The week of November 11th has been a whirlwind for those in and outside of the government, consisting of two influential testimonies in front of the House Intelligence Committee in regards to the Donald Trump impeachment inquiry. These testimonies include one from diplomat Bill Taylor on Wednesday and one from former US ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch on Friday. One of the newest revelations regarding … Continue reading The Latest on President Trump’s Impeachment Inquiry
The elections occurred on Tuesday, November 5th for Virginia and Kentucky. Here are the most important take aways from both states: Andy Beshear, Attorney General of Kentucky and a member of the Democratic party won the race. While Republican Governor Matt Bevin originally refused to concede defeat, as of Thursday, November 15th, he accepted the loss. Beshear is to be sworn in on December 10th. … Continue reading Surprising Outcomes of the Kentucky and Virginia Elections
Brexit, Britain’s departure from the European Union, was first announced in 2016. It caused instant chaos with then Prime Minister David Cameron leaving office and the value of the Euro dropping dramatically. The public had voted to leave but the government had no clear plan of action. After numerous deadline extensions, Britain was meant to present a finalized Brexit deal to the EU by mid-October, … Continue reading Brexit Continues
Few dates on the calendar instill more terror or excitement in both shoppers and retailers than Black Friday. For those who choose to brave the crowds and chaos, here are a few tips for Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping: 1. Make a list of the items you want to buy, as well as the stores you want to buy from, in a priority-based order. … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Black Friday and Cyber Monday
As the leaves start changing color and the weather gets colder, many high school seniors are starting the months-long process of applying to colleges. For juniors, many may already be looking into schools and feeling the stress that comes with college planning. Test scores, GPA, and extracurricular activities during high school all determine a student’s acceptance when they apply to college. However, how much of … Continue reading Should Ramapo Switch Back to Midterms and Finals Instead of Quarterlies?
The world as we know it is burning; and the Amazon rainforest shares that similar trait, but what most don’t know is that these fires were illegally and purposefully made by loggers and cattle ranchers who use the “slash and burn” method to clear land. This problem has been ongoing since the 60s, and environmentalists can conclude that 60% of global deforestation is due to … Continue reading Deforestation Due to Dummies
All Photos Courtesy of Corinna Collins – October 2019 Continue reading Month in Pictures