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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Cognitive Science

Hetali Mehta is a junior in the School of Arts and Sciences currently majoring in Cognitive Science and minoring in Biological Sciences. Along with studying, she juggles her roles as a co-peer-mentor chair in AMSA (American Medical Student Association) and the treasurer for Active Minds, an organization that raises awareness for psychological issues. Her interest in the…

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Engineer By Day, Community Organizer By Night

In such a diverse university, who exactly are the students leading the diverse groups within it? Who are the students that by day are going to classes but by night are organizing to unify their cultural communities and acting towards positive change? This is a look into the life of Latino Student Council’s newly-elected Male…

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Nursing

Elizabeth Davis is in her fourth year studying at the Rutgers School of Nursing. Liz chose the nursing major because she has always known that she has an interest in the healthcare field. At a young age Liz would carry around a pretend medical kit and treat all the “boo-boos” on the stuffed animals and…

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Community Service at Rutgers: Imani Reed

Imani Reed is a Rutgers junior studying Linguistics and Spanish and is a Service Day Coordinator for the Student Volunteer Council. Recently I had the opportunity to take a tour of New Brunswick. It was a very interesting experience for me because I thought I knew New Brunswick well, but aside from my occasional walks…

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Hangry O’Clock

Every day there’s a class that you dread. Sometimes it’s because you didn’t do the homework the night before (Game of Thrones Season Premiere…how can you do work after that, am I right?), or maybe you had a mandatory extremely important social gathering to go to (everyone who’s anyone was going to be there). Or,…

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Transforming Transgender Norms at Rutgers

Aiden De Abreu, a Criminal Justice major at the School of Arts and Sciences, is making waves at Rutgers. Working as a Community Service Officer for the Rutgers University Police Department and the Office Manager at the Rutgers Center for Social Justice Education and LGBT Communities, he has made Transgender activism visible at all ends…

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History & Political Science

Kimberly Lin is a junior at Rutgers majoring in History & Political Science (a joint major), and she will be either majoring or minoring in Economics. Kimberly says that history, culture, and foreign relations have always been her passion, but she never knew what she could do in those fields until she did a bit of…

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Psychology

Joseph DeAngelis is a junior in the School of Arts and Sciences majoring in Psychology and minoring in Cognitive Science. He highly recommends the fields of psychology and cognitive science to those who are interested in the human thought process and who like utilizing different fields as part of a study as a whole. “Thinking is…

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A Stroll Through Rutgers Gardens

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of city life to appreciate a little bit of nature at Rutgers Gardens. If you haven’t been to Rutgers Gardens, it’s about time you go check it out. You have to take a car to get there, but it’s worth the trip. Not only are there beautiful…

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