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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

2020 Graduates are struggling to find jobs in their fields amidst the pandemic

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By Esther Paul – Copy Editor With a Bachelor’s in hand, the only thing graduates want entering the job market is acceptance into their fields. For 2020 graduates, rejection was their portion as the Coronavirus upended everything, including the economy. According to fas.org, “the unemployment rate peaked at an unprecedented level, not seen since data … Continued

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