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    Local Church Strives to Help Everyone

    by  • December 19, 2013 • News • 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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    Ramapo’s Alcohol Issues Make Public Safety Stricter

    by  • December 12, 2013 • News • 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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    RCNJ Hosts Basketball Tournament in Memory of Late Alum

    by  • November 21, 2013 • News • 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 • News • 1 Comment

    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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    Turkey Day Parade Is Irrelevant

    by  • November 21, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    By KELLY MOELLER and SELAJDIN POLISI Thanksgiving is a week away every family has their own traditions and ways to celebrate not only the holiday, but the parade as well. For 87  years the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has been a tradition for New York. But over the last few years it seems to no longer...

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    Filmmaker Alex Rivera visits Ramapo College

    by  • November 7, 2013 • News, Uncategorized • 0 Comments


    By LAURA FRENCH, JASMINE DURSUN and RYAN McGRATH Advancements in technology and the immigration experience will help to shape the future of American society, an award-winning filmmaker told Ramapo students on Nov. 7. Alex Rivera is a recipient of the Schomburg Award,  which recognizes successful scholars who demonstrate awareness of diversity and minority issues through artistic expression....

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    National Bullying Awareness Month Inspires Ramapo Students

    by  • October 24, 2013 • News • 2 Comments

    Jenna Vigna believes that anti-bullying values should be taught at a young age. PHOTO/US Department of Education

    By MICHELE MATTIA, ANTHONY VIGNA, and KEVIN SEABROOK October 2013 is designated as National Bullying Awareness Month. This cause has become so significant to the younger generation, since today’s age has brought so much attention to bullying following the suicides of young adults. An example of such a tragedy is Tyler Climente, who killed himself in...

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    Deconstructing the “Emo Revival”

    by  • October 23, 2013 • Features, News • 1 Comment

    A collage of artists referenced in Stereogum's "12 Bands You Need to Know From the Emo Revival" article. Bands like the The World is a Beautiful Place, Into it Over It, You Blew It Empire Empire (I was a Lonely Estate) were among the list of many who were highly referenced in this article. (PHOTO/Stereogum.com)

    by RYAN MCGRATH Within the last couple of weeks there has been numerous debate amongst music purists who have drawn out conclusions that have ultimately predicted the revival of the emo genre. The recent debate of the emo revival sparked different perspectives from various Ramapo College students who were highly infatuated with the genre. Even though sophomore...

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    2013 NJ Senator Election

    by  • October 17, 2013 • News, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Booker and Lonegan during a debate PHOTO/northjersey.com

    By JESSICA WRIXON On Oct. 16, Democrat Cory Booker, ex-mayor of Newark, was elected the new senator of New Jersey, winning by a mere 10 percent against Steve Lonegan, the Republican mayor of small town Bogota. After votes were tallied on Monday evening, the results showed that Booker won the election, gaining 55 percent of votes when Lonegan...

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