• Rehab Assists Student Athletes to Nurse Injuries

    by  • November 21, 2013 • 0 Comments

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    By ADRIAH ROLLING, JACINTA FORD and KEVIN SEABROOK Student athletes are torn between the demands to be great at their sport along with their school work. Student athlete Elvonney Poole, a senior basketball player talks about his passion for the sport and how he manages the long hours of practice and also maintains his studies. Poole...

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    Turkey Day Parade Is Irrelevant

    by  • November 21, 2013 • 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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    The Treadwell Factor

    by  • November 21, 2013 • 0 Comments

    By KEVIN SEABROOK The Ramapo Roadrunners men’s basketball season ended abruptly last season with an 86-78 loss to Morrisville State College in the NCAA tournament. Stephon Treadwell, a senior power forward for the Roadrunners, can look back on a vigorous season with this being his final game in a Ramapo Jersey. In the previous season, Treadwell and the Roadrunners won a New Jersey...

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    Filmmaker Alex Rivera visits Ramapo College

    by  • November 7, 2013 • 0 Comments

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    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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    Ramapo Music Club Promote Student Talent

    by  • October 30, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Whether it’s a passion for music, a forum to discuss music, or just a medium through which musicians can interact and collaborate, the Ramapo Music Club is bringing an appreciation of the art of music to campus.   What is RMC? Formerly known as MEISA (Music and Entertainment Industry Student Association), the Ramapo Music Club are a...

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    Why Do People Enjoy Horror?

    by  • October 25, 2013 • 0 Comments

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    By JACINTA FORD American Horror Story, The Walking Dead and Carrie. These are three of the most anticipated shows to watch in the gory month of October. But why are people so fascinated with horror? American Horror Story is FX hit TV horror series. Every season is based on a new plot telling the gruesome story throughout...

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    Halloween Costumes: What’s Hot & What’s Not

    by  • October 25, 2013 • 0 Comments

    By JACINTA FORD What do Duck Dynasty, Miley Cyrus and Minions all have in common? Nothing besides they are all in the top ten halloween costumes for 2013. Top Costumes Popular culture played a huge role in the top costume this year, which put some of the classics to shame, like the sey nurse, sexy cop and sexy...

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    National Bullying Awareness Month Inspires Ramapo Students

    by  • October 24, 2013 • 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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    Thin-obssessed fashion industry poses challenge for plus-size women

    by  • October 24, 2013 • 2 Comments

    Fashion to Figure is a store that specializes in plus-size women's clothing. The mannequins in this store are a size 1X.

    By LAURA FRENCH Whether they prefer to be called curvy, full-figured, or simply “normal,” plus-size women say they still face unique challenges in the fashion industry. Difficulty shopping and lack of representation in the media are two of the problems plus-size women face in a “straight-size” world. However, with increasing numbers of people identifying as plus-size...

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    Nation Feels Impact of Government Shutdown

    by  • October 24, 2013 • 3 Comments

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    By KELLY MOELLER, JOSH SCHWARZ and JASMINE DURSUN Since the last United States Government shutdown ended early in 1996, our ‘leaders’ on Capitol Hill have warned the nation plenty of times that it could happen again. It just so happens that they weren’t bluffing. On Oct. 1 of this year, the government shut itself down and...

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    Deconstructing the “Emo Revival”

    by  • October 23, 2013 • 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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