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New Brunswick Athletics Programs Face Uncertain Future After Abrupt Change

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–The Board of Education has been interviewing candidates to take over as Athletic Director after demoting Craig Lowery on October 15 following a scandal that cost the football team four victories. Since the abrupt change, Business Administrator Richard Jannarone has been filling in for Lowery as interim Athletic Director, but he too will […]

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NBHS Football Team Could Be Punished Over Allegations of Ineligible Player

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On Friday, the New Brunswick High School (NBHS) Zebras football team was 4-0 before losing to North Brunswick that night. But by Tuesday, media outlets were reporting that the Zebras were now 0-5 after accusations that the team used an ineligible player, turning their season upside-down. Greater Middlesex Conference (GMC) President Jeff Dicocco […]

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Rutgers President Barchi Backs Off Climate Pledge, Shifting Blame to Student Newspaper

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The Rutgers University administration’s commitment to cut net carbon emissions completely by 2030 lasted about four days, and officials still can’t get their stories straight. While hundreds gathered to call for immediate action to combat the climate crisis, just a few blocks away, Rutgers’ outgoing President Robert “Bob” Barchi was cracking jokes at […]

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These 49 Rutgers Employees Are Paid More Than The University President

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—As of September 1, the soon-to-be-retired Rutgers President was only the 50th highest-paid university employee so far this year. With a salary of $726,464, Dr. Robert “Bob” Barchi is paid almost twice as much as the President of the United States and more than four times the Governor of New Jersey. Most of […]

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White House Journalist to Speak at Annual NJ Parent Summit in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Project Ready, a non-profit organization, will have author and White House journalist April Ryan as the keynote speaker for their 4th annual New Jersey Parent Summit. Being held at The Heldrich Hotel in downtown New Brunswick, this sold-out event is expected to have 300 people in attendance. From August 2 to 4, parents, […]