By: Madison Elliott Managing Editor Toxic masculinity is an old concept that is just being addressed by health officials and psychologists (Focus For Health). It is important to note that toxic masculinity is a cultural construct in which, through gender stereotypes, masculinity may be taken to the extreme and directly attacks those refusing to adhere to behavioral regulation. It is also worth pointing out that … Continue reading Hey! Hey! Ho! Ho! Toxic Masculinity and Hyper-Sexualization of Women’s Bodies Must Go!
By: Ella Connors Staff Writer A new controversy has been stirring up the 2020 election: the controversy of mail-in-voting. President Trump has made his opinion abundantly clear— that mail in ballots perpetuate a fraudulent election. So what is the truth? One important distinction that needs to be made is the difference between absentee ballots and mail-in-ballots. President Trump has praised the use of absentee ballots … Continue reading The War on Mail-In-Voting: The Facts
By: Sarah Chagares Editor in Chief On January 30, 2020, the director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of COVID-19 to be a public health emergency—the highest level of alarm under international law. The past nine months have been challenging for the entire world. Indeed, our hometowns and school district have not escaped the worries, concerns, and stresses brought on by this … Continue reading What Gives You the Most Stress About COVID-19?
By: Megan Allen Staff Writer The United States has experienced a lot of civil unrest this year. Many Americans feel that the way social issues are handled is unacceptable, and the events that have occurred in the past few months have inspired students and faculty alike to take action. From new clubs like Cultural Diversity Awareness Club and Generation Ratify to movements led by current … Continue reading A New Era for Ramapo Extracurriculars
By: Grace Lim Life Editor The freshmen class have embarked on their high school journey with excited feelings and nervous anticipation this school year. However, the unprecedented climate of the world and the continuing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have made their initial high school experiences unique, challenging, and unforgettable to say the least. How do some students from the class of ‘24 feel about … Continue reading Freshmen Perspective from the Class of ‘24