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

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

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

Rutgers University Planning on Reopening for Fall 2021

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Nadia Ahmed-Student Journalist Whispers have been circulating that Rutgers will be reopening for the fall 2021 semester. Students and faculty are excited about the prospect of once again attending school in person. Nancy Cantor, Chancellor of Rutgers University-Newark, sent out an email on Jan. 27 stating that, “increasing mobilization of Rutgers’ own expertise and public … Continued

The Big Squeeze

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By Brian Crespo – News Editor What is happening to GameStop? The video game retailer has seen its stock soar more than 1000% percent in January, from around $17 to $469 at its height. Unlike other bubbles, GameStop’s stock is not rising because traders see potential in its operations. The video game retailer is widely … Continued

What is Bitcoin and How Does it Work?

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By Erika Mendez – Student Journalist Cryptocurrency is digital money that is stored on a secure computer file, and can be used to buy goods and services, or as popularized with investing. Bitcoin is just one type of crypto to emerge in the last few years.  Bitcoin is a decentralized payment network that is solely … Continued

Kyrie Irving Saga: Mental Health in Basketball

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By Tyrese Henryel – Co-Sports Editor The Brooklyn Nets have orchestrated one of the biggest trades of this season that may serve to tip the power scale in the NBA. The Nets acquired James Harden in a three-team trade that stripped the Nets of most of their depth, while at the same time added more … Continued

The Covid Vaccine- Are Rutgers Students Prepared For It?

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By Esther Paul – Copy Editor Vaccines that combat the novel coronavirus and the disease it creates—Covid-19—are coming soon to a clinic near you. The question at Rutgers University-Newark is: Are students ready to roll up their sleeves to take it?So far, the answer appears to be maybe. “I still have not decided if I … Continued

How Young Adults Proved Decisive in the 2020 Presidential Election

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By Sophia Prieto – Student Journalist Unlike any other candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont has maintained high levels of popularity among young voters. This may have been largely in part to his progressive policies, some of which appeal enormously to a more young audience: Medicare-for-all, enacting the Green New Deal to combat the climate … Continued