Ramapo engages in discussion of Eating Disorders Awareness Week

On Tuesday, Ramapo hosted a discussion that dove into social media and practicing self-love amongst Eating Disorders Awareness Week (EDAW). Ramapo’s Counseling Services, Ramapo Psychology Professor Jessica Saunders and The Renfrew Center’s professional relations representative Nancy Graham aimed to help those who attended fight against eating disordered thoughts. EDAW, according […]

Student Press Freedom Day salutes college newspapers

Student Press Freedom Day (SPFD) is a day to celebrate and highlight the rights of student journalists. Both high school and collegiate journalism are important parts of learning the profession, as well as bringing a young, new perspective to storytelling and reporting. At The Ramapo News, we strive to run […]

EOF and CCDC empower students to reject respectability politics

Respectability politics may not be something that most people are familiar with or understand, but Tanadjza Robinson-McCray and Miranda Garcia want to change that, especially for students of color on Ramapo’s campus. Robinson-McCray, the Educational Opportunity Fund student development specialist, and Garcia, the graduate assistant for the Cahill Career Development […]

EDIC presents workshop on ‘Rest as Resistance’

Associate Director of the Office of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Compliance Rachel Sawyer-Walker, along with Counseling Services, hosted “Rest as Resistance: Part 1” on Tuesday, the latest of EDIC’s programs for Black History Month. The event was a workshop centered around topics from the book “Rest as Resistance: A Manifesto” […]

Ed Shannon opens up about American Federation of Teachers

Ed Shannon, professor of literature and president of Ramapo’s State Federation of College Teachers, is a dedicated and intellectual educator passionate about the written culture of humanity and the critical influence of teacher unions. In an interview with The Ramapo News, Shannon talked about the correlation between strong unions and […]

First-generation students explore their identities

“What does it mean to be first-generation?” This was the subject addressed at the First-Generation Student Center’s inaugural event this week. It was structured as an interactive workshop to discuss what it means to be a first-generation student. Although aimed towards first-generation students, the discussions that took place were ones […]