Since the publication of my last column, “Switch to digital LSAT will exacerbate inequities, lacks foresight,” I managed to garner the attention of not only the Rutgers University Office of the Provost, but also the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) executive team, including its vice president.
It was the fourth quarter, with only 1:32 left.
Many of the same economic faults that predicated the 2008 crisis have returned.
It is built on a deck hanging over Route 18 and faces the Raritan River. Supposedly, Deiner Park exists to “integrate” the College Avenue campus with the river via a bridge built over Route 18 that leads to a footpath.
University President Robert L. Barchi garnered considerable attention earlier this week after committing to developing a carbon neutral initiative.
So there I was, smack in the middle of the Rutgers Athletic Center trying to find the ticket to my first internship.
While the UN has only recognized more than 600 abuse claims in the last five years, the charity Hear Their Cries estimates that UN staff could be responsible for 60,000 sexual crimes over the last decade. Although 561 UN personnel have been involved in the 600 officially recognized abuse claims, only 30 have been put in prison.
To the credit of younger generations, there is an increasing awareness about mental health issues in the United States and the world.
Addictions come in all different shapes and sizes, from opioids to cigarettes to modern-day addictions such as social media. But today I want to discuss a current fad that actually started with good intentions: the vape.
“My message is that we’ll be watching you.” There is nervous laughter and applause from the audience. That is how the speech of Greta Thunberg began at the recent United Nations Climate Action Summit.
Let us get one thing out of the way: Psychedelic drugs and the American government do not have a great history with each other.
Mainstream political consciousness and the discourse it has begotten is deeply concerned with issues not of efficiency, but of morality.
Whereas the use of artificial intelligence in areas like healthcare, self-driving cars and surveillance might stir unrest among concerned members of the population, the increased use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the military should be deeply unsettling for anyone with the capacity to anticipate long-term consequences of AI-assisted warfare.
Particularly on college campuses, e-cigarettes, vapes and juuls have become some of the most common sights and have virtually eliminated the presence of traditional cigarettes. For our purposes, we can define e-cigarettes as “battery-operated devices that people use to inhale an aerosol, which typically contains nicotine, flavorings and other chemicals,” including vaping tools.
This week, seniors across America took a step toward understanding their futures. Some young adults will take time off, begin working or go to a vocational school. But most of these high schoolers — approximately 70% of them — will decide to attend college.
Never in a million years did I think I would get the opportunity to live on campus. This may come as a surprise to many readers.
Since the start of college this year, multiple friends and new people I met expressed their desire to quit “juuling,” a type of vaping with the product JUUL. It had been controlling their thoughts and the way that they spend their money. Some had developed coughs, some developed severe withdrawal symptoms.