Letters To My First-Year Self: Daisy Fernandez

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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Scarlet Lore: Passion Puddle

Did you know that when certain Rutgers students walk around Passion Puddle together three times, they are supposed to live happily ever after? Or so legend has it. Zack Morrison discusses the origins of this myth and more on this episode of Scarlet Lore.

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Instilling Change, Uniting Neighbors

On Saturday, January 26th, the Black Student Union hosted their annual Opening Ceremony to kick off Black History Month. This year’s theme was “Revival of the Renaissance: Celebration of the Arts.” The event entailed dinner, student performances, black art and poetry, great music, and inspirational words from keynote speaker Justin Rose. Every year, the ceremony not only serves…

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Community Service Redefined

“Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” I think we’ve heard this proverb at least once as children growing up, but as we begin to examine all the problems facing our communities, we can start to see the importance of putting…

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Senior Reflections: Roxanne Dalere

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 Rutgers Senior Roxanne Dalere. We sat down…

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My Experience as an Orientation Leader: Alisha

Alisha Fuino is a junior at Rutgers majoring in Social Work. She worked as an orientation leader for New Student Orientation this past summer. I’ll never forget my orientation experience as a first-year. I remember having so much fun and getting so excited for the next four years that awaited me at Rutgers. At the…

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Scarlet Lore: The Sacred Path

Join Zack Morrison as he explores the history and traditions of Rutgers University that you never knew existed. For this segment, Zack explores the tradition behind the Sacred Path. Back in 1919, the first class of Douglass College first-year students were not allowed to walk on the walkway between George Street and College Hall. This restriction would…

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Senior Reflections: Sara Miller

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 what their past few years at Rutgers have been like. This week we are featuring Rutgers senior Sara Miller.…

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Pharmacy

Yasmeen Elsakary is a Pharmacy student whose interest in the field got sparked by her love of chemistry. She is interested in learning how different pharmaceutical medications can affect the human body. Yasmeen plans on going against the stereotypical view of pharmacists by aiming to be more than just a “medication expert.” “Contrary to popular…

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Letters To My First-Year Self: Kaitlin Rogers

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 Rutgers via…

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Senior Reflections: Emily Dalton

I Am Rutgers will be counting down the days until the Class of 2015 graduates with the weekly series Senior Reflections. Tune in every Thursday to learn more about your fellow peers as they tell us what their past few years at Rutgers have been like. Our very first reflection features Rutgers senior Emily Dalton discussing how…

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My Experience as an Orientation Leader: Pearl

Pearl Jasmin Lariza is a sophomore at Rutgers majoring in Nursing. She worked as an orientation leader for New Student Orientation this past summer. Going into Rutgers, I came in with the mindset of wanting to start fresh but I didn’t really know how. However, when I went to my orientation, I was blown away by…

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