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3 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Saint Peter's University and CarePoint Health Foundation holding ...

Saint Peter's University and the CarePoint Health Foundation will hold a conference Oct. 7 on "The Campus Accountability and Safety Act: Navigating Compliance Issues and the Challenges of Campus Sexual Assaults" to which all New Jersey college and university presidents have been invited to attend.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Hudson County, NJ

7 hrs ago | New York Magazine

The More Pot Couples Smoke, the Less Likely they Are to Have Domestic-Violence Incidents

It's pretty clear to most observers that marijuana use doesn't cause aggression .

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, SUNY Buffalo, Sports

11 hrs ago | The Detroit News

Big Ten money will provide big boost to Rutgers athletic programs

There is the prestige of moving to the Big Ten, and then there's the money. Rutgers, along with Maryland, are the latest additions to the conference, and this will be a financial windfall for the Scarlet Knights athletic program.

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12 hrs ago | NJ.com

ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit expects Rutgers to be competitive in Big Ten

ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit thinks Rutgers will exceed low expectations in its first Big Ten season.

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14 hrs ago | CBS Local

Keller @ Large: Best Place To Express Your Opinion Without Anxiety

Where would we in the media be without studies, those ubiquitous research projects that offer undisputable proof of either a certain conclusion, or its opposite? That's the case with a new study by a Rutgers University researcher that concludes there is a "spiral of silence" in social media where most people tend to avoid speaking out on public ... (more)

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Related Topix: Opinion

16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Wonkblog: Why immigrants weathered the housing bust better than the U.S.-born population

Despite the recent recession, new studies show that immigrants have managed to narrow the homeownership gap with native-born Americans.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Emory University, Business News

17 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Uncertainty for workers losing jobs at NJ casinos

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - As the summer season winds down, the air in this beachfront resort carries the sense of foreboding that precedes a tsunami.

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Related Topix: Atlantic City, NJ

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Forbes.com

Breaking Bad, Miley Cyrus And Beyonce Find Their Way Into College Courses: Cause For Concern?

As school begins across the fruited plain, colleges from Princeton to MIT are offering a range of "entertaining" courses to entice young minds into reading challenging philosophical work.

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Related Topix: Breaking Bad, Entertainment, Television, Occidental College, Saint John's College-Santa Fe, Emmy Awards, SUNY Buffalo

The Item

Many study abroad programs curtailed because of Middle East unrest

Many study abroad programs in the Middle East and other hotspots around the world have been curtailed or postponed as the number of countries on the State Department's travel warning list has grown to three dozen.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, Montclair State University

Asbury Park Press

Atlantic City struggles to change its imageAtlantic City struggles to ...

Atlantic City struggles to change its image Casino closings will lead to job losses in Ocean County.

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Related Topix: Atlantic City, NJ, Ocean County, NJ, Barnegat, NJ

NJ.com

Rutgers-Camden freshman move in day: 'It feels good to be out of the house'

Students and their families begin moving into the Tower residence at Rugers-Camden, on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Haddonfield, NJ

On the Banks

How the Other Side Recruits: Washington State Cougars

From the looks of it, California, mostly. The Cougars have 12 commits in the Class of 2015 so far - 11 of them are from California.

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Related Topix: Texas, Texas Tech, Sports, NCAA Sports, Rutgers, State Univ of New Jersey NCAA

The Jersey Journal

Significant Rt. 18 delays possible as road construction lasts through 2016

NEW BRUNSWICK - With the preliminary phase of a construction project to replace and widen two Route 18 overpass bridges in New Brunswick now largely complete, Department of Transportation officials say predicting the project's future impact on commuters remains difficult.

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Related Topix: New Brunswick, NJ

Asbury Park Press

While you were sleeping: 5 big overnight storiesWhile you were...

While you were sleeping: 5 big overnight stories Start your day by quickly catching up on the latest news from the Shore and around the world.

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Related Topix: Asbury Park, NJ

The Washington Post

Which states ranks the best and the worst for gender equity?

The best place to be a woman, if you're interested in workplaces that promote equal opportunity, is Nevada.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, World News

Patch.com

Cancer Support Community to Host Survivorship Program for Cancer Patients

Cancer Support Community Central New Jersey will be hosting three upcoming Cancer Transitions series at three locations for any adult who has completed active treatment for any type of cancer.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Berkeley Heights, NJ, New Brunswick, NJ, Princeton, NJ, Plainsboro, NJ

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Item

International ranks rising at N.J. colleges

Jessie Yu, an orientation leader and a junior student from China, collecting signed immigration regulation forms during an international student orientation at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck.

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Related Topix: Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ, Madison, NJ, World News, China, New Brunswick, NJ

BC Interruption

Don Bosco Prep CB Daivon Ellison Chooses Syracuse Over BC And Rutgers

"Ellison, who visited SU earlier this summer, becomes the 25th member of Syracuse's Class of 2015, including 2014 holdovers Treevon Prater and Lamar Dawson.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Boston College NCAA

KQED

My So-Called Life Turns 20: Where Are They Now?

Under the deft touch of creator Winnie Holzman, Angela's struggles with vexing teenage boys and the frequent waxing and waning of friends-turned-enemies was so real and raw that it was almost hard to watch, no matter how far removed from high school you were.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Photography, Arts, Pennsylvania

Victory Bell Rings

Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Near Bottom of Big Ten Network Power Rankings

It's hard to predict how this college football season will go for Penn State. Despite having one of the best quarterbacks in the Big Ten and a stable of quality running backs, the Nittany Lions' roster is hurt this year by the scholarship reductions.

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