Rutgers Department of Journalism and Media Studies Statement Condemning the Arrest of NJ Journalist Gustavo Martínez Contreras

The faculty of the Rutgers Department of Journalism and Media Studies most strongly condemns the arrest on June 1 of Asbury Park Press (APP) reporter Gustavo Martínez Contreras while covering protests in Asbury Park against police brutality. Contreras was shooting video of the protests when he was taken into custody.

Elizabeth Ciccone, SC&I Business Manager, Represents Elks Hall during 2020 Preservation New Jersey Press Conference

Aside from her professional duties as the Business Manager at SC&I, Elizabeth Ciccone spends some of her free time as a volunteer managing the Facebook page for the New Brunswick Historical Society. One of her posts captured the attention of Preservation New Jersey and might help save Elks Hall in New Brunswick from demolition.