Tag: Sustainability

Ramapo’s 1STEP hosts sustainable Thanksgiving

Photo by Erica Meline To help promote a more environmentally conscious holiday, Ramapo’s 1STEP (Students Together for Environmental Progress) club held their annual Sustainable Thanksgiving dinner this past Wednesday, complete with a plant-based feast and plenty of friends. Sustainable Thanksgiving is a yearly event that 1STEP holds to educate students […]

Ramapo celebrates efforts towards sustainability at fair

Photo by Erica Meline Ramapo College has been devoted to sustainability since its founding and uses sustainability as a “guiding principle,” according to Ramapo College’s website. On-campus clubs are an integral component to Ramapo’s commitment to sustainability. Many of the College’s student-led organizations focus on promoting sustainability and help students implement […]

Speakers share ways to lessen plastic waste on campus

Photo courtesy of Ramapo College, Flickr The Bergen County area is facing environmental threats with the ever-growing plastic waste epidemic in our forests. Ramapo’s 1STEP invited Post Landfill Action Network, or PLAN, campus coordinators Chris Kane and Adina Spertus Melhus to enlighten Ramapo students on ways to keep our campus […]

SGA passes bill to enforce proper recycling on campus

Photo courtesy of J. Smith, Wikipedia Ramapo’s Student Government Association passed legislation on Oct. 2 that will affect organizations hoping to co-sponsor with the legislative body in the future. The bill concerns the enforcement of Ramapo College’s waste disposal guidelines, stating that “all organizations that the SGA co-sponsors with are […]

New SGA secretaries seek to enact change on campus

Photo by Hope Patti The second of two new cabinet positions created by SGA President Stephan Lally in the spring semester was filled last week, as student Aina Yudav was appointed secretary of sustainability by senate vote. Yudav follows secretary of diversity and inclusion Kate Bahaj, a junior appointed to […]

Student Recalls Life Changing Time Abroad in India

Photo courtesy of Michael Pacheco Senior Michael Pacheco loves hiking, reading, singing and, most of all, traveling. He has already been to many countries, including Germany, Austria, Italy, Portugal and Canada. However, he had never been to any of the Asian countries until last year when he got the opportunity […]

Ramapo Facilitates Summer Program to India

Amidst an emerging economy facing numerous social and environmental challenges, India has been actively rooting for clean technology and energy efficiency for a sustainable approach to development. According to the Huffington Post, Prime Minister Narendra Modi frequently shares his vision for, “sustainable economic growth without compromising on environmental safety.” Ramapo […]