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The Mayor Presents metals of merit to cultural exchange students from Puerto Rico (Hatillo)

23. April 2014

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  The mayor Luis Quintana gave metals and awards to the middle school “Colegio Nuestra Señora Del Carmen” for their part in an cultural exchange basketball tournament .  Founded in 1962 “Colegio Nuestra Señora Del Carmen” is a catholic school in the municipality of Hatillo.  The director of the school is William Acevedo. The school […]

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Recovering the New-Ark: Amiri Baraka’s Lost Chronicle of Black Power in Newark, 1968

22. April 2014

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by Whitney Strub Amiri Baraka’s lost Chronicles have been recovered and will premiere to a new audience today.  The Black Power movement has been defined cinematically by the iconography of black-and-white grain of groups like Newsreel, and in national memory through the lens of a white-dominated media awash in reductive and violent imagery. The city […]

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Earth Day in Newark “Plant Responsively”

22. April 2014

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What started as a teach-in has flowered into an international phenomenon. Earth Day will be celebrated around the world Tuesday. The observance was first held in 1970, the idea of Sen. Gaylord Nelson, a Democrat from Wisconsin, who took the idea from the Vietnam war opposition movement and the proliferation of teach-ins during that time, […]

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JUNK dance troop WOW’s audience at Rutgers

17. April 2014

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Keeping with our Dance theme of the week, Rutgers Newark Institute on Ethnicity, Culture and the Modern Experience department, scored high marks as they a brought physical dance performance to Bradley Hall theater.  Brian Sanders JUNK, Found Objects, A Symposium on Modern Dance and Physical theater, from beginning to end gave an energetic, fast pace, and […]

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NJ Transit SERVICE ADVISORY: Public Transportation Options Available to Help Mitigate Potential Impact of Pulaski Skyway Closures

14. April 2014

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 With the northbound lanes of the Pulaski Skyway now closed in conjunction with a massive, two-year bridge deck replacement project, NJ TRANSIT is offering a reminder that public transportation remains an option to help mitigate the impact of lane closures, detours and increased traffic congestion. “NJ TRANSIT, working with the Department of Transportation, has taken […]

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NJIT University host second annual TechQuest and Innovation Day (TODAY) April 11th

11. April 2014

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The deep range of innovative talent and entrepreneurial skills possessed by NJIT students across programs and disciplines will be on display today (Friday, April 11)  at the university’s second annual TechQuest and Innovation Day to take place on the Campus Center Atrium. Inventions that improve lives, novel business ideas, thrill-packed computer games, and fundamental scientific research […]

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Newark Bear’s Holding a “Going out of Business Sale”

10. April 2014

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The Newark Bears are holding a going out of business sale.  We are sad to hear that the Bears professional baseball franchise is selling everything from the team’s uniform and equipment to landscaping supplies and office furniture, the organization announced today. Even the 56-passenger team bus is up for grabs.  The Bears games in my opinion […]

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The 38th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival begins this weekend

4. April 2014

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The Annual Cherry Blossom festival is my affirmation that spring has finally come thank goodness for it arrival.  The annual event in Essex County which is in it 38th year is schedule to begin this Saturday. The festival begins Saturday with the Cherry Blossom Challenge Bicycle Race and concludes on Sunday, April 13, with the Bloomfest […]

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A Special Kind of Magic, Short Film to be featured at the Garden State Film Festival

3. April 2014

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The film making bug has hit the Brick city well at least NJIT.  Students in the Theatrical department with a concentration in technology has taken up film making with their second film entry entitled “A Special Kind of Magic”.  The short films was co-directed and co-written by Rodney E. Reyes, staff and Production Manager at NJIT and Rebecca […]

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NJIT Hosted it second Ted Talk Today

3. April 2014

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A TEDxNJIT event will take place again today on April 3, 2014 in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide.  This is NJIT 4th  held Ted talk with the first held in 2011.  The independently organized event, licensed […]

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