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At Rutgers, Athletics At The Expense Of Academics

Bloomberg | Posted 10.18.2011 | College

Rutgers University forgave $100,000 of the football coach's interest-free home loan last year. The women's basketball coach got monthly golf and car a...

Students Occupy A Building To Protest Rising Tuition

nytimes.com | LISA W. FODERARO | Posted 06.28.2011 | College

Demanding a tuition freeze, better wages for workers and a greater voice for students, about a dozen undergraduates at Rutgers University on Wednesday...

4 Shootings At Rutgers During End-Of-The-Year Festival

dailytargum.com | Posted 06.18.2011 | College

More than 30,000 people flocked to Yurcak Field on Busch campus Friday afternoon for the Rutgers University Programming Association's (RUPA) annual en...

BREAKING: Charlie Sheen Offered Higher Speaking Fee Than President Clinton

Keli Goff | Posted 06.04.2011 | College
Keli Goff

OK, so the headline's a lie, but it's certainly not beyond the realm of possibility -- not in an age in which Snooki from The Jersey Shore is paid more than literary legend Toni Morrison to speak at the same university.

Rutgers Programming Association Defends Snooki Talk

dailytargum.com | Posted 06.04.2011 | College

The University issued a statement on Friday addressing Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi's comedy performance Thursday at the Livingston Student Center. The ...

Is This College Graduation Speaker Worth $30,000?

Posted 05.29.2011 | College

How much is a really good graduation speaker worth? $110,000? That's how much Katie Couric received from the University of Oklahoma in 2006. How...

Student Accused Of Killing Girlfriend Used 'Bath Salts' To Get High

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A Rutgers University student has been charged in the death of another student, whose badly beaten body was discovered Sunday. William "Bill" Parisio,...

What Kind Of Journalist Is This?

The Wrap | Tim Kenneally & Daniel Frankel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

James O'Keefe, the man who slew ACORN and on Wednesday toppled the CEO of NPR, is some new kind of journalist - Johnny Knoxville meets Glenn Beck in M...

WATCH: Big East Tournament Game Ends With Officiating Mess

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Madison Square Garden has been a special court for St. John's in its return to national prominence. The latest win there for the Red Stor...

SHOCKING UPSET: 4-Point Play Wins Game

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Jonathan Mitchell's four-point play with less than a second remaining capped a career-high 25-point performance and gave Rutgers a...

Rutgers Student Fatally Struck While Riding Bike

nj.com | Google Maps | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The Rutgers University student killed while riding her bicycle at the intersection of George Street and Route 18 was a 21-year-old California woman. ...

Caught On Tape: Rutgers Student Beaten By Cop

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A shaky YouTube video (below) that shows police punching a Rutgers University student during an arrest has prompted an investigation into the case. E...

Rutgers Students Launch Movement, Promise Half Of Salary To Charities For Life

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Giving What We Can has arrived in the United States -- on Rutgers University's main campus. The charity movement asks members to give away 10 or more ...

After Tyler Clementi's Death, Rutgers LGBT Community Demands Safe Space

The Daily Targum | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

What started as a group of people marching down College Avenue quickly grew to a crowd of more than 20 people lying outside the entrance of the Rutger...

Academic Forgiveness Programs Help Eliminate Troublesome GPAs

News | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Some colleges and universities, including Rutgers University and Penn State University, are reaching out to former students who left school before com...

The 10 Most Diverse Colleges

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Which American campuses are the most ethnically diverse? In order to find out, U.S. News and World Report looked at enrollment data from schools -- di...

Student Fundraiser For Gaza Flotilla Sparks Debate At Rutgers

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Controversy has arisen over a Rutgers group's planned dinner to raise funds for an organization that supports the opposition of the Israeli blockade o...

Football Helmets As Weapons...Time to Ban the Kickoff?

Joe Lapointe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Lapointe

Any football viewer knows that a disproportionate amount of serious head and spinal injuries occur on kickoffs when large, aggressive and armored athletes charge toward each other from great distances.

Dan Savage: Gay Teens Need to Know it Gets Better

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Shira Lazar

Sex advice columnist and gay rights activist Dan Savage began the "It Gets Better Project" after hearing of the September suicide of 15-year-old Billy Lucas in Greensburg, Ind.

Tyler Clementi's Death: College Newspapers React

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

Several weeks after Rutgers University student Tyler Clementi's tragic suicide, college students around the country are writing about Clementi in their campus newspapers, expressing their takes on the lessons their campuses should learn

Experts Urge Schools To Teach Digital Citizenship

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Following of a rash of teen deaths related to cyberbullying, experts on youth and the Internet say that schools aren't doing enough to teach students ...

Sex, Suicides and Videotape

Stephen Balkam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Stephen Balkam

If we are to learn anything from this horrendous incident at Rutgers, we will need to look deeply into the social, psychological and technological forces that converged on this young man's psyche.

Tyler Clementi Remembered At Rutgers (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

This weekend, Rutgers University honored the life of freshman Tyler Clementi, who committed suicide last week. Clementi jumped off the George Washing...

Dorm Life Is a Jungle: The Tragedy of Tyler Clementi

Ruth Starkman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Ruth Starkman

Has anyone yet reported on the life Tyler Clementi and Dharun Ravi lived together? What kinds of cultural experiences was Ravi encountering that might have complicated his own decisions? What about his Asian-American accomplice Molly Wei?

Tyler Clementi's Suicide Sparks Outrage At Rutgers

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP)-- The death of a Rutgers University freshman stirred outrage and remorse on campus from classmates who wished they could have st...