Putting the Premium in “Premium Parking”

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By James Ochoa – Student Journalist I stumbled upon a Rutgers Newark yearbook from 1972 and in it was a picture of the newly constructed Parking Deck 1 on University Avenue that was still lined with cobblestones. It made me wonder how such a structure made students feel over 50 years ago. I know students … Continued

Gen Z: Environmental Justice Titans that Won’t Kill Fast Fashion

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By Alaa Essafi – Student Journalist Hanya Hassan seldom wears the same outfit twice, especially not on social media. This is why, at least two times a year, she cleans out her closet and replenishes it with an entirely new collection of clothing.“The more stuff I buy, the less I wear them,” said Hassan, a … Continued

Student in a Pandemic – Poem

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by Ghufran Hussain – Student Journalist Four walls. That is all I see.  I turn on this daunting bright screen, this virtual square our society has abruptly moved in. It is the brightest light I have seen in a while. My eyes have witnessed bright sights before, but that was back when I was able to … Continued

David Sloan

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By Lance Grant – Student Journalist As students gathered their belongings and migrated towards the door, a line formed at the front of the classroom. Eager-eyed students waited patiently to talk to David Sloan, a long time producer at ABC, after sharing his knowledge of the journalism world in Professor Jim Pensiero’s class, Convergence.  “Sloan,” … Continued

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