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As she discussed her arrival in America as a 9-year-old and her current work as an account clerk for the City of Perth Amboy, New Jersey, Alma Benavides, 23, could not hold back the tears.Just a few minutes earlier, she had listened to Attorney General Jeff Sessions make her anticipated, yet dreaded nightmare a reality.
Veteran Congressman Frank Pallone (D-N.J.), who has represented New Jersey’s sixth congressional district since 1993, said he is optimistic about the Democratic Party’s fortunes in future elections.The Long Branch, New Jersey native, who is now serving his 15th full term in the U.S.
In the basement of an annex of the historic Christ Episcopal Church in New Brunswick, New Jersey — where the third public reading of the Declaration of Independence is believed to have taken place in the summer of 1776 — hungry families have been finding assistance for almost 20 years.Residents of the city and of the surrounding area who are struggling to find a job or whose low income fails to finance all of their daily necessities come to the Christ Church Food Pantry to make sure their families do not go hungry. In this makeshift, yet organized pantry, attendees have access to fish filets, chicken breasts, eggs, canned and fresh vegetables, fruits, dry staples like pasta and rice and even baby products.Judith Kuldinow, the pantry’s director, said many members of the local community rely on about 4,000 pounds of food that the pantry receives from donations and various suppliers like the Community Food Bank of New Jersey each month.“There are a lot of people that are living below the poverty line in New Brunswick,” she said.
Immediately after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, Kaiser Aslam said he was mortified about the social implications of praying in public at an airport.
With her 8-year-old sister beside her, Zena Khoudeir, 21, watched several amateur teams face off in intense volleyball matches — all to raise funds for refugees of Syria, her parents’ native country.It was because of this personal connection that Khoudeir said she drove to the College Avenue campus gym on Sunday afternoon from her home in Princeton, New Jersey, to join dozens of Rutgers students for a volleyball tournament organized by the campus chapter of the national non-profit United Muslim Relief.“It’s amazing that there are people who do want to help us and that want to help them,” she said.
If Josue Serrano, a School of Arts and Sciences junior, managed to get an audience with President Donald J.
Major urban centers across America have vowed to defy the administration of President Donald J.
After the unexpected outcome of the 2016 presidential election, many Democrats and liberals are counting on local and state governments to oppose the incoming Donald Trump administration.
An unpredictable and long national campaign has culminated.
Going door-to-door, a group of Rutgers students urged Pennsylvania residents to cast their votes for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in an effort to tilt the state’s race her way.
Heavy engineering course work, a job at a café in her hometown of Passaic, N.J., and her own financial hardships as an undocumented student did not waver Carimer Andujar’s resolve to help others in similar predicaments.
At one point last year, everything seemed to go wrong for Carimer Andujar.
For many of New Brunswick’s youths, the beige building adorned with four Greek-styled columns in the heart of the city is a gateway for infinite possibilities.
Born and raised in New Jersey, Anastasia Bogdanovski never expected to be an Olympic athlete — let alone the flag bearer of a country of more than two million.Representing her parents’ native country, Macedonia, Bogdanovski swam in the women’s 200-meter freestyle at the 2016 Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro.
The list of Republican politicians and organizations refusing to support the Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump continues to climb.Joining a significant number of college groups across the country, the Rutgers Republicans are abstaining from endorsing Trump’s candidacy in the 2016 presidential election, citing a lack of agreement among members.
Around the same time he came out as a gay man, Jeremy Atie remembers watching Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton talk about LGBT rights at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland.
A Rutgers–New Brunswick student and active member of the University’s Muslim community died on Tuesday.Harris Farooq Zakariya, a School of Arts and Sciences computer science major, was from Edison, N.J, according to a statement sent to students by chancellor Richard L.
Seeking support for their efforts to usher progress in their communities, a group of young African leaders journeyed far from home to the Banks of the Old Raritan.