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...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 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 RYAN MCGRATH
Through the use of social media, a spark of unity has been ignited within Ramapo College’s music community. The Facebook group, Jamapo, is a page that provides students with the opportunity to makes connections with one another through sharing their common interests and passions towards music.
Members of the Jamapo group page can...Read more →
By LAURA FRENCH, RYAN McGRATH and KELLY MOELLER
A sudden downpour drenched Ramapo College Sept. 12, causing leaks in the academic buildings, offices and traffic delays for commuting faculty and students.
Flashes of lightning and deafening thunder accompanied the rainstorm, which lasted less than an hour between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. Traffic reports indicate that a motor...Read more →
By ROSS CAPUANA, FRANK DAPOLITO and MIKE GILL
The Ramapo Men’s Lacrosse club is looking to finally become one of the school’s competitive teams. The only problem is the team is scarping by with the funding they have been given.
The group has been practicing since fall now, and as the weather gets nicer there are...Read more →
BY ALEXA RIVERA
The Music in Nature Symposium was an event hosted by Ramapo College on Thursday Feb. 28 in the Trustees Pavilion. The purpose of this symposium was to shed light on the connection between nature and music.
The symposium and concert was an independent study project conducted by student Adam Lazor.
Lazor is a music...Read more →
By ROSS CAPUANA
Members of the Ramapo Men’s Lacrosse Club are looking to establish an official team.
Although considered a club team, the players have actually been included into a league with a full schedule of opponents. The National College Lacrosse League(NCLL) met with some of the players interested in starting this team and gave them...Read more →
By ROSS CAPUANA
Student athletes are putting in hard work, day in and day out to play collegiate sports raising the question: Should they be getting compensated in some way?
Cars, sporting event tickets, money to help pay rent, or even money for meals are just a few of the many things that are “illegally” given...Read more →
By VALERIE TORRIZO
Clifford Denis, 21, sat in his living room in Port-au-Prince, Haiti watching a television show on a Tuesday afternoon nearly three years ago. Within seconds, the shaking walls and floors sprung him form his couch and he ran out his door watching the devastation happen in front of his eyes. Homes collapsed,...Read more →
By KRISTEN GARAFANO
The sound of a piano being played echoes throughout the room that has power cords and amps spread from one side to the other. The drummer beats down on the cymbals as the guitarist strums a melody that resonates off the walls, and the lead singer passionately sings into a microphone.
This is...Read more →
By CASEY HOLSTEIN
Ramapo College commuter students say there both advantages and disadvantages to not living at school. They have limited parking and have a hard time socializing, but they also enjoy living at home and do not have to pay for housing.
The student body of Ramapo College consists of 5,847 students. About 57 percent of students...Read more →