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The University libraries are dealing with the capacity issue the wrong way. Instead of limiting the number of people allowed to enter the libraries, Rutgers libraries should consider expanding to include more buildings to use as extensions to the libraries.
Last February, entertainment news network TMZ released a video exposing former Rutgers football player Ray Rice dragging his then-fiancée’s unconscious body from an elevator after physically assaulting her.
Police brutality has along and ugly history in this country, and it seems that Officer Darren Wilson’s fatal shooting of Michael Brown this past summer was the last straw —the entire country is finally taking a powerful stand against it.
I am writing in response to Sergio Rojas’ Nov. 24 column in The Daily Targum. President Barack Obama has taken the right step in taking on the issue of a broken system albeit during his final few years in office.
A rogue’s gallery of racist phantasms, imaginary and even ghoulish constructions of the souls and bodies of black and other people of color haunt white American culture.
Historically, the public has seen American college campuses as places of social activism and involvement. Whatever apathy exists outside university walls, students are expected to lead the way by being proactive in addressing the social and political ills of the day.
In 1983, both of my parents came from Colombia to the United States on student visas to pursue graduate studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Over the course of the years, they were granted legal residency and eventually became naturalized U.S. citizens.
In America, the black woman stands at the precipice of marginalization. Living in a white-dominated patriarchal society, she is seen as the antithesis of importance. Not only is she a minority, she belongs to the seemingly “lesser” sex within the minority.
The other day, an alarming story popped up on my newsfeed. Beneath the image of a nostalgia-inducing rainbow bear with the signature heart tag and covered in thousands of spiders was the headline: “The spider eggs they used to fill beanie babies are finally hatching!”
Recently, the Students for Shared Governance coalition began the Where RU Barchi campaign to protest that the administration, and specifically University President Robert L. Barchi, who is denying meetings with student groups.