Author: Lauren Storch

American Vandals explores social media use in second season

Courtesy of Disney, Flickr Netflix has recently released its second season of their cult followed anthology series “American Vandal.” There is something familiar and gripping in watching adolescent drama played out in extreme ways.  In the first season the story was fairly simple: the students’ investigation was to prove delinquent […]

Stand out musical Urinetown hits the Berrie Center

Photo by Michael Pacheco Over the past weekend the Ramapo College theater department produced the acclaimed broadway production “Urinetown.” Set in a post-apocalyptic world where a 20-year drought has caused severe water shortage, a malevolent government has banned private toilets and forced citizens to pay to use public amenities. Allowing […]

Social media reflects mental health and fake news

Photo courtesy of Tracy LeBlanc, Pexels Growing up in the age of social media and the internet has conditioned an entire generation to become accustomed to, even welcome, the altered performance of reality brought to us by various content curators. YouTube, for example, has become a global force known more […]

Women’s Center calls awareness to eating disorders

Photo courtesy of METRO As one of the events to kick off National Eating Disorder Awareness week, the Women’s Center hosted an open group for students to discuss eating disorders among women. Students came to talk about their complicated relationship with body image, as well as friends attending to support. […]

Statistics surface on Olympians with eating disorders

Photo courtesy of @adaripp, Twitter As National Eating Disorder Awareness week arrives, there has been a spotlight upon the world of Olympic athletes. Many individuals this past year have come forward saying they have suffered from an eating disorder, with some even dropping out of the games altogether. The National […]

Space X launches heavyweight rocket Falcon Heavy

Photo courtesy of Space X, Wikipedia Elon Musk’s company SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida with great success last Tuesday. SpaceX was founded by Musk in 2002 and has since grew into a major contributor to interspace travel. According to NBC, “this is […]

Starbucks holiday cups are meant to be inclusive

Photo courtesy of Starbucks, Twitter Starbucks has recently begun distributing its holiday cups at stores globally, continuing the tradition of specialized seasonal cups for the past 20 years. Taking great precautions with their design each year, Starbucks aims to create an inclusive product that can spread the holiday spirit for […]

Berrie Center holds modern rendition of “Twelfth Night”

Photo by Michael Pacheco Ramapo’s run of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” kicked off last Friday night in the Berrie Center. Directed by talented professor of theater Maria Vail and featuring an all-student cast, the production is a phenomenal modern reimagining of the classic play. The romantic comedy follows two siblings, Viola […]