The student newspaper of the Ramaz Upper School

The Rampage

Caroline Jaspan ’17

November 20, 2016


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Tyler Mandelbaum ’17

November 20, 2016


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Eliana Schwartz ’17

November 20, 2016


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Gabriel Klapholz ’17

November 20, 2016


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Gabrielle Amar-Ouimet ’17

November 20, 2016


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Track English and History

Rebecca Araten '18

November 20, 2016


Filed under Opinions

Ramaz is known for its rigorous and intellectually stimulating curriculum in both Judaic and secular studies. Students who excel in Talmud have the opportunity to learn the subject for over an hour each day and to practice the necessary skills until they come naturally. Students who pick up languages ...

Should Teachers Express Their Political Opinions?

Natalie Kahn '19 and Yonatan Weitzner '19

November 20, 2016


Filed under Opinions

As the election drew near, Ramaz students engaged in many political discussions with their teachers. One issue students began to notice was that instead of informing the students about the current political situation and letting the students form their own opinions, some teachers attempted to...

The PSAT–To Study or Not to Study?

Derek Korff-Korn

November 20, 2016


Filed under Opinions

Each year, the juniors are faced with the inevitable standardized testing process, beginning with the PSAT. The PSAT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test) has evolved into less of a “preliminary” test to get familiar with the SAT and a way to choose between either the SAT or the ACT. Now, the PS...

Denial Reviewed

Denial Reviewed

Zachary Buller '20 and Josephine Schizer '20

November 20, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The movie Denial, which recently came to theaters, is based on true events that Professor Deborah Lipstadt spoke about when she came to Ramaz. The movie depicts the trial between Professor Lipstadt, a historian of the Holocaust, and David Irving, a British historian and Holocaust denier. Irving brought a...

Should the Government Subsidize College Education?

Should the Government Subsidize College Education?

Natalie Kahn '19 and Esti Beck '19

November 20, 2016


Filed under Features

Kahn: There’s a misconception that a college degree leads to a more lucrative profession. No matter how much America claims to be a meritocracy, a college education won’t necessarily put you at the top of the food chain. There are so many other factors that come into play: college major, gender, et...

The Freshmen’s First Ramaz Shabbaton

The Freshmen’s First Ramaz Shabbaton

Hannah Doft '20

November 20, 2016


Filed under News

This year’s freshmen enjoyed a great weekend outside New York City and away from the pressures of 78th Street. It has been a few months since orientation, and many freshmen were grateful for the opportunity to focus on nurturing their friendships. “The goal in planning Freshman Shabbaton is to provide an especia...

Juniors Have High Exposure to Fun

Juniors Have High Exposure to Fun

Abigail Huebner '18

November 20, 2016


Filed under News

High Exposure is a “one-stop shopping, heart stopping, adrenaline pumping, extreme sporting facility. Fun for families, tots, kids, teens and adults,” as its website claims. Many believe that “fun” and “junior year” do not usually appear in the same sentence; however, on November 10th, th...

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