Rutgers student Zack Morrison talks about the expansion of the Rutgers film department

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By: Jenny Kim Photo Credit: ZackMorrison.com Zack Morrison was only a sophomore in college when the short comedy film he directed and wrote, “Don’t make me sing,” was featured in France’s Cannes Film… Continue reading

Rutgers Runners to Show Their Colors

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by Tia Magenheim Toni Kutne isn’t the fastest runner, but she can’t wait to hit the road with other runners during the second Color Me RU race on Livingston campus next month. “I… Continue reading

Rutgers Governors Nix Faculty Presentation on Rice Choice

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By Briana Supardi The Rutgers Board of Governors will not allow Rutgers Faculty Council, who opposed having former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice serve as the university’s commencement speaker, to present a petition… Continue reading

House Leader Pelosi Speaks At Rutgers

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By Justin Lesko America will see a woman in the White House in 2016, said  House Leader Nancy Pelosi. The former Speaker of the House discussed this and other issues that women politicians… Continue reading

Gloria Steinem Speaks to Rutgers about Representation, Media and Change

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by Jackie Weisser Legendary feminist activist Gloria Steinem said that the media shapes the way we look at reality and it is important that we combat this by making sure that there is more… Continue reading

Rutgers Athletics’ Subsidy Soars Close to 70%

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by Briana Supardi Rutgers University has become the most highly subsidized sports program at a public university in the country, depending on university subsidies for funds, taking it from the school’s academic budget,… Continue reading

New Brunswick Finds a Way to Get Rid of Pesky Potholes

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by Dominique Ellison The city of New Brunswick may have found a solution to ease its pothole issue, with a new app, MapplerK. Recent snowstorms placed a toll on local roads causing water… Continue reading

Rutgers Students: Get Ready to Register for Classes

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by Tia Magenheim Many Rutgers students are unaware that they will be able to register for classes for the Fall 2014 semester on Sunday. Sunday, March 30, at 11 p.m. marks the beginning… Continue reading

Police Charge Men Suspected in Regional Crime Spree

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by Ariana Cerminaro Three men, including one from New Brunswick, face charges in connection with dozens of burglaries and other crimes over a four-month period in Middlesex and Somerset counties, according to law… Continue reading

Welcome new readers

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By Hank Kalet, professor of journalism Welcome new readers. The Raritan River Review is a project of the Rutgers School of Communications and Information. My Hyperlocal Newsroom class is launching the site, which… Continue reading