Tag: Title IX

Youtuber Visits Campus to Discuss Rape Culture

Photo by Erica Meline Rape culture, or the normalization of sexual assault, has been a hot topic in recent years on the campuses of the nation's colleges, many of which have been criticized for playing down sexual assault cases. On Tuesday, YouTuber Riley J. Dennis came to Ramapo to discuss […]

Student: We Must ‘Combat Ignorance’ on Sexual Assault

Photo Courtesy of David Lienemann, Wikipedia The issue of sexual assault, which has plagued college campuses across the United States, recently garnered national attention after receiving a nod of recognition from Vice President Joe Biden and Lady Gaga at the 2016 Oscars. Gaga’s performance — an intimate, homey ballad sung […]

New Sexual Assault Investigation Process Rolled Out

This semester, Ramapo has rolled out a new investigation process for sexual misconduct cases, a move that is in line with the college’s recent reevaluation of its sexual assault policies and procedures. In August 2015 Ramapo College released “Ramapo: Advance,” a strategic plan to advance campus safety. This plan announced […]

Mercer Notes Ongoing Initiatives in State of the College

Photo by Pauline Park President Peter Mercer began this semester’s State of the College address, which took place last Wednesday in a packed Friends Hall, with two words from the Dictionary of Newfoundland English. He returned to this tradition after last year's address, which required a more serious introduction. This […]