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Since the April 2 online publication of a news article titled, “Man becomes trapped in ditch after cutting through between fraternity homes,” it has become more than clear that a considerable portion of University students do not read past the headlines of our stories.
A man that may be affiliated with the University fell and became trapped in a ditch while cutting through the Rutgers Hillel construction site between the Delta Kappa Epsilon (DKE) and Theta Delta Chi (TDX) fraternity houses across from Scott Hall on the College Avenue campus the evening of April 2.The ground within the construction site collapsed underneath the man’s feet while he was trespassing in an attempt to shorten his walk from College Avenue to Union Street in New Brunswick, said Karn Patel, a School of Arts and Sciences junior.
In the wake of controversy concerning New Jersey Sen. Raymond Lesniak (D-Union)’s letter to Universiy president Robert L.
Even though many students and faculty watch TED talks over the Internet during class or leisure time, only a few can say they have seen or presented a TED Talk for their university.University students, faculty members and guest speakers congregated to hear educational and inspirational TED talks at the TEDxRutgersU 2015 conference in the Cook Student Center Multipurpose Room on March 28.
Considering how Rutgers University Dance Marathon (RUDM) 2015 is only 12 days away, administrators, morale captains and students held a pep rally Friday afternoon in preparation for the spectacle.Students affiliated with RUDM 2015 gathered to raise awareness of RUDM and boost dancer morale at the “RUDM Dancer Expo” Friday afternoon, braving the wind at Morrell Street below the College Avenue Student Center.
A naked Rutgers student stabbed another University student in the neck after both taking LSD, police said.Kevin Huang, 22, was taken into police custody after allegedly stabbing 23-year-old Andrew Kim inside a Sicard Street residence and later being found and pacing back and forth naked in the second floor of the home, according to a press release from the New Brunswick Police Department (NBPD).Kim was found bleeding from the neck outside the home by patrol officers at about 1:20 a.m.
While it is no secret that many teachers, students and parents dislike student testing, University professors are now discussing the ramifications of the latest standardized test implemented in the Garden State.Following the New Jersey State Assembly’s unanimous March 26 vote to allow students to opt out of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) standardized test, University professors are now shedding light on the controversial examination.The new exam, developed by PARCC and the private-sector publishing company Pearson, earlier this year in 12 states including New Jersey, and was distributed to all public-school children in third-grade through 11th-grade, according to a Feb.
Calling a former Arkansas school board member a “total douchebag” and enduring a Japanese internment camp were only two of many subjects discussed by actor George Takei last night.
Although many employers commonly review job applicants’ criminal history on completed applications, a Rutgers Business School professor is advocating for employers to “ban the box” during the hiring process. In an article titled “The Case for Hiring Ex-Convicts” in Ethisphere magazine, Ann Buchholtz, a professor in the Department of Management and Global Business, is providing insight as to why employers should give ex-convicts a greater chance to land a job.
While many University students can become frustrated by the campus-wide bus system, special education students are using them to learn about mass transit both inside and outside the Garden State.
Many students may be surprised to know Rutgers president Robert L. Barchi does not claim the spot of the highest-paid employee at Rutgers — in fact, he earns less than at least 17 University employees.Fourteen of these 17 highest-paid Rutgers employees are faculty at Rutgers' New Jersey Medical School in Newark or at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School on the Busch campus, according to MyCentralJersey.com.
As seniors are preparing to set off into the professional world following their graduation this spring, two seniors are now campaigning to have one of their favorite childhood television hosts speak during commencement.In the wake up recent online rumors regarding this year’s commencement speaker, two seniors recently launched the social media #BowTie4BillNye campaign, encouraging seniors to publicize why they want Bill Nye the Science Guy to speak during graduation.
While the United States Food and Drug Administration is considering expanding its regulatory reach beyond traditional cigarettes to e-cigarettes, University professors are now investigating trends in how the public reacts to electronic cigarette policies.With a nationally representative sample of 519 smokers during a two-week period last April, a study conducted by two Rutgers professors aligned with previous studies, showing the public thinks e-cigarettes are generally less harmful than traditional ones.Many people assume the FDA regulates e-cigarettes in the same fashion traditional cigarettes are, Olivia Wackowski, an assistant professor in the Department of Health Education and Behavioral Science, said.
Dance is a physical form of artistic expression that focuses on individual movement, and one new program is employing the art of dance to alleviate symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.The Mason Gross School of the Arts (MGSA) is partnering with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) to provide free movement classes twice a week for people battling Parkinson’s disease, a progressive condition that affects movement, according to Mayo Clinic.
More than 45 years after the African-American Civil Rights Movement came to an end, researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles are making claims that 25 percent of college first-years believe racism is a thing of the past.
During the University’s New Student Orientation program for first-years, presenters strive to educate incoming students about bystander intervention.
While making personal adjustments to accommodate to collegiate life, many first-year students might focus on religion rather than future job prospects.
Students from the University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts will be performing at Carnegie Hall Weill Recital Hall in Manhattan tomorrow night, according to an article published in New Brunswick Today.
Almost two years after defeating Democrat Barbara Buono by a 22 percent margin in the November 2013 gubernatorial election, Gov. Chris Christie has received his worst approval rating by New Jersey voters, according to the latest poll from the Eagleton Institute of Politics's Center for Public Interest Research Polling.
While it is no secret that the Rutgers bus system is a consistent source of aggravation for students, the widespread use of unknown “white buses” has recently made many students curious.In order to address student inquiries, Jack Molenaar, director of the Department of Transportation Services, discussed the recent use of the mysterious “white buses.”