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Rutgers students aim to put an end to hazing through Rutgers Hazing Prevention Week (RHPW), a week-long series of events created to help students become more socially responsible and aware.RHPW takes place to affirm greek life’s dedication to a safe campus, said Erin Kearns, a School of Environmental and Biological Sciences senior and member of Gamma Sigma Alpha.
Rutgers students tend to be affected by traffic, especially during rush hour. A new light at by the Student Activities Center (SAC) on College Avenue Campus has not helped matters.The new light by the SAC was installed by Middlesex County as part of a set of new municipal lights, said Jack Molenaar, director of Rutgers Department of Transportation Services (RUDOTS).“This is part of (a) project that they’re doing, it’s going to connect Cook/Douglass to College Avenue,” he said.
Residents of New Brunswick and surrounding areas can submit photographs they take in the hopes of seeing them displayed in prominent city locations.For the eighth year in a row, the New Brunswick Free Public Library is hosting a photography competition open to public.
Rutgers' Internet access went down again early Thursday morning, alarming students who were studying for midterm exams or had projects due that day.Students on RUWireless, RUWireless_Secure and ResNet lost access to several websites on Thursday morning.
Starbucks is known for its lattes and coffee, but also its long lines that take patience to wait through.
When Bergen Community College junior Lawrence Gicaro lost his mother to bone marrow cancer in early August and his father to a brain aneurism a month later, Gicaro's cousin Amanda Ocampo and other family members stepped up to the plate to help him heal.Ocampo, a Montclair State University junior, began a GoFundMe on Sept.
There is a very good chance everyone reading this has a task they need to complete but are putting it off for the moment.
Blood tests are rarely fun, and for individuals suffering from a disease, the discomfort may be compounded. But a new technology, called "Lab-on-a-Chip," aims to make the process more bearable."Lab-on-a-Chip" is a field of research with promising applications, said Mehdi Ghodbane, a Rutgers alumnus.
The new Global Village Center, a part of the Douglass Residential College, will be constructed on-budget and on-time, said Rutgers President Robert Barchi at its groundbreaking ceremony on Friday.The center, funded in part by alumni and other major donors, indicates a new step in educating women at the University on issues around the world, said Dean Jacquelyn Litt.“In this building we will create the educational synergies that emerge when we bring hundreds of Douglass students together,” she said.
The New Brunswick City Council announced Wednesday night that the contract with American Water Operations and Maintenance Incorporated, who provided distribution and treatment professionals necessary for plant operation, would not be renewed.This decision is a positive step for city residents, said Rita Yelda, a senior organizer at Food & Water Watch (F&WW), a non-governmental organization dedicated to ensuring food safety by holding government accountable.
Politicians often claim other politicians are out of touch with the American people. One California-based app hopes to change that by making information on bills more accessible.Countable was founded just over a year ago to help the general public engage with government more than they did said Eric Schmeltzer, a spokesperson for the group.
With 15 competitors, a Republican candidate for president needs to make their positions known. One of their best opportunities to do so is during the primary debates, the first of which took place last month.The Eagleton Institute of Politics will host “Popcorn and Politics,” a debate-watch for the Republican debate tomorrow, said Elizabeth Matto, Director of the Youth Political Participation Program within the institute.
The Rutgers University Board of Governors met on Friday in an emergency session to discuss the recent controversies surrounding the Scarlet Knights football team.Three members of the board attended the meeting in person, while the remaining members teleconferenced in, according to NJ.com.After convening, the board immediately voted to enter a closed session and leave the public area, said Carl Blesch, science coordinator University News and Media Relations.
Students can often be found complaining about their professors on social media, but a recent list shows university students genuinely believe their instructors could be more interesting.Rutgers ranked 12 out of the 20 schools with the worst professors in a new release of “The Best 380 Colleges,” a publication by The Princeton Review.The guidebook lists the best 380 four-year colleges in the nation, said David Soto, a co-author on the book.
Dinosaurs gleefully wrought destruction once again in Jurassic World last June, becoming the top grossing movie of 2015. But for viewers interested in a different type of movie, the New Jersey Film Festival begins next Friday, Sept. 11.The New Jersey Film Festival occurs every semester at the University and aims to introduce independent films to a wider audience than they might otherwise see, as well as bring back older films that are no longer aired, said Al Nigrin, director of the New Jersey Media Arts Center.
New methods for treating solid cancers can soon be offered to patients around the world.The New England Journal of Medicine recently published a study examining how effective a multi-targeted therapy was in treating advanced prostate cancer, said Robert DiPaola, director of the Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
Ordering food from one of the many restaurants in the New Brunswick and Piscataway areas is a staple of the Rutgers lifestyle.
University servers were taken down multiple times this past year after being targeted by Distributed Denial of Service attacks.DDoS attacks occur when a user forces thousands of computers to request information from a server at once. The attack can render the server completely helpless, which forces administrators to take it down in order to protect it from damage.
University network services were rendered unusable for the third time this semester on Monday morning when they were disrupted by a Distributed Denial of Service attack.A Denial of Service (DoS) attack occurs when a single machine sends multiple requests to a target, with the aim of sending more than the target can handle, according to Incapsula’s website. A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack differs in that multiple machines, up to thousands, flood a target.
RUWireless and RUWireless Secure experienced serious “degradation” on Monday at approximately 9:40 AM.