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Overlooked: Underrated aspects of history, moments we miss

(04/30/19 9:30pm)

A decade is defined by its popular culture at the time. The 1980s were musically defined by artists like Michael Jackson, Madonna and Prince. But there are hidden gems, events and forces in every decade that many don’t know about. People overlooked and still don’t fully realize the massive impact of one of the most influential albums of the decade, which came near the end: Public Enemy’s “Fear of a Black Planet.” 

Rutgers exchange student wins $1.4 M. after being struck by vehicle in crosswalk

(04/29/19 4:00am)

An exchange student at Rutgers in 2016 has settled for $1.4 million in a lawsuit after she was struck by a vehicle at a crosswalk while jogging from Busch campus in Piscataway. She was jogging along the John A. Lynch Sr. Memorial Bridge that brings Route 18 over the Raritan River, to Buccleuch Park in New Brunswick, according to an article by New Jersey Law Journal. 

Beats on the Banks takes indie turn with Young the Giant

(04/30/19 9:30pm)

Rutgers–New Brunswick faced some torrential rainfall on Friday, and the band Young the Giant certainly brought the thunder. This semester’s Beats on the Banks headliner dazzled its audience with its amalgamation of evocative alternative rock and indie pop music. Come April 26, the quintet took to the stage at the College Avenue Gymnasium, hosted by Rutgers University Programming Association (RUPA) to perform songs off their latest album, “Mirror Master,” as well as their greatest hits, like the poignant “Cough Syrup.” 

Spotlight Knight: Sarah Johanek

(04/26/19 4:34am)

In the familiar waters of Ohio, senior Sarah Johanek took the stroke seat for a cornerstone moment in the history of Rutgers rowing. At the Big Ten Double Dual in Columbus Ohio, Johanek and the Scarlet Knights took the water at the Griggs Reservoir, rowing with a purpose as they found themselves at the highest peak of competition the program has ever seen. 

EDITORIAL: America needs strong influx of immigrants

(05/01/19 10:17pm)

The obstructing haze of misinformation and manipulation thickens as a means of galvanizing movements of hate. With attempts to place immigration as a centerpiece for the 2020 presidential election, the volume of fear mongering and fictitious rhetoric deployed increases. President Donald J. Trump has adopted an erroneous new message regarding migrants seeking refuge in the United States: “Our country is full.”