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Net Neutrality: A Digital Travesty

Deirdre Corrigan, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) voted on Thursday, December 14th to repeal Net Neutrality, which is the principle established in 2015 by President Obama, which mandated Internet Service Providers (ISP) treat all digital content and its providers equally. These ISPs include big telecom compan...

Harvey Weinstein and Hollywood

Nicole Braun, Opinion Editor

November 7, 2017

President Donald Trump. Prime-time news anchor Bill O’Reilly. Former CEO of Fox News Roger Ailes. All of these men are incredibly powerful and immensely influential in our media-driven society, and every one of them has been accused of assaulting numerous women. How many of them have confessed? No...

An Inmate Dies, the Closing Act in the Murder of a Ramsey High Student

An Inmate Dies, the Closing Act in the Murder of a Ramsey High Student

William Kennedy, Managing Editor

November 7, 2017

An elderly inmate, age 83, died in March. However, it took the national media six months to take notice. The Washington Post first reported the death of this Ramsey High School dropout in September. This is a far cry from 1957, when a controversial front page of the Bergen Record included a picture of hi...

Proud to be Stigma Free

Proud to be Stigma Free

Amanda Kaczorowski, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017

A stigma is a mark or feeling of shame that is caused by the judgement and views of others. In the twenty-first century, the stigma surrounding mental illness is full of judgement, disbelief, and indifference. It is as a result of this judgement that many who suffer from mental illness do not seek hel...

Council Elections Show Contrast Between Candidates

Angela Orlando, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017

Ramsey council elections are set to take place on Tuesday, November 7th, and candidates from both parties already have their campaigns in full swing. Democrat Debra Sahler and running mate Aparna Mulchandani base their joint campaign upon the ideas of honesty, integrity, and service - all of which they...

A Dodged Bullet?

Deirdre Corrigan, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017

Monday, September 19th marked the day that the Screaming Eagle Gun Club called for a ceasefire in the Ramsey Gun Range Conflict of 2017. The gun club withdrew the Planning Board application for the establishment of a 60,620 square foot shooting range that would have been located in the Liberty Travel...

Solar Eclipse Sweeps Across United States

Bobby Taylor, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

For the first time in a hundred years, there has been a solar eclipse visible across the entire United States. While the eclipse was at least partially visible from everywhere in the country, our home town of Ramsey did not have full visibility of the eclipse. This is because the eclipse is only ful...

Ramsey Soccer Collects Clothes for Hurricane Victims

Julia Bressi, Spotlight Editor

September 29, 2017

Over the past month, hurricanes have been hitting the United States and the Caribbean back-to-back. Two of them, Irma and Harvey, have left significant damage. Hurricane Harvey came first and hit the coast of Texas. The category four storm killed 71, displacing 30,000 Americans and devastating Houst...

Big Blue Marching Band Show “Out of Chaos” Was Anything but Chaotic

Alexa Austin, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

On Saturday, September 16th, the Ramsey High School’s Big Blue Marching Band took the field at their first competition of the season. For the first time in many years the marching band put all three movements of their show “Out of Chaos” on the field for their competition. It was also one of t...

Egypt from the Eyes of Egyptians 2017 Part 2

Egypt from the Eyes of Egyptians 2017 Part 2

Sarah Eldib, Managing Editor

June 13, 2017

A Continuation of Egypt from the Eyes of Egyptians Part 1 In Egypt, a country of over 90 million, Dina, Jaylan and Nour have seen various turning points that have taken place in post-revolution Egypt affecting their daily lives. Dina, Jaylan, and Nour are usually busy on the weekdays. Dina, ...

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