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Princeton University gets Top 10 World ranking

Princeton University gets Top 10 World ranking
BY REBECCA SHEEHAN
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A lot of decision making goes into choosing the right college or university to attend, and once you find that institution that is the right fit to your academic needs and future aspirations the results will be insurmountable.

Thanks to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a British-based higher education consulting firm, whose annual World University Rankings list was put out this week, choosing a top academic institution just got a little bit easier.

The list, which was published by The Christian Science Monitor online, shows a strong presence in United States and United Kingdom universities which are dominating the top of the elite list. But don’t fret Garden State residents, because Ivy-league Princeton is sitting pretty in position number nine.

 

Remembering the My Lai Massacre - 42 Years Ago Today

Remembering the My Lai Massacre - 42 Years Ago Today

On this day in history, March 29, 1971, Lt. William Calley was convicted of the premeditated murder of 22 Vietnamese civilians during the Vietnam War,

It was called the Massacre at My Lai.

'Gate to Hell' found in Turkey

'Gate to Hell' found in Turkey
BY VALERIE CHAMPAGNE
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

While working at the World Heritage Site of Hierapolis in Turkey, archaeologists found an ancient cave that was believed to be the entrance to the underworld i...

Are The Times Really A Changing For The Vatican? New Pope Speaks Candidly About Changing Celibacy Rule

Are The Times Really A Changing For The Vatican? New Pope Speaks Candidly About Changing Celibacy Rule
BY MICHAEL HAYNE
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
COMMENTARY

While many could care very little about the new pope and his views given the Catholic Church's continuous support of outmoded philosophies particularly ...

Well, Duh: Sen. Menendez Believes A North Korean Attack On US Would Be 'Suicide'

Well, Duh: Sen. Menendez Believes A North Korean Attack On US Would Be 'Suicide'
BY MICHAEL HAYNE
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
COMMENTARY

Senator Bob Menendez, embroiled in one seeming controversy after another, recently warned that any pre-preemptive nuclear strike against the US would be ...

Island nation Kiribati may move to Fiji: Climate change could destroy land

Island nation Kiribati may move to Fiji: Climate change could destroy land
BY DAN REYES
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

An island nation in the Pacific is considering moving its entire population to nearby Fiji, amid concerns that climate change could destroy their land.

According to the...

An Eye for An Eye: Man Sentenced to be Paralyzed

An Eye for An Eye: Man Sentenced to be Paralyzed
BY BRIDGET THOMPSON
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

The idea of an eye for an eye dates back to Hammurabi’s Code in Babylon, but today neighbors of the once ancient civilization are employing the same punishment ...

Anti-Rape Lingerie Invented by Students in India

Anti-Rape Lingerie Invented by Students in India
BY SARA PAGLIANTE
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Three engineers in India have created lingerie that supposedly can protect women from being raped. The lingerie is called Society Harnessing Equipment (SHE) and i...

War on the Syrian People: Years of Turmoil with Little End in Sight

War on the Syrian People: Years of Turmoil with Little End in Sight
BY CHRISTOPHER ESSNER
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

One million. Over one million Syrian refugees. One million people displaced by war, unable to enjoy the luxury of their own homes; unable to go a day withou...

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