The Rampage

Will Andrew Cuomo’s Resignation Affect COVID-19 Protocols?

Will Andrew Cuomo’s Resignation Affect COVID-19 Protocols?

Romi Chaovat ’24 August 26, 2021

Andrew Cuomo, the New York State governor, has been the topic of discussion within New York for months. Discussions among New Yorkers began with Cuomo’s COVID-19 guidelines, including a scandal involving...

Why Israel Supporters Should Boycott Ben and Jerry's

Why Israel Supporters Should Boycott Ben and Jerry’s

Moriel Weitzner ’24 August 24, 2021

In July, Ben and Jerry’s announced that the company would no longer be selling its product in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, which have been sources of controversy for decades. The company claims...

RAMAZ ROUND TABLE: Should Ramaz make an effort to teach about other religions?

RAMAZ ROUND TABLE: Should Ramaz make an effort to teach about other religions?

Charlotte Kleeger  ’24 Ramaz must make an effort to teach about other religions. For many people, religion is the source of their beliefs and has a large impact on their lives. Learning about other...

Should Seniors be Forced to Take the Math APs if They are In Honors Math?

Should Seniors be Forced to Take the Math APs if They are In Honors Math?

Sarah Ginsberg  ’22 July 19, 2021

As students in Ramaz approach senior year they are finally allowed to choose the classes they want to take. Unlike many other schools, Ramaz only offers classes that teach the AP curriculum in senior year....

Eating in Class: Should It Be Allowed?

Eating in Class: Should It Be Allowed?

Rebecca Silber  ’23 July 19, 2021

As high school students, I believe we should all be given the opportunity to choose when and where we can eat or drink during the school day. Sure, some students cannot learn efficiently while eating or...

Rabbi Stochel with freshmen on their orientation to Ramaz in 2019

Advisory Is Necessary

Rachel Freilich ’22 June 6, 2021

When students walk into the Ramaz Upper School on their first day of high school, the advisory meeting is one of the first places that they are able to meet faculty and their peers. Yet, as Ramaz students...

Maryland University virtual college visit with Ramaz in 2020

Virtual College Touring: Not Cutting It

Ethan Davidovitch ’22 June 5, 2021

At this point in a normal year, many juniors have already visited colleges they are considering applying to. But this year, juniors can only learn about the schools piquing their interest online, and to...

RAMAZ ROUND TABLE: Should Ramaz enforce a uniform for students?

RAMAZ ROUND TABLE: Should Ramaz enforce a uniform for students?

Emily Vayner ’23 Ramaz’s dress code has always been a perfect mixture of tradition and modernity. Both girls and boys dress codes offer a clean and presentable look, all while allowing students...

Open Ramaz Upper School Normally Next School Year

Open Ramaz Upper School Normally Next School Year

Aviva Schilowitz ’24 June 5, 2021

Ramaz Upper School students recently received a survey asking their views on what next school year should look like. It included questions that contemplated school remaining in a hybrid format next year....

The Ramaz Environmental Club sold reusable water bottles this year.

Ramaz Should Celebrate Earth Day

Sarah Ginsberg ’22 June 5, 2021

On April 22, the 51st anniversary of Earth Day, a worldwide commemoration to heighten awareness about the environment and motivate people to protect it, was celebrated. According to earthday.org, more...

Why Colleges NEED to Stay Test Optional

Why Colleges NEED to Stay Test Optional

Daniel Kalimi ’23 June 5, 2021

With the pandemic, everything and everyone has been affected, forcing us to adapt to the situation. From online school to hand sanitizer in every square inch of every store, there have been a lot of changes,...

HS Students Unite to Save Communities from Coronavirus

HS Students Unite to Save Communities from Coronavirus

Emily Vayner ’23 June 4, 2021

The current Covid-19 pandemic negatively impacted every person across the globe. From countless deaths and the loss of jobs to social barriers and education obstacles, the virus brought about chaos and...

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