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Molly O'Brien started writing for New Brunswick Today as a freelance reporter in February 2013.

Molly writes stories on government, arts, free events, bilingual events, education and more.

Molly graduated from Rutgers University with a B.A. in French Linguistics and Linguistics, where she also studied Writing and Journalism. Molly also graduated Rutgers Law School.

She is open to any suggestions for stories or tips. You may contact her via text at 732-743-8993.

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Sesión de información sobre la acción de Obama de inmigración en la escuela Lord Stirling

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Esta noche, el 4 de diciembre, Caridades Católicas (Catholic Charities) presentará otra sesión de información detallando la orden ejecutiva de el Presidente Obama de inmigración.

Comenzando a las 7pm el la escuela Lord Stirling (101 Redmond St), abogados con organizaciones católicas explicarán en detalle la Acción Defirida para Padres (Deffered Action for Parents, DAP) de ciudadanos americanos o residentes legales permanentes.

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Immigration Info Session For Spanish Speakers at Lord Stirling School

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On December 4, Catholic Charities is hosting another Spanish-language information session detailing the ramifications of a recent executive order on immigration signed by President Barack Obama.

Tonight, at 7pm, in the auditorium of the Lord Stirling Elementary School at 101 Redmond Street at 7pm, lawyers will explain in detail the country's new policies of Deferred Action for Parents (DAP) of U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents.

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NAACP Freedom Luncheon Brings Sarah Collins Rudolph to First Baptist Church in Somerset

SOMERSET, NJ—The New Brunswick branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) held their 41st annual Freedom Fund Luncheon on November 1, entitled "All In For Justice and Equality: Yesterday and Today – Continuing the Struggle".

The event took place at the First Baptist Church at 771 Somerset Street, just days before the general election.

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Inspired by Struggle of Columbia Student, Rutgers Community Carries The Weight of Violence Survivors

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—In an international show of support of those who have suffered or continue to suffer from sexual abuse and domestic violence, Rutgers students, as well as faculty, staff, friends, and colleagues joined together for a day-long event on October 29 dubbed "Carry the Weight."

It all started when a Columbia University art student, Emma Sulkowicz, decided to carry her own dormitory mattress whenever she was on campus as part of her senior thesis.

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Halloween Parade and More in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—There are a number of fun things to do on Halloween this year, including a Halloween Parade on 

The New Brunswick Recreation Department is hosting two free public events on Thursday, October 30 in Buccleuch Park. 

Then on Halloween Day, community organizations will be hosting two "trunk or treat" events offering free candy to children who are accompanied by an adult.

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Candelight Vigil to Honor Survivors of Domestic Violence

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–Tonight at 7pm, a local agency will be hosting a Candlelight Vigil to honor those who survived domestic violence in Monument Square Park, located at the corner of George Street and Livingston Avenue.

The vigil will feature survivors and other speakers who will address the public on potential solutions to the epidemic of domestic violence.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  New Brunswick will also be the site of a large march against domestic violence on Saturday October 18.