Tag: Culture

CPB’s Food Fest showcases countries around the world

Photo courtesy of Kevin Rheese, Flickr The College Programming Board hosted their annual Cultural Food Fest in Friends Hall on Friday night, presenting a wide array of foods representative of Mexico, China, India, Greece and Italy.  “People seemed very excited to try cultural foods from around the area,” said sophomore […]

Halloween is No Excuse for Cultural Appropriation

Photo Courtesy of Infrogmation, Wikipedia Sometimes the scariest thing about the upcoming holiday on Saturday is the rampant cultural appropriation and racism that can occur on Halloween.   While it is true that many people innocently buy Halloween costumes that promote some form of cultural appropriation, the buying and wearing […]

T-shirt Logo Sends Wrong Message About Women

The campus recently hosted an interactive theater program about bystander intervention on campus by a Rutgers student group that travels around the country to teach about sexual assault on college campuses. Prior to the event, the performers learned popular Ramapo slang in order to relate to the audience, and it […]

Lack of Literacy Plays Large Role in Oppression

Photo by Nicole Williams The idea of being able to pick up a newspaper and read it may seem like second nature to many individuals since we do not often encounter people who cannot read in a college setting, but in this country there are hundreds of thousands of people […]

Students Shake It at Latin Dance Lessons

Photo by Nicole Williams Putting their best foot forward, the College Programming Board, Lambda Theta Alpha and Lambda Theta Phi sponsored a Latin dance lessons workshop for students in Friends Hall on Oct. 2. In recognition of Latino Heritage Month, celebrated from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the organizations set […]