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While he has not publicly commented on the bill during its time in the state legislature, Gov. Phil Murphy (D-N.J.) campaigned in support of measures that further support the state’s undocumented community.

Helene White, a professor in the Department of Sociology, said that in a recent poll more than 60 percent of Americans were found to favor legalization of marijuana and more than half of the population thinks that alcohol is more harmful than cannabis.

Using a Vegawatt generator, a modified diesel engine that runs on old vegetable oil, Rutgers Dining Services supplies some of the energy that powers the steam and electricity in its building from excess oils collected through leftover dinning hall food.  

New Jersey has reported 765 suspected drug overdose deaths — 50 of which have happened in Middlesex County — since the start of 2018. During 2016, an estimated 2,221 drug-related deaths occurred throughout the year. RUTGERS.EDU

With a $5 million grant from Congress appropriators, students across the country and at Rutgers marched on Capitol Hill this Wednesday in support of open source textbooks that help offset the cost of traditional learning materials.

All Rutgers students, faculty and staff now have access to The Wall Street Journal's online site, the WSJ mobile app, curated newsletters and WSJ+, an exclusive experience with access to special events, discounts and travel destinations. 

When used in a poorly ventilated space, hookah smoke has been found to increase the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. This is also affected by the size of the room and number of people smoking.

Currently, all students are required to take PARCC tests from grades 3 to 11. These include a math and English or language arts exam with the intent of helping students become college and career ready.

The Bill of Rights is a compilation of the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution. They detail specific regulations on the government and the people it governs. Freedom of speech is included in the first of these amendments. FLICKR

At an event on Wednesday, the Food & Water Watch discussed its primary initiative to convert New Jersey to 100 percent renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar power, by 2035. FLICKR

On March 14, students across the country will take part in a national walkout supporting stricter gun control legislation following a shooting that occurred at a Florida high school earlier this month.

Elijah’s Promise provides healthy and nutritious meals to New Brunswick residents in need and intends to continue the tradition under leadership from the organization’s new executive director Michelle Wilson.

At Rutgers and across the country, recipients of the DACA program await a decision from Congress regarding the program’s future. Everyday, 122 people lose protection from deportation and access to legal work as the program nears its expiration.

U.S. District Judge Esther Salas’s decision to temporarily halt the deportation of three men that found refuge in a Highland Park church will benefit other Christian Indonesian families in New Jersey. They can now file motions to reopen other cases.

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