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VOTE YES: Targum changed course of my career

(04/06/16 9:09pm)

Every three years, Rutgers' student newspaper, The Daily Targum, the second-oldest and one of the largest college newspapers in the country, asks undergraduate and graduate students to vote in favor of refunding the paper. This process, called a referendum, gives students the choice to continue paying the $11.25 newspaper fee on their term bills every semester.

Rutgers course beckons new thinking when religion mixes with Harry Potter

(02/05/16 4:09am)

In his seven years as a wizard-in-training, Harry Potter, the protagonist in J.K. Rowling’s famed book series, squared off against the sinister professors Quirrell and Umbridge, plunged a sword through the mouth of a giant serpent and managed to pull off the Herculean feat of saving the entire wizarding world.

Rutgers student assembly passes bill to create sexual assault prevention committee

(10/16/15 4:13am)

A little more than two weeks ago, Allie Williams, a member of the Rutgers University Student Assembly, stood solo behind a podium advocating for the creation of a sexual assault prevention committee that was struck down after not acquiring the two-thirds majority from voting members.

Family, friends, colleagues mourn death of School of Social Work professor

(10/13/15 2:21am)

Bertram Goldberg, an associate professor of Professional Practice in the School of Social Work and the executive director of the Center for Leadership and Management, died on the morning of Oct. 9 after struggling with an illness, said School of Social Work Dean Cathryn Potter in an email to The Daily Targum.

Rutgers professor marches in North Korea during summer with political activist Gloria Steinem

(10/13/15 2:19am)

In the scorching heat and cloaked in white uniforms, 30 women hailing from North and South Korea, Ireland, Liberia, Colombia and the United States, among other countries, braved the crossing of the Korean Demilitarized Zone, abbreviated to DMZ. Among the women was Rutgers professor Suzy Kim, one of the main organizers of the walk that was held on May 24, a day recognized as International Women's Day for Peace and Disarmament.

New Brunswick Faculty Council releases report deeming punishment against head coach Kyle Flood to be too lax

(09/28/15 1:31am)

Following the recent slew of incidents seizing the Rutgers football team, the New Brunswick Faculty Council released a report and resolution on ethical and academic problems in the football program on Sept. 25, which deemed the sanctions, a three-game suspension and a $50,000 fine, placed against football head coach Kyle Flood for contacting a player’s professor as too lax.

Story of George Street saxophonist touches Rutgers bus driver

(09/25/15 12:01pm)

About two weeks ago, John Sabin played his saxophone on George Street as usual. Not much had changed — he still sat on a wooden stool between Harvest Moon Brewery and Cafe and Chase Bank for hours on end, and his black instrument case lay open at his feet collecting donations day after day. Though he had attracted a little attention with an article chronicling his life.