Tag: College

College athletes struggle for compensation

Photo courtesy of Susie Butler, Flickr UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi went viral last year when her final floor routine scored a perfect 10. Ohashi, who has been practicing gymnastics since she started to walk, never expected something like this to happen to her. Her video was seen on all social […]

Tech use in classrooms leads to lower exam scores

Photo courtesy of Mark Evan, Flickr Several studies have concluded that classroom policies that allow for unrestricted use of laptops or even tolerance for cellphones result in diminished exam scores for students in college. Researchers, in a study recently published in the Journal of Educational Psychology, separated 118 college students […]

Affirmative action causes new stir Boston study

Photo courtesy of Ramapo College of New Jersey, Flickr It is no secret that admissions offices consider race when judging a student’s admission into a college, but a new study done by Boston public broadcasting station WGBH shows that people want that to come to an end, and fast. According […]

New iPhones come with hefty price tags

Courtesy of Apple It has been nearly a week since Apple CEO Tim Cook came out to defend the new iPhone prices and the craze to obtain the newest device despite its hefty price tag. The company initially released three new iPhones, the iPhone XR, XS and XS Max, with […]

Students premiere five-episode web series

Photo by Olivia Mendez Thursday night was the premier for student-produced web series “Deep End.” The series is the product of Ramapo College’s course, Producing a Web Series, led by professor Kelly Dolak. The premier kicked off at 5:30 p.m. with a pre-show reception outside of the H-Wing auditorium where […]

Booze and Brutality Reign in Greek Tragedy, “Haze”

Photo courtesy of Shadywood Road Productions, LLC College fraternities have long been a standard source of comedy in film. The first major film to popularize fraternity life is arguably 1978’s “Animal House,” the John Landis-directed romp which still looms large in the popular imagination. In recent years, 2014’s “22 Jump […]