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Rutgers University

November 12, 2022

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Saturday’s game was filled with big plays, career-best performances and glimpse of greatness from redshirt freshman quarterback Gavin Wimsatt, who somehow completed a last-minute, 31-yard touchdown pass on a 4th-and-28 play. And yet Rutgers inexplicably found a way to lose ...

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EAST LANSING, Mich. - Rutgers and Michigan State find themselves in a similar position when they face off Saturday afternoon. Both squads are 4-5. Both squads have struggled in the Big Ten Conference: Rutgers is 1-5; Michigan State is 2-4. Both squads need at least two more victories to become ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Rutgers Scarlet Knights bounded into the locker room at halftime on Saturday night with a slim lead and dreams of an upset over No. 5 Michigan. They emerged into a nightmare in the second half, as the Wolverines clicked off 38 unanswered points on the way to a 52-17 victory ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers will face one of its stiffest challenges of the season when the undefeated Michigan Wolverines – perhaps a bit irked at being ranked fifth in the initial College Football Playoff rankings – come to SHI Stadium on Saturday for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff. Historically, Rutgers ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Judy Persichilli decided to dedicate her life to the health care field as a kid growing up in New Brunswick, and even proclaimed in her St. Peter’s High School yearbook that her future ambition was to become a nurse. She couldn’t have known back in 1966 that she would go on ...

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MINNEAPOLIS – The Gavin Wimsatt Era got off to a rocky start for Rutgers on Saturday, Oct. 29. Making his first Big Ten start at quarterback for Rutgers on his 19th birthday, he completed just 9 of 24 pass attempts for 86 yards and two interceptions in a 31-0 loss to Minnesota. Not only were ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Although there is still plenty of football to be played in the 2022 campaign, the complete 2023 season schedule has been announced by the Big Ten – its final season before USC and UCLA join the conference. Rutgers opens next season with three straight home games starting ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Rutgers University Marching Scarlet Knights have been selected to perform in the 2023 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, representing the state of New Jersey. This will mark the first parade appearance by the band. The Marching Scarlet Knights, under the leadership of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - After stewing over their heartbreaking 14-13 loss to Nebraska the past two weeks, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights are back in action on Saturday, Oct. 22 when they play host to Indiana at SHI Stadium. Kickoff is at noon, and can be heard on Fox Sports New Jersey 93.5 FM – 1450 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Jersey takes a lot of pride in its pizza.  So you can imagine it left a bad taste in our mouths when a big shot social media influencer with millions of followers, a massive platform and a devoted audience shows up in New Brunswick and trashes our pizza. OK, sure, it was ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - If Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway’s inaugural Stakeholder Address was meant to be a siren song to would-be donors, only time will tell if it was successful in swelling the university’s coffers. For those who have already placed their checks in the Scarlet collection ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers Coach Greg Schiano, still stinging after Friday night’s heartbreaking loss to Nebraska in which his team mustered just 85 yards in offense in the second half, announced Sunday that Sean Gleeson is out as offensive coordinator. Nunzio Campanile, the team’s tight ends ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – When Rutgers coach Greg Schiano called for a blackout, he wasn’t talking about his offense. A sold out SHI Stadium crowd dressed dark as the night watched as the Scarlet Knights and their sputtering offense turned a 13-point halftime lead into a 14-13 loss on Friday night, ...

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COLUMBUS, OHIO – Rutgers showed a lot of fight – almost literally. There was pushing, yelling and some tense moments between Rutgers and Ohio State after the Scarlet Knights’ Aron Cruickshank didn’t take kindly to a fake punt late in the game on Saturday, Oct. 1, and plowed into Buckeyes punter ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Before he returned to assume the role of head coach at Rutgers in 2020, Greg Schiano spent three years under Urban Meyer at Ohio State as assistant head coach and defensive coordinator. So if anyone knows what it’s like to play in front thousands of rabid fans at the Horseshoe ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Face coverings will be optional for Rutgers students and faculty in indoor teaching spaces and libraries starting Oct. 1. The new protocols announced Monday, Sept. 26 by Antonio M. Calcado, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Rutgers, come after the school ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Vandalism aimed at a traditionally Jewish fraternity at Rutgers has been condemned as an act of antisemitism by Gov. Phil Murphy. The reported attack on Alpha Epsilon Pi comes during a festive holiday when Jews pray in synagogues, gather to eat apples dipped in honey to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Leg-weary Rutgers-New Brunswick students are finding that hundreds of new pieces of lawn furniture around campus offer a welcomed respite. What they may not realize is that they are literally putting their feet up on chairs and tables made from recycled materials that were ...

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PHILADELPHIA – Greg Schiano became the winningest coach in the Rutgers football team’s history as the Scarlet Knights fended off Temple, 16-14, on Saturday, Sept. 17. Kicker Jude McAtamney connected on a career-high three field goals and defensive back Shaquan Loyal returned an interception 43 ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Rutgers rolled up 578 total yards and Greg Schiano moved into a tie for the most wins in program history as the Scarlet Knights trounced Wagner on Saturday, Sept. 10, 66-7. The victory in Rutgers’ home opener at SHI Stadium was his 78th career victory On the Banks, tying him ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – There will be a fireworks show at SHI Stadium after Rutgers’ home opener against Wagner on Saturday, Sept. 10. Scarlet Knights fans are hoping for one during the game, too. Rutgers, coming off a 22-21 victory over Boston College in its season opener in Chestnut Hills, ...

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CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – Al-Shadee Salaam's first career rushing touchdown capped Rutgers' 12-play, 96-yard drive as the Scarlet Knights rallied in the fourth quarter to beat Boston College, 22-21. Rutgers (1-0) ran the ball 11 times on the drive that culminated with Salaam’s 22-yard touchdown ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Kelly Goodall arrived at the entrance of Rutgers’ Honors College with four overstuffed suitcases, a stack of new bedding and enough hair care products to practically open her own salon. “Well, I might have overpacked a little bit,” she said. “At least I’ll have ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The New Brunswick Development Corporation (DEVCO) is partnering with several women Rutgers athletes to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Title IX on Rutgers' New Brunswick campus. Eight athletes shared their experiences on campus, their paths to Rutgers, their favorite social ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Sabrina Charles is spending her summer doing painstaking research that will one day inform the care a burgeoning New Brunswick nonprofit clinic provides to groups such as expectant mothers of color. “I like doing research, especially because it's basically going to translate ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers will implement flexible work arrangements for employees as part of a new extensive program that draws from lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Rutgers Future of Work initiative, announced last week by President Jonathan Holloway, builds on the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers University campuses statewide will prohibit the use of all tobacco products —  both indoors and outdoors — starting on Jan. 1, 2023. The university will join eight other Big Ten universities that do not allow smoking, e-cigarette use, smokeless tobacco use or other ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – An agreement with a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company will broadcast Rutgers football and men’s basketball games to more listeners in and around the tri-state area and beyond. A multiyear agreement with Audacy promises to raise the Scarlet ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A 21-year-old man has been charged in connection with a drive-by pellet shooting incident near the intersection of College Avenue and Senior Street earlier this month. Tapashvi H. Patel, of the Colonia section of Woodbridge, has been charged with simple assault, according to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – After 15 years of work, a couple of Rutgers researchers are enjoying the fruits of their labor: a new strawberry. Bred for its flavorful fruit, Rutgers D’Light has a unique shape – a Christmas light - that makes it the ideal strawberry for dipping in chocolate, according to ...

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