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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Photography

Emily Dalton is a Visual Arts major with a concentration in Photography and an Art History minor studying at the Mason Gross School of the Arts. Emily has always loved art, so she decided during her Sophomore year that she wanted to to be a Visual Arts major and pursue a concentration in Photography. She…

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Live Vibes Session: Professor Caveman

[youtube id=”rH9wwk_isXI” width=”600″ height=”350″] Above: Rob plays his song “The Quiet Hours” Meet Rob Romano, a junior in the Mason Gross School of the Arts who is majoring in Printmaking. When he is not making works of art, you’ll find him with a guitar in hand going by the name of “Professor Caveman.” Rob began…

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Letters To My First-Year Self: Tulika Sen

This is the first piece in the Letters to My First-Year Self series in which students (current or past) look back on their first year here at Rutgers giving 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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Live Vibes Session: Cold Weather Company

[youtube id=TBjTPDGQjGk width=”600″ height=”350″] Above: Cold Weather Company plays their song “Seafarer” Drawing inspiration from the sounds of Mumford & Sons, Coldplay, The Dave Matthews Band, Keane, and the Tallest Man on Earth, Cold Weather Company has been taking New Brunswick by storm ever since they first started playing together last fall. The alternative/folk band is…

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History

Elia Jefferson-Gonzalez is a third year student in the School of Arts & Sciences majoring in History. She says studying history allows you to explore the historical significance of modern society today. Her choice not only stems from her love for the subject since middle school, but also from her desire to become a civil rights…

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Rutgers Future Scholars Success: Melissa

Each year, the Rutgers Future Scholars program introduces 200 first generation, low-income and academically promising middle school students from school districts in the four Rutgers home communities of New Brunswick, Piscataway, Newark, and Camden to the promise and opportunities of a college education. The program has multiple-year components, each building on the foundation of the…

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