Archive for October, 2010

The cost of breathing

October 4, 2010 4:48 pmComments Off
The American Lung Association found air pollution is at a dangerously unhealthy level for a full half the U.S.

Due to the efforts of the American Lung Association, our air is getting cleaner. But how clean is it really? Breathing easy in New Jersey is not as simple as it may seem.

In April of this year, the American …

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RU-C student works to raise disability awareness

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RU-C student works to raise disability awareness

Entering the college realm can be a challenging experience for students; especially students like Darlene Hermerka. As a political science major, bright and articulate, Hermerka is a sure-fire future success in both the academic and career world. Unfortunately, she’s also …

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The Cutting Edge: Choking under pressure

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The Cutting Edge: Choking under pressure

What do a SAT taker, a business manager, and a professional golfer have in common? All suffer momentary lapses in performance at critical moments. Indeed, most of us have experienced this one time or another.

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Fighting for forbidden reads

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Fighting for forbidden reads

Every year, the American Library Association sets aside the last week of September to try and educate the masses on the challenging and banning of books that happens in schools all over the country. This week–Sept. 25 to Oct. 2 in 2010–is called Banned Books Week.

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Campus hosts fourth annual Major/Minor Fair

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On Monday, September 27 and Thursday, September 30, Rutgers-Camden hosted the Majors and Minors Fair for new and returning students in the Multipurpose Room during the free period. It is now the fourth annual Major and Minor Fair presented to …

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NB student walkout raises controversy with RUSA

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NB student walkout raises controversy with RUSA

On Friday, September 24 a group of New Brunswick students led a walkout during President McCormick’s annual address to the university. The walkout was due to a lack of response from McCormick on the lowering of tuition for illegal immigrants at state colleges.

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Student suicide linked to privacy invasion

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The death of Tyler Clementi has sent shockwaves through the Rutgers community

Rutgers New Brunswick freshman Tyler Clementi died last week after committing suicide. His death occurred a few days after his roommate, Dharun Ravi, and Ravi’s friend Molly Wei, used a web cam to record a sexual encounter involving Clementi and …

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PATCO may introduce new ticketing method

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PATCO may introduce new ticketing method

A committee of the Delaware River Port Authority gave their approval for the proposal for the inclusion of a one-year project in which electronic scanners will be grazing certain Visa cards and PATCO’s Freedom cards.

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Beauty Product of the Week: Rescue Vegan Lip Treatment

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Beauty Product of the Week: Rescue Vegan Lip Treatment

This week’s beauty product is the Rescue Vegan Lip Treatment. The lip balm is all natural and keeps your lips moist!

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