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An online platform, uCribs, is helping students find off-campus housing. The service coordinates with landlords in the Rutgers area to list available locations, and also rates them in order to help students know how close to campus they are.
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Website aims to help Rutgers students find housing

When students are down to the final hour of the off-campus housing hunt, suspicious postings and difficult-to-maneuver websites only make the search more complicated. An online platform, uCribs, hopes to make that search easier for college students, especially at Rutgers-New Brunswick.

Habitat for Humanity, an international nonprofit group, helps provide housing for low-income families.
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Rutgers Habitat for Humanity builds homes for those in need

While many students spend their Saturdays doing homework, sleeping or relaxing, a group on the Rutgers campus is dedicating that time to building houses for families who do not have homes. Rutgers Habitat for Humanity, the University chapter of the international nonprofit group, helps provide housing for low-income families, said Vishnu Venkatesh, the group's vice president and a School of Arts and Sciences junior.

A recent poll by Gallup found that 60 percent of voters view Donald Trump unfavorably. While poll results say the general population does not like him, Republican primary voters in New Hampshire and Iowa have selected him as their candidate.
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Polls show Trump still unpopular despite recent wins

Republican 2016 presidential candidate Donald Trump has caught the media's attention this year, gaining both supporters and opposers. The first primary of the election season in New Hampshire reeled in results on Tuesday showing a landslide win for Trump on the Grand Old Party (GOP) side with 35.3 percent of delegate votes.This was a sharp contrast to a recent Gallup poll, revealing him as the most unfavorably viewed presidential candidate with 60 percent un-favorability.

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The Department of Journalism and Media Studies began a new study-abroad program inspired by other Big Ten member schools.
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The Department of Journalism and Media Studies began a new study-abroad program inspired by other Big Ten member schools.

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