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Dr. Daniela Peterka-Benton

“What we have seen is that a lot of human smuggling then sometimes extends into a trafficking situation, when smugglers add additional costs. It’s extremely difficult for these migrants to get out of.”

Associate Professor of Justice Studies, Daniela Peterka-Benton, shares her opinion on the perils of human trafficking and its negative relations with social media with

Dr. Stephen Andon

“Sports uniforms are really symbolic for people. They foster a collective identity between fans, a city and players. When a star player signs with a new team, the player holds up his jersey at a press conference.”

Associate Professor of Sports Communication, Stephen Andon, spoke with CNN about the public’s negative reactions to the new Major League baseball uniforms. 

Dr. Stephanie Silvera 

“The fact that the conversation about masking when ill has completely dropped off is really concerning because we are putting people who are going to be spreading their virus back out into the world with no precaution.”

Professor of Public Health, Stephanie Silvera, shares her opinion about COVID-19 updates with NJ Spotlight News.

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