Tag: commencement

Cory Booker (D-Twitter) Tells Students Life “Is Not About Celebrity”

“Corruption scandals. Skyrocketing crime. Abandoned allies. There are reasons why New Jersey is lukewarm about its own Sen. Cory Booker—even while the rest of the country swoons,” wrote The Daily Beast‘s Olivia Nuzzi back in 2014.  Since arriving in the Read More

N.J. legislator irked by Obama’s ‘inappropriate’ Rutgers commencement address

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Not everyone was impressed by Barack Obama’s Rutgers commencement address, Save Jerseyans. In fact, plenty of folks in attendance this weekend thought it sounded more like a canned campaign speech than a Read More

VIDEO: Obama slams political “anti-intellectualism” at Rutgers commencement

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog President Barack Obama addressed a crowd of approximately 50,000 at High Point Solutions Stadium on Rutgers’ Busch Campus in Piscataway this Sunday, Save Jerseyans, and while saluting a long history of Rutger Read More

Christie: Go Write Your Own Story

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Flanked by fair weather legislative allies Steve Sweeney and Donald Norcross on a less-than-beautiful May day, Governor Chris Christie delivered the 2014 Rowan University commencement address on Friday and shared a simple but powerful message with graduates Read More

Rooney Debates Rice Rutgers Row

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Our Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney stopped by the Fox29/My9 Chasing New Jersey studio on Monday afternoon to discuss the controversy which is still swirling around Rutgers University after Dr. Rice decided to withdraw as the 2014 commencement speaker… [viewing note: the segment Read More

How Rutgers Disgraced Itself and New Jersey

By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Rutgers University has disgraced itself. By allowing a group of ham-fisted ideologues to squelch free speech, the university has apparently shown itself to be just another left-crazed bastion of unithink in the increasingly looney world of Read More