Mandatory Vaccination is Met With Mixed Emotions at Rutgers University

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By Robert Chiossi – Student Journalist / Novelist The decision by Rutgers University requiring that all students must be vaccinated for Covid-19 if they want to return to classes on-campus has been met with mixed reviews. The decision, announced March 25, mandates vaccinations for approximately 13,451 students in enrollment, but doesn’t require vaccinations for its 1,575 … Continued

The Cost of Education: Deflating the Community College Stigma

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Muhammad Afnan Aqdus – Student Journalist Education has never been so accessible, yet expensive at the same time. While the traditional structure of higher education is still dominant, there are many other ways one can educate themselves online by doing research. Despite this, many still cling to the tried-and-true structure of College to start them … Continued

Are Biden’s Plans to Handle the Student Loan Crisis Sufficient enough?

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By Titi Afolabi – Student Journalist According to the U.S Department of Education, over the past decade, student loan debt has skyrocketed, making it that over 43 million Americans collectively owe the government about 1.6 trillion dollars. However, with this increase in student debt, the debate over the potential for student loan forgiveness or debt … Continued

How a Lucrative Reselling Business Cost a Nike Executive Her Job

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By Erika Mendez – Student Journalist Ann Herbert, recently resigned from her position as vice president and general manager for Nike North America after a Bloomberg report uncovered her son’s reselling business. West Coast Streetwear is the name of the company founded by 19 year old Joe Herbert based in Portland, Oregon.  His operation includes … Continued

Yemen Crisis: What You Should Know

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By: Nadia Ahmed-Student Journalist What is the history behind the Yemen Crisis? Yemen’s crisis originated from the Arab Spring in 2011 in which several countries including Yemen protested against their current government in hopes for a stable political evolution. Thousands of protestors from several cities protested to call on its autocratic president, Ali Abdullah Saleh … Continued

Tash Sultana – Terra Firma

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By Karoline Gonzalez – Student Journalist After going viral on YouTube and all across social media platforms, surpassing 90M views on their single “Jungle,” Australian singer and song-writer Tash Sultana has stepped back into the charts following the release of their latest album Terra Firma—an ode to their newfound balance and grounded state of mind, according … Continued

We Were Liars: You Want to Read It and It’s Going to Hurt

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By Sydney Kennedy – Student Journalist Reading We Were Liars by E. Lockhart felt like a warm summer day, but a storm was raging outside. It felt like eating my favorite ice cream, but it was dripping all over my fingers while I was eating it. It was like being so thirsty that I dared … Continued

The U.S Unemployment System vs Fraud

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By: Erika Mendez – Student Journalist The unemployment program in the U.S has helped millions of Americans throughout the Covid crisis. Still, the state run agencies struggle to properly distribute funds due to the overwhelming amount of claims and their flawed computer systems. This makes them an easy target for criminals looking to swindle the … Continued

Players Are People Too, And They Deserve Respect

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By Edwin Duodu – Sports Editor Respect. That is a word that holds great value and meaning in this world. Having respect for someone can go a long way in building rapport. However, the word has lost its sense and weight between athletes and their fanbases. Most athletes are loved, we see this through the … Continued

Can Russell Wilson Be Traded From Seattle to a New Team?

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By Gabriel De Oliveira- Student Journalist Is number three, Russell Wilson leaving Seattle after being drafted and spending ten seasons with the Seahawks? This is the story that has a lot of fans thinking and hoping their team can trade for Wilson. He, along with Deshaun Watson, might be on different teams when the NFL … Continued