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    Government Shutdown Gone Mad!

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

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    By ADRIAH ROLLING On October 1st, 2013, the partial government shutdown causing many people to be affected by lack of assistance, insurance, and government services. This shutdown has caused chaos government parks and services that federal agencies provide in the country and around the world. The government closed because Congress must pass the Federal Budget which has to be agreed upon...

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    NJ students celebrate Queer History Month amid same-sex marriage controversy

    by  • October 17, 2013 • News • 2 Comments

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    By LAURA FRENCH As political figures in New Jersey battle over same-sex marriage legislation, students at Ramapo College celebrate the LGBTQ community through Queer History Month programming. Queer History Month, usually referred to as LGBT History Month, is annually observed in October in the United States, and arrives this year just as controversial same-sex marriage proposals...

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    Cresskill Fire Department Ranked Class 3

    by  • October 17, 2013 • News • 2 Comments

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    By JESSICA WRIXON Cresskill Fire Department, a department that is both paid and volunteer, were informed in mid September that they will be moving a step closer to being a prestigiously recognized fire department in Bergen County through their hard work and dedication to the community. On Sept. 18, the Cresskill Fire Department, as well as...

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    The Big Picture of Octoberfest Weekend 2013

    by  • October 17, 2013 • News • 3 Comments

    Students and their families enjoying the day together as the weather clear up for the afternoon of Saturday's Octoberfest Carnival. (PHOTO/Ryan McGrath).

    By RYAN MCGRATH, JACINTA FORD and AMANDA SICILIANO It is definitely clear that Fall has finally made its way back to Ramapo College because this past weekend marked the return of the campus’ annual Octoberfest. Every year, Ramapo College’s Student Government Association puts a lot of dedication and effort into providing the students with many festive-themed...

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    Ramapo Students Horde Free Things at Octoberfest

    by  • October 17, 2013 • News • 1 Comment

    Many people think they have good odds of winning raffles on campus. PHOTO/Anthony Vigna

    By ANTHONY VIGNA Between the variety of fun games, karaoke, and the big carnival held at the bandshell, the annual Octoberfest remains uncontested as Ramapo College’s biggest yearly event. But it’s the freebies that draw the crowd. Octoberfest, a four day event held at Ramapo College, is one of the most popular events held by the...

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    Twitter Officially Files IPO

    by  • October 17, 2013 • News • 1 Comment

    By JOSH SCHWARZ Twitter made its IPO filing official on Oct. 3, catching the attention of many potential investors. Our S-1 will be filed publicly with the SEC momentarily. This Tweet does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale. — Twitter (@twitter) October 3, 2013   Twitter, the micro-blogging social media website, was rumored to be ready...

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    Google Glass Defined

    by  • October 9, 2013 • News, Uncategorized • 2 Comments

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    By BLAKE CORRAO, DOUGLAS DEPREKER and NICOLE NIGRO With no clear release date in site as Google continue to delay until 2014, consumers all around the world are anxious to hear about what promises to be the first step towards the future of smart technology: the Google Glass.   Google Glass is a new hands-free operating system...

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    “Not out to sting you” – Ramapo students bring beekeeping to campus

    by  • October 9, 2013 • News • 4 Comments

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    By LAURA FRENCH Ramapo students seek to raise awareness about bees through an upcoming beekeeping club on campus. The new club, which held an interest meeting in late September, will engage students in the process of raising and managing a live bee population. “I think it’s a wonderful opportunity for students to interact with another species,...

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    Anti-Hazing Week Shows there are more to Greeks

    by  • October 9, 2013 • News • 1 Comment

    Two sorority girls promoting a car wash where all proceeds go to their philanthropy. PHOTO/ Sunny Cekic

    By AMANDA SICILIANO Ramapo College Greeks held Anti-Hazing Week to come together to discuss hazing and the negative connotations it has on our organizations and how people outside of Greek life view it. Ramapo College has strict rules against hazing for Greeks. Ramapo College defines “Any action taken or situation created, intentionally, to produce mental or physical...

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    Technical Difficulties delay Campus Radio from being On-Air this semester

    by  • October 8, 2013 • News • 2 Comments

    WRPR General Manager Max Liebamn showing perceptive recruits how to run the station's mixing board while undergoing their training. (PHOTO/Ryan McGrath)

    By RYAN MCGRATH After finally renovating the entire layout of the studio, it appears that Ramapo College’s campus radio station WRPR is still experiencing some technical difficulties that may keep the station temporarily off-air for the start of the Fall semester. According to WRPR Staff General Manager Max Liebman, it was made apparent to him as...

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    New Apple, Nintendo Technology Sparks Consumer Reaction

    by  • October 2, 2013 • News • 3 Comments

    The iPhone 5S has a larger screen and sleeker design than previous versions of the phone. PHOTO/Apple.com

    By JESSICA WRIXON, SELAJDIN POLISI, ADRIAH ROLLING, and LAURA FRENCH Leading technology companies, Apple and Nintendo, are releasing new portable and more practical technologies this fall that have been sparking mixed reactions from consumers. With the recent debut of Apple’s iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, and iOS7 software, as well as Nintendo’s announcement of the upcoming 2DS...

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