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Heavy rain and a gloomy atmosphere did not stop Rutgers student activists from protesting an event intended to kick off a year-long celebration in front of Old Queens, called “Rutgers: Revolutionary for 250 Years," and showing Rutgers what revolutionary "truly looks like."“Our Rutgers Revolution” was intended to call attention to the injustices occurring in the University and demand action from the administration, according to their Facebook event page.
Rutgers is contributing in the move to repair the American criminal justice system with the Mountainview Project Student Organization, a social action student organization working on the issue of prison reform.
For students and parents, free college tuition sounds like a dream come true, but Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders' “College for All Act”, an act to eliminate undergraduate tuition at public institutions, has received mixed reviews.Sanders calls college tuition a “national disgrace” and wants to “revolutionize” higher education, according to the Washington Post.
Eighteen-year-old Daniel Leandry, a Rutgers student from Garfield, New Jersey, is accused of assaulting two victims in the lobby of Mettler Hall on the College Avenue campus, where the three were involved in a confrontation, according to an email sent to students by Rutgers University Police Department (RUPD) Police Chief Kenneth Cop.
Standing with their mouths taped shut and posters of Palestinians killed in Israel held high, the Members of Rutgers Students for Justice in Palestine carried out their protest, “Standing with the Fallen”.SJP took a different approach than last years protest, a loud and controversial mock die in where SJP students were covered in fake blood lying on the floor, holding free-Palestine flags.
Each time Margaret Klein visits Israel, the agricultural technology amazes her. "You can see fresh produce growing straight out of the desert ground,” said Klein, a School of Arts and Sciences sophomore.
For most, college is a time for exploration: realizing what you like and what you are good at, and if you’re lucky, finding a field that incorporates both.However there is also a wave of anxiety present among students who are worried about entering the real world, especially in today’s competitive job market.
The first week of school at Rutgers draws new students, new classes, and new crime. Only seven days in and Rutgers crime is in the spotlight for more than one dangerous incident.Clime alerts have flooded student’s phones, alarming them of recent sexual assaults, armed robberies and shootings, which have worried many Rutgers students.
It seems even in his home state of New Jersey, Gov. Chris Christie is disliked especially among Rutgers students, according to the most recent Eagleton Institute of Politics poll.Fifty-nine percent of New Jersey voters have an unfavorable opinion of him following his Nov. 13 re-election, an 11-point increase since April, according to the poll.
Matt Panconi was elected president of the Rutgers University Student Assembly (RUSA) for the 2015 to 2016 academic year.Panconi, a Rutgers Business School junior, won with 52 percent of the vote, or 1,304 votes, against opponent Justin Lucero, a School of Arts and Sciences junior.
May might be a month filled with the excitement of school ending and flowers blooming, but it is also a month to recognize the importance of mental health awareness.Mental Health Awareness month is a time dedicated to fighting stigma, providing support, educating the public and advocating for equal care, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) website.
While many students might have expected Hillary Clinton to run for the United States presidency, not many would anticipate a Twitter page dedicated to "gender watching" presidential candidates.In light of the announcement of Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign, the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) created a Twitter account to "Gender Watch" the 2016 presidential campaigns. CAWP, a unit of the University's Eagleton Institute of Politics, is recognized as the leading source of scholarly research and data about American female political participation, according to their website.
The construction work currently taking place at Rutgers is hard to miss, but is not exclusive to the University campuses — New Jersey construction is on the rise and increasing dramatically.There are five factors driving New Jersey’s construction increase, said James Hughes, dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy.
Nobody can seem to wait for spring to arrive after this chilly winter, except for pollen. Because this winter was a colder and longer season, pollination is expected to occur later and be much more intense.
Starbucks Corporation “Race Together” campaign; an effort to bring awareness and spark discussion on race began and ended promptly.
Rutgers University-New Brunswick was ranked 29th in the nation for science research, according to Best College Reviews top 50 list, released on Tuesday.The data gathered to create the list included the number of research centers in the university, undergraduate opportunities for students, and federal funding for research.
A time of great anxiety, stress and confusion, otherwise known as course registration, has been made simpler for college students.
Determined to make a difference, Eman Elgouz, a Rutgers Business School first-year student, decided to act upon her long-term interest and goal of helping educate young children in the poorest areas of the world.