Georgette Stillman


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OrphanSporks starts the year on a high note with its fourth studio album release

The NJC Lounge of the Douglass Student Center turned into a performance venue last Friday night, complete with string lights and photographs, to celebrate the fourth studio-album release of campus a cappella group OrphanSporks.   This was OrphanSporks' first concert of the year and included alumni members to commemorate their new CD "Tracks." “We’re extremely excited to debut our CD,” said Tenzin Tsepel, alto singer, former business manager of OrphanSporks and a School of Arts and Sciences senior.

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Local music experts find lack of venues is the scene's biggest problem

Musicians and music fans gathered at Club Alex last Friday night to hear five expert panelists talk about the condition of New Brunswick's music scene and its struggles in the city today. The panel was moderated by Frank Bridges, co-founder of Alexander Library’s New Brunswick Music Scene Archive and doctoral student at the School of Communication and Information. The panelists included Bob Makin, Dennis Diken, Andrew Spina, Audrey Rose and Sharief Hobley: all of them connected to the historic New Brunswick music scene — but in different ways — with opinions on how the scene has changed over the years. “There is no place to play in New Brunswick right now, even the basements,” Makin said.

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Jazzy Jon and the Hard Bop Hitters perform jazz tunes for Garden State Ale House

In the downstairs dining room of the Garden State Ale House with food that’s way too fancy for the average Rutgers student to afford, The New Brunswick Jazz Project is back at it again with another Emerging Artists Night. On April 11, Jazzy Jon and the Hard Bop Hitters swooned the audience with their renditions of their favorite jazz tunes as well as originals written by the band’s front man and guitarist Jonathan Kirschner, a Mason Gross School of the Arts sophomore. Other band members included Stephen Yee on alto saxophone, Ryan Permaul on bass, and Nick Dekens on drums.

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Rutgers clubs help students make terrariums while sharing importance of sustainability

Last Friday, Rutgers Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and the Arts (STEAM) and the Landscape Architecture (LA) Club helped students create their own terrariums and taught about landscape architecture and environmental design through presentations. To make their own terrariums, the students gathered around a wide variety of plant species and other materials.

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Deep Treble’s two-hour spring concert took place on Friday night in Van Dyck Hall. The event paid homage to the group’s two graduating seniors with a video tribute
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Deep Treble’s two-hour spring concert took place on Friday night in Van Dyck Hall. The event paid homage to the group’s two graduating seniors with a video tribute

The Rutgers Women’s Leadership Coalition held its sixth annual Women’s Leadership Conference Friday to discuss the importance of advocacy for women in the workplace, as well as the tactics women can use to make their voices heard in a professional environment.
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The Rutgers Women’s Leadership Coalition held its sixth annual Women’s Leadership Conference Friday to discuss the importance of advocacy for women in the workplace, as well as the tactics women can use to make their voices heard in a professional environment.

Organized by the New Jersey State Bar, the Violence Against Women on College Campuses discussed sexual assault on University campuses through a legal lens. Participants focused on what administrators at institutions like Rutgers are currently doing and what they can do better in the future.
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Organized by the New Jersey State Bar, the Violence Against Women on College Campuses discussed sexual assault on University campuses through a legal lens. Participants focused on what administrators at institutions like Rutgers are currently doing and what they can do better in the future.

Rutgers Muslims for Peace organized their tenth annual Interfaith Conference on Sunday in the Busch Campus Center, which featured a series of speakers and discussions. The event was briefly interrupted with a demonstration in response to a speaker's relation with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
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Rutgers Muslims for Peace organized their tenth annual Interfaith Conference on Sunday in the Busch Campus Center, which featured a series of speakers and discussions. The event was briefly interrupted with a demonstration in response to a speaker's relation with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

The Rutgers Business School faced backlash after refusing to allow an estimated 40 students into their annual career fair. They have since apologized, promised to amend their dress code and offered to make up the lost networking opportunity for students.
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The Rutgers Business School faced backlash after refusing to allow an estimated 40 students into their annual career fair. They have since apologized, promised to amend their dress code and offered to make up the lost networking opportunity for students.

An estimated 40 students were reportedly kept out of the annual Rutgers Business School career fair on Friday for dress code infractions. At the door, students wearing blue shirts, blue suits and brown shoes were barred from entering.
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An estimated 40 students were reportedly kept out of the annual Rutgers Business School career fair on Friday for dress code infractions. At the door, students wearing blue shirts, blue suits and brown shoes were barred from entering.

Students said the school-to-school transfer application was quick, but finding guidance and advice could prove difficult. Transfer applications are only reviewed once annually, during the Fall semester.
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Students said the school-to-school transfer application was quick, but finding guidance and advice could prove difficult. Transfer applications are only reviewed once annually, during the Fall semester.

Deep Treble was established at Rutgers in 1998, making it one of the oldest a capella groups on campus. The group will be performing at the Livingston Coffeehouse on Feb. 10 for the Valentine's Day Concert.
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Deep Treble was established at Rutgers in 1998, making it one of the oldest a capella groups on campus. The group will be performing at the Livingston Coffeehouse on Feb. 10 for the Valentine's Day Concert.

The Rutgers MBA program has the highest employment rate in the Big 10. Bloomberg attributed the program's ranking to its professors, curriculum and wide variety of networking opportunities.
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The Rutgers MBA program has the highest employment rate in the Big 10. Bloomberg attributed the program's ranking to its professors, curriculum and wide variety of networking opportunities.

Spring Social is intended to draw both experienced and amateur eSports players together. This year, the event took place in the Livingston Student Center and attracted more than 150 participants.
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Spring Social is intended to draw both experienced and amateur eSports players together. This year, the event took place in the Livingston Student Center and attracted more than 150 participants.

The Department of Transportation Services is working to make buses more efficient by reducing the number of stops, improving routes and encouraging the use of alternative forms of transportation to prevent overcrowding.
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The Department of Transportation Services is working to make buses more efficient by reducing the number of stops, improving routes and encouraging the use of alternative forms of transportation to prevent overcrowding.

More than 150 students gathered in the Douglass Student Center for the Java and Justice Coffeehouse. The event combined spoken word, visual art and music, with the underlying goal of raising awareness of domestic violence. 
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More than 150 students gathered in the Douglass Student Center for the Java and Justice Coffeehouse. The event combined spoken word, visual art and music, with the underlying goal of raising awareness of domestic violence. 

Photo Illustration | A Rutgers study found that cold carbonated beverages are the most efficient at quenching people’s thirst than warmer beverages, or even non-carbonated drinks like water. Colder non-carbonated drinks are likewise better than warmer non-carbonated drinks.
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Photo Illustration | A Rutgers study found that cold carbonated beverages are the most efficient at quenching people’s thirst than warmer beverages, or even non-carbonated drinks like water. Colder non-carbonated drinks are likewise better than warmer non-carbonated drinks.

Rutgers hosted its second annual Giving Day in conjunction with International Giving Tuesday, hoping to raise $1 million after exceeding that goal in 2015. They raised just over $980,000 through the day.
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Rutgers hosted its second annual Giving Day in conjunction with International Giving Tuesday, hoping to raise $1 million after exceeding that goal in 2015. They raised just over $980,000 through the day.

Photo Illustration | More than 90 percent of employers look at prospective employees’ social media profiles when making hiring decisions. Any content posted by a future employee is considered, even comments made by users.
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Photo Illustration | More than 90 percent of employers look at prospective employees’ social media profiles when making hiring decisions. Any content posted by a future employee is considered, even comments made by users.

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