Two Richard Stockton College students camped outside the U.S. Supreme Court for two nights to hear oral arguments on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday.

Latest Video

Nicole Chamra, 21, of Carteret, Middlesex County, and Taylor Ruggieri, 21, of Flemington, Hunterdon County, missed getting in Tuesday but were among the 50 people allowed in Wednesday, the college said in a statement.

“It was definitely a once-in-a-lifetime experience and opportunity,” said Chamra, who plans to attend law school. “We felt it was important to be in something that was literally marking history.”

Diane D’Amico

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.