Marielle Sumergido

Marielle Sumergido

Online Editor

Editor-in-Chief | "Award-winning Photojournalist"

Marielle Sumergido serves as the Editor-in-Chief and is a School of Nursing junior, minoring in Public Health. She has previously slaved for the Targum as a Staff Photographer, Social Media Editor and Online Editor, becoming a regional winner for her news photography. Her likes include Nightwing, Chipotle, the color red, Mary Ellen Cagnassola and the satisfying feeling of removing your bra at the end of a long day. When she’s not at work, you can find her sleeping at odd hours of the day. Her favorite scent is pink grapefruit, and she uses Colgate Total toothpaste (not the gel, the paste) — minty fresh! You may contact her via electronic mail at

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Nearly 800 hackers stay glued to their computers for 24 hours to come up with innovations in the world of programming this past weekend at the College Avenue Student Center.

Senior running back Savon Huggins will sit out this year with a medical redshirt.

Sophomore wide receiver Andre Patton returns from a freak upper body injury after missing the first four games of the season. Patton suffered the injury during camp.

Junior Paige Senatore, a member of the cross country and track teams, said the mental aspect of running collegiately can make or break an athlete.

President Barack Obama discusses criminal justice reform at Rutgers—Newark on Nov. 2, 2015. He sat down with The Daily Targum for an exclusive interview less than one week before he speaks at Rutgers—New Brunswick's May 15 commencement ceremony. 

President Barack Obama at Rutgers—Newark on Nov. 2, 2015. He discussed some of the lessons he learned throughout his two terms as the 44th President of the United States.

November 2015 | Obama last visited Rutgers in November, when he spoke to the Rutgers-Newark community.

February 2016 | Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) kicked off a book tour by speaking to students at Rutgers last February.

Several activists discussed how corporations could have influence over universities by way of financial contributions, which make up a large part of their budget.

University officials formally dedicated the new Off-Campus Living & Community Partnerships office on April 4.

Junior Shayla Sweeney threw six innings of shutout ball in the Knights’ 3-1 rubber-match win over Illinois on Sunday.

The Campus Movie Fest provides students with the equipment they need to create a short film over the course of one week.

Junior pitcher Shayla Sweeney said she has to hit her spots against Big Ten batters, saying teams are solid from the lead-off hitter to the ninth.

The Pakistani Student Association held a vigil Tuesday night to recognize the victims of the Lahore bombing on Easter Sunday. While the Taliban claimed responsibility, students said the attackers were un-Islamic in their actions.

November 2015 | U.S. President Barack Obama will speak to the class of 2016 on May 15 at 12:30 p.m.

Senior infielder Jordan Whitley is third on the team in batting average at .316.

Senior shortstop Melanie Slowinski hits a walk-off single to left field in the bottom of the seventh inning of Rutgers 7-6 win over Hofstra in its home opener Tuesday.

The Rutgers Rock Climbing Club helps students practice their skills, but also competes with three different teams. They include bouldering, speed climbing and top rope, each of which require different criteria to be fulfilled to win.

The first Wishes 5k raised $500 for each of the four hospitals being sponsored by the event.

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