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Penn State has a new athletic director, the first of the post-Sandusky era. But Sandy Barbour comes with some baggage of her own: She was reportedly forced out as Cal's athletic director amid questions about the football team's graduation rate and the poor performance of her choice for football coach, Sonny Dykes.

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5 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Youth benefit from community service programs that include reflection

Adolescents in some countries and U.S. states are required to perform community service, and many national and nongovernmental agencies promote such service.

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Related Topix: Health

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Courier News

Spotswood has lively debate on marijuanaSpotswood has lively debate...

Dozens of Spotswood residents sat or stood and listened to a panel discussion, frequently joining in on the passionate discussion and debate.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Spotswood, NJ, Marijuana, Middlesex County, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Newark's modern history, as told by Robert Curvin: Q&A

Robert Curvin, PhD was a civil rights activist during the time of civil unrest in Newark in July 1967.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ, Princeton University, Riot, Opinion

The Jersey Journal

Big Ten Media Day: Send us your questions for Rutgers coach Kyle Flood

The two-day Big Ten Media Day event begins Monday, when the head football coaches from Northwestern, Purdue, Wisconsin, Illinois and Michigan field questions from the nearly 570 media members in the grand ballroom here at the downtown Hilton.

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Herald Gazette

Adas Yoshuron Synagogue in Rockland is hosting a summer lecture...

The first, scheduled for Monday, Aug. 4, at 7 p.m. will be a special conversation with Professor Ross K. Baker, a member of the Political Science Department of Rutgers University and member of the board of contributors of USA Today, speaking on Bipartisanship: A Mixed Blessing? His talk will be followed by a question and answer session and ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Hagel, Harry Reid, Democrat, Baylor College of Medicine, University of Houston

TheAlternativePress.com

EARTH Center Open House Offers Fun for Whole Family, Marks 100 Years of Cooperative Extension

The Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County will host its Garden Field Day/Open House from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 at the EARTH Center located in Davidson's Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Ave., South Brunswick.

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Related Topix: Middlesex County, NJ, Home Gardening, Home, Family, Kids, Alternative Energy, Science / Technology, Robots, Energy

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Art Daily

Insects and amphibians "invade" the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers this summer

Flying, jumping, crawling animals usually are not welcome inside an art museum. Unless, of course, they are pictures by an artist who invites you to look closely.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Texas

Philly.com

Award-winning teacher was a nontraditional student

As an alumna who raised six children while attending Camden County College, Eileen Radetich reaches out to the students she sees struggling in her English classes there, sharing her story and offering encouragement.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, University of Pennsylvania, Haddonfield, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith: 'I think Rutgers will bring a lot to the table'

Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith runs one of the most profitable athletic departments in the country.

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On the Banks

Rutgers Basketball Recruiting: Still In It for Briscoe? And More

Eddie Jordan, Mike O'Koren, Van Macon and Greg "Shoes" Vetrone have been busy. The final live evaluation period was this week and the coaching crew could be seen all over the place.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Sports, NCAA Sports, Rutgers, State Univ of New Jersey NCAA

BC Soaring

Boston College Football 2014: Joe Vitiello, DL

Meet Boston College Eagles freshman defensive lineman Joe Vitiello, not to be confused with some guy who DH'd for the Royals back in the '90s.

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Philly.com

Getting a first generation into college in S. Jersey

Yen Tran, from Pennsauken High School, right, gives AIM program assistant Nina Mercado, left, a big hug as she comes forward to recieve her graduation certificate from the 3 week program on the Rutgers campus Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Troy, PA, Education Etc., Ernest, PA, University of Pennsylvania

The Jersey Journal

Bill Bellamy: Growing up in Jersey good for laughs

Bill Bellamy began telling jokes while a student at Rutgers, goofing around at open mic nights, poking fun at his home state.

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Related Topix: How to Be a Player, Comedy Movies, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Any Given Sunday, Bill Bellamy, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KIMT

Abuse victims find escape through financial education

KIMT News 3 - A new study suggests financial independence can be a vital tool in helping those in abusive relationships.

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NorthJersey.com

Rutgers officials: Search for affordable housing documents uncovered nothing

Rutgers University officials said on Friday that a search of emails for documents that explain how each municipality's affordable housing obligations are calculated uncovered nothing.

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Related Topix: Mercer County, NJ

Dallas Morning News

How smuggled U.S. weaponry is being used to kill Americans

On the morning of Feb. 3, 2004, Seth Dvorin, a newly minted second lieutenant in the U.S. Army, led a platoon of young men along a scarred road in Iskandariyah, Iraq, just south of Baghdad.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Iraq, World News, Opinion

The Jersey Journal

Football recruiting: NJ.com Top 50 football recruit updates, July 25

We suppressed this feature for a few weeks as the dead period occurred. Also, most college coaches use this time of year to take their vacations, meaning there hasn't been much interaction with recruits going on.

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The Newark Star-Ledger

Volunteers and student interns help maintain Rutgers Gardens

Rutgers student interns Qing Dang, 23, left, and Tiffany Truong, 19, along with Gary Prokop a volunteer from South River work in the gardens at Rutgers Gardens in New Brunswick.

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Related Topix: South River, NJ, New Brunswick, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer impressed by Rutgers' 'first class' football facilities

Sitting in his office in the Woody Hayes Athletic Center, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is positioned as an authority on college football facilities.

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Related Topix: Ohio

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