The Rampage

Volleyball Wins the ’Ship!

Volleyball Wins the ’Ship!

Elianna Schwartz ’17

April 22, 2016


Filed under Sports

In their championship game against Frisch, the Ramaz Girls’ Varsity Volleyball team tied a beautiful bow on an amazing season. They had an almost flawless record of 9-1, losing only once in the ninth game of the season; “After our first loss against SAR, it was difficult for our team because we had...

Room: A Movie of Tragedy and Recuperation of the Human Spirit

Room: A Movie of Tragedy and Recuperation of the Human Spirit

Natalie Kahn ’19

April 22, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Five-year old Jack has lived in a tiny one-room garden shack his entire life. He calls the shed “Room,” but Jack believes that Room is the world in its entirety. What he does not know is that his mother has been held captive for seven years by a man who abducted her when she was only seventeen-years...

Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice (Dual Perspectives)

Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice (Dual Perspectives)

Netanel Kamel '18 and Sam Schair '18

April 22, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Netanel's perspective: The movie opens two years after Superman’s (Henry Cavill) colossal battle with Zod (Michael Shannon). The loss of life and collateral damage left many feeling angry and helpless, including crime-fighting billionaire Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck). The film begins showing what the...

AIPAC Reflection

AIPAC Reflection

Oren Oppenheim '16

April 22, 2016


Filed under Features

During the AIPAC (American-Israel Public Affairs Committee) 2016 Policy Conference, there was an area called the AIPAC Village, a collection of booths manned by Israeli and American companies, as well as a bunch of exclusive clubs and food stands. I came across a booth showing a virtual reality headset,...

Hitlahavut Spotlight #2

Hitlahavut Spotlight #2

Jasmine Levine ’17

April 22, 2016


Filed under Features

This is the second article in my series highlighting a few of the diverse Hitlahavut projects in our institution. For anyone not familiar, the Hitlahavut program is for students who exhibit excellence in a particular field. Areas of study range from science to arts, politics to athletics, and more. Hitlahavut...

Tanach: Ivrit B’Anglit

Abigail Huebner '18

April 22, 2016


Filed under Features

Ramaz used to have an Ivrit B’Ivrit program, where Tanach was taught solely in Hebrew. This policy has changed, and both students and teachers have diverse opinions on the issue. “It’s about the Tanach experience,” says Ms. Krupka, “If students come out with language skills as opposed to Torah...

Boys Soccer Update

Boys Soccer Update

Tyler Mandelbaum ’17

April 22, 2016


Filed under Sports

The pressure is on for this year’s boys’ soccer team. The team has gained a lot of new players, and Dr. Sclar is the new coach. Dr. Sclar has recruited Adam Lassner ’15 to return to the Ramaz court and help him coach the team. The team’s main goal is to make the playoffs, and they definitely...

Girls Soccer Leads the League

Girls Soccer Leads the League

Jasmine Levine ’17

April 22, 2016


Filed under Sports

After a devastating loss in the semifinals last year, the Girls’ Soccer team is back for a new season and is better than ever. With fierce captain Talia Davidovsky ’16 leading the squad, the team plans on winning the championship. Mr. Enis, the coach of this team, has high hopes for these athletes....

CrowdSource: Spearhead Spirit?

CrowdSource: Spearhead Spirit?

April 22, 2016


Filed under Features

In every printed issue, this feature will pose a question to the entire Ramaz community, and asks for responses to the question. If you have a response, an opinion, or any new perspective related to the question that you would like to share, please email rampage@ramaz.org. The Rampage reserve...

Is There Value to Group Projects?

Gabe Klaphotz '17

April 22, 2016


Filed under Opinions

From collaborative presentations to science labs, every student must eventually complete a group project during his or her time at Ramaz. The “group work” model is often an important element of the classroom experience. Teachers promote the concept to help develop their students’ communication...

CrowdSource Response: “The Rights of Man: A Beard”

Max Koffler '16

April 22, 2016


Filed under Opinions

Jan/Feb CrowdSource: Do you think that the rule banning any sort of facial hair is correct? Does a double standard exist? Or is Ramaz lenient enough with it already? Should the rule be kept? Should facial hair on students instead be regulated? Or perhaps, no regulation at all? I believe t...

The Real Winners: Are Presidential Elections Fair?

Paola Mattout '19

April 22, 2016


Filed under Opinions

Every year, Ramaz elects a new class president for every grade. Students have debated whether these votes are based on popularity or not. Some have said that they base who they vote for on who is running. This means that many vote in the elections basically based on popularity; they vote for...

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