Involvement Fair Guide

The start of a new semester means countless opportunities to get involved with student organizations. Find out how to navigate the Rutgers Involvement Fair with tips and tricks to help you find the organizations that are right for you.

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Hidden In Plain Sight: The Writer’s House

The Writer’s House, nestled within Murray Hall, is one of College Avenue’s best kept secrets. Most students find it by accident, but once they do, they keep coming back for it’s warmth and pin-drop silence.

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Be The Mentor You Wish You Had

The Collaborative Mentoring Program at Rutgers enables Rutgers students to mentor and empower younger students and help put them on college-bound trajectories. Find out how you can serve those in the New Brunswick area.

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ONE

There are many ways to affect change in the world, from collecting donations to campaigning to spread awareness. ONE is a “grassroots community to campaign and advocate for the eradication of problems such as world poverty and preventable diseases,” says Mai Tran, secretary of ONE. Rutgers’ chapter, only three semesters old, has already made waves.…

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Hack-hers

If you were to describe a hackathon, a simple explanation would probably be that it is an event in which computer programmers, engineers and software developers come together to code, design, and develop projects of their own choosing. If you were to describe a hackathon in simpler terms, it would probably be just a lot of guys in a room that…

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ZBTahiti

After a brutally cold winter, it was jarring to be outside in shorts and boat shoes. The temperature was a solid 80 degrees, and on the Busch turf fields on that Saturday afternoon everyone was feeling the heat. But there were no complaints. No “ughs” about the sweat. No regrets if anyone forgot sunscreen. No…

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Inspiring Through Adversity

On September 10th, nearly 600 students packed Trayes Hall in the Douglass Campus Center for a night with RJ Mitte, one of the stars of AMC’s Breaking Bad. Though many flocked to the event in hopes of hearing some spoilers, the event, co-sponsored by RUPA and the Office of Disability Services, addressed topics affecting anyone,…

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Fall 2013 Involvement Fair

No amount of rain could stop the 2013 Fall Involvement Fair! On September 2nd, thousands of first-year students were introduced to the 400+ academic, recreational, and volunteer student organizations inside the Rutgers Student Center and College Avenue Gym. From government to Greek life, students had their first glimpse of what awaits them this year. [youtube…

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The 2nd Annual First of the First BBQ

Starting off the second week of school with an on-campus, social Greek life event was definitely a great idea. The four organizations hosting this event are labeled as the first established Greek organizations within the African-American and Latino communities. This is “The 2nd Annual “First of the First BBQ.” On September 8th, 2013 an array of cultures gathered on…

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Annual Target Night

The annual Target Night is known for free swag, prizes and great vibes, and this year it definitely did not disappoint. As hundreds of students lined up to get inside of Target they were greeted with swag bags filled with all the college essentials. Throughout the night, an enthusiastic staff and great music helped to…

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Convocation: Welcome to the Scarlet Knight Experience!

Another summer has come and gone and it’s time to welcome the class of 2017 to the Rutgers community. First-year students entered the High Point Stadium where they were greeted with free t-shirts and began their journey by ringing the bell, symbolizing the start of their first year. Pre-convocation festivities included performances from various student…

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Audacity of Hope: Inspiring Environmental Change

The Students for Environmental Awareness at Rutgers University strive to make students aware of environmental issues going on around us. They attended the rally against the Keystone Pipeline in D.C, went to the Environmental Film Festival during spring break, volunteered to restore a beach, and are working on a campaign to have Rutgers divest from…

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