internships provide college students the opportunity to receive on-the-job training for their sought professional careers. According to the...

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    Culture Shocks Ramapo Community

    by  • October 3, 2012 • News • 2 Comments

    Urvi J doing henna tattoo.

    By VALERIE TORRIZO In a move to promote the richness of diversity at Ramapo College, Culture Shock on September 22nd  celebrated the different cultures and customs from around the world with free food, henna tattoos, dream catchers, rain sticks, and live music. Sponsored by the College Programing Board, the event featured some of Ramapo’s cultural organzations...

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    Ramapo Welcomes Human Rights Society

    by  • September 26, 2012 • News, Uncategorized • 1 Comment

    By VALERIE TORRIZO A new group on campus aims to do raise awareness of current international human rights issues, casting a spotlight on problems such as world hunger, human trafficking and genocide. The newly formed Human Rights Society offers a new  club that encourages action and advocacy for change. Sophomore member Sarah Zyto says that new organization...

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    Employers at Contemporary Arts Roundtable 10/25/12

    by  • September 26, 2012 • Features • 1 Comment

    Cablevision Advertising Sales This company represents 3 million Cablevision customers in 30 cable systems in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. They handle local commercial advertising for News 12 regional networks and other cable MSO systems. Future Starz Rehearsal Studio  A professional recording studio in in Fairfield, NJ that is fully equipped for musical production. Mayo Performing Arts Center Now in...

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