Comm 2100 Final Web Package

Hard Rock Calling 2012 Day 2

Msuician Steven Van Zandt To Speak At Rutgers Commencement Ceremony

Rutgers University set to have legendary singer, songwriter, and human rights activist Steven Van Zandt speak at their Commencement Ceremony.

The Commencement Ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 14, at 10 a.m., and will be at High Point Soultions Stadium. The stadium is laocted at  1 Scarlet Knight Way, Piscataway Township, NJ 08854. The event will be outside regardless of rain of shine.

Steven Van Zandt is best known for being one of the founding members of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. He has made his career primalry as a musician but has also stepped into the world of television and broadway. Most notably as Silvio Dante in the HBO series “The Sopranos“.

Van Zandt is also the chair of the Rock and Roll Forever foundation.  Where the goal off the foundation is to offer free educational services for instructors and students. The program is geared primalry toward high school and middle school students.

In order for guests/students to access parking on all campuses in the New Brunswick and Piscataway areas must display special Commencement hangtags. For more information about parking please visit Parking Guidelines.

The stadium will be open to the public at 8 a.m., and shuttle busses from the parking lots will begin at 7 a.m. The ceremonies are open to the public, therefore tickets are not needed for attendance. The stadium does hold 52,454 people, so guests should plan acording a head of time to get preferred seating.


High Point Solutions Stadium is located by red, green, and brown parking lots.

The ceremonies will be lived streamed on the school website starting at 8:30 a.m., and can be viewed for free. To watch the live stream of the Commencement ceremonies and any other information visit

To watch 2016 Commencement ceremonies visit


Comm 2100 Final Press Release

(This press releases is completely fictional and is being written as part of a final for Comm 2100)


For more information contact:

Rosalie Bledsoe

St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center



For release after 9 a.m.

Monday, May 15

Sex Therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer To Speak At Woman To Woman Confrence

St. Joesph’s Regional Medical Center is happy to announce that they will be holding a Woman to Woman Confrence, where famous sex therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer will be the keynote speaker.

The confrence will be held at the HIlton Meadowlands Hotel in East Rutherford, New Jeresy on  Monday, June 3, and will go from 8 a.m., to 4 a.m. The Hilton Meadowlands  Hotel is located at 2 Meadowlands Plaza, East Rutherford, NJ 07073.

The event is title “Harmony In Your Life”, as Dr. Ruth Westheimer will be disccsing current sexual issues and how to have respect for one self, for others, and also how to forster gratifying sexual realtaionships. The Confrence will also include a day of workshops that cover the following topics;

  • Healthier Eating and a Healtheir you”
  • Hello Exercise, Goodbye Blues!”
  • Cosmetic Surgery- The Choice is Yours”
  • “Steps to a Healthier Heart”
  • “Living a Fuller Life”
  • “The Woman’s Balance Beam”

Admission to the event will cost $35 person, where all proceeds from this event will go to the Palmer Center for Chidlren and Woman’s at St. Joesph’s Regional Medical Center. This event is sponsored by Doctors Health Care Group of St. Joesph’s PruCare/PruCare Plus. For information and tickets contact Rosalie Bledsoe.


Comm 2100 Press Package

(Disclaimer: This press package is being used for an in class assignment for Comm 2100 and all of the information that is in this package is fictional and is not actually taking place)

 Start Studded Opening For Nightclub 1 Oak At The Tropicana Hotel and Casino In Atlantic City 

Atlantic City, N.J. — The popular Nightclub 1 Oak will be opening a branch in the Tropicana Hotel and Casino Memorial Weekend, with a star studded four-night celebration. Both The Tropicana Hotel and Casino, and 1 Oak are known for providing top of the line entertainment and will continue that trend Memorial Day Weekend.

trop HandCone oak

The massive four-day opening will have a plethora of start-studded performances the entire weekend. Guests will be able to see performances from Taylor Swift, Drake, Pitbull, and Justin Bieber. The ribbon cutting ceremony will start at 9 p.m., Friday, May 26. One hour later at 10 p.m., the headliner for the weekend, Taylor Swift will take the stage as one of the four performances. The rest of the performances are as follows:

Friday, May 26, 10 p.m.: Taylor Swift, Live Performance

Saturday, May 27, 9 p.m.: Justin Bieber, Live Performance

Sunday, May 28, 8 p.m.: Drake Live Performance 

Monday, May 30, 10 p.m.: Pitbull Live Performance 

The Opening of 1 Oak will play a major role in turning Atlantic City back into an icon of the entertainment industry.  When asked about what the club means to Atlantic City Mayor Donald A. Guardian said,

“We are extremely pleased to see the addition of 1 Oak Atlantic City to the Atlantic City night club scene. This is just one more sign that Atlantic City’s comeback is a reality”.

About 1 Oak 

The opening of 1 Oak Atlantic city will raise the bar for all future 1 Oak Nightclubs in the future, as it is the largest one to be opened. The 10,000 square foot nightclub will have three levels, 10 bars, an outdoor pool, and a cabana area.

“We are excited to add 1 OAK Atlantic City to the Tropicana Atlantic City Experience. The addition of 1 Oak is just the first of several major upgrades coming to Tropicana Casino and Resort Atlantic City as part of our planned $35 million renovation. We look forward to introducing more improvements this year”,

one oak 2

Admission to the club will cost $50, while VIP seating is $200 for more information, visit, or call 856-club-oak.

About Tropicana Hotel and Casino Atlantic City

The Tropicana Hotel and Casino is a hotel, casino, and spa resort that is located at 2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. The 2,078 room resort is one of the crown jewels of Atlantic city as it is one of the largest hotels in New Jersey. The Tropicana has had several renovations in the past most recently coming in 2015, but there is a planned $90 million renovation this year.  (source

atlantic_city map

About Taylor Swift


Taylor Swift is one of the top entertainers of this generation. She is best known for her work as a singer, and songwriter in the Pop and Country genres. She is a 10-time Grammy award winner, which includes the Grammy for Album of the Year. in 2014 she released her most recent album “1989”, which had sold over 1.3 million copies in the first week. She has performed on Saturday Night Live, and Dick Clarks: Rockin Eve.  (source

About Drake


Drake born Aubrey Graham is a Canadian singer, songwriter, actor, and producer. Drake first found his fame for playing Jimmy Brooks on the show Degrassi: The Next Generation. After going on a road trip with fellow rapper Lil Wayne he started his career in R&B and released his first studio album ” Thank me Latter”, in 2010. throughout his musical career he has been able to to incorporate elements of pop and hip hop. His most recent album “Views” was released in 2016. (source

About Justin Bieber

justin b bbb

Justin Bieber is a Canadian singer, and songwriter and exploded onto the music scene after being discovered by Usher at the age of 15, where he posted videos of him singing on YouTube. Since 2009 he has been able to sell 44.7 million albums in the United States, Bieber’s main focus in music is both pop and hip hop genres. Bieber was able to gain worldwide fame after releasing his single “Baby”. Also 24 of Bieber’s singles have been on the Billboard Top 100 Chart. (source http://www.justinbieberc.commusi/)

About Pitbull


Pitbull or “Mr. Worldwide” is an American rapper where he gained fame when he had a solo track on Lil John’s album “Kings of Crunnk”. Pitbull released his debut album in 2004 titled “M.I.A.M.I”. In recent years Pitbull has grown as a pop culture icon where his song “We Are One” was the official theme of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and most recently his newest song “Green Light” was the official theme song of of WWE’s Wrestlemaina 33.        (source



Green’s New Energy Plan

Interior Secretary Grace Green had announced a new 800 million dollar energy plan while traveling through the western United States on a three-day tour// she had made the announcement at the Western Governor’s Conference meeting in Salt Lake City/ Utah// The plan calls for a five-year program to reduce strip mining/ but to ease the licensing of nuclear power plants// Green had praised the plan beucase it can reduce the dependence on foreign oil/ and will make America greener///

Tragedy Strikes During Basketball Practice

Basketball Death

Tragedy struck this morning at Central High School as 15-year-old freshmen Todd White collapsed during a basketball practice/ and passed away// Acording to school trainer Mike way/ White had not had any known illness// White was taken to Central Valley Memorial Hosptial where he passed away after efforts to revive him had failed// The county coroner will be performing an autopsy later today///

Gloria Steinem To Speak At SVA Commencement Exercises

Gloria Steinem will be the keynote speaker at The School of Visual Arts‘ (SVA) Commencement exercises this year. The exercises will be held at 1 p.m., on Tue, May 9, at Radio City Music Hall, which is located at 1260 6th Ave, New York, NY 10020.

Gloria Steinem is known throughout the world for her work as a writer, artist, lecturer and political activist. More importantly she is also a champion for women’s rights and children’s rights. She also well known for her role in gender equality and co-founded organizations that help raise awareness for those issues, one being URGE, (formerly Choice USA).

Her publishing career starter in the 1970s, where she also co-founded two magazines   Msand New YorkShe has also published books that have gone on to become bestsellers, which include My Life on the Road, Revolution from Within: A Book of Self-Esteem, Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions. 

Due to her success as a writer she has won numerous awards, which include The Society of Writers award, and the James Weldon Johnson award for Journalism. Also she has been given awards as advocate, which include the Bill of Rights Award, The National Gay Rights Adovactes Award, and the Ceres Medal.

In recent years SVA has had many distinguished guests speak at their Commencement exercises such as United States Congressman John Lewis, playwrights Edward Albee and Tony Kushner, and biologist Dr. Gerald Edelman. So it is fitting that they continue with Gloria Steinem.

For more information about SVA’s Commencement Exercies visit

To watch an interview with Gloria Steinem visit