Empowered Women Empower Women

After the controversial Schoology events during Women’s History Month 2018, it was undeniably risky to continue this celebration in March 2019. However, the newly formed Ramapo Women’s Empowerment Club has risen from the ashes to say, “Nevertheless, she persisted.” The club’s creator and advisor, Miss Gregory, explained, “I was influenced to start this club for a couple of reasons. In teaching sociology, we talk about … Continue reading Empowered Women Empower Women

The Exciting Possibility of having a Female President

2019 is a groundbreaking year for women in politics. There are currently 102 women serving in the U.S. House of Representatives and 25 in the Senate, surpassing the record set for women in politics during 1992, the “Year of the Woman.” With Senators, Kamala Harris, Kirsten Gillibrand, Amy Klobuchar, Elizabeth Warren, Marianne Williamson, and Tulsi Gabbard in the race, the upcoming 2020 election has an … Continue reading The Exciting Possibility of having a Female President

The Craziest Film of 2019…and the year just started

When the new year started, many moviegoers were excited for the big upcoming tentpole releases such as Avengers: Endgame, Star Wars Episode IX, and John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum. Film buffs, or “cinephiles,” were also looking forward to a small wacky and overthe-top film called Climax, produced by independent film distributor A24 and directed by Gaspar Noé. Noé, who has made some fantastic films that … Continue reading The Craziest Film of 2019…and the year just started

Ramapo’s Oscars Choices vs. the True Result

The Ramapo Film Club (RFC) sponsored an Oscars Contest for the 2019 Academy Awards. This year there was a tie! The two Film Club students who guessed the most correct winners were freshman Alex Beane and junior Jack O’Shea. They will each receive their choice of either a Blu-ray of the Best Picture winner, Greenbook, or two movie passes to AMC’s Garden State Plaza. The … Continue reading Ramapo’s Oscars Choices vs. the True Result

The Green New Deal

Recently, American politician and activist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez proposed a ‘Green New Deal’ to combat climate change, but instituted many changes in American life. Ocasio-Cortez hopes to eliminate the usage of greenhouse gases all together, but also stated to the National Public Radio that her proposal “…could be part of a larger solution, but no one has actually scoped out what that larger solution would entail. … Continue reading The Green New Deal

Remix to Incarceration

On February 22nd, Robert Kelly, regularly known as R. Kelly, was arrested and charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse involving four victims. Three out of four accusers claim to have been underage during their sexual encounter with the three time Grammy award winner. The allegations date back to 1998 and are as recent as 2010. According to The New York Times, celebrity … Continue reading Remix to Incarceration