The Rampage

Dual Perspectives: Israel Under Attack

Dual Perspectives: Israel Under Attack

Oren Oppenheim ’16

November 23, 2015


Filed under Features

Author’s Note: I wanted to write a feature about the current situation in Israel with all of the constant terror at-tacks, but I decided that it was important to get another voice in the picture—the voice of someone from Israel, who is actually living through the terror right now. I met Mollye...

Movie Reviews: The Intern

Nicole Aboodi ’17

November 23, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Intern follows a senior citizen, Ben (Robert De Niro) who is bored of retirement and ready to get back to work. Jules (Anne Hathaway, Les Mis, Interstellar), a thirty-something, working mom, is the CEO of her own start-up company which is now offering an internship for senior citizens, which Ben gladly t...

Trump for President? Most Ramaz Students Say No

November 23, 2015


Filed under News

Although the United States presidential election is more than a year away, students at Ramaz can be heard frequently discussing the current slate of candidates for the 45th president. Some students don’t have preferences yet. They are either still undecided in their choice for president, like Ariella...

Boys Varsity Basketball: The Buzz Surrounding New Players

Oren Oppenheim ’16

November 23, 2015


Filed under Sports

As the basketball season kicks into high gear, fans of the Ramaz Rams will notice two notable additions to the Boys Varsity basketball team. Two 12th grade tennis players, who had never played Ramaz basketball before, suddenly joined the Rams’ 2015-2016 roster for the first time in their high school...

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way to the Fall Musical

Tess Solomon '16

November 23, 2015


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In mid-October, the fall musical abruptly changed from A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum to Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The cast had been preparing for the production for several weeks when Mr. Miller decided that the show could not, in fact, go on. A Funny Thing Happened...

Fashion Club

Julia Levy '18

November 23, 2015


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Every year there are a wide array of clubs to choose from at the club fair. Many are ones that have been around for a while and most students have heard of them prior to the fair. However there are always the small selection of clubs that have just started. This year marks the record of the...

October Recipe: Easy Sesame Noodles

Naomi Freilich ’18

November 23, 2015


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Easy Sesame Noodle Recipe: ½ Cup Sesame Oil ½ Cup Soy Sauce ¼ Cup Sugar 3 Scallions (chopped) Sesame Seeds (Black and White) 1 Package of thick Spaghetti Once the pasta is cooked, combine the sesame oil, soy sauce, and sug-ar in a small container. Chop up the three scallions and...

Bennett Schwartz, Mixing His Way Through Ramaz

Bennett Schwartz, Mixing His Way Through Ramaz

Harry Shams ’19 and David Grinberg ’19

November 23, 2015


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During one freshman lunch period in October, Bennett Schwartz ’19 amazed the school by showing off his impressive DJing skills. He came prepared with an authentic board, speakers, headphones, and a specialized computer. After wowing the crowd with his music, we had the privilege of sitting down ...

New TV Shows: Fall 2015

Oriya Romano ’17

November 23, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Grandfathered is newest comedy series to hit Fox. The show features Jimmy (Full House’s John Stamos), a restaura-teur who discovers he is not only a father to Gerald (Drake and Josh’s, Josh Peck) but a grandfather to his infant daughter, Edie. Follow along as Jimmy struggles to get to know his new...

Black Mass Review

Jacob Hochheiser ’17

November 23, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Before going to see Black Mass, I had extremely high expectations and was hoping to see what many critics were calling one of the best crime biopics in recent memory. Instead, what I saw were two stellar performances by Johnny Depp and Joel Edgerton in an otherwise average movie. Black Mass showcases the tru...

Movie Reviews: The Walk

Derek Korff Korn ’18

November 23, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Walk, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, is the story of Philippe Petit, who in 1974 planned to cross a high-wire between the Twin Towers in New York City. Although the towers no longer exist, Academy Award-winning director Robert Zemeckis (Back to the Future, Forrest Gump) is able to suspend time, and...

Book Review: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

Gabriel Klapholz ’17

November 23, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

From the author of The Kite Runner, A Thousand Splendid Suns is a beautifully written and engrossing saga about the struggles of women in Afghanistan over the last thirty years. A telling tale about two women, Mariam and Laila, who find their lives unexpectedly intertwined, the book evokes a range of...

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