Rutgers strikes shut down campuses

Over the past week, Rutgers University’s many campuses were crowded with students lounging around in the warm weather, a great deal of day parties or “dages” and protesters with placards that read “we R on strike.” Rutgers University adjunct professors, graduate workers and other full-time faculty have been speaking out […]

Jawny takes it slow in new album

Funky lo-fi pop music has been Jacob Lee-Nicholas Sullenger’s style since he started releasing music under the stage name Johnny Utah in 2016. Now he goes by Jawny and has elevated his style beyond bedroom pop to groovy guitar numbers paired with fun lyrics and raw vocals.  Jawny first caught […]

‘Outer Banks’ exits reality in third season

The third season of Netflix’s “Outer Banks” was released last Thursday, and it was recently renewed for a fourth season. Seasons one and two followed John B (Chase Stokes) and his friends acting recklessly. By watching any episode of the “Outer Banks,” you can definitely expect a wild ride, full […]

Statistics justify women’s fears of violence

Following Valentine’s Day, it is important to acknowledge the violence that all women face on a daily basis, especially young girls. For many, Valentine’s Day is happily spent with their domestic partners, but for others, the day reminds them of the physical or emotional violence suffered within their intimate relationships. […]

Iowa proposes bill to limit SNAP purchases

Food stamps have become a staple in the lives of many Americans since the COVID-19 pandemic started in 2020. These benefits helped those who weren’t able to work or were food insecure, but Republican lawmakers in Iowa have recently proposed a bill that would restrict the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance […]

‘Bones and All’ is more than gore

#8220;Bones and All” is an artfully horrific road trip romance directed by Luca Guadagnino and produced by Timothée Chalamet. The movie entered theaters on Nov. 18 and was met with a lot of excitement from fans. “Bones and All” follows freshly 18 Maren Yearly — played by Taylor Russell — […]

Judge blocks merger between book publishing giants

In a recent ruling, a federal judge has decided to block two notable publishing companies, Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster, from completing a $2.2 billion merger. On Monday, Oct. 31, the results of this trial were officially announced and received with relief from authors and consumers, but contempt […]