Rutgers Alumna: Meegan Adames

Meegan Adames, Class of 2002, is one of many alumni who have called Rutgers home. Thanks to the Rutgers Five-Year Teacher Education Program, Meegan was able to graduate with a Masters degree in Elementary Education. Meegan’s  journey at Rutgers began similar to that of many first years. She explains, “Coming in, I didn’t know what I…

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Drawing

Jonathan Rojas is a junior at Rutgers double majoring in Visual Arts and Education. He transferred to the School of Arts & Sciences from Mason Gross School of the Arts when he realized the true direction he wanted to follow within the field of art. He has future goals of becoming an art teacher, or possibly…

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Letters To My First-Year Self: Shirley Mori

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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Supply Chain Management

Rohan Chitnis is a senior in the Rutgers Business School double majoring in Supply Chain Management and Economics. Rohan has always had a passion for markets and the world of finance, but he wanted to ensure that he was more competitive than the average finance major. He sought out supply chain management to understand how to…

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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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