Overview of Derek Chauvin trial, likely to last weeks

Photo courtesy of munshots, Unsplash Derek Chauvin’s criminal court trial commenced its opening statements on March 29. Defendants and plaintiffs are expected to present their arguments to Hennepin County Judge Peter A. Cahill in the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis.  Cameras have been authorized to record Chauvin’s trial out […]

Rutgers stirs debate mandating COVID-19 vaccines

Photo courtesy of slgckg, Flickr On March 25, Rutgers University announced that the COVID-19 vaccine would be mandatory for all students returning to campus in the Fall 2021 semester. This announcement has sparked a heated debate over whether or not colleges have the right to require this vaccine. Some have argued […]

Democracy Matters brings visibility to disability rights

Photo courtesy of Sinn Féin, Flickr On Wednesday, March 31 at 5 p.m., Ramapo’s Democracy Matters club hosted an event titled “The Intersection of Money in Politics and Disability Rights.” The event began with a presentation. Nikolas Bykov began the presentation introducing how large corporations and billionaires hold influence over policy. […]

Student Marissa Krasny organizes literature event

Photo courtesy of Ramapo College From March 14-20, Ramapo's School of Humanities and Global Studies hosted “Ramapo Reads Together,” a literature event started by junior Marissa Krasny. The week-long string of events all centered around the book “Practical Magic” by Alice Hoffman. Krasny said she chose the book because it […]