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After a collaborative effort to bring back The Alley, it appears the prospect of a student tailgating lot at Rutgers is out of the question for the foreseeable future. Hobbes said the Rutgers Athletics Department is working on other ways to improve the gameday experience for the student body.
Perry Halkitis, the recently-appointed dean of the School of Public Health, said he hopes his personal experience will enable him to set an example for marginalized students at Rutgers. Halkitis previously worked at New York University's College of Global Public Health and hopes to push the rankings of the Rutgers department into the top 10 in the country.
Over the summer, Panera officially replaced Au Bon Pain in one of the most coveted pieces of real estate on College Avenue. Located adjacent to the student center, the new branch has already been successful in attracting business.
The spirit of Dance Marathon starts early with Club DM, an event that stirred excitement among students for an upcoming year of fundraising events and good times.Students looking to enter the event were welcomed into the College Avenue Gymnasium this past Sunday at 10 p.m.
In July, School of Arts and Sciences junior Andrea Vacchiano appeared on the Fox News morning show "Fox & Friends" to criticize "Language Matters," a seminar that is part of the University's orientation program for incoming first-year students.The interview provoked backlash against Vacchiano among some members of the University community and initiated a controversy over the importance of the "Language Matters" campaign.In the "Fox & Friends" interview, Vacchiano said that the "Language Matters" presentation discourages students from exercising their first amendment rights and that the campaign “babies” students and does not prepare them for “the real world,” where, she said, no one believes in microaggressions.“I feel as though most students in the class were basically just indoctrinated,” Vacchiano said on "Fox & Friends." “They didn't question it, they didn't understand.”Rutgers student body president Evan Covello responded to the televised interview with a Facebook post late in July.“(Vacchiano) said that new students were told not to use microaggressions,” he said in the post.
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences senior Saloni Sawant has been competing in beauty pageants for as long as she has been a student at Rutgers, culminating in August, she competed in America's Miss World.Sawant entered her first pageant at 17 years old when she competed in Miss India New Jersey, where she was the first runner-up.
As she discussed her arrival in America as a 9-year-old and her current work as an account clerk for the City of Perth Amboy, New Jersey, Alma Benavides, 23, could not hold back the tears.Just a few minutes earlier, she had listened to Attorney General Jeff Sessions make her anticipated, yet dreaded nightmare a reality.
With 500 undocumented students enrolled at Rutgers, the recently-announced repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act (DACA) could have significant repercussions at Rutgers. The University's president and chancellor have both issued statements condemning the president's choice to terminate the program.
After making a name for herself as runner up the Miss India International competition, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences senior Saloni Sawant qualified to take part in America’s Miss World.
After appearing on Fox & Friends in July, School of Arts and Sciences junior Andrea Vacchiano defended her statements on the University’s orientation program.
Rutgers Dining Services hopes to provide wide varieties of food, upgrades and events for University students this upcoming academic year.“We are adding meal swipes to Harvest at the Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health on Cook campus, and the meal swipe value in our retail operations will increase to from $6 to $7 for breakfast and from $8 to $9 for lunch or dinner," Nick Emanuel said. Emanuel, the director of Operations at Rutgers Dining Services, said the Dining Services' agenda for the fall is to implement the Menus of Change principle into all dining hall locations.
Veteran Congressman Frank Pallone (D-N.J.), who has represented New Jersey’s sixth congressional district since 1993, said he is optimistic about the Democratic Party’s fortunes in future elections.The Long Branch, New Jersey native, who is now serving his 15th full term in the U.S.
After a productive summer, Rutgers University Student Assembly (RUSA) leaders are looking forward to pursuing a broad array of initiatives to improve the student experience.“We’ve had a very good summer in terms of things we’ve been able to get done,” said RUSA President and Edward J.
In the coming year, Rutgers Dining Services will continue to innovate by improving the Menus of Change principle, planning new special events and giving students more ways to use their meal swipes. Additionally, the value of each swipe will be increased by one dollar.
In an exclusive interview with The Daily Targum, Congressman Frank Pallone (D-N.J) talked about the upcoming gubernatorial elections in the context of today’s national political climate. Pallone is currently serving his 15th term in the House of Representatives.
This summer, the Rutgers University Student Assembly continued its fight to add a voting student seat to the Board of Governors. In the coming semester, the student body president plans to meet with gubernatorial candidates to garner support for this initiative.
Rutgers — New Brunswick was recently named the best four-year university in New Jersey by schools.com.