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 peaceful … 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

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