What's Happening at Rutgers
A Rutgers star was a trailblazer in the racial integration of college football. Rutgers football great and 1919 class valedictorian Paul Robeson, who later achieved worldwide fame as an actor and civil rights activist, was one of the first African Americans to be named a college football All-American. Robeson first won the award in 1917— three decades before Jackie Robinson integrated Major League Baseball.
Rutgers in the News
- Hillary Clinton Finds Young Female Voters’ Support Elusive The Wall Street Journal (Tuesday, February 9, 2016)
- Christie Needs Strong Showing in New Hampshire Press of Atlantic City (Tuesday, February 9, 2016)
- Tests on Fish Raise New Concerns about Estrogen Levels in Drinking Water NJ Spotlight (Tuesday, February 9, 2016)