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: Sarah Chagares Editor in Chief We are living through some really challenging times. Only months ago, had you even heard of the concepts such as cohorts, asynchronous, social distancing, and PPE? Had you ever worn a mask or even knew where a bottle of hand sanitizer was in your home? The pandemic has created a special hardship for the Ramapo High School community. We … Continue reading Editor’s Note
By: Jack Houston Sports Editor For the last four years, Ramapo has had the privilege of witnessing the majestics brought to the tennis court by senior Shannon Cicero. Playing for eight years, Shannon has learned to perfect her craft which has led her to becoming the 15th ranked player in New Jersey and the 358th best player in the entire country. Her dedication to the … Continue reading Senior Spotlight: Shannon Cicero
By: Jack Houston Sports Editor For sports fans alike, it has seemingly felt like an eternity since we‘ve had the opportunity to turn on the TV, watch our favorite sport events, and for a small moment forget the troubles of the outside world. With several months passing by with no real signs of a countrywide reopening, nationwide anxiety has been steadily brewing. As such, to … Continue reading Will Sports Finally Reopen?
By: Sarah Chagares Editor in Chief When the referee blows the whistle, either at the beginning of the game or the beginning of the second half of the game, Ramapo soccer fans undoubtedly notice that one of the home team’s players inconspicuously bends down to touch the 50-yard line. That team member is Aidan Bennett-Jones and that gesture is his traditional pre-game ritual. This ceremonial … Continue reading Aidan Bennett-Jones: Touching the Ground While Shining Like a Star