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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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Go Outdoors: Kayaking in North Carolina

On any given day you can find Jen Conover hanging out at Basecamp, home to the Rutgers Recreation’s Go Outdoors Program. The program provides students who have an interest in outdoor activities the chance to explore nature with a variety of trips and activities. Jen has always been interested in being active outdoors; from snowboarding to hiking,…

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A Day in the Life of a Dancer

Jada Cunningham is in her third-year of the BFA dance program at Mason Gross School of the Arts. Jada began dancing 18-years ago with classical ballet technique. When I dance, I feel as though I’m communicating and expressing thoughts and feelings that cannot be put into a concise sentence,” Jada explains. After her time at…

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Religion

Maggie is a junior in the School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program majoring in religion with a double minor in sociology and professional outreach and development. She doesn’t yet know what direction she wants to head in with her career, but she has several ideas in mind. “I really love working with people and my…

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Human Resource Management

Ming Weng is a junior in the School of Management and Labor Relations majoring in Human Resource Management with a concentration in Work Organization and Management and a minor in Psychology. I’ve always been interested in business and working in a corporate setting. I think Human Resources right now is an interesting place to be.…

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