NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–New Brunswick artist Sam Romero isn’t one to mince words. A quick survey of his art makes it clear that he aims to reveal the truth and isn’t scared to rub people the wrong way while speaking his mind.

Governor Christie as a rampaging elephant chasing fleeing minority students, President Obama dancing behind “twerkahawk” missiles pointed at Syria, or University President Robert Barchi as Charlie Brown populate the world Romero creates. 

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On May 3, Christ Church in New Brunswick will be hosting an Aftermath Recovery Benefit Concert for survivors of the Typhoon Haiyan disaster that occurred in Southeast Asia in November 2013.

The Haiyan Typhoon is considered one of the worst natural disasters to have ever been recorded, responsible for over 6,000 mortalities and 27,000 injuries just in the Philippines alone.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Nearly 50 Rutgers students opposed to commencement speaker Condoleezza Rice stormed into Old Queens around 12:30pm yesterday, demanding a meeting with University President Robert Barchi, who was not in his office.

The protestors held their ground inside the administration building for over six hours, while several dozen others gathered outside, chanting in solidarity.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On Sunday, April 27, New Brunswick organization New Labor is co-sponsoring a march and rally with New Jersey Environment Council on Workers' Memorial Day.

Workers' Memorial Day is an annual international commemoration that remembers workers who have died or been injured while working.

The rally will begin at Lord Stirling Elementary School, located on 101 Redmond Street at 1 pm.

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PISCATAWAY, NJ—The Rutgers Future Scholars Program, a program designed to help disadvantaged students get into Rutgers and pay for their education, is hosting a film festival on Sunday April 27 from 4pm-10pm in the new Rutgers Cinema on the Livingston Campus.

Tickets are each $5 dollars, and can be purchased online at the Eventbrite invitation page.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–Rutgers Day is being celebrated today. This fifth annual event, a festival involving the College Avenue, Cook/Douglass, and Busch campuses, also includes much older traditions including the New Jersey Folk Festival, and Cook College’s Ag Field Day.

The three campuses involved – Busch, College Avenue, and Cook/Douglass – each have their own specialties or "themes". 

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