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Knitting Club Helps Those in Need

Knitting Club Helps Those in Need

Creating something by hand is a labor of love that takes time, patience and skill. For a small group of Rutgers–Camden students, the reward comes not when the project is complete, but when it is enjoyed by those in need. “If you have a skill and you use it to do something you love, and […]

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What if a New Jersey town was the capital of the world?

What if a New Jersey town was the capital of the world?

CAMDEN — Everyone knows New York City as the unofficial center of the universe, but what if the true capital of the world was right here in New Jersey? A Rutgers–Camden history professor says this was the dream of many towns in the Garden State at the end of World War II. In Capital of […]

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Volunteer Tax Assistance

Volunteer Tax Assistance

This tax season, hundreds of low-income New Jersey citizens will receive free assistance from Rutgers–Camden law students in preparing income tax returns. The student-run Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) project is sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service, which provides comprehensive training for the students so they can deliver this extremely valuable service to residents. The […]

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Grad Students Enjoy Life at 330 Cooper

Grad Students Enjoy Life at 330 Cooper

Rutgers-Camden students are enjoying life at 330 Cooper, the brand new apartment-style residential hall that opened its doors in September 2012. Residents of the building are already carving out their own comfortable living community there. “It’s a beautiful place to live,” says Nicole Ojo-Ohikuare, a second-year student at the Rutgers School of Law–Camden. “It’s well […]

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Rutgers-Camden Librarians Contribute to Childhood Studies Book

Rutgers-Camden Librarians Contribute to Childhood Studies Book

Kids say the darndest things. Viral videos like “David After Dentist” and “Charlie Bit My Finger” are turning children into Internet stars overnight. Rutgers–Camden librarian Katie Elson Anderson has examined the implications of the instant fame for her essay, “Configuring Childhood on the Web.” The essay is featured as a chapter in the book Portrayals […]

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