Why the Oscars aren’t worth watching anymore

Why the Oscars aren’t worth watching anymore

By Alexander Heller

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. 

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Heller: Amazon needs to invest in Middle America

Heller: Amazon needs to invest in Middle America

By Alexander Heller

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. 

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Rowan’s rising student population causes housing crisis for some

Rowan’s rising student population causes housing crisis for some

By Alexander Heller

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. 

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As overall crime falls, sexual offenses are on the rise, according to Rowan’s annual report

As overall crime falls, sexual offenses are on the rise, according to Rowan’s annual report

By Alexander Heller

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. 

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