Captain Marvel: Another Success in the MCU

Captain Marvel was first introduced in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) when Nick Fury sent out a signal to call for aid at the end of Avengers: Infinity War. Since then, fans have been desperately waiting for her solo movie to hit theaters, with the hope that it will reveal the fate of our favorite superheroes in the next installment of the Avengers. In the … Continue reading Captain Marvel: Another Success in the MCU

Leaving Neverland: Can We Separate Michael Jackson, The Man, From His Music?

Produced and directed by filmmaker Dan Reed, the four-hour documentary Leaving Neverland has been gathering attention ever since its first showing at the Sundance Film Festival in January. Since its airing on HBO, it has ignited a nationwide controversy about the legacy of the late popstar Michael Jackson. Battle lines are now being drawn in the sand in the wake of Leaving Neverland’s stunning, explicitly … Continue reading Leaving Neverland: Can We Separate Michael Jackson, The Man, From His Music?

Female Senior Spotlight: Mariam Tinawi and Meiliu Merchant

This month, Rampage is highlighting two captains of the girl’s fencing team at Ramapo. This past winter, seniors Mariam Tinawi and Meiliu Merchant made quite the impact on the Ramapo fencing team. Mariam fences epee while Meiliu is a sabre fencer. For those of you who don’t know what fencing is, Meiliu has found it easiest to describe it as “‘sword fighting,’ like in the … Continue reading Female Senior Spotlight: Mariam Tinawi and Meiliu Merchant

Male Senior Spotlight: Justin Leonard and Luke Brantly

Senior wrestlers, Justin Leonard and Luke Brantly, have been dominating their opponents on the wrestling mats for the last four years at Ramapo as varsity starters. Justin started wrestling when he was in first grade. “My dad got me into it when I was young and I didn’t like it initially,” Justin said “I played other sports growing up, but wrestling was the sport that … Continue reading Male Senior Spotlight: Justin Leonard and Luke Brantly

Sneaker Tears Up the Basketball World

It was the pop heard around the country, but nowhere was it louder than in Nike’s boardroom. The game between NCAA powerhouses and rivals, the Duke University Blue Devils and North Carolina University Tar Heels, was slated to be one of the most intense games of the collegiate season where Duke University’s 280 pound and 6’8 star, Zion Williamson, was supposed to showcase his talents … Continue reading Sneaker Tears Up the Basketball World

Senior Spotlight: Maria Torraca

Whether she’s playing her guitar or ukulele at Interact coffee houses, leading the Italian Club, coordinating props between acts as a member of the Gold Masque stage crew, or being a student in class, Maria Torraca does it all with a smile and a positive attitude. It is these attributes, among others, that stood out to the Ramapo faculty and resulted in her being named … Continue reading Senior Spotlight: Maria Torraca

The Supervisor Situation

Whether you’re a student, faculty member, or parent in the Ramapo Community, you most likely are cognizant of the recent buzz surrounding the possible creation of district-wide supervisors. In late January, the Board of Education put forth a proposition to restructure and consolidate the Supervisor position across the Ramapo-Indian Hills District. As explained by Mr. Sutherland and other Board members during the February 11th public … Continue reading The Supervisor Situation