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Dr. Matthew Gorring

“We had a 4.8 magnitude, which is probably one of the biggest earthquakes that we’ve had in a long time in New Jersey. But it’s not unusual, these faults are old, but they are not generally active and they don’t usually produce much activity. Every once in a while we can have a moderate earthquake like we just did today.”

Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Studies, Matthew Gorring, shares an explanation for the earthquake that wobbled New Jersey homes with Yahoo. 

Dr. Yasemin Besen-Cassino

“Parents are even requiring babysitters to plan out enriching activities for their young children prior to the babysitting gig.”

Chairperson of Sociology, Yasemin Besen-Cassino, shares her thoughts on the changing landscape for modern babysitters with Daily Mail. 

Dr. Jason M. Williams

“I think there needs to be a statewide campaign that actually educates the public about the fact that these programs exist [and] what their utilities are.”

Assistant Professor of Justice Studies, Jason Williams, shares his concerns about New Jersey’s crisis response programs with NJ Spotlight News. 

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