Live Vibes Session: Little Rose

What began as two friends playing sweet serenades in Jameson Hall three years ago has since grown into a five-piece alternative/folk band that has come onto the NJ music scene remarkably fast. The Jameson “duo down the hall” consisted of Evangelia Psarakis, who is now a Rutgers alumna, and Ally Wepner, currently a senior. Ally…

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Senior Reflections: Francine Glaser

I Am Rutgers will be counting down the days until the Class of 2015 graduation with our weekly series called Senior Reflections. Tune in every Thursday to learn more about your fellow peers as they tell us about their past few years at Rutgers. This week we are featuring senior Francine Glaser who reflects upon the…

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Spreading the Word: Eshani Dixit

Eshani Dixit is a junior in the School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program, majoring in Political Science with a double minor in Women and Gender Studies and Economics. After she completes her undergraduate education, Eshani is planning to pursue a Masters in Public Health so that she can continue her advocacy work in a…

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Instaventure: Studying Abroad in Cardiff, Wales

Nick Perrone is a student at Rutgers University who is currently studying abroad in Cardiff, Wales. Here is the experience he’s had so far through the lens of his camera. “Cardiff is not really a city that you would expect a student to study a semester abroad in. It’s a pretty small city surrounded by a…

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Letters To My First-Year Self: Neha Gandhi

This piece is part of the Letters to My First-Year Self series in which students (current or past) look back on their first year here at Rutgers and give advice to their former selves. We are looking for contributions to this series; so if you’d like to participate, please send your reflection to I Am…

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Leadership: A Woman’s Perspective

Since March is Women’s Herstory Month, I Am Rutgers wanted to understand and explore leadership specifically from a woman’s perspective. We attended a Douglass Governing Council meeting and interviewed Raven Jenerson, the organization’s president. Raven is an accomplished second year Social Work major and Women and Gender Studies minor. She is currently president of the Douglass Governing Council,…

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Senior Reflections: Teddy Aretakis

I Am Rutgers will be counting down the days until the Class of 2015 graduation with our weekly series called Senior Reflections. Tune in every Thursday to learn more about your fellow peers as they tell us about their past few years at Rutgers. This week we are featuring graduating senior Teddy Aretakis. He shared with…

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RU Scribblers

“Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun.” — Mary Lou Cook Regardless of what we’re studying, we all have the ability to be creative in some way or another, even if it means drawing an incredibly abstract looking stick figure. I Am Rutgers sat down with a few…

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Senior Reflections: Cierra Kaler-Jones

I Am Rutgers will be counting down the days until the Class of 2015 graduation with our weekly series called Senior Reflections. Tune in every Thursday to learn more about your fellow peers as they tell us about their past few years at Rutgers. This week we are featuring graduating senior Cierra Kaler-Jones, as she explains…

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RA Insights: Ismelka Gómez

As a Voorhees Hall Resident Assistant, Ismelka Gómez oversees first year students and aides in their transition to college as they become acquainted with life at Rutgers.  While this is her first year working as a Residence Life RA, Ismelka’s experience as an RA of the SAS Education Opportunity Fund Program for the summer of…

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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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