Rutgers University issued a statement Monday and it wasn’t for their performance on the field against Penn State, but rather the “classless” actions of fans bearing inappropriate t-shirts and signage.
Penn State coach James Franklin sat behind a microphone, bantered with the media, and gamely tried to steer questions toward this weekend’s game at Rutgers. “I would like to talk about Rutgers, Rutgers, Rutgers, Rutgers,” Franklin said, “and then maybe a little bit more about Rutgers.”
Thousands of Rutgers students received their diplomas during the university’s system-wide commencement ceremony. School officials say the class of 2014 had an estimated 16,431 graduates.
Chris discusses the latest re-emergence of Monica Lewinsky, Michael Nutter raising the minimum wage in Philadelphia, and the aftermath of the Condoleezza Rice commencement scandal at Rutgers University. He talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine, Meteorologist Big Joe Bastardi, and State Representative Daryl Metcalfe.
Rutgers University says paralyzed former football player Eric LeGrand will speak at the university’s commencement after all.
Chris assesses the reaction at Rutgers following former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s decision to withdraw as their commencement speaker, a Supreme Court ruling on prayer at town council meetings, and the possibility that Jimmy Fallon brings the Tonight Show to Philadelphia.
Rutgers officials say a record-setting crowd has turned out to get an up-close look at the university and its many offerings.
The 6th annual Rutgers Day is set for Saturday, April 26th in North Jersey, a day-long free festival to demonstrate all that the university offers.
A South Jersey legislator has proposed a 20 bill package that she hopes will make it easier, and more affordable for young people to attend college.
Chris discusses the Supreme Court’s decision not to hear the controversial case of boobies bracelets, a bill introduced in Philadelphia City Council to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana, and John McCain’s appearance on David Letterman’s show. He talks to Rutgers Professor Dr. Rudy Bell about his objection to Condoleezza Rice delivering their commencement address and CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin about he appearance at the National Constitution Center.
A Lindenwold man has been found guilty of murdering the mother of his child, a 22-year-old Rutgers student, back in 2008.
Whether you deemed her Grammy performance an expression of modern feminism or merely offensive, superstar Beyoncé has established herself as a major figure on America’s cultural landscape.
Chris reviews President Obama’s trip to Pittsburgh, Rutgers offering a class on Beyonce, and a potential Super Bowl coming to Philadelphia. He talks to the Mayor of Atlantic City, Don Guardian, and the CEO of La Colombe, Todd Carmichael.
To say it has been a frustrating season to this point for the Temple Owls would be putting it mildly.
Temple will return from a week-and-a-half layoff and play its first ever American Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night as the team visits the Scarlet Knights of Rutgers.