Sabrina Szteinbaum

Sabrina Szteinbaum

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Courtesy of United States Soccer Federation | Carli Lloyd, a 2004 Rutgers-New Brunswick graduate, plays against Japan's Saki Kumagai on July 5 for the FIFA Women's World Cup final in Vancouver, Canada. 
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Rutgers alumna Hall of Famer Carli Lloyd shares life journey

Carli Lloyd is on a mission to become the best soccer player ever. And after the July 5 FIFA Women’s World Cup final in Vancouver, Canada, the center midfielder proved that she’s been putting in the work — both physically and mentally — to achieve that goal. “I got a taste of what I can become and what I can do, and I know there’s still a lot of room for improvement,” she said. “I know that I’ve set the bar high and people ask me, ‘How can you top this? ...' I know that I can top this.”

All Rutgers University Police Department officers will be equipped with body camera technology starting in the fall. 
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Police presence increases on campus amid crime

A heightened police presence on College Avenue and the surrounding streets is one way the Rutgers University Police Department responded to crime this semester, including a string of off-campus burglaries, according to a November article in The Daily Targum. Lt. Brian Emmett of the RUPD said that the increased police presence is intended to assist the public, strengthen community contacts and deter criminal activity.

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Caitlyn Kovacs dies from alcohol poisoning

Caitlyn Kovacs, a 19-year-old School of Environmental and Biological Sciences sophomore with dreams of opening an animal daycare business, died on Sept. 21 after a “small gathering” at the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity house. Kovacs died of “acute ethanol toxicity,” otherwise known as alcohol poisoning, according to a press release from the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.

A protester shouts at the National Guard standing on duty outside the Ferguson Police Department after the grand jury verdict in the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, November 26, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
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Professors weigh in on Ferguson decision

As a human being, Aram Sinnreich said he likes other human beings. He deplores violence, especially by institutions against individuals. Sinnreich, an assistant professor in the Rutgers School of Communication and Information, along with other Rutgers professors, reacted to Darren Wilson — the Ferguson, Missouri, police officer who killed an unarmed black teenager — and the grand jury decision not to indict him.

Cornelius Jones Jr., author of “Shadows&Lights,” shares his experience as an HIV-positive gay man of color on yesterday at the Douglass Student Center, two days after World AIDS Day.
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Actor comes to Rutgers to commemorate World AIDS Day

Cornelius Jones Jr. is a firm believer that everything happens for a reason and prides himself on the place he has reached today — a place where he no longer compares himself to others. “I may not have gotten that gig or that boy ... I may not have gotten that apartment, but things happen for a reason, and I’m in that place where [I’m] enjoying the journey and not thinking so much about the destination,” he said.

Add variety to the typical Thanksgiving dessert options by making DIY turkey cupcakes from pre-made ingredients.
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DIY Turkey Cupcakes

Thanksgiving dessert can range from the more sophisticated pies and tarts to the ‘cutesy’ cupcakes, and everything in between! Though grandma’s pecan pie may be the annual tradition to end the feast, consider adding on to your repertoire of dessert, with these adorable and easy-to-make turkey cupcakes that are sure to entertain and impress all ages.

Dance Appreciation courses will no longer fill core learning requirements.
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Survey seeks to improve class registration

A new survey being released today will ask students about courses they were or were not able to register for next semester, why they were locked out of them, as well as questions about where they live and the University’s bus system, said Christopher Morett, director of the Office of Scheduling and Space Management. The “Rate Your Course Schedule Survey,” designed by Morett and the Rutgers Office of Scheduling and Space Management, is meant for the University to glean “what is really happening, as told by the students,” Morett said.

A student rejoices during the 2012 commencement ceremony at the High Point Solutions Stadium.
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Dean March addresses commencement rumors

No individual department convocations are being canceled and no statement has been issued to prevent departments from holding independent celebrations to honor graduates, said Kara Donaldson, associate dean of Planning and Communications at Rutgers. Rachel Battaglia, a School of Arts and Sciences senior, started a change.org petition yesterday calling on Executive Dean Peter March of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Rutgers administration to “keep departmental graduations in their original locations and reconsider the recent decision to eliminate individual departmental graduations, which relocates them to the stadium,” according to the petition.

Professor of history Clement Price official historian of Newark, NJ stands on the second floor landing of the main branch of the Newark Public Library, a historic landmark built in 1901
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Newark professor dies, leaves behind legend

Clement Alexander Price was a leader in every sense of the word. Price, a Board of Governors distinguished service professor in the Department of History at Rutgers-Newark who also earned his Ph.D. at Rutgers, suffered from a stroke on Nov. 2, according to a press release from Carla Capizzi, assistant director of communications at the Rutgers-Newark Office of Communications. He passed away on Nov. 5. 

A man put his details on a list while he attends a town hall meeting, sponsored by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, on Ebola and Enterovirus D68 in the courtroom of Brooklyn Borough Hall in New York, October 22, 2014.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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​Experts discuss cause, prevention for Enterovirus D68

In late September, a 4-year-old boy died of a virus overshadowed in the media by the Ebola crisis, marking the first New Jersey-related death from Enterovirus D68, according to the New Jersey Department of Health. The virus, which is thought to be spread by hand contact, like rubbing one’s eyes or nose and then reaching for commonly-touched items like doorknobs, is circulating around the nation, said George Rhoads, interim dean of the Rutgers School of Public Health.

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Referendum question to be asked on 2014 ballot

The first referendum question on the ballot amends the New Jersey state constitution to create a new legal procedure: the ability for judges to refuse to set bail for a person awaiting trial. Currently, judges can set a high bail price, but not refuse it, said John Weingart, associate director of the Rutgers Eagleton Institute of Politics. This law would give judges more discretion in when bail would be appropriate or inappropriate.

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Sen. Cory Booker leads in polls by 15-point margin

Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) will win in Tuesday’s Senate race, but maybe not by as much as expected, said David Redlawsk, director of the Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling at the Rutgers Eagleton Institute of Politics. This race does not have the same level of intensity as past Senate races, both because Jeffrey Bell is not a “big name Republican” and nobody expects Booker to lose, Redlawsk said.

NJ.com | Caitlyn Kovacs, a Rutgers sophomore and an animal lover, died on the morning of Sept. 21 due to alcohol poisoning, according to the toxicology report.
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Kovacs died of alcohol poisoning, prosecutors say

Caitlyn Kovacs, the 19-year-old School of Environmental and Biological Sciences sophomore who died in September, died due to alcohol poisoning, according to a press release from the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office. Kovacs, whose friends took her to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at 3:19 a.m. on the morning of Sept. 21, was pronounced dead after attending a “small gathering” at the Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, according to a previous article in The Daily Targum.

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New certificate aims to make history relevant to general public

Walking around New Brunswick, creating documentary films, blogging and digital mapping are changing the face of history, representing different ways that students engage with the past on a daily basis. Students are learning history without necessarily sitting in a classroom and conducting research, said Andrew Urban, an assistant professor in the Departments of American Studies and History at Rutgers.

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Rutgers alumna and children’s musician Laurie Berkner paved the way for the “kindie rock” movement.
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Rutgers alumna and children’s musician Laurie Berkner paved the way for the “kindie rock” movement.

Brothers of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity spent all of last night reading names of Holocaust victims on the occasion of Holocaust Remembrance Day. For 24 hours, the brothers read from a list of the names.
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Brothers of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity spent all of last night reading names of Holocaust victims on the occasion of Holocaust Remembrance Day. For 24 hours, the brothers read from a list of the names.

The stacked turkey and provolone is sure to satisfy students on the go.
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The stacked turkey and provolone is sure to satisfy students on the go.

Dining hall patrons can use Nutella and other spreads to give fruits and snack foods an extra kick.
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Dining hall patrons can use Nutella and other spreads to give fruits and snack foods an extra kick.

A Kryspy Super S’more filled with marshmallows, Nutella, sunflowerseeds and cereal.
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A Kryspy Super S’more filled with marshmallows, Nutella, sunflowerseeds and cereal.

Pita chips with roasted red pepper hummus cut into small triangular pieces prepared by Krys Pescinski, Rutgers Business School senior.
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Pita chips with roasted red pepper hummus cut into small triangular pieces prepared by Krys Pescinski, Rutgers Business School senior.

Dessert prepared using mint chocolate chip, chocolate chip and strawberry ice cream.
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Dessert prepared using mint chocolate chip, chocolate chip and strawberry ice cream.

The apricot and grilled chicken salad, topped with celery and onions, can be eaten on its own or on bread.
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The apricot and grilled chicken salad, topped with celery and onions, can be eaten on its own or on bread.

This light red bean salad can be prepared by mixing beans with cucumbers, spinach, olive oil, salt, pepper and lemon juice.
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This light red bean salad can be prepared by mixing beans with cucumbers, spinach, olive oil, salt, pepper and lemon juice.

French toast topped with a sauce made of whipped cream, honey, cinnamon, brown sugar and nutmeg.
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French toast topped with a sauce made of whipped cream, honey, cinnamon, brown sugar and nutmeg.

Tropical parfait, left, prepared using Greek yogurt, pineapple and cantaloupe. Right, plain yogurt mixed with Nutella and strawberry preserves.
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Tropical parfait, left, prepared using Greek yogurt, pineapple and cantaloupe. Right, plain yogurt mixed with Nutella and strawberry preserves.

An apple crumble à la mode topped with sugar cone and granola, served with vanilla ice cream.
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An apple crumble à la mode topped with sugar cone and granola, served with vanilla ice cream.

Students ask questions at the Rutgers University Model United Nations conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.
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Students ask questions at the Rutgers University Model United Nations conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Sabrina Arias, secretary-general of RUMUN 2013, addresses high school students at their national conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Brunswick.
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Sabrina Arias, secretary-general of RUMUN 2013, addresses high school students at their national conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Brunswick.

Henry’s Diner, which opened last week, is bright, sleek and spacious, offering both table and booth seating in addition to space at the counter.
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Henry’s Diner, which opened last week, is bright, sleek and spacious, offering both table and booth seating in addition to space at the counter.

Henry’s Diner opened last week and offers the Jersey diner experience, except for the hours.
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Henry’s Diner opened last week and offers the Jersey diner experience, except for the hours.

Henry’s Diner opened last week and offers the Jersey diner experience, except for the hours.
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Henry’s Diner opened last week and offers the Jersey diner experience, except for the hours.

Henry’s Diner on Livingston campus opened last week, offering breakfast, lunch and dinner menus for students.
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Henry’s Diner on Livingston campus opened last week, offering breakfast, lunch and dinner menus for students.

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