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...Read more →
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...Read more →
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...Read more →
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...Read more →
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...Read more →
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...Read more →
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...Read more →
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,...Read more →
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...Read more →
When Rita’s Italian Ice opened up in Downtown Newark, N.J. about five months ago, the stores main focused was to be known in the area.
For the first few months, many people may have not noticed the ice cream shop, after about a three month wait for the illuminating awning.
Many people dropped off applications...Read more →
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...Read more →
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...Read more →