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On Jan. 28, the Central New Jersey Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) held their first meeting since the presidential election.The DSA was founded as a branch of the Socialist Party of America when it merged with an organization from the Students for a Democratic Society and the New Left in 1982, he said.
College is the peak time in a student’s life to discover a career path, but often their first choice may not always be their last.
When RU Hungry?’s license to park at the corner by Alexander Library expired at the end of 2016, the University declined to renew it.The self-proclaimed “home of the original fat sandwich” was located at 159 College Ave.
On Friday, President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order which essentially closed the United States border to refugees and citizens from seven Muslim nations.This ban included green cards holders, and within 24 hours, an unknown number of travelers were detained at airports across the country, according to National Public Radio.
Former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand now serves as a source of widespread inspiration for those suffering from paralysis through his involvement in "Team LeGrand of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation," an organization that gives rehabilitation and recovery services for those with paralysis. LeGrand began his college football career in 2008 as a defensive tackle under then-head football coach Greg Schiano.
When a Rutgers graduate student found himself at a financial standstill in his educational career, he turned to crowdsourcing for help.School of Arts and Sciences senior Matthew Menchaca registered, attended and completed all of his classes, but he was unable to graduate because he could not pay his tuition, according to his GoFundMe page. With the help of various donors, Matthew Menchaca was able to pay his tuition for the semester.“It helped a lot, it really helped allow me to graduate,” Matthew Menchaca said.
On Dec. 13, former President Barack Obama signed the "21st Century Cures Act" into law — his last public bill signing in office.The law passed through the 114th Congress with major bipartisan support, with the House voting 392-26 and the Senate voting 94-5 to pass the bill.New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone (D-6) served as lead House Democratic negotiator for this legislation.
The introduction of PROUD Family Health at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital's (RWJUH) Somerset Family Practice on Jan.
Many students took note when the Starbucks at The Yard @ College Avenue abruptly closed on Jan. 20.The store has not reopened since, and a Starbucks spokesperson gave no indication that the situation was temporary."We can confirm that the Starbucks store located at 38 College Ave.
The Rutgers women’s basketball team will host a bone marrow drive on Sunday to show support for a Rutgers alumna who is fighting cancer.The drive will operate from 1:30 to 4 p.m.
The Rutgers University Police Department (RUPD) held a live-action drill last week at the Rutgers University Counseling, Alcohol and Other Drug Assistance Program and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) on the College Avenue campus to prepare faculty in the case of an active shooter on campus.“The main goal was really to expose employees to some of the sights and sounds that they may experience during an active shooter incident,” said RUPD Lt.
While the dance and cheerleading teams are a staple of University sporting events, Rutgers teams took a break from their classes this past weekend to head down to Orlando, Florida to compete in the UCA & UDA College National Cheerleading and Dance Team Championships hosted by Disney World's ESPN Wide World of Sports.Last weekend, the Rutgers University Spirit Program Dance Team competed against 30 universities to earn fifth place in the Pom competition and sixth in Jazz, while the All Girls Cheerleading Team placed 13th in Division 1A-All Girl, according to cheerdaily.com.Christine Zoffinger, director of the Rutgers Spirit Program and head coach of the dance team, said the competition is very tough.“There are over 100 dance teams across three divisions and the teams are made up of some of the best dancers from each state,” Zoffinger said.Each routine is two minutes long and judged on technical skills, synchronization and performance.
Rutgers University prides itself on the diversity of its students, which may contribute to New Jersey ranking second in the country for racial progress in 2017.New Jersey ranked second with an overall score of 66.71 in racial progress and ranked 24th in racial integration with an overall score of 59.25.The state rankings are based on data collected by the U.S.
The Ashley Lauren Foundation Club at Rutgers provides financial and emotional support to families of children facing pediatric cancer.The club is an independent, non-profit organization, based in Spring Lake, New Jersey. According to their mission statement, they illustrate a strong commitment to providing direct financial, material and emotional support for children and their families. Pediatric cancer is the second leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 14, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). An estimated 1,250 children are expected to succumb to the disease in 2016, with about 10,380 children diagnosed last year.The club will host an event in February called the "RU Brew: Cup Of Love" CoffeeHouse event at the Red Lion Cafe on the College Avenue Campus.
The New Jersey Film Festival is returning to Rutgers for the second time in the event's 35th year, taking its place as one of the longest-running festivals in the state.The festival was founded in 1982 by Albert Nigrin, a professor in the Department of Cinema Studies, who continues to run the festival to this day, which is presented by the Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center (NJMAC) in association with the Rutgers University program in Cinema Studies.
The full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at Rutgers Business School ranks No.1 for employment rates after graduation out of any Big Ten schools, according to U.S.
A Rutgers a cappella group is about to celebrate its 20th anniversary. Founded in 1998, Deep Treble is also one of the oldest a cappella groups at the University.The group’s objective is to provide music to the University community, local, national and international scenes, according to their website.
Rutgers students wrapped up a promotional video shoot Saturday as part of a campaign for Ellen DeGeneres to speak at the University's graduation commencement. The final scene involved students gathering outside the Buccleuch Park Museum, adjacent to the College Avenue campus, spelling out "Ellen" with their bodies, said Kayla Brantley, a School of Arts and Sciences senior. Students stood on top of the duct tape letters, while Phillip Shvartsman, a School of Arts and Sciences senior, shot the scene with a drone.Brantley organized the rally and the campaign to get DeGeneres to speak at Rutgers with the help of her friends.
For the first time ever, Rutgers is devoting an entire week to the inaugural celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., known as “MLK Dream Week."The celebration spans from Jan.
Kevin Allred, the creator of the “Politicizing Beyoncé” course at Rutgers, is currently under investigation by the University and is not scheduled to teach during the spring semester, according to a University spokesperson Karen Smith in an email to The Daily Targum.Allred said he is also being investigated by the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Forces (JTTF) at the request of local law enforcement.