Category Archives: Issue 11

Rutgers Newark Men’s Basketball Season Preview

By Cameron Docherty  Rutgers Newark Men’s Basketball is back again for another season. The Scarlet Raiders are gearing up for another run at the NJAC title and a birth in the D-III national championship. Under the guidance of 13th year … Continue reading

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Shawn Simons Speaks on Struggles In Living Through Seton Hall Fire

By Evan LeBlanc Shawn Simons, one of the survivors of the tragic Seton Hall University dormitory fire spoke to a theatre of journalism majors in Bradley Hall on Nov 18. The event was moderated by journalist and Rutgers-Newark professor and head … Continue reading

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Private Student Loans: Feels Like A Scam?

By Mark Wallach Have you ever wondered why students pay such high interest rates to borrow funds for education?  If you haven’t, you should.  The logical answer is that loans to students with no income are risky.  This is completely … Continue reading

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Transgender 101

By Diego J. Bartesaghi Mena   Rutgers Newark will be hosting Transgender Awareness Week starting Nov 18. November is Transgender Awareness Month, a time for transgender people and their allies to bring action and education to the community about the … Continue reading

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Talks Pending Over Whether NJPIRG Referendum was Mismanaged

By Everet Rummel Citing a lack of compliance with University policy and mismanagement of ballot procedures, a student committee charged with overseeing the NJPIRG referendum voted unanimously and unofficially to nullify all votes collected before Nov 11th. The decision arrived … Continue reading

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The Diversity of Class Choices

By Brian Harris For better or worse, when most people outside of New Jersey think of the Garden State, the first thing that usually pops into their heads is Bruce Springsteen. A true working-class hero, “The Boss” is the embodiment … Continue reading

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Observer Creative Writing Corner: This Stop

By Joshua Richey This stop: GROVE STREET. This is the train to: PENN STATION. You must have a valid ticket to ride this train. Please present your valid ticket upon request. I do this every day. Well, almost every day-often … Continue reading

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