Ramapo launches new shuttle service for students

Photo courtesy of Office of Marketing & Communications, Ramapo College of New Jersey  On Jan. 21, Ramapo launched the Ramapo Roadrunner Express, a free shuttle service from its Mahwah campus to Paramus, linking students to NJ Transit bus links at the Garden State Plaza. In just over one month, the […]

Billie Eilish redefines pop as artist of the year

Photo courtesy of crommelincklars, Flickr Although it may seem that Billie Eilish’s fame happened almost overnight, her meteoric rise to one of the most recognized names in pop music today began many years back. With a solid work ethic and consistent output since she was only 13, Eilish was poised […]

The American Dream Mall will open despite setbacks

Photo courtesy of Brad Miller, Wikipedia The American Dream Mall is a 15-year-plus project that has been plagued with delays, financial issues, legal challenges and even charges of bribery, fraud and racketeering. It has had an interesting transition from its early days to the state that it is currently operating […]

Ramapo hosts Founders’ Day to celebrate 50 years

Photo by Kim Bongard Students, faculty and trustees showed their school spirit at the Founders’ Day celebration that marked Ramapo’s 50th anniversary on Wednesday in the Grove. The annual celebration was complete with food, music, games and speeches from Student Government Association president Stephan Lally and President Mercer that reflected […]

Diversity in Health Care event advocates for equity

Photo by Kim Bongard Over 300 students and faculty visited Trustees Pavilion for an all-day symposium called Diversity in Health Care and Human Services II. The symposium is supported by the Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language federal grant that Ramapo received last year to enhance the Certificate in Spanish […]

Ramapo closes Year of Asia and Pacific with celebration

Photo by Scott Yunker Members of the Ramapo College community gathered in the Trustees Pavilion on Wednesday afternoon to close out the College’s Year of Asia and the Pacific. The Roukema Center’s Director of International Education Ben Levy helmed the celebration, which opened with traditional Nepali and Bollywood dances performed […]

Commentary: Future of African American Lit in question

Photo by Astrid Gamarra Ramapo College is set apart from other institutions because of its ability to grant students a well-rounded education. With “international and intercultural understanding” at the forefront of its mission statement, Ramapo provides students with vast exposure to the arts, specifically through the humanities. But as registration […]

Ramapo College honors adjuncts at AFT awards

Photo by Scott Yunker Long-time adjunct faculty members were honored for their life’s work in education by the Ramapo Federation of State College Teachers (American Federation of Teachers Local 2274) at its second annual AFT Adjunct Awards, held in the Alumni Lounges on Wednesday afternoon. Adjunct faculty members comprise 52 […]