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Certainly, with the time of giving thanks just passing, we all ought not to overlook Rutgers workers in our expressions of gratitude. It should be obvious to any member of the Rutgers community the extent to which the University relies on its faculty and staff for its quotidian functions. The services on which Rutgers, as an institution, relies are provided by a host of University employees, employees who too often remain invisible to and under-appreciated by the community at large.
Last week, the House of Representatives quietly voted to send thousands of Rutgers students into poverty. Entitled the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the plan will both raise taxes on graduate students — in some cases tripling or quadrupling them — and force many of us to quit our jobs. As an English Ph.D. student, I can appreciate the ironic wordplay, even as I deplore the results.
Much of modern medicine is built on the foundation of antibiotics. Organ transplants and other major surgeries are much less risky when antibiotics are available to treat any infections that may arise during recovery. Cancer treatments that often reduce the effectiveness of an individual’s immune system would be significantly riskier or non existent without antibiotics. Antibiotics are relied on by much of the medical world, which is why it is hard to believe that antibiotics might one day stop working.
Rutgers University is supposed to be a safe and encouraging environment for students to learn about their passions. A large component to this goal is the faculty employed at the University. Over the past several weeks, it has been revealed that several members of the Rutgers faculty have backgrounds and hold beliefs that are antithetical to the ideals that we have as a University.
In September, President Donald J. Trump’s announcement to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a program that would allow undocumented immigrants “who came to the United States as children and (met) several guidelines (to) request consideration of deferred action for a period of two years, subject to renewal,” startled the Rutgers community.
I am just going to come out and say it:I do not like Quentin Tarantino. I find him pretentious.Adele has a lovely voice but is seriously overrated and kind of boring.Golf is not a sport.I thought the season of "Doctor Who" with Matt Smith was the worst since the reboot.Mojitos are gross.The things I have just stated will no doubt make a lot of people angry at me.
On Oct. 23, Rutgers microbiology Professor Michael Chikindas’s Facebook page was revealed to be full of discriminatory posts.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month — a truly noble cause. To help raise awareness, several Rutgers organizations stepped up to bring former Vice President Joe Biden to campus to talk about sexual assault, violence and prevention.With the revelations about President Donald J.
Seventy-five years ago this November, American forces began
Operation Torch, the Allied invasion of fascist-occupied North Africa and the
first action seen by American ground troops in the European Theater.
On Sept. 13, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) laid out the details of his new bill: The “Medicare for All Act of 2017.” The proposal already has 16 co-sponsors, and it has undoubtedly galvanized his constituency.
Shades of 1996! For over 50 years, through good times and mostly bad, I’ve rooted for three football teams: the Giants, the Jets and Rutgers.Diehard fans of the Giants or Jets might chastise me with the cri de coeur, “What kind of fan roots for both of them?!” It’s easy, I confess, because I’m totally a fair-weather fan, and it applies to all the major professional sports.
After changing my mind about my major in computer science during my first semester at Rutgers, I entered the Rutgers Business School.
By now we have all heard of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and President Donald J. Trump’s decision to discontinue the policy.
“Nine-year-olds should not have iPhones.” “Back in my day we’d talk to people, not screens.” “Kids are growing up too fast these days.” These comments represent just a few of the copious qualms people harbor about the upcoming generation and its addiction to technology.
A collaborative art exhibition has recently been installed in the Focus Gallery at the Zimmerli Art Museum (the small room adjacent Paparazzi Cafe), on heritage and memory in the American South.
On April 16, Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, took the first major leap in the direction of establishing an authoritarian dictatorship.
This spring, Rutgers teaching assistants (TAs) and graduate assistants (GAs) will apply for the TA-GA Professional Development Fund (PDF), a “competition” developed by the Rutgers administration in 2013 in place of a raise.
Earlier this year, on Feb. 14, Assemblyman John Wisniewski (D-N.J.), one of the Democratic candidates for governor, released his campaign platform after nearly five months of his campaign website consisting mainly of a donation button.
New Jersey, perhaps more than anywhere else in the country, has been gripped in an especially brutal season of political scandal, upheaval and disappointment.
Language is important to communicate our thoughts, ideas, inspire actions and more. We have the responsibility to choose our words as we choose our actions, a lesson that President Donald J.