Paul Muolo

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—In an effort to make Rutgers University's enrollment process more competitive and selective, University President Robert Barchi set out to shrink the size of this year's freshman class.

    But those efforts were surprisingly unsuccessful, leaving the state university with its largest incoming class yet.

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    NEWARK, NJ--A tragic auto accident on the night of Friday, March 21 on the New Jersey Turnpike left one Rutgers student dead and another injured.

    Santa Pumpura, a 21-year-old student studying finance at the Rutgers Business School, was killed in the accident.

    According to police, the students were struck by a 2011 Dodge Caravan that swerved into the shoulder while they were inspecting their own flat tire on the side of the road.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Two twin brothers and NFL stars were among dozens of supporters in attendance for a February 15 blood drive to raise awareness of sickle-cell anemia at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.

    Devin and Jason McCourty, who play for the New England Patriots and Tennessee Titans respectively, encouraged people to come donate both their time and blood in an effort to help people affected with this disease.

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    PISCATAWAY, NJ—Wavves, Echosmith, and local favorites Modern Chemistry performed at Rutgers University’s first annual spring kickoff event at the Livingston Student Center, sponsored by the Rutgers University Programming Association.

    New Brunswick's own Modern Chemistry opened the Feb. 6 show with some post rock riffs and blaring vocals breathing energy into the crowd of eager fans. Although the student center was not sold out, just the band’s stage presence alone could have fooled veterans of the music scene.