A Guide for the Student On-The-Go

For commuters, it is common to think of our lifestyle as a series of unfortunate events. Are you having flashbacks to all the things that have gone wrong for you while commuting? Well, we did sign up for this, so we should make it work. As a third year commuter student, here’s a guide I’ve…

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Letters To My First-Year Self: Ruchika Devalapalli

This piece is part of the Letters to My First-Year Self series in which students (current or past) look back on their first year here at Rutgers and give advice to their former selves. We are looking for contributions to this series, so if you’d like to participate, please send your reflection to I Am Rutgers…

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Letters To My First-Year Self: Tulika Sen

This is the first piece in the Letters to My First-Year Self series in which students (current or past) look back on their first year here at Rutgers giving advice to their former selves. We are looking for contributions to this series, so if you’d like to participate, please send your reflection to I Am…

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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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How to Get Free Things at Rutgers

If you ask around campus about what it’s like to be a student at Rutgers, one of the responses will inevitably be about all the free stuff you accumulate. Here is your handy guide on how to get it: #1: Be a First-Year Student If you’re just starting out your career as a Rutgers student, you’re all…

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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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