When her 6th-grade reading curriculum created the overwhelming combined feeling of underrepresentation and boredom, an 11-year-old New Jersey native by the name of Marley Dias received national acclaim when she took matters into her own hands. She was tired of reading about “White boys and their dogs,” she told Larry Wilmore on The Nightly Show. So,…
Caribbean Day, which happens each spring on the Busch Campus outside of the Paul Robeson Cultural Center, is an event of many performances. The festival hosts various performance groups who showcase a range of art styles from rap sets to fashion shows, Caribbean dance and a steel drum band. At the festival the crowd is a mosaic…
From a young age, a love for competition and sports has fueled Julia. Whether cheering on her beloved Patriots or pushing herself to be the victor, her fierce spirit has never faded. Find out how Julia’s passion for sports helped her discover her place here at Rutgers.
Since coming to Rutgers, Nick Cahill embarked on a successful weight loss journey, got involved in a fraternity and numerous on-campus organizations, and turned his passion for history into numerous internship opportunities. Find out how Nick is making the most of his college journey.
Bhavna has lived in many different countries and has called many different places home. Find out how her time at Rutgers has enabled her to define a personal identity within a larger community and carve her own path.
Ajay Kashi, a senior studying chemical engineering and physics, has conducted research on renewable energy in world-renowned schools like the University of Southern California and Columbia University. Originally from California, Ajay has always had a specific interest in climate change and has gone a step further by trying to tackle this problem through his involvement both at Rutgers and on an international level.
Rutgers NO MORE is generating awareness regarding domestic violence and sexual assault by starting important conversations within different organizations around campus. Find out more about their mission to break downs stigmas and encourage bystander intervention.
Michael found his home at Rutgers. He has the opportunity to showcase his words in front of a large crowd that he has come to know as family.
Take a deeper look into the poetic family that is the Verbal Mayhem Poetry Collective. The largest growing open mic on campus is still growing and does not seem to be stopping anytime soon.
Sydney’s transition to a new school 3000 miles away from home was tough, but through Rutgers she has been able to immerse her creativity in her work and make new friends.