Speaker Discusses the Facts and Fiction of HIV

Photo by Andrew Leight In recognition of World AIDS Day on Tuesday, a portion of the national AIDS quilt was brought to Friends Hall, a tapestry that features decorations and designs to honor those who have died from Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. Ramapo described the quilt in a press release […]

Native American Heritage Month Observed at Ramapo

Photo by Rebecca King Last Wednesday afternoon, Ramapo College held the Native American Heritage Month Proclamation Reading Ceremony. Hosted by the Office of Equality and Diversity Programs, the ceremony was kicked off under the Arch by proclamation speaker Ivy Payne, the executive secretarial assistant in the Office of Student Affairs. […]

Rider University Cuts 13 Majors from Its Curriculum

Photo Courtesy of Rider University In a town hall meeting on Oct. 29, Rider University president Gregory Dell'Omo announced that the university would be cutting 13 majors that are presently offered to students. He further announced that they would be cutting over 20 faculty positions, including 14 full–time staff positions. […]

Students Protest Separation of Large Groups In Village

Photo by Nicole Williams The Village’s second quad was host to a student-led protest on Thursday night, attempting to combat Public Safety procedures that have been deemed by some students as unnecessary – an effort that gained the attention and attendance of President Mercer. Organized by students Jeremy Barbara, Nate […]

Ramapo Students Recount Experiences in Archeology

Photo by Nicole Williams History was re-earthed on Wednesday in the alumni Lounges, as Samantha Sproviero and Margaret Szydlik spoke of their experiences on two separate archeology digs. The two Ramapo students were sent to James Madison’s Montpelier in Orange, Virginia and Fort Caswell in North Carolina, respectively. Stephen Rice, […]

Faculty Takes Solidarity Walk Over Expired Contracts

Photo by Nicole Williams On Wednesday, Oct. 14, the American Federation of Teachers held a solidarity walk in support of Ramapo College’s faculty members working without contracts. Last July, faculty members’ contracts expired, leaving them in limbo while the College tries to negotiate them. Martha Ecker, president of AFT Local […]

Ramapo Mourns Loss of Myron Adler

Photo by Nicole Williams On Wednesday, Sept. 16, the Office of the President sent out an email alerting the faculty and student body that Myron ‘Mike’ Adler had passed away the day before at the age of 91. Described by President Mercer in the email, Adler was a “philanthropist, business […]

Late Members of the Ramapo Community Honored

Photo by Steve Fallon This Wednesday, Ramapo College held its annual Remembrance Day. Established in 2005 by Ramapo’s Board of Trustees, the day is meant to honor and reflect upon those in the Ramapo community who passed away during the previous year. President Peter Mercer led the ceremony. “Our honorees […]

SAIL Program Ends with Video Showcase

Photo by Michael Montalto The Sophomores Advancing In Leadership group, also known as SAIL, hosted a conference showcasing the video presentations created by each member. These video presentations, which occurred this past Monday, are the last major step in attaining a SAIL certificate, which marks the completion of the program. […]