Overrated/Underrated: Christmas

[one_half]Overrated - Carmel Rafalowsky For many people, it seems the whole calendar year leads up to Christmas. Generally considered the ultimate family-time holiday, Christmas has brought us winter classics like “Elf,” “Home Alone” and “The Grinch.” The…

Singing from the Soul

Jazz probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when someone says “chorus”—but that’s what’s on the menu at the Rutgers-Newark Chorus performance this Sunday, Dec. 8, at St. Mary’s Parish. The chorus, led…

Gloriously Inglourious

“Inglourious Basterds” (2009) is everything you would expect out of a Quentin Tarantino film: gory, macabrely comedic and intricately crafted.  The story begins on a French dairy farm, with three ominous, black, Schutzstaffel or SS,…

What do you think about Trump pulling out…

[one_third]Liberal - Anthony McInnis On Sunday Oct. 6, President Trump announced a sudden withdrawal of United States troops from northeast Syria. The military had been operating alongside the Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces in that region…

Newark Lead-Water Crisis Hits Frat Row

“How do you want us to pose with this?” Mykelti Thomas, president of NJIT’s Theta Chi chapter asked. Together, he and a fellow brother solemnly held up a water filter they had recently purchased for…