Tag: Coronavirus

Quarantine has allowed us to stream virtual concerts

Photo courtesy of SMP Entertainment, Wikipedia During the plight of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, the nation is restricted to stay-at-home orders as an act of social distancing and self-quarantine. The country is practically on shut down, and there is uncertainty as to when life will exist beyond the walls of […]

Federal aid is sustaining the American economy

Photo courtesy of U.S. Government, Wikipedia On April 15, the Federal Reserve decided to inject 2.3 trillion dollars into the economy minutes before the stock market opened in order to aid the devastating number of Americans who had filed for unemployment benefits. This is one in a long list of […]

New Jersey and New York continue to fight COVID-19

Photo courtesy of Noam Galai, Getty Images COVID-19 has caused a massive uproar nationwide. There have been unprecedented unemployment rates across the country, stock markets have dipped severely over the last month and a $2 trillion stimulus package was signed into law giving $1,200 to all Americans except dependents, where […]

Food pantry remains open for students

Photo by Kim Bongard For students remaining on campus, the Ramapo food pantry has remained open throughout the COVID-19 closure to provide essentials.  Though all classrooms have become remote, a small group of Ramapo students are remaining in campus residency. These students are quarantined like everyone else, which means avoiding […]

Summer Olympics postponed to 2021

Photo courtesy of Makaristos, Wikipedia   Due to the concerns over the global coronavirus outbreak, the approaching Summer Olympic Games set to take place in Tokyo have officially been delayed to summer 2021. Many athletes that were intending on performing in the Games this year, however, have not slowed down their […]

Social distancing is an urgent social responsibility

Photo courtesy of Crystal Eye Studio, Shutterstock Nations are sealing off their borders to outsiders, all non-essential travel is being banned and all major sports leagues are being postponed until further notice. We are living in uncharted territory that has never been seen before in the modern era. COVID-19 has brought […]