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In its latest audit, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) reported 208 New Jersey-based anti-semitic incidents in 2017 — eight of which occurred across various Rutgers campuses. The total marks a 32-percent increase from last year’s reported 157 total incidents.
Two students at New Brunswick Middle School have been arrested over the past four days — both for making false statements about having a gun in their backpack.
Following through on his promise to bring New Jersey a "stronger and fairer economy," Gov. Phil Murphy (D-N.J.) announced the formation of a new panel to stimulate economic growth in the Garden State.
If you attend Rutgers, chances are you have heard of the “fat sandwich.” These calorie-laden meals have sustained thousands of college students through late-night study sessions and cash-strapped weekends.
Engineers at Rutgers University have discovered a way to 4D print a smart gel that could potentially prove invaluable to the future of science and medicine.
Female representation in the 2018 state legislature is at an all-time high.
According to the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP), 25.3 percent of state legislatures in the United States are women. This number has grown slightly since 2017 when the number was at 25 percent.
On March 14 a national school walkout to protest gun violence is scheduled as a response to the lack of gun control legislation — a heated subject since the recent Florida school shooting.
Inconvenient parking at busy areas like on College Avenue has long been a complaint among Rutgers students. Jack Molenaar, senior director of the Department of Transportation Services, broke down the University's parking situation.
In response to an initiative by the Rutgers University Senate, the Student Affairs Committee drafted a 19-page-report on how to best increase student-voter turnout in all public elections.
The initiative by the Senate, called “Charge S-1702: Increasing Student Voter Turnout in Federal, State, and Local Elections,” asked the committee to “Investigate how the number of Rutgers students who vote in federal, state and local elections can be effectively increased. Consider what changes in policies, procedures and practices can best encourage voting by students, including making election days holidays. Make appropriate recommendations.”
The Institute for Research on Women (IRW) will host a new workshop series to help graduate students and faculty communicate their scholarships to the public through social media.
More than 200 protesters marched through downtown New Brunswick today, protesting the University's continued refusal to raise the minimum wage to $15. The march included students and many others who echoed new Governor Phil Murphy's views on minimum wage increase. Protestors stopped in front of President Robert L. Barchi's office where speeches were given by leaders of the rally, before coming full circle and concluding in front Brower Commons, the University's designated public forum area.
The chants of student protesters echoed down College Avenue, throughout Downtown New Brunswick and in front of Old Queens — the location of University President Robert L. Barchi’s office — in a fight for higher-worker minimum wages.
Endorsing his first piece of legislation since taking office, Gov. Phil Murphy (D-N.J.) signed a bill to restore $7.45 million in state funding for family planning and women’s healthcare services.
The bill — No. 2134 in the State Assembly and No. 120 in the State Senate — supports access to healthcare measures like family planning and prenatal care, and other services such as cancer screenings, according to a press release.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of Douglass Residential College, formerly named the New Jersey College for Women. To honor the milestone, several faculty members collaborated to release a book depicting the pursuit for more than 100 years for higher education for females.
Chancellor Debasish Dutta made his first town hall appearance at the Rutgers University Student Assembly (RUSA) yesterday, where he held a town hall describing the current state of affairs at the University and took question from students.
After more than two years of petitioning for student-parent support, members of Rutgers Students With Children (RSWC) left their meeting with the University administration yesterday unappeased.
The more than 100 majors offered at Rutgers did not appear overnight. Some of the newer academic programs have been in the making longer than a traditional undergraduate program.
As new businesses and industries rise, college students develop different needs than those of the past. To keep up and also guarantee academic quality, the University has a lengthy “New Program Approval Process,” according to a document from the Office of Institutional Research and Academic Planning (OIRAP).
New Jersey's unemployment rate has spiked, surpassing the national average nearly an entire percent.
Over the last month, unemployment in the Garden State has seen a steady increase, nearly passing the national unemployment rate by 1 full percent — the first time a split of this size has been seen since 2015, according to an article from NJ Advance Media.
Tuesday night, the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi sorority along with Sigma Alpha Mu hosted “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader,” a fundraising event at the Hillel House on College Avenue.
Yesterday, Alexander Library launched an exhibit that honored the life and work of late Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), a renowned public advocate, environmentalist, World War II veteran and New Jersey’s longest-serving senator.