Use the fields below to perform an advanced search of The Daily Targum's archives. This will return articles, images, and multimedia relevant to your query. You can also try a Basic search
304 items found for your search. If no results were found please broaden your search.
This past week, I moved from living amidst the whims and naiveté of youth to the great frontier of adulthood: entering college. I am ready to live on my own, make vital life decisions with little or no advice from my elders and face both academic and personal trials and tribulations. But before I begin, I have to put on my Superman costume. We’re having s’mores and ice-breaker activities outside. I think there might be pizza.
Hunting down a Rutgers bus from a distance of fifty feet, just to have it close its doors on you the moment you arrive has become a University pastime. The countless laughs you share when you retell your fateful tale of how you were late to class are always a great joy. These everyday occurrences become second nature, and soon, they become mundane, unavoidable facts of life.
Yesterday the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, chaired by New Jersey’s own Democratic Senator Robert Menendez, passed a resolution for military action in Syria by a 10-7 vote. The success of this call for action comes in light of news from the Obama administration that the Assad Regime in Syria killed at least 1,400 of their own people as the country continues to struggle through its two-year long civil war. In June, President Barack Obama pledged support for the rebels who have been known to have Al Qaeda influence. Next week the Senate will vote on the resolution, which is a “compromise” after the president could not accumulate enough support for his more open-ended military proposal. Today, America is looking at jumping into another bloodbath in the Middle East.
While I was browsing the Internet this morning, a pop-up on my Facebook page informed me that my privacy settings were not very high. So, while I looked for a way to adjust them, I found this little icon in that corner that read Privacy Settings. I was just about to click it when I suddenly stopped and chuckled. I thought to myself: Is it really worthwhile, setting privacy on a social networking site? Isn’t it almost ironic?