2021 Student Social Media Panel

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By: Nick Marin – Student Journalist 21 Milltown, NJ Instagram: paranoid_._android_ What is the best aspect of college for you? What is the worst aspect? The best aspect is the variety of people you meet and uncovering the experiences they have. I genuinely like the discussions I engage in with people, especially in class when … Continued

Community Engagement Day: Photo Series

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By Jhasua Scicchitano – Editor-in-Chief Rutgers University-Newark student collecting water before traveling to different community service sites. Newark, NJ. Saturday, October 23, 2021. Rutgers University-Newark students boarding bus before heading to different community service sites. Newark, NJ. Saturday, October 23, 2021. Tayden Judge, Community Engagement Day Site Leader, settling in on the bus before heading … Continued

Amboy Ako

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By: James Ochoa – Student Journalist Our teachers have always told us that America is this place is a land of opportunity, where people from all over the world come in search of this so-called American dream, but when the same kind of people always talk about being American, it always goes back to how … Continued

Halsey Festival Photo Story

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By: Nina Gonzalez – Opinions Editor People head towards the stage as the Halsey Fest begins. Singer Lady Rose performs on the street for the festival goers. A group of girls sit down to paint at a table. A family plays skeeball together at the games section. Governor Murphy greets and chats with a citizen. … Continued

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