Tag: sports

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 […]

Marathons shouldn’t discriminate against trans-women

Photo courtesy of @EntirelyAmelia, Twitter Recently, the magazine Canadian Running published a piece highlighting the achievements of three transgender women who managed to qualify for the women’s division of this year’s Boston Marathon, Stevie Romer of Woodstock, Illinois, Amelia Gapin of Jersey City, New Jersey and Grace Fisher of Hancock, Maryland. […]

Patty Mills faces racist comments following Cavs win

Photo courtesy of @Patty_Mills, Twitter What should have been a celebratory night for the San Antonio Spurs and their fan base turned into a night of lessons, and there was one particular lesson to be learned during the 110-94 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. The lesson is that racism, no matter […]

Fox News host causes outrage after Lebron comments

Photo courtesy of Keith Allison, Wikipedia Fox News host Laura Ingraham has been under fire recently for her critical comments of NBA superstar LeBron James after he made some choice comments about President Trump. James, who appeared on an UNINTERRUPTED sports video podcast alongside fellow basketball star Kevin Durant, criticized […]

Students share experience on campus involvement

Photo courtesy of Ramapo College, Facebook While students come to college with the intention of graduating with a degree, one of the most important parts of their life is getting involved on campus.  Two students who have been particularly involved in their time here at Ramapo are senior Melissa Mitariten […]

Legal Battle Threatens to Strike Out DraftKings

Photo courtesy of Draft Kings Popular online sports gambling site DraftKings is suspending paid contests in New York, the latest occurrence in the company’s ongoing legal battle with the U.S. government. DraftKings allows its users to enter daily and weekly sports fantasy contests and win money based on different player […]

Rama-vans Off-limits to Student Drivers

Photo by Rebecca King Ramapo formerly offered a fleet of 12 passenger vans that were usable for the college community. Starting this year, Ramapo is no longer allowing students to drive these vans, better known as Rama-Vans. Generally, these vans were used for college club events as well as sporting […]

Support Athletics with Enthusiasm and Team Garb

As fall sports begin at Ramapo, students and faculty alike can enjoy watching the Roadrunners both on and off campus. For many students, Ramapo sports can offer a fantastic college experience and an overall great time when you make the most of them. The first and easiest way to make […]