Sociology symposium celebrates seniors’ research

Photo by Alyssa Rabinowitz The culmination of a semester of sociological research was celebrated this Wednesday in the Trustees Pavilion for seniors in the capstone class of the sociology program. The symposium allowed students to present their research devised and conducted in the past several months, but also featured a […]

Tree of Life victims honored in candlelight vigil

Photo by Scott Yunker A candle-lighting vigil commemorating the 11 victims of the recent massacre at the Tree of Life synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh was held in front of the Arch at the center of campus on Monday afternoon. Mahwah Mayor William Laforet, President Mercer and […]

Young voters are ready to turn out for midterms

Photo courtesy of CCEC, Facebook Whether it is gun control, abortion, the country’s leadership or US foreign policy, younger voters are an increasingly loud voice as the midterm elections approach on Nov. 6. Involvement is expected to drive higher turnout for a midterm election than what was seen four years ago. […]

Ramapo celebrates third annual diversity day

Photo by Scott Yunker Student organizations celebrated their cultural identities at the College’s third annual Diversity Day, held in the Grove this Wednesday afternoon. A lineup of musical acts performed on stage in front of the Arch as guests toured rows of activity tables and sampled cuisine served in themed […]

New provost is introduced to Ramapo College

Courtesy of Carolyn Herring Ramapo College’s new provost is not content to rest on his laurels. Seated in his airy Birch Mansion office, Dr. Stefan Becker eagerly discussed his transition to Ramapo and his plans for the future of the school. “This is exciting. You don’t want the job to […]

Land of Steady Habits faces mediocre reviews

Courtesy of Flickr “The Land of Steady Habits,” written and directed by Nicole Holofcener, debuted on Netflix early this month. It tells the story of Anders Hill (portrayed by Ben Mendelsohn) and how life changes for him after his retirement and divorce. Retirement is expected to feature some of the […]

KNUST professor receives award for work with Ramapo

Photo courtesy of Dr. Kofi Owusu-Daaku Dr. Kofi Owusu-Daaku, professor of biology at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana and an associate professor of biology at Ramapo, has been recognized with an award for his part in building a relationship between the two schools. Owusu-Daaku traveled […]