Tag: Diversity

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 […]

Town Hall Meeting Addresses Racial Diversity Concerns

Photo by Rebecca King The Ramapo administration held a Town Hall meeting on race and inclusion yesterday in Friends Hall to address school-wide concerns about diversity in the wake of racial tensions at colleges across the country. The hall was packed with about 100 students, faculty, staff and administration seated […]