PISCATAWAY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Call it the price of the pouf.Manhattan, Brooklyn Residents Sue City To Stop Permanent Outdoor Dining
For comparison, Nobel-prize winning novelist Toni Morrison, who wrote “Beloved,” “Song Of Solomon” and more is being paid $30,000 by the university to speak at the commencement there in May.
In 2006, The New York Times Book Review named Morrison’s “Beloved” the best American novel of the past 25 years.READ MORE: 'Phantom Of The Opera,' Broadway's Longest Running Show, Resumes Performances
Morrison was booked by Rutgers, whereas a student-run committee booked Polizzi.
Polizzi spoke at the university Thursday night. The New Jersey Star Ledger reports she spent an hour answering questions and teaching students how to fist pump. Her words of wisdom for the students: “Study hard, but party harder.”MORE NEWS: Rev. Jesse Jackson Celebrates 80th Birthday In Harlem
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