Amy Braunstein

Amy lives and works in the Hub City, she is a Rutgers New Brunswick graduate, and is a current student at Rutgers Newark School of Law.

  • Photo Credit: Charlie Kratovil

    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On October 17, Rutgers Students and AAUP-AFT members gathered on the steps of the Brower Commons to launch a campaign for Rutgers to end its affiliation with controversial student loan provider Sallie Mae.

    Sallie Mae, originally the Student Loan Marketing Association, was created in 1972 as a federal government enterprise, but started to privatize their operations in 1997.  In 2004, Congress terminated their charter, and since then the private corporation has made made huge profits off of college students each year.

  • Photo Credit: Amy Braunstein

    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Fire and EMS workers responded to fire alarms at 99 Bayard around noon on Thursday.  Emergency vehicles closed Bayard Street between Joyce Kilmer Ave and Kirkpatrick St to extinguish the fire.

    The fire forced residents and employees in the building to evacuate.

    Witnesses said that a resident had called for help when he saw thick smoke coming from behind a door on the first floor of 99 Bayard st.

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  • Photo Credit: Sean Monahan

    UPDATE (1:57PM): Dharun Ravi was sentenced to 30 days in county jail and three years probation.  He was also assessed $10,000 in fines and required to do 300 hours of community service.

    The Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office says it plans to appeal the sentence.

     

    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On Monday May 21, Dharun Ravi will sentenced in the highest-profile trial to be heard at the Middlesex County Courthouse in recent memory.

  • Photo Credit: Sean Monahan

    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In one of the highest-profile trials in the United States, a former student at Rutgers University is facing charges that he used his personal computer to spy on his gay roommate having sex during their first month at school.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Bergen County authorities announced the arrest of a 19-year-old Rutgers student Friday.  He is the second man to be charged in connection with the firebombings of synagogues in Rutherford and Paramus, New Jersey.

    Aakash Dalal, a freshman at the University, was arrested in New Brunswick on March 2.  His childhood friend Anthony Graziano was arrested in January and charged with the attacks