Muggle Mayhem: Club of Witchcraft and Wizardry

Rutgers may not be Hogwarts, but we still have a place for all die-hard Harry Potter fans. Muggle Mayhem, the Rutger’s chapter of the Harry Potter Association, is a place for Harry Potter lovers, wizard-wannabees, and everyday muggles to get together and bond about J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world.  But, believe it or not, Muggle Mayhem is…

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Hidden in Plain Sight: Zimmerli Art Museum

While many students may mistake the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum for an ordinary academic building, it is, in fact, one of the largest and most distinguished university-based museums in the nation. In addition to exhibiting over 60,000 diverse, world-class art installations, it offers special programs such as lectures, concerts, workshops, and gallery tours to visitors.…

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Big Picture Lessons You Learn From Your Duration At Rutgers

They say you learn the most when you overcome a challenge that alters your perspective. From my personal experience at Rutgers, this statement has held true in reflecting on my past and working towards my future with a set list of goals in mind through a rigorous process of trial and error. This transition occurs when a self-realization strikes,…

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Home Away From Home: Tatianna Amatruda

83% of students who currently attend Rutgers New Brunswick are New Jersey residents.  The remainder of the student body, while the minority, diversify the Scarlet Knight community by contributing a wide array of backgrounds, interests, and perspectives. In this series, I Am Rutgers will highlight the out-of-state student experience by detailing the journeys of a…

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Student Spotlight: Muna Ilogu

“In this generation we can be selfish sometimes. It’s not really about me. I serve a purpose on this earth.” Students at Rutgers University go through many different experiences whether they’re commuting, interning, or even traveling. Students are encouraged to participate in events on and off campus. Sometimes students participate during their travels to different countries. It…

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Home Away From Home: Carolina Carlat

83% of students who currently attend Rutgers New Brunswick are New Jersey residents.  The remainder of the student body, while the minority, diversify the Scarlet Knight community by contributing a wide array of backgrounds, interests, and perspectives. In this series, I Am Rutgers will highlight the out-of-state student experience by detailing the journeys of a new…

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From Rutgers to Thrillist: Derek Springsteen

Transitioning out of college and into the adult world sounds like an accident waiting to happen. No longer working to get educated and graduate, but to gain experience and accomplish career-oriented goals. The Rutgers experience, no matter what you make of it, will in some way prepare you for a future after college.  Alright, aren’t you…

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Hidden in Plain Sight: Cook Farm

Paying a visit to the Rutgers Farm on Cook Campus is an item that should be on every Rutgers student’s bucket list.  It is a great place to spend a Sunday afternoon when you have some free time. Whether you’re coming from Livingston, Busch, College Avenue, or Cook/Douglass Campus, it is only a quick walk or…

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10 Easy Ways to Get Involved in Community Service at Rutgers

“Volunteers have a 27% higher likelihood of finding a job” – Corporation for National & Community Service Community service is more than giving back to the community. It’s an opportunity to learn about important social problems, gain valuable technical and practical skills, meet influential people, and grow as a person. Needless to say, volunteering is an…

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Blending In and Standing Out: Rutgers Through a Global Lens

    The typical college-goers experience is generally an overwhelming one from all the change they undergo. Moving to a new city away from family and friends? Check. Starting from scratch and forming an entirely new social circle? Check. Your emotional life momentarily sent into a state of disequilibrium? Check times infinity. The amount of…

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Home Away From Home: Lauren Fish

83% of students who currently attend Rutgers New Brunswick are New Jersey residents.  The remainder of the student body, while the minority, diversify the Scarlet Knight community by contributing a wide array of backgrounds, interests, and perspectives. In this series, I Am Rutgers will highlight the out-of-state student experience by detailing the journeys of a…

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