How “Social” Is Social Media?

(Pew Research) Social media, a web-based and now mobile technology, has turned communication into a social dialogue via technology and dominates the Millennial generation and their culture<. It has revolutionized the way people create and maintain relationships. More »

WRPR: Ramapo’s Official, Disabled Radio Station

WRPR-FM, the official radio station licensed to Ramapo, has been out of action for over a year due to construction on campus. More »

Ramapo Ice Hockey to Return

Ramapo College has not had an ice hockey team in almost 30 years, in the fall 2015 semester that will change. More »

Commuter vs. Residential College Experience

The big question for students preparing to go to a new college or university, whether they are graduating high school or transferring, is to commute or live on campus. More »

 

Ramapo comes together for “Die-In” demonstration

By CRYSTAL ROMAN Ramapo College students, faculty and staff staged a die-in protest on Dec. 8 after the grand jury decisions to not indict police officers involved in the deaths of two unarmed men in Ferguson, MO. and Staten Island, N.Y. Those

WRPR: Ramapo’s Official, Disabled Radio Station

By CANDACE MITCHELL WRPR-FM, the official radio station licensed to Ramapo, has been out of action for over a year due to construction on campus. The FM frequency of the student-run college radio station was disabled when construction began on the G-wing

Local=Good in Historical Warwick

By JAKE KISOR The village of Warwick New York was founded in 1764 by a group of families who were largely self-sufficient farmers. During the American Revolution Warwick made major contributions by forging the chains that kept the British from sailing

Funding Cuts Threaten Hackensack Library

By LEE-ANNA JOHN The Free Johnson Public Library, which serves the City of Hackensack along with 67 other New Jersey towns, is facing budget cuts and possible closure. According to Cathy Folk-Pushee, an adult service librarian, Hackensack has about 44,000 residents. The

Fighting Between Two Different Sides of the Same Sport

By DAN FEINBERG Dropping the gloves, dancing, fisticuffs, exchanging shots, scrapping, line brawl. Professional hockey fans aren’t short on their nicknames for fighting but some analysts are ready to see the day that it is removed from fans’ vocabulary completely. While the

Ramapo Ice Hockey Returns

By NICK CAPRIO Ramapo College has not had an ice hockey team in almost 30 years, but in the fall 2015 semester, that will change. Ramapo will be starting an ice hockey program to compete with neighboring schools, such as Montclair State

Men’s Gymnast Shares His Story

By LARISSA FORESE Maxx Celebrano, 14, of Secaucus NJ, is that little boy who started gymnastics and grew into not just a male gymnast, but a lover of the sport. At the age of four he watched his older sister go to

How “Social” Is Social Media?

By SAMANTHA BELL Social media, a web-based and now mobile technology, has turned communication into a social dialogue via technology and dominates the Millennial generation and their culture. It has revolutionized the way people create and maintain relationships. The recent surge in

A Twitter Empire in the Making

By MATTHEW LEDERMAN Daniel Snow, 21, a senior at Ramapo College walks to class with his books corralled to his hip and his iPhone in hand as he scrolls through Twitter occasionally looking up to avoid collision with oncoming pedestrian traffic. His orange Mophie

Beyond the Spectrum

By DANIELLE COOKSON As he scrolls through his Instagram account dedicated to the pictures of nature and daily life that he captures, 24-year-old Nutley resident, Alex Fagioli, talks about how he seeks pleasure in being able to share his experiences, thoughts