Class-led Fair Trade tabling to educate students

Photo by Erica Meline During the holiday season, consumerism is at its peak: Doorbuster Black Friday deals, extended mall hours and Amazon’s guaranteed next-day deliveries can turn any person into a shopaholic. In the spirit of giving, it may not necessarily be bad to indulge in the desire to spend. […]

Intercultural dinner held to celebrate all cultures

Photo by Erica Meline There are many things to celebrate as the year comes to a close, and at Ramapo College, students united to celebrate their different cultures and backgrounds. The College’s Muslim Student Association held an Intercultural Dinner in Friends Hall last Thursday to mark the end of the […]

Ramapo professor lectures on Supreme Court history

Photo courtesy of Joe Ravi, Wikipedia The U.S. Supreme Court is a subject of excitement or apprehension depending on who is talking. Over the years, the Court has dominated public attention and news coverage, and was even a major influence on the 2016 election. To provide some political history on […]

Native American Heritage Month holds closing luncheon

Photo courtesy of Ramapough Lunaape Nation Throughout November, Ramapo College has been celebrating Native American heritage and honoring the rich culture and influences Native Americans have had on the country and at the College. Native American Heritage Month has allowed the campus community to honor the profound impact Native Americans […]

CCEC hosts post election discussion on vulnerability

Photo courtesy of Craig J. Coughlin, Facebook This election season came filled with excitement and apprehension, and it is still unclear how the results of the midterm elections will impact the country in the upcoming years. The Civic & Community Engagement Center invited students to attend an open discussion on […]

Ramapo’s 1STEP hosts sustainable Thanksgiving

Photo by Erica Meline To help promote a more environmentally conscious holiday, Ramapo’s 1STEP (Students Together for Environmental Progress) club held their annual Sustainable Thanksgiving dinner this past Wednesday, complete with a plant-based feast and plenty of friends. Sustainable Thanksgiving is a yearly event that 1STEP holds to educate students […]

Beekeeping generates a buzz on campus

Photo by Erica Meline There’s been a lot of buzz about beekeeping in the past decade. Ramapo College has a considerable beekeeper population and the RCNJ Beekeepers club offers a meeting space for students and staff who share a passion for the insects. Additionally, members of the College’s beekeeping group […]

Ramapo hosts Diwali celebration ahead of festival

Photo by Erica Meline Autumn means something different for everyone. Some people think of horror movies and trick-or-treating, while others associate it with football and a big Thanksgiving feast. A few even see it merely as prep time for winter holidays. In South Asia, though, autumn is synonymous with Diwali. […]