• Posts Tagged ‘Ramapo College’

    National Bullying Awareness Month Inspires Ramapo Students

    by  • October 24, 2013 • News • 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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    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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    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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    Facebook Connects Campus Music Community

    by  • September 17, 2013 • News • 2 Comments

    The Facebook group Jamapo brings together many different members within the music community throughout the entire campus. Photo/Ryan McGrath

    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...

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    Sudden Thunderstorm Hits Ramapo Campus

    by  • September 12, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Campus lake overflowing PHOTO/Kevin Seabrook

    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...

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    Ramapo Lacrosse Club Seeks Funds

    by  • April 15, 2013 • Sports • 0 Comments

    Men's Lacrosse. PHOTO/roanokecollege/Flickr.com

    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...

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    Where is Ramapo Men’s Lacrosse?

    by  • February 28, 2013 • Sports • 1 Comment

    Men's Lacrosse. PHOTO/roanokecollege/Flickr.com

    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...

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    Should College Athletes be Paid?

    by  • February 21, 2013 • Sports • 2 Comments

    University of Southern California Football. PHOTO/Neon Tommy/Flickr.com

    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...

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    Creating a Career Out of a Passion for Music

    by  • December 20, 2012 • Features • 1 Comment

    Heissenbuttel playing the keyboards at a show. Photo/FACEBOOK.

    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...

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    Ramapo Commuters Experience Trade-offs to Living Off Campus

    by  • November 1, 2012 • Features, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Ramapo students walking to class from the commuter lot.PHOTO/Casey Holstein

    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...

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