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    Ramapo Promotes Volunteering Through Alternative Spring Break Program

    by  • May 13, 2013 • Features

    Summary of the Break Away Trips

    By ALEKSANDAR VASILEV Hiking and trips to the beach, along with painting classrooms and volunteering to teach schoolchildren. Emily Moore, a junior at Ramapo College managed to accomplish all of this in one week by participating in the Alternative Spring Break, organized by the school. The annual Alternative Spring Break program provides students with a different...

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    Students Protest Pipeline at Ramapo Reservation

    by  • March 14, 2013 • News • 3 Comments

    Signs, prepared by protesters at the Ramapo Reservation. PHOTO/ ALEXANDER VASILEV

    By ALEXANDER VASILEV A group of  approximately 50 people, including Ramapo college students and faculty as well as local community members gathered together on a chilly March morning to protest against the Tennessee Gas Pipeline going through the Ramapo Valley County Reservation. The protest was held on March 5, 10 p.m. at the parking lot of...

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    Meteor Explodes over Russia

    by  • February 28, 2013 • News • 1 Comment


    By ALEXANDER VASILEV A 55-foot meteor exploded in the sky over Chelyabinsk, Russia on Feb. 15 the National Aeronautics and Space Administration reported. The explosion released over 500 kilotons of energy and injured about 1,200 people in the region. An event of this kind is likely to occur about once in every hundred years. The last...

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    Ramapo College Hosts Community Service Fair

    by  • February 14, 2013 • News • 1 Comment

    Students explore different community service option at event, hosted by Ramapo College. PHOTO/Aleksandar Vasilev

    By ALEXANDER VASILEV From rehabbing homes through tree planting and gardening to tutoring children, Ramapo College introduced many volunteer opportunities at its second Community Service Fair Feb.7 in Friends Hall. The event featured three on-campus clubs and organizations and 11 outside community partners, who presented their initiatives to students. Donna Elazar, SGA Secretary of Service and one...

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    Media Diversity Is Message at Ramapo Convocation

    by  • February 7, 2013 • News • 2 Comments

    Journalist Juan Gonzalez speaks at the Sixth Annual Diversity Convocation. PHOTO/Katie Bruno

    By ALEKSANDAR VASILEV and MICHAEL GILL Only a decentralized system of news with diverse voices can represent the views of minorities in the country fairly and accurately, a renown New York journalist told a Ramapo audience attending the annual diversity convocation. New York Daily News columnist  Juan Gonzalez talked about the research he conducted in his...

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