On Wednesdays, we wear pink, and in October, we wear pink every day. Pink ribbons, pink banners, pink balloons — the annual wave of pink is a reminder that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an international campaign by charity organizations to boost awareness of the disease and raise funding for cancer research.
Margarita Rosario’s column titled “Hamas is not ISIS, ISIS is not Hamas: UN speech misleading” does not offer insight to what the title suggests.
Columbia University senior Emma Sulkowicz has been lugging a twin-sized mattress around with her on campus since September to make a statement about her experience with sexual assault on campus, and she’s not putting it down until her rapist is expelled.
Since I entered Rutgers, I have used the Targum (and seen it used) several times as a platform to discuss Islam, Muslims, racism and similar topics.
On the bottom of my column, I use the pronoun “they.” This isn’t a typo, despite what many writers at The Guardian and Telegraph assumed as they reported on my Trigger Warning activism.
Ebola is a scary disease. Symptoms include fever, muscle pains and headaches, which then progresses into internal and external bleeding that eventually results in death. The current epidemic in West Africa is the largest in history — it has spread to several across the continent already and more than 7,000 people have been infected. The World Health Organization projects that unless serious action is taken, up to 1.4 million people could be infected by January.
Last Monday, as the United Nations General Assembly approached its final speeches, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu surprised the global audience by likening the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) with Hamas, the Palestinian organization with whom Israel fought a belligerent and unequal "war" this past summer.
If we had to make a list of activities that are extremely hard to do, sipping tea wouldn’t be one of them. Exposing our bodies to 110 degrees while we frantically try to reach our toes in a yoga asana could probably be hard, as well as cooking a hearty meal for 37 guests, but not sipping tea. Well, guess what — sipping tea just got harder for me.
According to a commentary published in the Daily Targum on Sept. 28, titled “Police militarization necessary for law enforcement,” the events in Ferguson somehow indicate a need for more police empowerment.
The White House’s United States Department of Justice’s survey of sexual assault at Rutgers is a big deal for the school, and as a reader, I appreciate the coverage on these types of issues.
On Tuesday night, I attended an event hosted by the Rutgers Hillel Center for Israel Engagement called “Debunking Myths About the Middle East: Examining Human Rights Violations Against Minorities in the Islamist World.”
On Tuesday, Sept. 30, the Rutgers University Hillel hosted an event titled “Examining Human Rights Violations Against Minorities in the Islamist World: From Hamas in Gaza to IS in Iraq and Syria,” featuring none other than Brooke Goldstein, a known bigot who has made many ridiculous claims.
According to the Targum’s Sept. 29 editorial “Big Ten, big bucks and big outrage,” Rutgers plans to spend $64.1 million over the next year on the athletics department in hopes of significant revenue.
Over the past few months, as many of you have probably heard, the viral disease known as Ebola has been ravaging through multiple African nations.