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Smokers across the country had to reach deeper into their pockets for change Wednesday when a federal tax of about 62 cents on cigarettes took effect, which was signed into law on Feb. 4 to fund the State Children's Health Insurance Program.
In hopes of reigniting the sputtering auto industry while holding the companies accountable, President Barack Obama announced March 30 that he will give General Motors 60 additional days to try to restructure their company and prove their viability.
This academic year featured the largest, most academically prepared and diverse first-year class in University history, said President Richard L. McCormick, and the University administration expects next year's class to top this class in every dimension.
Students from all across the country converged in New Brunswick this weekend at the 22nd Annual National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness Conference.
Despite the rain, thunder and lightning, University students, professors and administrators floated in and out of the tent set up for the English department's "Eve Ate the Apple" public reading of John Milton's epic poem "Paradise Lost."
With 1,300 students still seeking on-campus housing following the housing selection process, there are plans for those students to move into alternative locations such as nearby hotels.
The Board of Governors approved changing the name of the School of Communication, Information and Library Studies to the School of Communication and Information, despite some dissention from the audience yesterday at the board's meeting in Winants Hall on the College Avenue campus.
TRENTON — Economic crisis, smart allocations and budgets — they seem to be the only topics on the table of public discourse recently and consumed conversation at yesterday's State Assembly Budget Committee hearing.
University students protested in front of Bank of America on George Street yesterday calling for Bank of America to fire CEO Ken Lewis due to reports that he used billions of bailout funds from taxpayer money to give bonuses to bank executives.
With 1,052 students and community members decked in the infamous red stripes, the University nearly doubled the Guinness Book of World Records mark for the most "Where's Waldo?" characters gathered in a single place. Previously, the record had been set at 577 people.
The burgers sizzled, registers rang, lines lurched, students laughed in the lounges and the Douglass Governing Council passed a resolution inside the Douglass Student Center Tuesday night, that aspires to make the student center more appealing.
In an effort to keep up with the University "going green" trend, the Institute for Women's Leadership is raising money to build one of the University's first complete Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design building on Douglass campus.
Matt Sepe's "Comparative Politics" notebook is filled mainly with things you'd expect: some notes of political culture about a week ago, a synopsis of a movie about the Japanese constitution and even some random jottings from the midterm review.
To unite students passionate about University issues who wish to run for a student government position, the Rutgers United Coalition held their third candidate forum last night in Scott Hall on the College Avenue campus.
Today marks President Barack Obama's 72nd day in office.