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Students should be mindful despite lifting mask mandates

Photo courtesy of Anna Schvets, Pexels. On March 3, Ramapo College sent out an email with the subject “Campus Communication on Coronavirus” explaining how the college anticipates mask mandates will be lifted, allowing the institution to transition to a “face covering friendly” environment. In other words, starting on March 28, […]

The dangerous realities of taking the subway

Photo courtesy of Laura James, Pexels. New York natives will tell you the subway has never been safe, and they have a toolbox of protective measures they take while waiting for their train. This is especially true for women in the city, who face startling levels of violence.  “I feel safe […]

Curtain Call Cafe must live on

Photo courtesy of Jenna Craig. What used to be a lively hub for students is now simply a shortcut that gives students a break from the cold Mahwah winds on their daily hike from the commuter lot.  My favorite building has changed. Due to the closure of the Curtain Call […]

Student schedules don’t ease for spring break

Photo courtesy of Andrea Piacquadio, Pexels. Spring break is designed for students ⁠— especially college students ⁠— to get a break from the stress of their everyday lives. They theoretically get a week of no classes, assignments, tests or papers.  Unfortunately this spring break will be filled with more work than […]