Tag: Diversity

New Jersey is Now Home to an Array of Cultures

Photo courtesy of Jim Henderson, Wikipedia New Jersey is known for many things – its colonial history, its famous diners and of course, the Jersey shore – but it is also one of the most culturally diverse states in the country. For example, New Jersey has the largest population of […]

Tim Burton’s Recent Interview Leads to Talk of Diversity

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore, Wikipedia The subject of diversity in the entertainment industry has dominated conversations, especially following last year’s Oscar controversy that prompted celebrities to boycott the event in protest of the low number of people of color nominated for awards. This hot topic resurfaced at the 69th annual […]

68th Emmys Highlights Diversity in Television

Photo courtesy of Angela George, Wikipedia Within the first 10 minutes of one of the most anticipated nights on television, Jimmy Kimmel arrived in style with the help of “Game of Thrones’” Khaleesi and her dragon, roasted Republican candidate Donald Trump, and bragged about Hollywood’s growing diversity. “Are we ready […]

Letter to the Editor: Talk by Israeli Soldiers Sparks Dialogue

We at Ramapo Hillel are deeply disappointed by the attempt to paint our recent Israeli soldiers program as propaganda. The program, which featured Israeli soldiers sharing their personal experiences, was intended to build relationships with our Israeli peers and to offer an alternative narrative to the widespread misrepresentation of Israeli […]

Open Forum Addresses Issues of Campus Diversity

On Wednesday, Ramapo College hosted the Strategic Plan Community Forum: Goal 4 “Cultivate and Support Diversity and Inclusiveness,” where a public discussion was had about Ramapo’s strategic plan from 2014 to 2018 for diversity and inclusion on campus. This particular forum was run in a unique manner. After Kat McGee, […]

Students of Color Present List of Demands to President

Photo by Rebecca King Last Wednesday, Vanna Garcia, Kevin Hurtado, Domonique Jarrett and I met with President Peter Mercer and Kat McGee, director of Affirmative Action and Workplace Compliance, to discuss the racial climate at Ramapo. As concerned student leaders of color on campus, we requested the meeting with President […]