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Somerville's Pride: Rutgers Honors Paul Robeson's Impact & Achievements

September 6, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In 1915, Paul Leon Robeson enrolled at Rutgers University, the third African-American to enter the school. Four years later he graduated valedictorian and a celebrated college athlete and singer. He went on to become an world renowned performer and commentator on social issues.

On Wednesday the university held a ceremonial groundbreaking for Paul Robeson Plaza at Voorhees ...

Rutgers Celebrates Paul Robeson, Somerville’s Quintessential Renaissance Man

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Paul Robeson’s exploits are legendary, from his acumen in the classroom to his athletic prowess on  the football field at both Somerville High School and Rutgers University.

Those accomplishments foreshadowed Robeson's broader impact on the world stage as an athlete, scholar, actor and civil rights activist.

A textbook example of the quintessential ...

Scarlet Knights Up Their Game-Day Experience for Fans

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - Fans going to Scarlet Knights football games will find a long list of ways to improve their game day this year, from the convenience of digital tickets, to opportunities for sideline passes to bottomless popcorn buckets, or maybe a healthier BBQ chicken and mushroom sandwich.

Rutgers University will let fans receive the tickets in advance electronically and print them ...

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