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Members of the Rutgers University Association of International Relations, left, go head-to-head with members of the Rutgers University Debate Union on transatlantic relations. The groups debated on the roles of the United States with Europe and tied in issues with NATO, the European Union and China.

Members of the Knights offense meet with head coach Kyle Flood during a timeout Nov. 17 at Cincinnati. Flood said Saturday the team focused its energy on its Dec. 28 matchup with Virginia Tech two days after its season-ending loss to Louisville.

Sophomore quarterback Gary Nova faces a tough Virginia Tech pass rush for the Russell Athletic Bowl with four defenders with four or more sacks.

Senior linebacker Steve Beauharnais closes in last night on Louisville running back Jeremy Wright. Rutgers impressed him in the first college football game he attended, the Knights’ win against Louisville in 2006. Beauharnais said the result of this game should not hinder recruiting.

Senior middle linebacker Steve Beauharnais ranks fourth on the Knights with 68 tackles this season and has one fumble recovery and an interception. Beauharnais is the only member of the Knights’ linebacking corps to have spent his whole Rutgers career at the position.

Senior wide receiver Mark Harrison runs his career-long 71-yard touchdown catch at Cincinnati on Nov. 17 into the end zone, marking the 17th of his career.

Francis Barchi tells a crowd of 200 people yesterday at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital that poor countries have different needs in terms of health care. She encouraged students to pursue careers in global medicine at the Global Health Fair.

Phil Spiniello, now in his third season as head coach, is happy with how freshman Joanna Wu is progressing in her first year.

Phil Spiniello, the Knights head coach, noticed Nicole Scott’s improvements during her two-plus seasons diving at Rutgers.

Senior wide receiver Mark Harrison evades Cincinnati defensive back Deven Drane en route to a 71-yard touchdown Saturday, the only touchdown in the Knights’ 10-3 victory at Nippert Stadium.

The Rutgers defensive front piles on Cincinnati running back George Winn, who it stopped for a one-yard loss on a fourth-and-inches Saturday in the Knights’ 10-3 victory. The Knights held Winn, the league’s leading rusher, to only 35 yards on 11 carries.

Senior forward Monique Oliver puts up a contested shot Wednesday in Rutgers’ four-point win against George Washington. Oliver scored 20 points.

Students and faculty watch “Diagnosing Differences,” a film by Annalise Ophelian that centers on 13 transgender people and the impact their identies have on their lives and communities, last night in the Douglass Campus Center. The screening was a part of the first TransWeek at the University,  sponsored by the Center for Social Justice Education and LGBT Communities.

Bhairavi Desai, co-founder and executive director of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance, explains how drivers still paid to lease their cabs even while they sat in a lot after Hurricane Sandy. The School of Managment and Labor Relations sponsored yesterday’s talk in the Labor Education Center on Douglass campus.

Senior forward Monique Oliver earned her first double-double of the year in last night’s 56-52 win against George Washington. Oliver totaled a game-high 20 points and 10 rebounds in Rutgers’ first win of the season.

Alex Lassa had 312 kills and 91 digs in her first year with the Knights.

Senior stter Stephanie Zielinski registered 1,342 assists in her final year, claiming second on all-time career list in the process.

Sophomore Briyona Canty started at point guard in Rutgers’ season opener. The Knights rotate three players at the point.

Senior guard Erica Wheeler is one of two upperclassmen in a young Rutgers backcourt. Wheeler led all Rutgers guards in the season opener Sunday against No. 10 Georgia with 12 points.

Senior guard Erica Wheeler led the Knights with 12 points on 5-for-14 shooting from the field Sunday in a loss at Georgia.

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