Brazil & Ballet: Nathaniel’s Journey

  Nathaniel Benavides, a Communications major in the School of Arts and Sciences, has done it all. From interning with big name fashion designers like Oscar de la Renta to working as a member of Rutgers University Student Life, Nathaniel’s interests are wide and varying. However, dancing has always been one of his main passions.…

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The Decoration Dilemma

There’s usually a point during the last two weeks of summer when I have this dream that my dorm room will consist of more than cinder block walls and that one poster from fifth grade with a cat in a milkshake. Right when you think you are about to go all out with decorating your…

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The American Bollywood Project

If you’re a hip hop dancer anywhere in this world, one of your favorite pastimes is watching choreography videos on YouTube. Some household names include Brian Puspos, Ian Eastwood, and Chachi Gonzales, and the list goes on. However, there is a hidden gem in the world of hip hop that seems to be frequently overlooked…

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Scarlet Lore: Rutgers Mascots

Did you know that the Scarlet Knight wasn’t always the mascot for Rutgers University? In the early days of intercollegiate athletics, Rutgers athletes were known by several different names. Join Zack Morrison as he explores the history of these mascots, and how one of them came from a very unlikely place. [youtube id=”wZW59qz_L6M” width=”600″ height=”350″]…

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ZBTahiti

After a brutally cold winter, it was jarring to be outside in shorts and boat shoes. The temperature was a solid 80 degrees, and on the Busch turf fields on that Saturday afternoon everyone was feeling the heat. But there were no complaints. No “ughs” about the sweat. No regrets if anyone forgot sunscreen. No…

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Rutgers Slam Poetry Team Success

If you have ever taken a look at the list of organizations found at Rutgers, you’d see that we have almost every club imaginable. If not, there’s always the option of creating your own. This is what occurred 3 years ago when several members of the student body felt that something was missing from their…

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Speak Out

I AM Rutgers sat down with the founders of one of Rutgers University’s newest student organizations, Speak Out. Fullamusu (Musu) Bangara and Kenya O’Neill revealed their inspiration for starting the organization, shared their current perspectives on women’s rights issues, and discussed their new and upcoming newsletter. Speak Out is a newsletter focused on highlighting the…

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Rutgers Childhood Leukemia Foundation

The organizations at Rutgers University are driven by their passion to make a difference in their community. The Childhood Leukemia Foundation (CLF) at Rutgers is one of those organizations that takes pride in the changes they have made. I Am Rutgers spoke with the President and Secretary of CFL, Hannah Whitman and Kristen Olsen. I…

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Graphic Design

Dorie is a Visual Arts major and Art History minor studying at the Mason Gross School of the Arts. Concentrating on graphic design, she first got her feel for the program while in high school. “I went to a technical high school and they offered different technical classes. I did commercial art, which is a…

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Exercise Science

  Anwar Addae is an Exercise Science major here at Rutgers. His interest for this field began with a first hand experience of watching a physical therapist at work. He was immediately intrigued by the discipline, as he shared the same passion to help and rehabilitate those in need. His love for physical therapy increased…

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Meteorology

Mike is a senior in the School of Environmental & Biological Sciences majoring in meteorology. He has known he wanted to become a meteorologist since he was 7 years old. When he was younger, Mike would come home from school, go to his room to put The Weather Channel on, and then sit at his…

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¡Viva Espana! Studying Abroad in Spain

Samantha Katz, who is double majoring in English and Spanish, chose to pack up her stuff and venture out to Spain to study abroad. She knew that she needed to take this once-in-a-lifetime experience to learn about the cultures and traditions of Spain. Adjusting to cultural differences of Spain was a challenge she was ready…

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