Rutgers Board Uses Cops to Keep Some Protesters Out of Meeting

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Union Protest
Union protesters made up much of the audience at the February 7 meeting, but some were denied entry. Charlie Kratovil

NEWARK, NJ—University police officers restricted some people from attending the February 7 meeting of one of the governing boards that oversees Rutgers University.

The Board of Governors’ (BOG) public meeting, just one of six regular meetings scheduled this year, was held on the school’s Newark campus at the Paul Robeson Campus Center.

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