Author: Keely Lombardi

Vampire Weekend breaks out of genre cliché in new album

Vampire Weekend’s signature sound combines several elements. Punky riffs, indie pop, reggae rhythms and classical compositions collectively inspired by consistent West African percussion. It wasn’t until I listened to their new album, “Only God Was Above Us,” that I could piece this all together and understand what makes their songs […]

Ramapo’s Phi Alpha Delta hosts Freedom of Speech Fair

The pre-law fraternity Phi Alpha Delta’s Programming Chair and Student Government Association Chief Justice, Liz Mendicino, hosted the fraternity’s Freedom of Speech Fair on Nov. 15. Amanda Short, a fellow Phi Alpha Delta member, accompanied Mendicino. Mendicino opened the event as the panel’s moderator. “We are here to foster a […]