#RUThankfulThursday

Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for all the the great things we have. Here at I Am Rutgers, we decided to ask Rutgers students what they are thankful for. Tiffany Chow, Class of 2017 Brianna Hernandez, Class of 2017 Abby Anokye, Class of 2016 Anand Arikarevula, Class of 2017 PJ Rosa, Class of 2016 Markus Robinson,…

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Giving Back Helps You Pass Your Exams

The holidays are all about giving back, and finding an opportunity is an integral part. At least that’s what Organic Chemistry teaching instructors Chirag Patel and Akash Patel think. Both Chirag and Akash are seniors at Rutgers, Chirag being a Biological Sciences major and Akash being a Cell Biology and Neuroscience major. After excelling in…

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You’re Listening to 90.3 The Core with DJ Sade

If you’ve ever tuned in to Rutgers’ very own student-run radio station, The Core FM, then you might have jammed with this one. This is Sade Osuji, a third year double majoring in Communications and Human Resource Management. Her friends and family know her outgoing personality, kind heart, and 6’ 2” height. However, what most…

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Rutgers Future Scholars Success: Melissa

Each year, the Rutgers Future Scholars program introduces 200 first generation, low-income and academically promising middle school students from school districts in the four Rutgers home communities of New Brunswick, Piscataway, Newark, and Camden to the promise and opportunities of a college education. The program has multiple-year components, each building on the foundation of the…

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Engineer By Day, Community Organizer By Night

In such a diverse university, who exactly are the students leading the diverse groups within it? Who are the students that by day are going to classes but by night are organizing to unify their cultural communities and acting towards positive change? This is a look into the life of Latino Student Council’s newly-elected Male…

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Transforming Transgender Norms at Rutgers

Aiden De Abreu, a Criminal Justice major at the School of Arts and Sciences, is making waves at Rutgers. Working as a Community Service Officer for the Rutgers University Police Department and the Office Manager at the Rutgers Center for Social Justice Education and LGBT Communities, he has made Transgender activism visible at all ends…

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All Adventurous Women Do

The term Pioneer Woman has incredible conviction, and few embody it better than Jasmeet Bawa. Jasmeet, a current Rutgers senior majoring in Cognitive Science and minoring in Philosophy and Education, is a woman who has refused to be limited by any means. She is the current Editor in Chief of the Anthologist, the oldest literary magazine…

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From the City to the Mountains

“There are some good things to be said about walking. Not many, but some. Walking takes longer, for example, than any other known form of locomotion except crawling. Thus it stretches time and prolongs life. Life is already too short to waste on speed. I have a friend who’s always in a hurry; he never…

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Brazil & Ballet: Nathaniel’s Journey

  Nathaniel Benavides, a Communications major in the School of Arts and Sciences, has done it all. From interning with big name fashion designers like Oscar de la Renta to working as a member of Rutgers University Student Life, Nathaniel’s interests are wide and varying. However, dancing has always been one of his main passions.…

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The American Bollywood Project

If you’re a hip hop dancer anywhere in this world, one of your favorite pastimes is watching choreography videos on YouTube. Some household names include Brian Puspos, Ian Eastwood, and Chachi Gonzales, and the list goes on. However, there is a hidden gem in the world of hip hop that seems to be frequently overlooked…

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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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