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Bret Jacobson and Ian Spencer found ways to incorporate technology in politics, using apps like Snapchat for public affairs. Their presentation, entitled “Digital Advocacy Done Right: Politics and Leadership Online,” informed students about the applications of technology in today’s politics at the Rutgers Student Center on the College Avenue campus.
Tamil, Hindi and English have very different forms of the word “love,” said Subramanian Shankar, professor in the Department of English at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Shankar analyzed the word in his colloquium, “Love in Three Languages: Translation, Affect and Cross-Cultural Inquiry,” yesterday in the Pane Room of the Alexander Library.
GASOLINE TAX: New Jersey residents agree on opposing a higher gas tax, but are divided on how to improve the state of the economy, according to two polls conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Politics. Results showed a majority of residents are opposed to raising the gas tax in light of Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto’s, D-32, support for the issue, according to a press release from Eagleton.
Working as an activist in Israel, Rutgers alumna Shira Pruce witnessed women get arrested and have rocks and chairs thrown at them while they were praying in what many consider the country’s most sacred Jewish historical site, the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Pruce graduated from Rutgers with a degree in Women’s and Gender Studies in 2004 before moving to Israel, where she works as the director of public relations for the feminist organization Women of the Wall, which advocates freedom of religion for women at the holy site.
Five students will be selected this spring for a chance to wine and dine for an evening with Rutgers’ most prestigious and successful alumni.For the first time, the Rutgers University Alumni Association is offering students the opportunity to compete for a chance to attend the annual Hall of Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala. Winners will meet the honorees, who are accomplished across many different industries, according to the RUAA website.
It is a common misconception that human trafficking, also dubbed modern day slavery, does not happen close to home, in New Jersey or throughout the United States. The Rutgers University Campus Coalition Against Trafficking hosted panelists who work in various fields dealing with human trafficking at the Busch Campus Center on Friday.
When pharmacy oncologist Genevieve Kumapley’s son, Nicholas, was diagnosed with autism, she felt a whirlwind of emotions. She felt anger, denial and grief, but after overcoming these feelings, she learned that this diagnosis had a purpose and began to feel inspired. Kumapley’s struggles in raising a son with autism motivated her to create the nonprofit organization My Gateway to Overcoming Autism in Life, or MyGOAL.
In the courtroom, Virginia Long would hear pet names like honey, dear or missy, along with incessant comments about how she looked or dressed from her male adversaries, clients and even judges. As the keynote speaker at the Women’s Leadership Conference last Friday, former New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Long spoke about her challenges as one of the first woman lawyers of her generation and her experiences with gender roles in the professional world.
When David Saint programs a main stage season, he kind of likens it to a meal. After a meaty, substantial main course, there’s a little teaser or appetizer, then an engaging second course and a light dessert. Saint, artistic director at the George Street Playhouse, runs a similar season to Broadway, with eight shows a week from Tuesday through Sunday.
Cory Booker said today’s generation of twenty-somethings, commonly referred to as “millennials,” have more power to facilitate change than any previous generation. New Jersey’s first black senator, who came from humble beginnings, spoke to an audience of students and faculty in the Hickman Hall auditorium on Douglass campus yesterday about what inspired him to lead his political career and what drives him every day.
Rutgers surveyed faculty and students to determine what developments need to be included in the University’s 10-year physical master plan. Antonio Calcado, vice president of University Facilities and Capital Planning, said Rutgers is in the process of completing the outlining of its plan, which should include the developments intended to improve Rutgers.
When living on a budget as a college student you might not be able to take that special some one out as often as you would like, but this is the one time of year that budget should not limit you from having the romantic dinner you have been waiting for. Luckily, you will not have to go far from campus to do this.
Terry Benczik’s book “New Love Poems” published in 2013. Since then, she has received feedback from all around the world. “There’s a man from Israel posting about my poems, a man from Japan tells me he reads them with his wife,” Benczik said. “There’s a man who lives on a boat off the coast of Africa who’s emailing me.”
Melissa Blake said students should not limit themselves when searching for internships or jobs. To encourage students to keep an open mind, Rutgers Career Services tends to focus on the industry of a company as opposed to searching for a job based on students’ majors.
When purchasing textbooks, students have the option of visiting a website that compares prices from all over the web in order to find the cheapest textbook available. In addition to this, BIGWORDS.com tells students if it is cheaper to rent or buy a textbook. Jeff Sherwood, CEO of BIGWORDS.com, said his site compares books sold by sites like Amazon, textbooks.com and eBay.
The State Theatre ranked number 21 in Year-End Worldwide Ticket Sales for Top 100 Theater Venues, and also ranked first in New Jersey, according to Pollstar, a concert industry trade publication. The State Theatre, located on Livingston Avenue, opened in 1921 and has since provided performing arts, concerts, drama and other events to the New Brunswick community.
The Rutgers University Senate voted Friday to allow students to retake courses they receive a grade of a D in, and although the D would still appear on students’ transcripts, it would no longer figure into their GPA. Martha Cotter, co-chair of the Academic Standards, Regulations and Admissions Committee, presented a report at the meeting in the Rutgers Student Center on the College Avenue campus to call for a policy change that would treat a D like an F.
Rutgers alumna Priya Shah noticed a common problem in American board games like Taboo — immigrants whose first language is not English cannot successfully play these games. Shah set out to find a solution to this issue by creating the company Culturally Inclined Productions. Shah graduated in 2011 with degrees in both economics and communication.
Once Kevin Walsh noticed his college town’s railroad tracks separated the white and black communities, he realized that racial segregation is a reality in New Jersey. The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy hosted Walsh, the associate director of the Fair Share Housing Center in Cherry Hill, N.J. and Douglas Massey, professor of sociology and public affairs at Princeton University, for a lecture titled “Mount Laurel: In the Courts and in the Lives of the People.”
Football may be dominating the interest of sports lovers at Rutgers for the time being, but it originated from a sport growing here at the University called rugby. Rugby is a constant contact sport without time-outs or breaks for 80 minutes, separated into 40-minute halves, said team president Brian Cunningham. Only injuries and penalties can stop the game.