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Attendees at the annual New York Comic Con dressed as their favorite characters, ranging from anime to the Avengers, and posed for pictures.
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Inside Beat takes on New York City Comic Convention

Cosplay and comics took to the Big Apple this past weekend at the annual New York Comic Convention popularly known as Comic Con. Held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, the event started last Thursday and ran all weekend. Attendees were able to dress up as their favorite characters from anime to the Avengers, as well as meet the people who design and create their favorite comic books. 

The Rutgers Student Bakers organization bakes cake shots, above, to raise money for No Kid Hungry — Share Our Strength’s Great American Bake Sale. The club bakes in the basement of the Rutgers Student Center every Friday.
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Rutgers baking club creates delicacies for charity

The Red Lion Café in the basement of the Rutgers Student Center every other Friday smells like a mixture of freshly baked cookies and waffles. Inside the Red Lion kitchen, the Rutgers Student Bakers are hard at work, whipping up treats for their next bake sale. Serena Mueller, president of RSB, said the club meets biweekly to discuss new recipes and bake goods. The club bakes their goods on Fridays, then sells them on the following Monday.

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Fans rush the field at High Point Solutions Stadium after the Rutgers football team beat Michigan on Oct. 4 for the Knights’ first Big Ten win of the season.
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Fans rush the field at High Point Solutions Stadium after the Rutgers football team beat Michigan on Oct. 4 for the Knights’ first Big Ten win of the season.

Three attendees at the 2013 Rutgers University Dance Marathon cross the stage, clutching souvenirs from the 72-hour non-stop dance fundraising event.
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Three attendees at the 2013 Rutgers University Dance Marathon cross the stage, clutching souvenirs from the 72-hour non-stop dance fundraising event.

Safety Lorenzo Waters grew up about 45 minutes from College Park, Maryland. The Terrapins offered his first scholarship.
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Safety Lorenzo Waters grew up about 45 minutes from College Park, Maryland. The Terrapins offered his first scholarship.

Michigan State running back Nick Hill sprints past three Rutgers defenders Saturday at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Michigan. The Spartans scored five touchdowns in their first six drives, ultimately handing the Knights their most lopsided loss of the season. Hill scored two of Michigan State’s four rushing touchdowns. 
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Michigan State running back Nick Hill sprints past three Rutgers defenders Saturday at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Michigan. The Spartans scored five touchdowns in their first six drives, ultimately handing the Knights their most lopsided loss of the season. Hill scored two of Michigan State’s four rushing touchdowns. 

Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook follows through on a pass Saturday. He threw for 205 first-half yards with two scores.
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Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook follows through on a pass Saturday. He threw for 205 first-half yards with two scores.

Michigan State running back Nick Hill sprints past Rutgers' struggling run defense for a 16-yard touchdown Saturday at Spartan Stadium. The Spartans exploded for five first-half touchdowns en route to a 45-3 romp, which marks the Knights' largest margin of defeat this season.
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Michigan State running back Nick Hill sprints past Rutgers' struggling run defense for a 16-yard touchdown Saturday at Spartan Stadium. The Spartans exploded for five first-half touchdowns en route to a 45-3 romp, which marks the Knights' largest margin of defeat this season.

Sophomore linebacker Steve Longa walks off the field dejectedly after a Michigan State touchdown.
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Sophomore linebacker Steve Longa walks off the field dejectedly after a Michigan State touchdown.

Senior nose tackle Kenneth Kirksey will possibly play his final game Saturday at High Point Solutions Stadium. Kirksey said Rutgers’ defense has to pressure Indiana’s quarterback.
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Senior nose tackle Kenneth Kirksey will possibly play his final game Saturday at High Point Solutions Stadium. Kirksey said Rutgers’ defense has to pressure Indiana’s quarterback.

Junior middle blocker Mikaela Matthews had 10 kills on a .500 hitting percentage the last time she played the Hoosiers.
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Junior middle blocker Mikaela Matthews had 10 kills on a .500 hitting percentage the last time she played the Hoosiers.

Senior Kaleb Johnson has started in 46 straight games on RU’s offensive line.
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Senior Kaleb Johnson has started in 46 straight games on RU’s offensive line.

Senior Taj Alexander arrived at RU as a defender before moving to offense.
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Senior Taj Alexander arrived at RU as a defender before moving to offense.

Junior libero Ali Schroeter said the Knights know they need to be more prepared for Big Ten competition with practice.
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Junior libero Ali Schroeter said the Knights know they need to be more prepared for Big Ten competition with practice.

Senior setter Nicole Bayer said Rutgers will give it its all this weekend. 
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Senior setter Nicole Bayer said Rutgers will give it its all this weekend. 

Senior defensive end David Milewski and the Knights allowed 914 total rushing yards in the last three Big Ten games.
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Senior defensive end David Milewski and the Knights allowed 914 total rushing yards in the last three Big Ten games.

Freshman Josh Hicks was moved back to running back after spending the past few weeks at free safety. Flood said Hicks will help Rutgers win more on offense than defense.
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Freshman Josh Hicks was moved back to running back after spending the past few weeks at free safety. Flood said Hicks will help Rutgers win more on offense than defense.

Senior setter Nicole Bayer said this season has been a heavier travel schedule than she has ever experience before. Bayer said RU made adjustments to fit travel.
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Senior setter Nicole Bayer said this season has been a heavier travel schedule than she has ever experience before. Bayer said RU made adjustments to fit travel.

Head coach CJ Werneke said the Knights have improved steadily with each week because of the talent of the opponents that they are facing. Werneke credits better decision-making and better passing to improved offense. 
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Head coach CJ Werneke said the Knights have improved steadily with each week because of the talent of the opponents that they are facing. Werneke credits better decision-making and better passing to improved offense. 

Senior quarterback Gary Nova gets set to unload a pass Saturday at High Point Solutions Stadium. Nova was visibly hobbled moving around in the pocket after recovering  from a lower body injury during the week. He passed for 46 yards on 5-of-15 attempts in Rutgers’ fourth loss on Homecoming in five years. 
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Senior quarterback Gary Nova gets set to unload a pass Saturday at High Point Solutions Stadium. Nova was visibly hobbled moving around in the pocket after recovering from a lower body injury during the week. He passed for 46 yards on 5-of-15 attempts in Rutgers’ fourth loss on Homecoming in five years. 

Redshirt freshman quarterback Chris Laviano moves around in the pocket. Laviano finished with 17 passing yards, completing 2-of-12 attempts in relief of senior Gary Nova.
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Redshirt freshman quarterback Chris Laviano moves around in the pocket. Laviano finished with 17 passing yards, completing 2-of-12 attempts in relief of senior Gary Nova.

Wisconsin running back Corey Clements bursts in the open field for one of his two touchdowns Saturday at High Point Solutions Stadium. The Badgers finished with 208 rushing yards to hand Rutgers its first shutout loss since 2002.
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Wisconsin running back Corey Clements bursts in the open field for one of his two touchdowns Saturday at High Point Solutions Stadium. The Badgers finished with 208 rushing yards to hand Rutgers its first shutout loss since 2002.

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