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On Friday, Hidden Grounds coffee shop hosted a class where students learned how to craft the perfect latte. The course was led by Anand Patel, one of the shop's founders.

Hidden Grounds coffeeshop holds Latte Art Class for Rutgers community

Amid the smell of freshly toasted coffee and ambient lighting, Hidden Grounds held its second "Latte Art Class" on Friday. Anand Patel, the CEO and co-founder of Hidden Grounds, began organizing the "Latte Art Class" out of a desire to bring people back to the roots of coffee drinking as a social medium, he said. “Coffee used to be the product that people socialized with, just like whiskey, just like scotch.

The StormTracker 4 will be placed on Cook campus and will be used by the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) as well as Rutgers Meteorology students. Rutgers is the only university that meets federal meteorology requirements.

Rutgers is now home to cutting-edge NBC weather radar

Rutgers is now home to the most powerful and accurate weather radar in the tri-state area, named the StormTracker 4, according to a press release by NBC. The radar will be located on Cook campus and will be used by the Department of Environmental Sciences, students and in RU-tv’s weather broadcasts. NBC 4 New York, WNBC, Telemundo 47 and WNJU announced the arrival of StormTracker 4 on Feb.

Last year, Rutgers Enactus qualified for regional and national competitions. Currently, the chapter is continuing to work with "Popcorn for the People," while also expanding its Youth Empowerment Services (YES) project.

Rutgers Enactus pioneers sustainable change in New Brunswick

Enactus is a non-profit social entrepreneurship organization that aims to develop sustainable community empowerment projects and to improve the quality of life for people in need.  The Enactus chapter at Rutgers University was chartered in 2014 and has since gone on to win the Enactus National Exposition, according to the club website. “The organizations we support aren’t necessarily about the monetary gain, it's more about the social cause behind them,” said Cynthia Lyn, director of recruitment for Rutgers Enactus and a Rutgers Business School junior. Enactus chapters find social issues such as homelessness that affect communities and create projects to sustainably address them, said Schatze Palen, vice president of Rutgers Enactus and a Rutgers Business School senior. “Instead of providing the homeless with food for a day, we figure out what is causing this and create a project like helping the homeless find a sustainable job," Palen said.

A collaborative effort between the Rutgers University Student Assembly and the Rutgers University Police Department has created a texting program for students.

Rutgers University Police Department launches texting program

Students have a new way of contacting police when they feel unsafe. The Text to RUPD Pilot Program, launched on Feb. 5, is an alternate way for University students, faculty and staff to communicate with the Rutgers University Police Department (RUPD). Students can text and send pictures to RUPD’s Dispatch and Communication Center.

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