NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–A Rutgers student had to be rescued by the city's Fire Department after he fell into a hole at a College Avenue construction site on April 2.

The incident occurred at about 7pm, after construction workers had left for the day at the future site of the Rutgers Hillel building at 78 College Avenue.

"The individual who got on to the site was a student who resides off-campus. I have no additional information on the individual," said a Rutgers spokesperson.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Assembly seats in all of New Jersey's 40 Legislative Districts are up for election this year, though candidates in only seven of the districts will face competition in the upcoming June primaries.

Each of the state's 40 districts includes two State Assembly seats.  In June, the state holds primary elections, in which members of the Democrat and Republican parties make final decisions on who they will support for the offices.

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EDISON, NJ–On March 28, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to celebrate the opening of the newly-renovated Edison Skate Park to celebrate the completion of its construction.

Located near the Township's Municipal Complex, the old skate park had been worn down by many years of use, and Edison officials  decided that it was time to tear it down and replace it.

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NEWARK, NJ—The Rutgers Board of Governors selected television personality and scientist Bill Nye "the Science Guy," and NJ-based singer Jon Bon Jovi to be among the Rutgers commencement speakers. 

William S. Nye, the CEO of the space exploration advocacy organization Planetary Society, is best known for his educational television program, "Bill Nye the Science Guy."

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Rutgers University's computer networks are vulnerable due to their inadequate and outdated security practices.

The university refuses to confirm or deny whether this is true, or whether such weaknesses helped facilitate recent "cyberattacks" launched against it.

The FBI is now investigating the distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against Rutgers, which lasted from Friday, March 27 through Monday, March 30.

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