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A baby boomer Brooklynite who spent his childhood in a government-subsidized enclave, now-billionaire Howard Schultz’s underdog story is admirable — if not a textbook definition of the increasingly elusive American Dream. Breaking from the reins of public housing in the 1970s, Schultz attended Northern Michigan University and graduated with a degree in speech communication before beginning a career as a Xerox salesman. It was Schultz’s background in sales that supported his career at Starbucks as director of marketing and later as chairman and CEO.
No dish is more American than a combination of a burger and fries. With the prominence of Instagram “food porn,” it seems like every restaurateur is looking to elevate the nation’s classic with gourmet touches. Veganism and clean eating are also becoming mainstream lifestyle choices, and vegan spots like by CHLOE. and Veganized that whip up decadent dishes are proving that food can be enjoyable whether you eat meat or not.
During his campaign, President Donald J. Trump proposed to build a wall at the Mexican-American border. On Dec. 22, 2018, he shut down the government in response to the refusal for wall funds from Congress. More than a month later, he conceded to reopen the government without wall funds, making this the longest shut down in history. During the shutdown, there was considerable opposition to the wall questioning the wall’s morality, notably from Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.,12) and Pope Francis.
Last Thursday, the athletic consulting company College Sports Solutions (CSS) released a comprehensive 58-page report on Rutgers athletics, which received opposition from the University faculty union.
On Sunday, Feb. 3, Barbra “Babs” Casbar Siperstein died at the age of 76 as reported by the gay rights advocacy group Garden State Equality. Siperstein was a champion of LGBTQ+ rights as her legacy is marked by advocacy and progress of the community. She was the first elected transgender member of the Democratic National Committee and part of the advisory board for the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University, as reported by The Daily Targum.
Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) announced that Rutgers has been awarded two grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) totaling $883,635, according to a press release from his office.
Twelve Rutgers student activists who were charged on multiple disorderly persons offense charges for interrupting a Board of Governors' meeting in December 2017 pleaded guilty on Monday, receiving a $750 fine each, according to an article from northjersey.com.
The Exotic Pepper Project at Rutgers aims to incorporate diverse and nutrient-filled foods into common day food shopping.
Leslie Kantor is no stranger to public health. The current inaugural chair of the new Department of Urban-Global Public Health at the Rutgers School of Public Health, Kantor has served in many roles with non-profit organizations.
The Rutgers men’s basketball team had its three game winning streak snapped this past weekend when it travelled up to Columbus, Ohio to face Ohio State.
The last time the Rutgers men’s basketball team hosted an AP top-10 team inside the Rutgers Athletic Center (RAC), it gave then-No. 9 Michigan State all it could handle in front of a sold-out crowd, but couldn’t finish the job.
As hard as it may be, put aside for one moment any and every matter of mainstream political discourse that holds importance to you. Whether it be an opinion on the economy, immigration, abortion or healthcare, we can all unite behind the significance of national security as it is the one interest that we inherently share with one another. We will undoubtedly witness later tonight a shameful attempt to divide us along the lines of our own safety, as President Donald J. Trump will deliver his State of the Union address.
The Rutgers women's basketball team found itself running into an issue that it's faced several times already this year: faltering in the second half.
“Help! They use soap, oil, primer, exfoliator, moisturizer, face masks, eye cream, lotion and a hydrating mist to revitalize the skin — and then it repeats,” cried a clogged and overworked face.
After swift backlash against the plan to remove it, the internet finally relaxed when Netflix announced that the classic sitcom “Friends” would still be available on its streaming service in 2019. Yet, some customers don’t seem to realize the underlying impact of keeping another program on the site. The consequences of the collective sigh of relief is already turning many binge-watchers to drop the streaming site and switch over to another company.
In its highest overall score of the season, the Rutgers gymnastics team put its best routines forward, but couldn’t quite match Maryland at the Rutgers Athletic Center (RAC) on Saturday. The Scarlet Knights tightened up on their details to record a team score of 194.600 while the Terrapins came in slightly ahead with a 195.275.
Last weekend, the Rutgers women’s track and field team returned to Staten Island, New York to compete in the Metropolitan Championships. This competition marked the midway point of the indoor season, with the Scarlet Knights facing two more meets before the Big Ten Indoor Championships on Feb. 22.
A year removed from missing an entire season to injury, No. 2 graduate student 149-pounder Anthony Ashnault is closing his sixth and final season undefeated through 19 matches. The consensus No. 2 wrestler in the country tallied what he said is one of his best career wins against Princeton’s Matthew Kolodzik, the consensus No. 1 wrestler in the country.
In a heated debate on the subject, Saturday Night Live’s (SNL) Leslie Jones put it best: “Real Weezer fans know they haven’t had a good album since ‘Pinkerton’ in ’96.” But even so, the band is still filling big-name stadiums like Madison Square Garden and even sold out Foxwoods Resort Casino’s Grand Theater in Connecticut for its upcoming album, “Black Album.” So how, and why, is a geeky 90s alternative band from Los Angeles still relevant in a music industry dominated by pop and hip-hop?
The Daily Targum caucused its new editorial board on Friday, marking 151 years of student journalism at Rutgers.