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Rutgers concludes regular season at Penn State

(04/25/19 2:21am)

While the season’s end nears, so do the college careers of eight seniors as they prepare for their final moments as member of the Rutgers women's lacrosse team. Senior attackers Abbey Brooks and Allie Ferrara, defenders Christine DiLullo and Regina Sharp and midfielders Tess Howland and Amanda Romano, along with goalkeeper Devon Kearns will all be playing their last game in the upcoming weeks. 

HITCHINGS: America’s sports stars could have been cast for roles in ‘Avengers’

(04/25/19 8:30pm)

Today, “Avengers: Endgame,” the culmination of more than a dozen movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, will hit theaters worldwide. Dedicated fans will see their favorite superheroes: Iron Man, Captain America, Thor and the Hulk, among others. They will take the fight to Thanos, a titan who has effectively knocked out half of the living creatures in the universe using the infinity stones.

How to discover your next favorite song, album, artist

(04/25/19 4:00am)

Music is the most plentiful artistic medium, due in part to the fact that it has one of the lowest barriers to entry and the least amount of commitment needed by an audience. We can immediately tell what songs we don’t like and just simply hit the skip button. Each song, each album, brings us into a whole new world, and the types of music we like and don’t like are easy to recognize. 

KEMBURU: We ought to practice sustainable tourism when traveling

(04/25/19 8:28pm)

We are officially closing in on the end of the semester, and that means summer vacation. Most people our age either spend their summer doing an internship, visiting another state or country or just staying at home. Given those three options, I know I would choose to visit another place, and I am willing to bet that most other people would too. Statistical data reflects this belief — while in 1950 there were approximately 25 million international tourist arrivals per year, by 2016, that number had increased to 1.2 billion. 

EDITORIAL: Rights, justice must extend to environment

(04/24/19 4:00am)

We gaze out and see what is ours for consumption, ours for ownership. We claim a callous superiority as if we rule over the dominion with absolute distinction. But in doing so, in accepting the culturally ingrained perception that our relation to nature is one of master and slave, conqueror and conquered, we ignore our duties of justice and our intertwined, codependent existence. As Franklin D. Roosevelt said: “A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.” 

Rutgers administrators, top professors given $5.5 M. in 'incentive pay'

(04/24/19 4:00am)

Rutgers gave more than $5.5 million in “incentive pay” to approximately 700 top administrators and professors last year. The “at-risk” or “incentive pay” method for distributing payments based on their job performance is added on to their base salaries, according to an article by NJ Advance Media.

Explaining the Met Gala's theme, 'Camp: Notes on Fashion'

(04/24/19 4:00am)

Every year, the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) hosts one of the most acclaimed events in pop culture: the Met Gala. In an effort to commemorate the grand opening of the Costume Institute’s annual fashion exhibit, the banquet takes place in the museum itself. Musical luminaries and Hollywood big-names are invited to participate in an evening in which they can show off their unique style while donating money in support of art.