Ramapo Freshman Establishing Bowling Club

Photo by Nicole Williams Freshman Patrick McGuire is creating a bowling club at Ramapo College for the Spring 2015 semester. Although the club will start out with friendly competition between club members, club president Patrick McGuire says that he hopes they can compete against other schools someday. The club did […]

Digital Communication Ruins Interpersonal Conversation

Photo courtesy of Johan Larsson, Flickr Creative Commons Connecting via Facebook, emails, texting and instant messages can fit very conveniently into the fast-paced lives of millions of Americans, but experts say this convenience may come at the cost of closeness in many relationships. It is estimated that nearly two-thirds of […]

Former Peacock Named Men’s Basketball Captain

Courtesy of Ramapo Athletics After playing three seasons as a part of St. Peter’s Division I basketball team, senior Markese Tucker decided to take his talents to Ramapo for his last year of NCAA eligibility. When head coach Chuck McBreen got a phone call from his close friend at Long […]

Media Promotes Unrealistic Body Image Expectations

Photo courtesy of Cherry Point, Flickr Creative Commons In today’s society there seems to be a growing problem with how young adults visually perceive their bodies. Body image has become an extensive obsession, and by constantly concentrating on how we feel about our physical appearance, we will ultimately intensify the negative […]

Giants’ Season Plagued by Injuries

Photo Courtesy of Steve Starer, Flickr Creative Commons As the NFL reaches the halfway point of the season, fans are constantly being reminded that the game of football often delivers debilitating injuries to its players. This season, the New York Giants have not been strangers to injury woes. Wide receiver […]

Ramapo Ranks High among Other Regional Schools

Photo courtesy of U.S. News and World Report Ramapo College has achieved the ranking of 28 on the U.S. News & World Report’s Top 50 Regional Universities North Rankings List for the 2015 edition of Best Colleges in Regional Universities (North), tying with Rutgers Camden and Wagner College. “We are very […]

Stigma Attached to Mental Health Inhibits Students

Photo Courtesy of Maarten, Flickr Creative Commons It’s that time again: midterm week is upon us. The semester has flown by and many of us are catching ourselves dazed and confused as to everything we have learned so far. As we approach these frustrating exams and assignments, there will be […]

Lawrence Calls Nude Photo Hacking a ‘Sex Crime’

Photo Courtesy of Marco Manna, Flickr Creative Commons In today’s society, we seem to have an ongoing reccurrence of female public figures being exploited by pictures that expose their bodies. On Aug. 31, multiple nude pictures of Jennifer Lawrence, one of America’s most powerful actresses, circulated on the Internet. These photographs […]

Giants Regain Life with Crucial Win

Photo Courtesy of Steve Starer, Flickr Creative Commons After a rough 0-2 start, many critics could agree that the New York Giants were starting to look like the same team that started last year’s season with six consecutive losses. Now heading into week five, Eli Manning, quarterback, is slowly getting […]