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College: Student fabricated racist attack report

4-28-14
MONTCLAIR, N.J. (AP) — Officials at a New Jersey college say a student fabricated a story about being assaulted outside a dormitory by assailants who used racial slurs. The Record (http://bit.ly/1fKexpb ) reports that 18-year-old Navjoat Aulakh had ...

Gas leak spurs evacuations at NJ college campus

4-28-14
EWING TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Two residence halls and six academic buildings at the College of New Jersey have reopened after a gas leak caused authorities to briefly evacuate the structures as a precaution. No injuries were reported in the incident, ...

Kids who met online win Scrabble championship

4-28-14
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Two eighth graders who live hundreds of miles from each other paired to win the National School Scrabble championship. Thomas Draper, of Skillman, N.J., and Jacob Sass, of Magnolia, Texas, play Scrabble online. The ...

Report: New Jersey high school graduation high

4-28-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A new report finds New Jersey's high school graduation rate is relatively high, and the number of "dropout factory" schools is shrinking. But a national study being released today by America's Promise and other education groups ...

‘Rutgers Day’ festival draws record-setting crowd

4-26-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers officials say a record-setting crowd has turned out to get an up-close look at the university and its many offerings. An estimated 84,000 people came out Saturday for the annual "Rutgers Day" festival, an annual ...

Trauma warnings move from Internet to Ivory Tower

4-26-14
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A UC Santa Barbara student's proposal to get professors to provide a written or oral heads-up before they cover graphic material has become part of a national debate over the use of "trigger warnings" in higher education. ...
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Family of 4-Year-Old Raises Money for Pediatric Cancer Research

4-25-14
The family and friends of Natalie Gorsegner, who has been battling cancer, are raising money for pediatric cancer research through The Truth 365.
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Celebrating 40 Years of the Rubik’s Cube

4-25-14
Liberty Science Center in Jersey City partnered with Google to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Rubik's Cube with an interactive exhibit that highlights the toy and demonstrates how it works.
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Paying for College Continues to Be Increasingly Difficult for NJ Students

4-24-14
A new study has found that more college students are graduating with student loan debt and that debt is taking more out of family's pocketbooks than ever before.

Princeton University giving town $24M

4-24-14
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University has agreed to contribute more than $24 million over the next seven years to the town of Princeton. The deal was announced Thursday and is set for consideration by the town government's approval on Monday. ...