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George Street saxophonist takes 'minuet' to share life story

(09/03/15 2:32am)

In an hour, students donning paint-splattered jeans walked sprightly downtown despite lugging large portfolio bags. Harried-looking businessmen strode importantly down the gum-spotted sidewalk. A serious-faced deliveryman stared absentmindedly out the window of his white grocery van, waiting for the light to turn green. In the background, the theme from “The Pink Panther” played.

Rutgers student creates petition to protest diversifying mascot

(05/09/15 6:18pm)

In the wake of controversy from the Rutgers University Student Assembly’s recent bill that suggested the school adopt additional mascots that could be black, Hispanic, Asian-American, female or third gender in addition to the existing Caucasian Scarlet Knight, a student who scorned the bill started a petition yesterday to protest adding more mascots.

Newark campus develops alternative plans for final exams as Rutgers network continues struggle against DDoS attack

(05/01/15 4:49am)

As the Rutgers network continues to be hindered by technical difficulties causing severely slowed or completely disconnected Internet access, Rutgers-Newark Chancellor Nancy Cantor and Provost Todd Clear issued an email to the Newark student body yesterday evening explaining how further network troubles would impact upcoming final exams.

RUSA passes bill to diversify Scarlet Knight mascot

(04/30/15 3:51am)

Since the initial adoption of the Scarlet Knight mascot in 1955 and its several transformations in the succeeding decades, the mascot has stormed fields, courts and countless parades sporting largely Caucasian features. A recent student government bill is looking to diversify the Scarlet Knight by adding a couple of mascot friends, but questions linger in the air about student, staff and alumni responses.

‘Project Move Out’ offers free large item pickup for Rutgers’ off-campus students

(04/23/15 4:37am)

As the school year winds down and sidewalk curbs all over New Brunswick become inundated with discarded mattresses and tired-looking couches bound for landfills, Rutgers is partnering with the City of New Brunswick to recycle bulk waste in an effort to reduce the city’s carbon footprint.