NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ —The New Brunswick Cultural Center and Iguana Music & Sound will be hosting the third annual Hub City Music Festival.

The festival will run from Thursday, April 9 through April 19, and includes live perfomances at venues throughout New Brunswick, Somerset, and Highland Park.

Local musicians, of diverse genres, including jazz, classical, and rock, will feature in the festival, in twelve separate events.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–On April 1, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced Rutgers University as one of the top 64 coed intramural and sport club tennis teams that have qualified to represent colleges and universities across the country in the 2015 USTA Tennis On Campus National Championship.

The tournament follows the World TeamTennis format and will be played at the Cary Tennis Park in Cary, North Carolina on April 9-11.

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New Brunswick, NJ- The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office (MCPO), said that six individuals have been indicted on conspiracy to commit bias intimidation, burglary, and robbery after they allegedly targeted five Asian-Indian families living Old Bridge, Edison, and South Plainfield in October and November of last year.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–McDonald’s announced on March 4 new menu sourcing initiatives and said it would only obtain chicken raised without antibiotics that are important to human medicine, according to a press release.

In addition, McDonald’s restaurants in the U.S. will offer customers milk jugs of low-fat white milk and fat-free chocolate milk from cows that are not treated with rbST, an artificial growth hormone.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–This spring, Rutgers Mason Gross school of Arts is allowing its senior class to display the skills they have been developing over the past several years in a public forum.

Mason Gross School of the Arts is the arts conservatory of Rutgers University. It is a  community of artists—dancers, filmmakers, musicians, theater artists, and visual artists—who study, teach, create, perform, and exhibit.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Noble Aaron El Shabazz is not one to give up on a fight.  For the past four years, he has challenged a system that he says is corrupt to the core: the New Brunswick city government.

After allegedly being racially profiled and harassed twice by New Brunswick Police Department (NBPD) officers in 2010, Shabazz filed internal affairs (IA) complaints with the department.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The Rutgers Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs (OFSA) has placed a ban on all "Greek Life" parties for the rest of the semester, according to several sources.

The decision to ban fraternities and sororities from hosting any parties comes in the wake of several high-profile investigations into incidents that occurred at fraternity houses on College Avenue.

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