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Dance Groups Perform at Rutgers Taiwanese American Student Association Charity Event

PISCATAWAY, NJ—This Saturday, October 25, the Taiwanese American Student Association (TASA) will be hosting their biggest event of the semester in the multi-purpose room of the Livingston Student Center from 7-10pm.

The competitive showcase will feature several of the Asian dance teams at Rutgers University and includes a cash prize for the winner.  The theme of the showcase will be Maleficent, who was the evil Queen in the Disney classic, "Sleeping Beauty."

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California Teen Alive in New Brunswick Hospital, Despite Being Declared Braindead 10 Months Ago

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—After Jahi McMath’s surgery to correct her sleep apnea resulted in the teenager having a heart attack on December 9, three doctors her declared brain dead under California law.

A death certificate was issued to her in Alameda County, California, but an attorney for the family says the 13-year-old is alive, supported by a ventilator and feeding tubes, at St. Peter's University Hospital in New Brunswick.

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Rutgers Nehriyan Bhangra Dance Team and Bellydancing Troupe Perform At Paktoberfest

PISCATAWAY, NJ—Years ago, several young women at Rutgers came together with the dream of one day establishing an all-female bhangra dance team.

Now, this dream is a reality, after Nehriyan Bhangra became an official student organization at Rutgers University last year.

The team, which consists of thirty young women, including captains Harveen Kaur and Raman Kullar, is passionate about gracing the stage with their killer dance steps, as well as spreading the culture of Punjab, the region of India that this dance style comes from.

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Rutgers Chinese Dance Troupe Performs at Colors of Nations

PISCATAWAY, NJ—The Rutgers Chinese Dance Troupe started in 2000 as an all-female dance group, but since then the team has grown to include male members who study and perform martial arts.

Fourteen years later, the team is bigger and better than ever with almost ten new members that just joined this fall.

Tonight, the troupe will be performing at the Rutgers Internal Student Association's Colors of Nations show, along with an array of other performances by Rutgers-based cultural organizations..

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Lustig Dance Theatre Prepares For 5th Anniversary Celebration

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On November 8, 2010, Graham Lustig opened the Lustig Dance Theatre, located at 80 Albany Street in downtown New Brunswick.

The theatre has its own professional dance company that does several shows a year, recreational dance classes and even a wellness program which offers a plethora of unlimited dance and fitness classes for adults who have an interest in dance as well as remaining physically active.