Why Not Liking Cats is Misogynistic

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By: Landin Morris ~ Student Journalist The most common pet question asked is, “Are you a cat or dog person?” While many believe the answer comes down to preference, your response reflects biases in your personality.  Dog people are considered more social, friendly, and outgoing, while cat people are known for being introverts, creative, and … Continued

Rutgers Faculty Prepares for In-Person Learning

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By: Karoline Gonzalez – Student Journalist Following a hectic year comprised of strict social distance, mask mandates, long periods of quarantine and isolation and what felt like endless zoom fatigue, Rutgers University is well on its path to start in-person learning after its remote adaption due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But what exactly does this … Continued

Lil Nas X: Evil or Inspirational

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By: Nina Gonzalez ~ Opinions Editor Lil Nas X’s new song MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name) is a song that expresses his sexuality and is an effort to help normalize it within our society. The song itself did not stir up controversy all around the world; His music video and “Satan Shoes” he created … Continued

From the Rutgers Targum to Asbury Press Park , seasoned photographer,Thomas Costello recounts his award-winning coverage of the Jan. 6 insurrection

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-The Photojournalist recently won the ‘Courage under Fire’ award for his coverage on Jan. 6 By Esther Paul / Image by Thomas Costello Picture a crowd converging on each other, derogatory words being shouted, rioters taking over media equipment, flags being used as weapons, tear gas being thrown, and chaos raging on a day a … Continued

How Bright Is The Future of Rutgers Basketball?

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By Edwin Duodu – Sports Editor Heartbreak. That is the only word to describes Rutgers University’s 63-60 loss in the round of 32 against a second-ranked team at Houston University. It was never going to be easy, and the odds were very much stacked against Rutgers. However, the team has proved that it is ready … Continued

“An Island of Health in a Sea of Disease”

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By Robert Chiossi – Student Journalist and Author Plans for the fall semester, vaccination registration for students through the Rutgers Portal, and concerns about the university’s recent vaccine mandate were topics of discussion during the university’s bi-weekly Covid-19 Health Briefing with University Chancellor, Brian L. Strom and Executive Vice President Chief Operating Officer, Antonio M. … Continued

Frederick Douglass’ Iconic Independence Speech

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By Britley Blessitt – Student Journalist Tears filled my eyes and rolled down my smooth, brown skin as my fists gripped a copy of Frederick Douglass’ “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?” speech. I am a Black woman. A hundred sixty-nine years later, I can still feel the pain of my people. … Continued

The Other Side

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By Nadia Ahmed-Student Journalist X is in a quest for the value of Y Y is in a quest for the value of X. Commoners want to be celebrities. Celebrities want to be commoners.  Why is It that we always yearn for what we don’t have.  Why is it that we always crave  what we haven’t … Continued

Rainbow NeoSonnet

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By: Britley Blessitt – Student Journalist I want to know who died and made them almighty Judges. Whether or not that book says “No Adam and Steve or Mary and Eve” But I know he loved all of us no matter skin color or who we loved. Beautiful. Passionate. Addicting. Breathtaking – real love. Violet, … Continued

One Night in Miami- Movie Review

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By Esther Paul – Copy Editor Regina King transports us in the presence of four legends in Room 245 of the Hampton House on Feb. 25, 1964 in her new film, ‘One Night in Miami.’ The movie is based on the famous night Cassius Clay, later renamed Muhammad Ali, became the world’s heavyweight champion and … Continued