Matthew Reper

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—During the September 16 Republican Presidential debate, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addressed the issue of marijuana legalization along with three other candidates: Rand Paul, Jeb Bush, and Carly Fiorina.

    Of the foursome, Christie was the only candidate committed to enforcing the federal ban on marijuana, even in states that have already approved legalization, such as Colorado and Washington.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On July 6, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded the New Brunswick-based Hyacinth AIDS Foundation $3.5 million over the next five years in order to fund a future testing and prevention initiative.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The Fourth Annual Hub City Sounds concert series is set to kick off on Saturday, August 8 and to continue through September 26 at various locations throughout New Brunswick.

    Performances will take place every Saturday and on some Sundays during the next eight weeks, beginning with the kickoff event in Boyd Park.

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    NEW YORK, NY—On Sunday September 21, approximately 150 Rutgers students traveled to New York City to attend the People's Climate March, a demonstration calling for environmental reform and to raising awareness of the climate change problem.

    The students added to the roughly 400,000 others in attendance in New York City on that Sunday, making it the largest environmental protest in history.

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    NEW YORK, NY--In what is expected to be the largest demonstration of its kind ever, upwards of 100,000 people are expected to participate in a New York City march calling for action to combat climate change, including a sizable contingent from New Brunswick.

    The march begins at Columbus Circle at 11:30 am, and comes just two days before a UN meeting called by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon  to address climate change.