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How to Get Ready for an Internship

By quovadis February 15, 2018

By Scott Pietschker Managing Editor An internship can be a very overwhelming subject to plan and get ready for. For most majors, internships are a way to get their foot in the door for the industry that they will be working in. Whether it is a paid or unpaid internship, there are many ways to get ready for an internship. One way would be to budget how much money students need and what they can cut out...

Makeup Tips and Reviews: The Holy Grails of Highlighters

By quovadis February 15, 2018

By Samantha Casano Managing Editor Over the past few years, highlighter has taken the beauty world by storm. Everyone wants to achieve that effervescent glow. Whether you want a subtler glow or a glow that you can see all the way from outer space, I have the crème-de- la-crème of highlighters to recommend for you. My first recommendation is for those who are just being introduced to highlighter and may not want to start out with such...

Destination Dogs Appears on “Food Paradise”

By quovadis February 15, 2018

By Lauren Musni Staff Writer Destination Dogs, a hot dog franchise located in New Brunswick, is set to be featured on Travel Channel’s “Food Paradise” this month. The show itself focuses on restaurants that are most popular in college towns. Destination Dogs, located at 101 Paterson St. in New Brunswick, is in the heart of Rutgers University. After the establishment was featured on CBS news and was even filmed by the Food Network, the Travel Channel offered...

Influenza or Adenovirus?

By quovadis February 4, 2018

By Sergio Rivera Managing Editor NBC News reported on Jan. 30, that Adenovirus can cause very severe flu-like symptoms. According to the CDC website, Adenovirus can cause a wide range of symptoms, such as common cold, sore throat, bronchitis, pneumonia, diarrhea, pink eye (conjunctivitis), fever, bladder inflammation or infection, inflammation of stomach and intestines (gastroenteritis) or neurologic diseases. NBC News said, “There was also the case of a 26-year- old Connecticut man infected in 2011 who had nausea,...

Finance Tips

By quovadis February 4, 2018

By Scott Pietschker Managing Editor Money is very important in most of our lives, especially with most of us being young college students. There are many ways to try to save money. The first tip is using budgets. There are many ways to do this, including making an Excel spreadsheet. For those with a smartphone, there is an app produced by Intuit, called Mint, which allows the user to link their credit, bank and stock accounts. In...

Makeup Tips and Reviews: Three-Step Simple Skincare

By quovadis February 4, 2018

By Samantha Casano Managing Editor Great skin is not just a result of your genetic data; clear skin can be achieved by taking care of your skin and creating good habits, like drinking lots of water. By implementing a simple skincare routine, you may be able to notice a vast difference in the condition of your skin and help it go from drab to fab! The first product in your skincare routine should be a cleanser. Cleansers...

Middlesex County College Offers Certified Personal Trainer Course

By quovadis February 4, 2018

By Sergio Rivera Managing Editor Middlesex County College began offering a six-week course in becoming a certified personal trainer on the College's Edison campus that began on Tuesday, Feb. 6 from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. The course will host 12 sessions and meet every Tuesday and Thursday evening until March 15. Topics for this course include elements of exercise science, client screening, program design, methods of training, injury prevention, exercise physiology, cardiorespiratory fitness, nutrition and weight...

Makeup Tips and Reviews: The Key to a Flawless Face

By quovadis January 29, 2018

When you think about makeup, you may think about face products like foundation, concealer, blush and one of the trendiest products around, highlighter. However, there is another step that is key in creating a flawless finish with your face makeup: primer. Face primer is a base that allows your other face products to go on smoothly and help your make- up last longer. It preps, protects and nourishes the skin. There are different primers for all sorts...

2018 Flu Season Death Toll Rises

By quovadis January 29, 2018

The 2018 flu season will reach its peak very soon as the pediatric death toll reaches 20 people at the beginning of 2018, according to CBS News. Ashley Welch, a CBS journalist, reported that the H3N2 strain of the flu, which has dominated the end of 2017 and so far, the beginning of 2018, is linked to severe illness in people over the age of 65 and below the age of five. In a press release from...

Government Shuts Down

By quovadis January 29, 2018

The US government partially shut down the morning of Fri- day, Jan. 19, after lawmakers failed to come to an agreement on a federal funding bill. The Republicans aimed to pass the legislation, which required 60 votes, but only got 50-49. This event came only two weeks after Democrats were looking for immigration reform that could help the 700,000 “dreamers” that are in danger of being deported, due to the repeal of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood...