The Oscars is one of the biggest nights in Hollywood and has been for nearly 90 years. Hollywood makes a big spectacle out of it, but what leaves a bad taste in my mouth throughout that night is the inevitable winners, the constant snubbing of talented filmmakers and the nearly three hour snooze fest that over hypes Hollywood’s impact on the entertainment industry.Read Full Article
After New York City flat-out rejected Amazon’s second headquarters, joy spread through certain political populations and those with invested interests. Small business owners, union activists and workers’ rights advocates were generally thrilled about the news of Amazon’s decision to retreat.Read Full Article
Over the past decade, Rowan University has been the epicenter of incredible change. The university, and the greater Glassboro area, has seen a large influx of business, wealth, and people, particularly college students. As the university celebrates its steady rise in college rankings and students settling in for the new semester, other students are certainly having a far more difficult time setting up their residency.Read Full Article
On Saturday afternoon, Rowan students received an email detailing an assault at Holly Pointe Commons early Thursday morning. The incident occurred at approximately 4:30 Thursday morning as a female student was fondled by someone she described as an “intoxicated short black male.”
The female student encountered the male sleeping in a restroom, and as he awoke he followed her back to her room uninvited and attempted to enter her room.Read Full Article
It was a rainy Tuesday evening as New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy visited Rowan University to not only discuss the state of New Jersey politics, but also address some of the future plans the state has in store in regards to affordability, the economy, and job growth.Read Full Article
At approximately noon today, an incident involving a student occurred at the Rowan Boulevard parking garage, as confirmed by Rowan Public Safety.
A male student fell from the parking garage near the Barnes & Noble and is in critical condition at Cooper University Hospital, according to an email to the university community by Joe Cardona, the vice president for university relations. Cardona declined to comment about the incident outside of the information provided in the email.Read Full Article
By Alexander Heller
Social media has changed the way people interact in politics in the U.S. and how politicians interact with their constituents. Since the founding of both Facebook and Twitter, politics as a whole became more heated and more personal. Suddenly, large swaths of people have the power to voice their concerns, albeit at the behest of qualified politicians. As people are becoming more involved with the political process it begs the question. How does social media influence political participation in the U.S.?Read Full Article
On Monday evening, New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney visited Rowan’s Business Hall to discuss the state’s fiscal condition and its future to the public.
Held by the Rowan Institute for Public Policy and Citizenship (RIPPAC), the purpose of the meeting was to address the fiscal concerns that are plaguing New Jersey, as well as to discuss the financial issues that New Jersey students are currently facing.Read Full Article
By Alexander Heller
Imagine living in a place where the majority of the population in your state says doesn’t exist. You’ve lived in that area all your life believing it’s real as well as seeing the evidence yourself. However, one man’s truth is another man’s fallacy. This is the case for many New Jerseyans who’ve lived in the mythical land of Central Jersey. The Central Jersey debate has often been used as a means to bridge the divide of North and South Jersey, but more often than not Central Jersey has been seen as a laughing stock for many. No longer.Read Full Article