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Rutgers Athletics Announces 2020 Hall of Fame Class

August 4, 2020

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — The Rutgers University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has announced the members of the 2020 Hall of Fame class including Eric LeGrand (football), Essence Carson (women's basketball), Jonelle Filigno-Hopkins (women's soccer), Alexis Gunzelman (women's gymnastics) and James Ford (men's lacrosse).

"We are honored to induct another ...

Rutgers Will Play With 500 or Fewer in The Stands This Season - If There is One

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Forget about being at SHI Stadium to cheer on Greg Schiano and the Rutgers football team this season – if there is a season.

The university released a statement today that it will limit outdoor gatherings to 500 or fewer people.

The school cited Gov. Phil Murphy’s orders limiting outdoor gatherings to 500 or less in response to the COVID-19 pandemic as ...

Rutgers President Addresses Whether There Will Be a Football Season

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Jonathan Holloway answered questions about a pandemic, a multimillion dollar budget shortfall and more during his first news conference as Rutgers president.

The news conference, however, ended on a lighter note.

“If there is no football season,” one reporter asked Holloway, “will you be going to your peers at Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio State and ...

Rutgers, Named for a Slave Owner, Will Keep its Name, Says University's First Black President

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Even in this era where statues of explorers are being dismantled, schools named after presidents are being rebranded and sports teams are replacing racially insensitive nicknames, don't expect Rutgers to change its name.

The subject was raised to new university president Jonathan Holloway at a news conference on Monday at Winants Hall - the very building where ...

Rutgers Will Use Remote Instruction For Majority of Classes

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – It took Jonathan Holloway less than a week in his position as Rutgers president to make his first major move, announcing at a news conference that the university will be employing remote instruction for the vast majority of its students in the fall.

Students pursuing disciplines that require the use of university facilities – engineering, performing arts, ...


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Somerset County July 7 Primary Vote Count Complete; 25 Percent Turnout

August 5, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Nearly one month after the July 7th New Jersey Primary, and following a seven-day extension granted by a state Superior Court judge, the results of the election have been fully counted, according to Jerry L. Midgette, Somerset County Election Board Administrator.

This was an historic election on many levels including process and results, said Midgette. As to process, ...