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On Jan. 3, which marked the commencement of the 116th Congress, House Democrats were ostensibly euphoric from their victories in November. Not only had they managed to gain a majority that symbolized a rebuke to President Donald J. Trump, but also they played a pivotal role in breaking a myriad of glass ceilings for descriptive representation. For the first time, Congress will reflect the leadership of more than 100 women, the largest cohort of African-American and Hispanic-American representatives, New Jersey’s first Asian-American representative in Andy Kim (D-N.J.) and the two first Muslim-American congresswomen, among other representative victories.
The Rutgers women’s track and field team traveled to Staten Island, N.Y. to compete in the Penn 8-Team Select on Jan. 19. It took athletes from Fordham, Monmouth, St. Joseph’s, Providence, St. John’s, Temple and Wagner in the team's second meet of the indoor season. This offered the Scarlet Knights an opportunity to get into a rhythm in the early part of the season and make progress.
As the Rutgers women’s basketball team rises in the ranks, another challenge comes its way. The No. 14 Scarlet Knights (15-3) will travel to Iowa City to face Iowa.
With the spring semester looming and classes set to begin once again, the Rutgers basketball team wanted to give the student body one more thing to celebrate before going back to school. And that it did, with a win over Nebraska inside the Rutgers Athletics Center Monday night.
We must bear witness to the hollowing of his prophetic words of liberation. The regressive sanitation of his messages emerge in the speech of those whose actions diminish the progress of the past and obstruct change today. The legacy of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. has been distorted to further antithesis goals of hate, injustice and inequality.
While getting tickets for the Broadway musical, “Hamilton,” has presented itself to be a challenge for many, that did not stop Rutgers—New Brunswick Summer and Winter Sessions from bringing a little piece of the musical to campus. Jeremy McCarter, coauthor of the book “Hamilton: The Revolution,” came to speak last Saturday evening, Jan. 19, on College Avenue.
While not everyone may be interested in classic comic culture, it is undeniable that the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has usurped the box office with its dreamy draft picks for our favorite superheroes, action-packed combat scenes and bouts of comic relief.
When will companies stay out of politics? That’s the burning question that has been causing quite a political debate ever since the men’s grooming company, Gillette, released an ad that covers a plethora of cultural issues. Beauty, clothing and product companies have almost always marketed to one gender so the framework of this controversy is understandable. Still, history shows that imposing certain “standards” is just a marketing technique and companies will do whatever it takes to sell their products, even if that means being “too political.”
Close your eyes and imagine ... Or rather open your eyes and simply look around you. The year is 2019. We are living in a society that has introduced electric as well as self-driving cars to our ever-growing highways. We have the International Space Station floating 32,333 cubic feet in volume, functioning in pressurized space. We have "smart shoes" that are capable of lacing themselves up. Yet, despite all the technological progress we have made, we still have very problematic ideologies that have not kept up with our other advances, one being sexualism.
Last week, legislators in New Jersey agreed to a deal which will raise the minimum wage across the state to $15 per hour by 2024. Today, it is time to acknowledge just how good that news really is. Since its conception in 2012 when thousands of fast food workers went on strike in New York City, the Fight for $15 movement has been subject to an array of misguided criticism.
The home opener for the Rutgers gymnastics team was lit up this past weekend at the Livingston Recreation Center. The Scarlet Knights hosted a dual meet against No. 15 Nebraska and boasted a score of 194.325 in a close battle that fell short of the Huskers’ score of 194.850.
Over winter break, the Rutgers women’s basketball team has dominated the court with some momentous wins. One of the No. 20 Scarlet Knights' (15-3) most incredible wins was over No. 4 Maryland (16-2), where the final score was a staggering 73-65.
A wellness initiative throughout New Brunswick, which aims to promote healthier diets for much of the city’s poor and immigrant populations, has been aided by the Rutgers community.
Over winter break, the Rutgers wrestling team saw a comeback on the road fall just short in the final match, a finish against Wisconsin so close that it required tie-breaking protocol and a rematch of the longest match in the history of high school wrestling come down to a controversial call by officials.
Nabil Adam, who previously worked as the vice chancellor for Research and Collaborations at Rutgers University—Newark, will return to an office at the Rutgers Business School in New Brunswick this semester after a paid administrative leave which began on Nov. 28, 2017, when the University began an investigation into whether he sexually assaulted and harassed one of his graduate students.
Members of the Rutgers community received an email from Interim Chancellor Christopher J. Molloy on Jan. 19 informing them of the death of Arianna Rodrigues, who died on Tuesday.
In an email to the Rutgers community on Jan. 12, Interim Chancellor Christopher J. Molloy invited all members to submit nominations for the position of Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement (VCDICE).
Rajesh Geria, a now former physician at the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center (RWJMC), has taken down his personal Twitter account containing posts expressing anti-feminist views.
The wettest year on record for New Jersey was 2018, with a statewide average of 64.3 inches of precipitation, said David Robinson, a distinguished professor in the Department of Geography and state climatologist.
It was a Sunday afternoon in November when Stephanie Bonne, a trauma surgeon in the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School department of surgery, opened her Twitter to a post telling her and everyone she works with that gun violence is not their problem.