Women’s Leadership Panel Addresses Future Leaders

A diverse panel of women leaders at Ramapo answered questions about discrimination, motivation and success to an attentive crowd in the Black Student Union office yesterday. The Women Leadership Panel was sponsored by the BSU and Sigma Sigma Sigma and was a part of Women’s HERstory Month, which comes to […]

Town Hall Meeting Addresses Racial Diversity Concerns

Photo by Rebecca King The Ramapo administration held a Town Hall meeting on race and inclusion yesterday in Friends Hall to address school-wide concerns about diversity in the wake of racial tensions at colleges across the country. The hall was packed with about 100 students, faculty, staff and administration seated […]

Smear Campaign Distracts Voters from Focus of Prop 1

Photo Courtesy of Daniel 2986, Wikipedia This Tuesday, citizens of Houston, Texas voted to reject Proposition 1, an ordinance that would have created a range of anti-discrimination protections in public accommodations, employment, housing, city contracting and other Houston city services. Under the proposed legislation, also known as the Houston Equal […]

Caron Discusses 19th Century Catholic Anti-Semitism

Photo by Giancarlo Sepulveda On Tuesday, Dr. Vicki Caron, a prestigious scholar, author and professor emeritus of modern Jewish history and Jewish studies at Cornell University, gave a lecture on Catholic anti-Semitism in France during the late 19 century. The audience was mainly comprised of students from history professor Michael Riff’s […]

Intersectional Issues Discussed Queer History Month

Photo by Tom Manion Intersex rights, transgender rights, sex worker rights, anti-ableism and anti-racism were among the comprehensive array of topics covered by speaker Emi Koyama at the Queer History Month keynote this Monday.  Flipping through an organized slideshow packed with information, Koyama gave her perspective on how activists should […]

Ramapo Reacts: Senator Bob Menendez Indicted

Photo courtesy of United States Senate Wikipedia New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez was indicted by a federal grand jury yesterday on corruption charges for allegedly accepting almost $1 million dollars in gifts from a friend in exchange for political favors. Menendez is accused of receiving free vacations, including luxury jet […]