• Posts Tagged ‘Students’

    New Dynamic ‘Prezi’ Presentations Rise in Popularity

    by  • October 17, 2013 • Features • 2 Comments

    Prezi Presentations Logo: A new, creative form of presenting.

    By NICOLE NIGRO A new system that generates a new way of presenting information, has skyrocketed to 26 million users, and 500 million viewers in the past four years. Prezi Presentations are a creative way to easily present an idea, project, or story. Students, teachers, and business men and women around the world are turning to...

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    The Apathy of Young Voters

    by  • May 13, 2013 • News • 1 Comment


    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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    Shape of Things

    by  • March 7, 2013 • Features • 0 Comments

    Ramapo’s Berrie Center will be presenting “Shape of Things,” a play directed by Pirrone Youselzadeh and managed by Rachel Frescella. “Shape of Things” deals with teen angst and the willingness to do anything for love. The students involved delve into characters that struggle through emotional and romantic involvement with one another. “This show represents college students’...

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    Parsippany Students Protest Government Lunch Mandates

    by  • October 17, 2012 • News • 2 Comments

    Nicky Caccavale (left) and Brandon Faris (right) vowing to take a stance against raised lunch prices and smaller portions by brown bagging their lunch.
PHOTO/Gabrielle Mondo

    By GABRIELLE MONDO Parsippany Hills High School students organized a lunch strike that has been ongoing since Oct. 5, launching a protest against the government’s new food requirements. Students Nicky Caccavale and Brandon Faris, both Parsippany residents, organized the strike because they say the smaller and more expensive school lunches are leaving them hungry and frustrated. The smaller...

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    Bear Sightings Startle Ramapo Students

    by  • October 17, 2012 • News • 1 Comment

    Woods Road, the area where a bear and cubs were sighted. Photo/KRISTEN GARAFANO

    By KRISTEN GARAFANO Two separate bear sightings within a few days of each other are causing students to question just how safe they are on campus. Officials reported a bear sighting on Sept. 29, which was spotted near North Field at 2:15 a.m. Following that, on Oct. 2, a bear and cubs were seen around 1...

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    Residents of College Park Apartments Tolerate Construction During Semester

    by  • September 26, 2012 • News • 1 Comment

    The beginning of the brick exterior that is being renovated on the College Park Apartments. Photo by Kristen Garafano.

    By KRISTEN GARAFANO Students in the College Park Apartments are living amongst drilling, hammering and knocking as workers revamp the buildings. The Phase II College Park Apartments are undergoing renovation throughout the Fall 2012 semester at Ramapo College with students living there. The construction began during June and July of 2012, with re-roofing and mechanical system...

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    Modular Classrooms Cause Stir Among Ramapo Students

    by  • September 26, 2012 • News • 1 Comment

    This modular classroom is currently in place outside of the H-Wing of the academic complex.

    By ANTHONY SMITH Ramapo College of New Jersey is currently moving forward with a $54 million renovation project to the G-Wing of the academic complex. Because of this, many classrooms in the section of the school are uninhabited. Enter modular classrooms. As students returned to Ramapo in early September, they were greeted by several trailers scattered...

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