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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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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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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Making a Difference in Tanzania

For some, volunteering simply means heading over to a local food kitchen and lending a helping hand. However, Shanzay Farzan, a second year majoring in mechanical aerospace engineering and minoring in Japanese, took a different approach. This past winter break Shanzay made a spontaneous decision to travel over 7,400 miles to Tanzania to volunteer at…

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Spending the Holidays in Europe

This past winter break, Kolrick Greathouse a graduate student at Rutgers, spent the holidays abroad in the United Kingdom visiting his brother who is stationed there with the Air Force. While many of us dream of backpacking Europe, Kolrick actually got to experience it. From spending New Year’s Eve in London to taking a road…

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Scuba Diving In The Bahamas

For many, the Bahamas conjures up the idea of a tranquil paradise, a place where you can escape from it all. That is exactly what Phil Lubik, a senior at Rutgers majoring in Mechanical Engineering, experienced this past winter break. When the opportunity to scuba dive in the Bahamas with Rutgers Scuba Divers arose, Phil…

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Toronto Road Trip

Mason Gross School of the Arts senior, Derek Springsteen, had an interesting winter break enjoying a road trip to Canada with his girlfriend, Jen who also studies here at Rutgers. Taking a long drive up towards Toronto, they made a pitstop in Connecticut first. Jen’s grandmother currently resides in Connecticut which left them with a…

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Snowy Slopes

Senior Zachary Manning experienced a competitive winter break with his Rutgers University Ski & Snowboard Team. Under the New Jersey Conference, Zachary and his team spent two days at Blue Mountain preparing to race for the United States Collegiate Ski & Snowboard Association (USCSA). For this conference, his team competes against schools like LeHigh, LaFayette, Princeton,…

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A Feminist with Douglass Pride

Cunning, fierce, and vivacious are three words that best describe Jennifer. A feminist and current senior at Rutgers University, Jennifer Osolinski, is majoring in Women’s and Gender Studies and minoring in Social Justice. She is also working on a certifcate in Women’s Leadership. Her current pride, aside from being an involved Rutgers student, is being…

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Student Spotlight: Raymond Croft

Raymond Croft is a 20-year old senior in the Mason Gross School of Arts under the concentration of graphic design at Rutgers University. Growing up in Jersey City, he attended schools participating in the fine arts. This is where Raymond developed a love for graphic design, videography and photography. In his second year at Rutgers…

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Learning Through Experience in Nicaragua

This spring break I  got the chance to apply what  I’ve been taught in the classroom on my  nine day trip to Nicaragua. As students we often forget the importance of  what we learn as it gets lost in books, papers, and exams. Being able to learn through experiences is a liberating and rewarding way to…

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The “Write” Way to an Internship

Kimberly Yang is always armed…with her favorite Mario Badescu products, of course. The 20-year-old student is the Marketing and Social Media Intern at the celebrity skincare line. Double majoring in Marketing and Journalism and Media Studies, Yang hopes that this internship will be the gateway to a rewarding career. Currently a sophomore, Yang saw a…

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