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Rutgers University

July 28, 2022

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Rutgers Police are looking for whoever burglarized multiple student rooms at a residence hall on the university’s Livingston Campus in Piscataway, stealing various items of value. Police said the burglaries happened at the residence hall above Rutgers Cinemas at 105 Joyce Kilmer ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers University campuses statewide will prohibit the use of all tobacco products —  both indoors and outdoors — starting on Jan. 1, 2023. The university will join eight other Big Ten universities that do not allow smoking, e-cigarette use, smokeless tobacco use or other ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Caps and gowns. Pomp and Circumstance. Scarlet and White. The images of thousands of graduates from Rutgers-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences filing into SHI Stadium on Sunday, May 15, will represent the end of a journey that was filled with many tests ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – It takes a village to rid a state of spotted lanterflies. That’s why Rutgers University is enlisting the state’s K-12 teachers and students in a Spotted Lanternfly Eradication Unit through a program designed to teach how to trap and kill the invasive East Asia insect that ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – C. Vivian Stringer, a Rutgers icon, a trailblazer in women’s basketball and the first Black coach (man or woman) to reach 1,000 wins in Division I competition, has announced her retirement. Stringer, who also coached at Cheyney State and Iowa during her Hall of Fame career, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House Chief Medical Advisor who rose to national prominence during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, will take part in the Rutgers commencement ceremony at SHI Stadium next month, a source has told TAPinto New Brunswick. Fauci’s presence ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The New Brunswick Police Department is investigating three separate reports of robberies. The first incident occurred Thursday, March 3 at about 1:04 a.m. on Hartwell Street near Hamilton Street, according to a report from the Rutgers University Police Department. Four ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - COVID-19 was wreaking havoc again in late December and state health officials were worried. The omicron variant was causing some of the highest case levels since the start of the pandemic, hospital beds were filling up and nurses and other health care workers were getting sick ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers University–New Brunswick announced today a sweeping new financial aid program that builds upon existing state aid programs to enable New Jersey students with family incomes below $65,000 to attend the university tuition free.  The program also provides a sliding scale ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers police are investigating a burglary in which a man entered the Clinical Academic Building at 125 Paterson St. and removed an item. The burglary occurred Friday, Feb. 11 at about 10:30 a.m., according to a public alert from the Rutgers University Police ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - There's some bad news for those hoping for a romantic rendezvous on Valentine's Day. A Rutgers researcher has found that in the time of COVID-19, when intimate relationships have been strained and human connections fleeting, singles seeking to settle down – and getting ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Bob Mulcahy, a visionary in New Jersey athletics who was instrumental in building Rutgers University football toward national prominence, died Monday at the age of 85. Mulcahy, who served as Director of Athletics from 1998 to 2009, was the 10th athletic director in Rutgers ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The CDC upgraded its guidance acknowledging that cloth masks are not as effective as surgical and N95 masks to protect against COVID-19 as the highly contagious Omicron variant continues to spread across the country.  Rutgers microbiologist Martin Blaser, director of the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers will begin the spring semester via remote instruction and require students and employees to have their booster shots. Also, vaccination proof or a COVID-19 negative PCR test taken within 72 hours will be required of all attending in-person activities and events, which ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers police have been continuing to look for a missing 21-year-old student who was last seen the day before Christmas. Keshav Rao was last seen at about 7:28 a.m. on Dec. 24, according to a statement from Rutgers University Police Department Chief Kenneth Cop. Rao, who ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Aaron Vaders-Collins has been moving toward a certain career path since the age of 4, when he started playing video games on an Atari 2600, challenging his skills with early-’80s classics like Pitfall! and Adventure. As the technology evolved, the systems and games grew more ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Not much has changed in 50 years when it comes to New Jersey’s most important problem, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Then and now, New Jerseyans rate taxes – including property taxes – as their number one concern. In the most recent poll, 39% of residents ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Rutgers University Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a 17-year-old student who was last seen Tuesday morning. Glenys Ishbel Lontok was last seen near Scott Hall at 43 College Avenue, where she attends class. Lontok, 17, was last seen at ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Before opening his remarks at Rutgers’ Douglass Campus on Tuesday morning, Gov. Phil Murphy predicted victory in the Scarlet Knights' upcoming football game when he blurted out, “We’re going to beat Penn State.” He could have well been talking about the academic arena, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Head Women’s Basketball Coach C. Vivian Stringer will extend her leave of absence from coaching the Scarlet Knights through the end of the 2021-22 season. Stringer stepped away from the program in April 2021.  Associate Head Coach Timothy Eatman will ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - In November 1771 Old Dutch Parsonage's Frederick Frelinghuysen offered the first tutorials for Queen's College, launching two and a half centuries of teaching that continue today at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Free tours will be given at the Wallace House/Old ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Talk about calling a timeout and putting in a sub. Rutgers and a fast-casual sandwich franchise with deep Garden State roots have reached a multiyear agreement to rename the Rutgers Athletic Center. Jersey Mike’s Arena is the newly rebranded home for the Rutgers men’s and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Sen. Bernie Sanders, the nebbish Vermonter with the rumpled Sears sweater vest, entered to the kind of full-throated mania usually reserved for a rock star. Only a small fraction of the more than 1,000 students crammed into the makeshift tent across from the Hurtado Health ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - All Rutgers University faculty and staff must be vaccinated by Dec. 8 for the university to comply with an executive order signed by President Joe Biden, Antonio Calcado, executive vice president and chief operating officer, said in a message to university employees. Biden ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A 20-year-old Piscataway man is facing aggravated assault and other charges in connection with an incident that occurred in August on College Avenue on the Rutgers-New Brunswick campus. Taha Y. Eleiwa, who is unaffiliated with the school, is facing charges that include ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A 54-year-old Newark man is facing burglary, theft, criminal mischief and other charges in connection to a series of burglaries Rutgers’ College Avenue and Douglass campuses. Herbert D. Oquendo Jr. was arrested and charged Oct. 8 in connection with burglaries that occurred at ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Keeping the meanest, ugliest, nastiest Big Ten defensive linemen away from Rutgers quarterback Noah Vedral is a job that falls to some big dudes. Brendan Bordner and Sam Vretman are a combined 600-plus pounds of offensive linemen who, along with the other Scarlet Knight ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Bow, wow, WOW! Rutgers will welcome graduates of the Classes of 2020 and 2021 back to campuses this fall for a celebration of their success that, like so many other milestones, was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic. In the marquee event, rapper Snoop Dogg will hold a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with an incident that left one person in the hospital with cut wounds. Adham A. Saleh, 18, of Cliffwood, and Hassan M. Bayoumi, 21, from Highland Park, have been charged with multiple offenses, including aggravated assault, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - COVID-19 robbed us of many milestones and memorable moments, but few have lost out on more traditional rites of passage than this year’s sophomore class. They were the high school Class of 2020 who didn’t get to dance at a senior prom, walk at a graduation or experience the ...

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