Downtown New Brunswick: The Soul of the City

Nestled on the outskirts of the campus of Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey is home to history, restaurants, and nightlife that caters to a community that is much larger than that of just the University.  Three Rutgers students comment on how being around Downtown New Brunswick has bettered their experience On The Banks.
Watch the slideshow here.

Economic Impacts on Fast Food Establishments in New Brunswick

Even in hard economic times, two Rutgers students think that New Brunswick dine-in, take-out, and delivery hybrids are doing just fine.  Listen to their take here.

Rutgers Coach Rice Primed to lead young team

Rutgers Director of Basketball Opeartions, Jim Carr and head coach Mike Rice chat about the team’s general make up and progress shows early on in the season.
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Getting Around Rutgers

The main transportation system for Rutgers University students is the Rutgers Bus Service.  From the first day of classes until the last day of finals, students pack into buses that cover 13 different routes all across the five campuses.  Ricky Hunt, a University freshman, speaks about the system, and how he thinks the winter months will affect his campus transit.

You can find the interview here.

Getting a Taste of the Front Office

In the ever-changing world of sports, the need-to-know mentality of fanbases across the nation is at an all-time high.  To help ease the yearning, Danny Shagawat, 20, created General Manager Blog (generalmanagerblog.com).  The site currently hosts work of about 10 writers who focus mainly on the MLB, NFL, NHL, and NBA.

To find out more about the blog’s goal, check out the site, and listen to the interview, located here.

 

GMB

First Lady an Inspiration to Many

The forty-fourth President of the United States, Barack Obama, has overcome many obstacles en route to trailblazing his path to the presidency.  Upon his election, he became the first American of African-American descent to ever be selected as President.

As the old adage says, behind every great man, there is an equally impressive woman by his side.  In this case, Michelle Obama, who became the First Lady during the historic inauguration ceremony that took place on January 30, 2009, is that equally impressive woman who complements President Obama so well.

Michelle Obama

First Lady, Michelle Obama

A graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law, Michelle Obama was no slouch herself in the classroom.  Obama was well-qualified to promote her husband’s presidential campaign in 2008 and her efforts were instrumental in beating out John McCain to claim the presidency.

After President Obama declared his candidacy, Michelle scaled back her professional career (she was a board member of a large Wal-Mart food supplier) in order to promote her husband’s efforts.

Upon the election’s completion, Obama became an advocate as the First Lady as her full-time job.  Obama has fought for many causes, poverty awareness and healthy eating are among her most cherished efforts.

For her efforts, she has gained much recognition.  In 2010, Forbes Magazine named Obama the most powerful woman in the world.

Her massive visibility increase has helped her impact many people across the nation and throughout the world.  She has become a well-respected role model to many and has said that she is interested in learning more about the intricacies that make up Capitol Hill.

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