ROAR for the Kids!

Rutgers ROAR is a great way to get involved on campus if you’re interested in volunteering with children. The organization is a chapter of the national non-profit Reach Out and Read . The organization promotes early childhood literacy by volunteering with the children at the Eric B. Chandler Health Center and creating fundraising events to…

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Economics

Yauris is one first year student that has got her college career mapped out! Her educational and savvy experience in the Rutgers Future Scholars Program got her accustomed to college life and she got to meet people in the corporate world while still in high school. “It was a great learning experience academically and socially,”…

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Geography

Derek stumbled upon his calling after taking a low-level Geography course and he followed it down the rabbit hole. Originally, he left his private high school with the intention of studying Theology and Philosophy.  Derek gives thanks to Political Ecology with associate professor Richard Schroeder and Political Geography with Jack Norton for solidifying his change…

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Feminizing the World One T-Shirt At a Time

Alan Martofel is a recent Rutgers graduate who majored in Political Science and Psychology. He is the founder of the clothing company, Feminist Apparel. With a positive message the brand has steadily been growing in popularity. While attending Rutgers, he became aware of the issues surrounding gender inequality through various friends who are heavily involved…

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Finance

Billie-Jazz Eyondi is a senior in the Rutgers Business School majoring in Finance with a minor in Economics. Billie-Jazz’s interest in financial matters was piqued at a very young age; she throughly enjoyed budgeting and saving which lead her to pursue a career in the financial realm. This past summer she had the opportunity to…

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Marketing

Kaitlin Rogers is a third year marketing major. Her love for marketing stems from her interest in sociology and learning about what makes people do what they do. Immersing herself into the digital age, Kaitlin matches all her marketing skills with her love for social media and blogging. I want to build my own brand…

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Taste of Spring

With the temperature rising, we have finally moved away from the snowy weather. Below are a few students, who took their first shot at showcasing their favorite spring trends around campus. Each student is displaying trends of bold prints and layering. Wearing this floral skater skirt with her black thigh high socks, makes this outfit…

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Mathematics

Kristen Huang is a sophomore double majoring in Mathematics and Psychology, with a minor in Business Administration. “This usually leads to raised eyebrows and questions like “wow, are you crazy?” and “are you going to graduate in four years?” – Yes to both.” Kristen plans on applying to the Graduate School of Education’s Mathematics Education…

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Cell Biology & Neuroscience

Dennis is a junior in the School of Arts and Sciences, majoring in Cell Biology and Neuroscience. He highly recommends the Cell Biology & Neuroscience major to any student interested in science-intensive disciplines and to those intending on going to medical school. “The department is rich in professors who are both knowledgeable and accessible, and…

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Marine Science

Lauren is a Marine Science major with a minor in Environmental Policy, Institutions, and Behavior. The focus of her interest is marine invertebrates. “Organisms, like oysters, have thousands of genes that enable them to survive the harsh temperature fluctuations and desiccation associated with tidal cycle and they don’t even have spines. Marine invertebrates are extremely…

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How To Choose Your Major

Picking your major is no easy task. You should take the time to start your search for your major early. Luckily, Rutgers provides us with opportunities to meet with advisors and resources to gain a few tips online through the Office of Academic Services. We jotted down a few notes of our own for you…

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Daring to Dream: Cycling for a Cause

What happens when college students set their sights on raising one million dollars for kids with cancer and blood disorders? You get Dream4TK, or Dream For the Kids, an initiative that involved 5 students biking from New Brunswick, NJ all the way to Orlando, Florida. Gabrielle Rossi, the only girl cyclist on the trip, tells…

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