NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Rutgers University students are paying about 1.85% more in tuition and mandatory fees during this academic year thanks to a vote by the school’s Board of Governors on July 19.

Undergraduate, in-state, full-time Art and Sciences students at the New Brunswick campus now pay an average of $14,638 per year, after the increase.

NEW BRUSWICK, NJ—The New Brunswick Adult Learning is hosting an event for New Brunswick parents and teachers to have any questions answered regarding immigration and its effects on education.

It will be held on Thursday, June 15 at 5:30 p.m. and located at the Adult Learning Center in Room 201.  The facility is located at 268 Baldwin Street in the same building that houses the school district's administrative offices.

The event is organized by the school district's employee union, the New Brunswick Education Association.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Rutgers University is hosting an art exhibit titled "Living In The Shadows: Underground Immigrant Communities" on the Douglass campus.

The Center for Women in the Arts (CWAH) put together the exhibit, which examines the circumstances of irregular migration and the hidden lives of undocumented immigrants, inside the gallery at the Mabel Smith Douglass Library on Chapel Drive.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—In the wake of President-elect Donald Trump's anti-immigrant political rhetoric, a counter-celebration of America's diversity–and sharp opposition to his policies–has blossomed in the Hub City.

Protests showing support for immigrants–including one that drew well over a thousand people on November 16–have largely prioritized immigration in the aftermath of the election.

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ—A local arts organization is hosting a "Comic In A Day" event at Pino's Gift Basket Shoppe and Wine Cellar, a popular bar and liquor store, on November 20.

The event will showcase three different comic books written over the course of 24 hours, and a winner will be determined by "celebrity guest and comic book legend Mark McKenna," according to a press release.