Homeless LGBTQ Youth in Philadelphia: The Invisible Minority


5 Social Justice Articles to Read This Week

5 Social Justice Articles to Read This Week

Here at NJ Spark, more than a dozen Rutgers students will be reporting on social injustices in and around the New Brunswick area. However, these issues happen everywhere. Here’s some recent news highlights: Certain southern states have passed laws allowing the right to refuse service to same-sex couples. Some of these states are even debating the […]


Opinion: How worried should college students be about finding work?

Opinion: How worried should college students be about finding work?

By Vivian Sanchez – @vivalaviviannn #HelpMeImPoor, #Brokecollegestudent, and #HireMePls are popular hashtags seen across Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. They are often used as a joke in memes and posts but I believe they depict true concerns of our generation. As college students, we are thoroughly concerned about the opportunities we will have once we graduate. Is […]


Opinion: There is no excuse for allowing lead in children’s drinking water

Opinion: There is no excuse for allowing lead in children’s drinking water

By Rose McNulty  — @rose_mcnulty In the wake of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, cities around the country are testing their water and discovering that lead levels are unsafe. One such city is Newark, where test results last month showed that 30 schools were found to have high levels of lead in the drinking […]


5 Social Justice Articles to Read This Week

5 Social Justice Articles to Read This Week

Here at NJ Spark, more than a dozen Rutgers students will be reporting on social injustices in and around the New Brunswick area. However, these issues happen everywhere. Here’s some recent news highlights: District attorney, Jackie Lacey, considers whether to bring charges against an officer who shot a homeless man last year. The atmosphere in Los […]


5 Social Justice Articles to Read This Week

5 Social Justice Articles to Read This Week

Here at NJ Spark, more than a dozen Rutgers students will be reporting on social injustices in and around the New Brunswick area. However, these issues happen everywhere. Here’s some recent news highlights: As the country is gradually shifting its stance on LGBT rights, a group of transgender people protest North Carolina’s new law that restricts […]


Opinion: Mass Deportation is Not the Solution to America’s Illegal Immigration Issue

Opinion: Mass Deportation is Not the Solution to America’s Illegal Immigration Issue

By Rose McNulty  — @rose_mcnulty Immigration is an issue that has always been a big part of American politics. Now, the hot topic is what to do about the deportation of undocumented immigrants, especially those from Latin America. Oftentimes, these people have established lives in the United States and even have children who are U.S.-born […]


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