Archive for April, 2012

Coming to a Theater Near RU [Week of 4/22/2012]

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Coming to a Theater Near RU [Week of 4/22/2012]

Successful at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, Restless City delves audiences into the rough and gritty New York City streets. The story follows the experience of African immigrants, especially one young adult male who doesn’t have time to play his music because he is struggling to keep a job.

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Men’s tennis blanks Penn State Abington to finish season 8-2

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Men’s tennis blanks Penn State Abington to finish season 8-2

The Rutgers-Camden men’s tennis team finished their first season since 1996 at 8-2, defeating Penn State Abington 9-0. RUC did not drop a single set in the match and the win marked the team’s fourth shut-out victory of the season.

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Van Gogh’s Life in his Paintings

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Van Gogh’s Life in his Paintings

He was poor and unrecognized. Cast off by critics and dismissed by contemporaries. Riddled with mental illness and possessed by his dream. Vincent Van Gogh would not live long enough to see his reputation transition from an impoverished artist to an enigmatic, avant-garde genius who would forever move the world.

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Ginger in the Kitchen [Week of 4/22/2012]

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Ginger in the Kitchen [Week of 4/22/2012]

Wow, here comes my last recipe ever (well, my last Gleaner recipe). I remember how excited I was to integrate food and drink into the paper. The first recipe I ever wrote was for hummus; I can’t even remember what year that was, I’ve been around too long it seems.

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Stressed and depressed: It’s finals time

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Stressed and depressed: It’s finals time

College proves to be a difficult time for many students. With pressures from parents, peers, professors and schoolwork pushing down on us, it can be inevitable to feel overwhelmed to the point where it’s detrimental to our health. We’re away from home, experiencing independence, freedom, and responsibility.

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In the News [Week of 4/22/2012]

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In the News [Week of 4/22/2012]

After battling throat cancer for nearly 10 years, Levon Helm died last week. He was 71 years old and died in the company of his family.

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Chancellor Pritchett: “Good discussions” over proposed merger

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Chancellor Pritchett: “Good discussions” over proposed merger

Nearly three months into a report proposing the merger of Rutgers-Camden and Rowan University to make a large research university, Rutgers-Camden remains a part of the Rutgers system. Chancellor Wendell Pritchett addressed the proposed merger in an e-mail sent to the entire campus community. He’s encouraged by the support of local political leaders as discussions continue.

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The Bee’s Knees [Week of 4/22/2012]

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The Bee’s Knees [Week of 4/22/2012]

Pub and Kitchen at 20th and Lombard St. in Philadelphia is the epitome of a gastro pub. Their elegant take on French Country décor is refreshing and beautiful all year round. In the winter, vines crawl up their windows, all lit up with candles, and in the summer the windows fly open and tables line the length of the pub, spilling out onto the sidewalk.

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Raptor Report [Week of 4/22/2012]

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Raptor Report [Week of 4/22/2012]

Oh, God really “dropped the ball” this week with the passing of Dick Clark. America mourns the loss of the man we have all brought in the New Year with since birth.

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Dangerous minds of high school-er’s

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Dangerous minds of high school-er’s

One day way back when I was in high school, I was packing my books into my locker between classes and I noticed a group of other students standing across from me and talking. Class was about to begin, and to be late to class was a mortal sin in my high school, but they didn’t care; they had a conversation to finish.

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