• Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

    Ramapo Students Discuss Military Intervention in Syria

    by  • September 25, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Jon Mangel, a twenty-year old political science major, is against military intervention in Syria from the United States. PHOTO/Anthony Vigna.

    By ANTHONY VIGNA President Obama caused debate amongst American citizens last week when he was proposing that the United States send military forces to retrieve chemical weapons from President Bashar al-Assad in war torn Syria. The civil war in Syria started to escalate when al-Assad’s regime killed thousands of people, hundreds of which were children, with...

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    The Apathy of Young Voters

    by  • May 13, 2013 • News • 1 Comment

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    By BRIAN NAZZARO Taylor Hassa is a 19 year old sophomore at Ramapo College and she doesn’t vote. She isn’t involved politically and she is part of a growing number of people who simply don’t vote. “I don’t think I’m informed enough to really make decisions when it comes to politics because I don’t follow it,”...

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    Change in Cuba Affects New Jersey

    by  • March 7, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    New president elect of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canal Bermudez.
Photograph: Adalberto Roque/AFP/Getty Images

    By BRIAN NAZZARO Cuba’s Castro brothers are preparing to make way for a new generation of leadership.  The move comes amid the deteriorating health of Fidel and the aging of both him and his brother, current president, Raúl Castro. There is a new National Assembly in place and they have appointed Miguel Díaz-Canel to the vice-presidency....

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    O’Reilly, Stewart ‘Rumble’ in Online Debate

    by  • October 17, 2012 • Features • 1 Comment

    The debate's official poster is available for download at http://www.therumble2012.com/f/poster.

    By KAYLEE LAZZARO  “My friend Bill O’Reilly is completely full of sh**.” With that statement, Jon Stewart set the playful yet combative tone of his Oct. 6 debate with Bill O’Reilly, dubbed “The Rumble in the Air-Conditioned Auditorium.” Throughout the 90-minute paid online debate, Stewart, of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” and O’Reilly, of...

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    2012 Election Calls All Women To Vote

    by  • September 19, 2012 • News • 0 Comments

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    By KRISTA SALINARDI AND VALERIE TORRIZO Weeks after Todd Akin’s controversial remarks on “legitimate rape” surfaced and less than two months from the presidential election, women’s vote is more important than ever as their health, choice and privacy are at stake. Akin, the U.S. Representative for Missouri’s 2nd Congressional District, who is running as the Republican...

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