Go Outdoors: Kayaking in North Carolina

On any given day you can find Jen Conover hanging out at Basecamp, home to the Rutgers Recreation’s Go Outdoors Program. The program provides students who have an interest in outdoor activities the chance to explore nature with a variety of trips and activities. Jen has always been interested in being active outdoors; from snowboarding to hiking,…

A Day in the Life of a Dancer

Jada Cunningham is in her third-year of the BFA dance program at Mason Gross School of the Arts. Jada began dancing 18-years ago with classical ballet technique. When I dance, I feel as though I’m communicating and expressing thoughts and feelings that cannot be put into a concise sentence,” Jada explains. After her time at…

Feminizing the World One T-Shirt At a Time

Alan Martofel is a recent Rutgers graduate who majored in Political Science and Psychology. He is the founder of the clothing company, Feminist Apparel. With a positive message the brand has steadily been growing in popularity. While attending Rutgers, he became aware of the issues surrounding gender inequality through various friends who are heavily involved…

Making a Difference in Tanzania

For some, volunteering simply means heading over to a local food kitchen and lending a helping hand. However, Shanzay Farzan, a second year majoring in mechanical aerospace engineering and minoring in Japanese, took a different approach. This past winter break Shanzay made a spontaneous decision to travel over 7,400 miles to Tanzania to volunteer at…

Spending the Holidays in Europe

This past winter break, Kolrick Greathouse a graduate student at Rutgers, spent the holidays abroad in the United Kingdom visiting his brother who is stationed there with the Air Force. While many of us dream of backpacking Europe, Kolrick actually got to experience it. From spending New Year’s Eve in London to taking a road…

Scuba Diving In The Bahamas

For many, the Bahamas conjures up the idea of a tranquil paradise, a place where you can escape from it all. That is exactly what Phil Lubik, a senior at Rutgers majoring in Mechanical Engineering, experienced this past winter break. When the opportunity to scuba dive in the Bahamas with Rutgers Scuba Divers arose, Phil…