November 14, 2012

A New Hope: Finding Open Classes After Registration

Registration hell week has finally ended, but chances are you have been left in tears. As expected, the Spring 2013 semester wasn’t offering more than three of the classes you need for your major, and two of them already exceeded their max capacity.  You were thinking of knocking out your science gen ed with one... MORE »

November 8, 2012

Votes Considered Invalid Unless Instagrammed

Happy post Election Day everyone! For reasons other than Obama’s reelection and the legalization of gay marriage and marijuana in certain states, yesterdays’s events will  change America forever. After an astonishingly large amount of participation, congress has decided to pass new legislation stating that the 2016 presidential election votes will be counted based on the... MORE »

October 17, 2012

False Fire Alarms More Frequent Due to Popular Demand

Every semester, each Ramapo dorm must take part in two mandatory fire drills.  Typically, these alarms are scheduled early on in the semester, in order to get them over with.  However, it appears that students are not happy with this low amount of drills.  Requests for more frequent alarms are overwhelming, and Ramapo is doing... MORE »

October 10, 2012

Keeping Warm in Pseudo-Winter

 Here in Mahwah, there exists only two seasons: Summer and Winter. The long awaited “hoodie weather” never happens, and short sleeve shirts are immediately traded for super itchy sweaters that never fit just right.   As Summer phases out and Autwinter begins, you’re asking yourself why you picked a school that’s literally in the mountains.Every... MORE »

October 3, 2012

College Students Break Social Media Sites with Mean Girls Day Celebration

“‘On October 3rd, he asked me what day it was’ ‘It’s October 3rd,’” says literally every girl’s Facebook status. Over the past few years, October 3rd has existed as a day to celebrate the 2004 hit movie Mean Girls due to its incredible quotability.  On this day, Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr become littered with statuses... MORE »

September 28, 2012

Trailer “Classrooms” Actually Government Testing Sites

From the start of the semester, large, houselike trailers have popped up in all the most inconvenient places throughout campus. Some students have been known to have classes in these odd buildings, a few even admitting that they are pretty nice.  But what is the real reason for the presence of these hick-homes? Reports of flashing lights... MORE »

September 19, 2012

Rainy day? Needs More Water

Ramapo has been doing all it can to ensure a more ‘green’ and economic campus over the past few years.  In an effort to be even more sustainable, the executive board has confirmed its decision to only activate the college’s sprinklers during rainstorms.  Whether it be a light drizzle or torrential monsoon, hundreds of expensive,... MORE »

September 12, 2012

Ramapo Students Ruffle Librarians’ Pages

It would appear that Ramapo students are checking out more than books this Fall. In an attempt to keep up with current times, the George T. Potter Library has put forth a ‘Call/Text a Librarian’ program, where students can contact these book-loving employees on their personal numbers to ask their most annoying questions.  No one... MORE »

September 5, 2012

Ramapo Closes Parking Lots, Inadvertently Combats Obesity

With the arrival of a new semester, Ramapo has once again done its best to ensure the frustration of its students. In the most confusing movement since the creation of the Uggs and shorts combo, Public Safety has blocked off all convenient parking lots during move in week.  Hundreds of students are forced to park in the... MORE »