NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Three men reportedly pounced on a Rutgers student near the Douglass campus of Rutgers University in the early morning hours of July 20.

The attack occurred shortly before 2 am near the Jameson Residence Hall, located at the intersection of Suydam Street and Jones Avenue.

One of the men sprayed the victim with a liquid, providing a distraction, and another pointed a gun.  The gunman then asked for the student's belongings, and left the scene in a dark-colored getaway car.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Hillel House is poised to move into a much larger facility across College Avenue from its current location, an elegant but small house which has been slated for demolition.

The new Jewish worship space will include a cafe and dining facilities, keeping up with the recently-expanded Chabad House just a few blocks away.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—There was a time before the grease trucks, or any trucks at all for that matter.  Back when churches were the tallest structures in the city, and long before women and men would share the same classrooms at Rutgers.

Imagine, if you will, a time when what is now the Grease Trucks parking lot was an enormous mansion belonging to the Johnson clan, when a vast network of streetcars ran along trolley tracks throughout the city and the region.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Urban planners from across New Jersey gathered in the New Brunswick Hyatt Regency Hotel for the American Planning Association's (APA's) annual conference on February 1.

Their conference was delayed several months due to Hurricane Sandy, which struck less than a week before the original date in November.  When the conference returned, disaster preparation and the recent hurricane dominated the speeches and discussions.

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