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Life was brought to a standstill. Streets were empty, businesses were barren and carts were filled with the dead. More than a century has passed since “the greatest medical holocaust in history,” the 1918 Flu Pandemic. Estimates of those who succumb to the virus range from 50 to 100 million. Even though modern medicine has advanced, salvation has been elusive.
In the second Big Ten competition of the season, the Rutgers gymnastics team couldn’t defeat Iowa over the weekend. Recording an overall score of 191.625, the Scarlet Knights fell to the Hawkeyes’ total score of 194.575.
Yesterday morning the gene-editing company Horizon Discovery, better known as Horizon, announced that they would be entering an exclusive partnership with Rutgers to develop a new technology to edit genes known as base editing, according to Business Wire.
The nomination of billionaire philanthropist and former Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Glenview Capital Management, Amy Towers, for a seat on the Board of Governors has sparked opposition from the Rutgers faculty union and professors.
The Rutgers Student Food Pantry in New Brunswick has seen the number of food insecure students more than double coming in for meals in the last five months of 2018, compared to the previous two years combined.
The Rutgers University Debate Union (RUDU) hosted the 2019 North American Debating Championship last weekend from Jan. 25 to 27, marking the first time the University has hosted this tournament.
The Rutgers men’s basketball team picked up another Big Ten win this weekend, defeating Penn State on the road in the Bryce Jordan Center for the second time in three visits to University Park, Pa.
Over a year ago, I remember strolling through Twitter and seeing a tweet: "If you've been sexually harassed or assaulted write 'me too' as a reply to this tweet." The tweet, which was from October 2017, ignited the #MeToo movement that exposed dozens of men in Hollywood who either harassed, assaulted or raped women and men.
Coming off a tough loss from No. 17 Iowa and down 13-9 at the end of the first quarter at Penn State, the Rutgers women's basketball team needed to change the tides in a big way.
Prior to facing Michigan State last Friday evening, the Rutgers wrestling team had suffered a two-match losing streak against tough competition in No. 3 Oklahoma State and No. 4 Iowa.
Scrolling down your newsfeed, you might be amazed at how many people agree with your latest post. You feel seen, even if just for a second. You feel understood. Your online world is yours alone. With the touch of a button, you don’t have to see anything you don’t want to. Having the option to customize your newsfeed and timeline is important, and it creates a virtual world of comfort.
Last week, comedian Kumail Nanjiani and actress Tracee Ellis Ross announced this year’s slew of Oscar nominations. The Academy, as always, delivered a mixed-bag of snubs, welcome surprises, and befuddling inclusions.
In both life and death, American society is desperately disparate. There are multiple factors that drive inequality, but the inescapable crux is that those who live ensnared by a society that impairs, injures and undermines will also drown in that same disparity. The guarantee of an inalienable right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness is hollowed by its unequal distribution as Black women and babies are dying at an alarmingly harrowing rate.
Since joining the Big Ten Conference in 2014, the Rutgers men’s basketball team had never won back-to-back games in the regular season — a streak that spanned 78 games. But on Saturday, inside the Bryce Jordan Center, that streak snapped.
My best friend and I were in a heated conversation regarding baseball, as we both take our baseball as seriously as we take our politics. We were discussing a blown strike-three call we had seen on television that day and, in the midst of this discussion, I suggested that perhaps using digital technology to call balls and strikes may be better. My best friend rebuked me, “No! Having human home plate umpires is a tradition, whether or not they’re wrong! It’s tradition!”
Thirty-six-year-old David Stewart has been indicted by a grand jury for vehicular homicide in the third degree and driving with a suspended license, according to Patch.com. The charges stem from when he struck 19-year-old Cory Aufiero, a Rutgers Business School sophomore, on George Street on Sept. 28.
In nearly all aspects of modern-day pop culture, diversity and inclusivity are universal issues in representation that are gradually being tackled. This is especially true of size inclusivity in media and fashion today. Fashion ads and magazines — in an already image-saturated world – with the help of easily accessible tools like Photoshop and Instagram, create unrealistic ideals of what "perfect" bodies should look like.
According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men, and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in American men. In light of these statistics, Antonina Mitrofanova, assistant professor in Health Informatics, recently identified the gene responsible for the spread of prostate cancer through her computer algorithm.
Only 8 percent of people who set New Year's resolutions will accomplish them, according to Forbes.
It’s a big deal when one of the biggest names in music and one of the biggest luxury conglomerates decide to team up. Rihanna, pop star turned fashion mogul, has partnered with LVMH. While some may not recognize this name, they definitely know the brands that they oversee: Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Hennessy and BVLGARI, just to name a few. This is clearly a milestone in Rihanna’s career, as LVMH works with the some of the most luxurious and prestigious brands.