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When University students leave their off-campus apartments this summer, sometimes their furniture, electronics and appliances get left behind. To tackle the issue of excessive bulk being discarded, the University and New Brunswick will initiate a pilot program this May, Project Move Out, aimed to reduce waste heading into landfills to keep city streets clean, said Dianne Gravatt, director of environmental services and grounds.
Jonathan Volpe turned 7 years old in May 2009. His mother, Carla, described him as a happy-go-lucky little kid who was actively involved with everything around him, whether that was playing baseball or riding his bicycle. On-and-off back pains soon intensified and a swelling in his leg and abdomen developed. Jonathan’s parents took him to the doctor. Two days after his seventh birthday, Jonathan was diagnosed with lymphoblastic lymphoma. Jonathan had cancer.
Renewal of thoughts, renaissance and change — these are some of the ideas the International Student Association hopes to spread during its third annual “TEDxRutgers” event. Speakers composed of professors, researchers and one University student will join with select participants on April 15 in a TED-inspired setting to discuss the embodying theme, “Igniting a Global Enlightenment,” said Wei Jie Tian, a “TEDxRutgers” organizer.
My life ended — and also began — at The Daily Targum. Frankly,
becoming an editor at the Targum does not give its student
journalists much time to devote themselves to anything else, such
as socializing or academia. It did not help that coincidentally,
when I was elected to be the University editor, I had reached what
I can confidently say was the lowest point of my college
Jennifer Meyer met her husband Michael Schnur on March 26, 1985
— her first day working at Thomas Sweet Ice Cream and Chocolate on
Easton Avenue. Excitement ensued when the then University students
realized they lived a mile away from each other, had mutual friends
and lived in an off-campus apartment only three units away.
Designing untried structures and using unfamiliar materials were
not enough for Team New Jersey to trump 19 other universities last
week during its first try at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar
Decathlon. Despite trailing behind three-time competitor and
decathlon winner, University of Maryland, the two-year path of hard
work to Washington, D.C., was well worth the experience to the
University and the New Jersey Institute of Technology team.
The Caribbean Philosophical Association (CPA) began its eighth
annual conference, “Shifting the Geography of Reason,” last night
to challenge the conventional University framework. The performance
and panel discussion at the Rutgers Student Center on the College
Avenue campus served as an invitation for Caribbean scholars around
the globe to discuss the crisis of public education in the context
of transforming the sources of reason, said Nelson
Maldonado-Torres, CPA president.
In Joseph Charette's office in Records Hall on the College
Avenue campus, a giant lamp adorned with a collection of event
buttons sits as evidence of his 22-year presence as the associate
director of Dining Services.
With Project Civility coming to a close for the semester,
Kathleen Hull, co-founder of the campaign, said she would have
never imagined the amount of attention it received from both the
University and the outside community.
Students pitched their tents at Voorhees Mall on the College
Avenue campus yesterday to start off a weeklong protest against
University tuition hikes.
My parents absolutely love the International Buffet down the
street from my house. We have gone there quite a lot since I moved
to my hometown when I was 6 years old. I never object, because
whenever my family and I eat there I go plate after plate after
plate filled with crab legs.
It looks like this year's University commencement will have a
little bit more cowbell.
The School of Arts and Sciences Artists' Collective united two
forms of expression through its spring semester exhibition of "Art
Inspired by Poetry."
From an applicant pool of about 75, the search committee in
charge of replacing Executive Director of Dining Services Charles
Sams, who plans to leave next semester, selected four hopefuls.
The School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Governing
Council met last night to pass a resolution that opposes the
possibility of a new bus shelter model to replace the ones on Cook
A last-minute change to the admissions policy for "Never Again
for Anyone," led some members of the Jewish community to protest
Saturday outside of Trayes Hall in the Douglass Campus Center.
In an audit released last week that evaluated the University's
financial management practices and contracting, the New Jersey
Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) found the University
continuously chose the same vendors during its purchasing process,
allowing a risk of paying for overpriced services.
Committees of the Rutgers University Student Assembly convened
last night at the Rutgers Student Center on the College Avenue
campus to discuss their prospective projects and goals for the
A recent Rutgers-Eagleton poll reveals that the more N.J. adults
know about Transportation Security Administration security
measures, the more concerned they are about the agency's
The 1980s may be remembered for many things, among them
Reaganomics, MTV, the space shuttle Challenger and the death of
John Lennon, but it may be the origin of the AIDS epidemic that has
one of the most widespread and long-lasting effect on American