Queering Engineering

Most people don’t assume I am a Science major at first glance. Usually they expect me to be in some form of the Arts. Maybe it’s the tattoos and piercings?” Eric Wien is a second-year honors student majoring in Biomedical Engineering at Rutgers School of Engineering. Although his rigorous schedule calls for more than your average amount…

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#RUThankfulThursday

Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for all the the great things we have. Here at I Am Rutgers, we decided to ask Rutgers students what they are thankful for. Tiffany Chow, Class of 2017 Brianna Hernandez, Class of 2017 Abby Anokye, Class of 2016 Anand Arikarevula, Class of 2017 PJ Rosa, Class of 2016 Markus Robinson,…

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Giving Back Helps You Pass Your Exams

The holidays are all about giving back, and finding an opportunity is an integral part. At least that’s what Organic Chemistry teaching instructors Chirag Patel and Akash Patel think. Both Chirag and Akash are seniors at Rutgers, Chirag being a Biological Sciences major and Akash being a Cell Biology and Neuroscience major. After excelling in…

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You’re Listening to 90.3 The Core with DJ Sade

If you’ve ever tuned in to Rutgers’ very own student-run radio station, The Core FM, then you might have jammed with this one. This is Sade Osuji, a third year double majoring in Communications and Human Resource Management. Her friends and family know her outgoing personality, kind heart, and 6’ 2” height. However, what most…

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Live Vibes Session: ROMP

 Let’s pack our bags and meet at the corner of my street Pick me up and we’ll drive until we hit the water Let’s spend every night discovering new places we can hide From the world but never each other” [youtube id=”hifCHY94i0Q” width=”600″ height=”350″] Right from the opening lines of the first song on ROMP’s…

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Philosophy

Monica Valdez is a senior double majoring in Philosophy and Economics under the School of Arts and Sciences. She originally had the goal of going to law school, but her college experience made her realize that it might not be the dream she wants to pursue. Still, her interest in philosophy did not die out…

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What To Expect During Finals Week: RU Edition

Okay, Scarlet Knights. As the weather gets colder, the days get shorter, and holiday decorations go up, you know that special time of year is upon us once more: Finals Week 2014. College is a great time, it really is. However, one of the drawbacks is when the rest of the country is holiday shopping and…

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A Guide for the Student On-The-Go

For commuters, it is common to think of our lifestyle as a series of unfortunate events. Are you having flashbacks to all the things that have gone wrong for you while commuting? Well, we did sign up for this, so we should make it work. As a third year commuter student, here’s a guide I’ve…

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Community Service at Rutgers: Start With Service Stories

Shireena McGee is a junior at Rutgers majoring in Psychology and minoring in Philosophy and Spanish. She is currently an Alternative Breaks Site Leader and participated as a Start With Service Leader during the first ever Start With Service program. I remember the day that I received an e-mail about applying for a position called…

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Letters To My First-Year Self: Ruchika Devalapalli

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…

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Community Service at Rutgers: Palak Shah

Palak Shah is a sophomore in the Rutgers Business School. She is majoring in accounting. The members of the Student Volunteer Council were eager and excited to host the 8th annual Scarlet Day of Service. With an overwhelming number of students registered for this event, we were not only thrilled, but extremely proud of the growth…

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Rutgers Street Fashion: Fall 2014

Tell-tale signs school has been back in session: books open with all our sticky notes & highlights, jobs and paper deadlines defining our college lives, and the sighs of relief when we get out of our exams. Now that summer is a thing of the past, we’re ready for all things autumn. Let’s admit it;…

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