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The story of Anjanette Vaidya, a School of Arts and Sciences senior, is deeper than meets the eye. This year she will graduate with highest honors — summa cum laude — but her Rutgers experience redefines what it means to be a non-traditional student.
DREAM Zone is an interactive training program that teaches students, faculty and staff at New York University (NYU) how to support the undocumented community. On Wednesday, the program came to the College Avenue campus for the first time.
More than 300 people have signed a petition to prohibit Dr. Felicia McGinty, vice chancellor of Student Affairs, from participating in the 2018 Rites of Passage, a pre-commencement celebration in May to honor Black and Latinx students.
A roundtable discussion of graduate students, professors and a visiting scholar was held on the sixth floor of the Academic Building on Friday to answer one question: how do we explain the history of photography today?
The first annual graduate student symposium titled — Writing the Histories of Photography — was captured by the Center for Cultural Analysis, the Department of Art History and the Developing Room — a group founded in 2008 and devoted to the study and practice of photography.
Aki Sasamoto is an assistant professor of sculpture at Mason Gross School of the Arts by day and a practicing performance artist by night. On Monday, she addressed a crowd on the second floor of the Livingston Student Center as part of the Chancellor’s Colloquium series.
Genesis Garcia-Ysaac, a School of Arts and Sciences senior, boards an NJ Transit train in the morning just like many Rutgers students who take public transportation.
Last week, the New Jersey Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee voted in favor of Bill S699 last week, legislation that would grant certain undocumented students eligibility to apply for state financial aid.
On Tuesday, Rutgers Mexican-American Student Association (MASA) joined the Zimmerli Art Museum in a "MASArte" night filled with piñatas, Mexican prints and cumbia.
A self-proclaimed “one-man law firm” has been the legal backbone guiding University students to free, immigration-legal services since the start of the fall semester.
Congress has until tomorrow to strike a deal that determines the future of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) DREAMers.
A majority of New Jersey residents feel positive about their healthcare coverage according to a recent "Health Matters" poll.
Artistic parties from the New Brunswick-Highland Park area are teaming up to raise awareness for social justice issues in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy.
The federal government shut down this weekend over a disagreement for the future of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
Rutgers Law School professor and Newark Chief Municipal Judge Victoria Pratt appeared at TEDNYC last month and discussed how empathetic values could reshape the criminal justice system.
In their final year at Rutgers’ Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC), five senior students discovered their career path as future leaders in the U.S. Air Force.""
Twenty-seven individuals waited for their names to be called in the "Battle of the Bald" Thursday night, an annual head-shaving tournament to fund life-saving childhood cancer research at the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.
This year's fundraiser collected a total of $10,199 — double the amount of last year’s event — due to the combined efforts of the University undergraduates, graduates, faculty and some unaffiliated with Rutgers that were willing to donate their hair to the cause.
With a close to the 2017 political election season, PolitickerNJ and InsiderNJ released their power lists to rank who has the most momentum among New Jersey politicians and several people ranked were Rutgers alumni.
Both the PolitickerNJ Power List and InsiderNJ 100 Power aim to give readers a sense of who are the top party leaders and operatives, lobbyists and activists, lawyers and media figures, who play a major role in shaping politics within the state.
Behind eyeglasses with a tortoiseshell frame and pink temples, museum professional and art historian Thomas Sokolowski detailed his statewide project as the Zimmerli Art Museum’s newest director.In a museum that houses more than 60,000 works of art, Sokolowski said he will take on a greater activist role compared to past directors in how he will run operation and how the museum will respond to the world we live in.“I would like us to be seen ... as the activist art center of New Jersey,” Sokolowski said.Sokolowski led the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh for 14 years as its director until 2010.
Coming off of a strong season of protests in the spring, Rutgers University seems unusually quiet this year with fewer students participating in rallies and demonstrations this semester.In April, an update was made to a University policy on rallies and demonstrations held on Rutgers property to differentiate between the terms “free expression” and “disruption.” Now, student advocacy leaders are questioning whether the policy is to blame for fewer students expressing their voice in the fall.“I get that student safety is important but the current policy now, besides common sense items like ‘do not obstruct vehicle, bike and pedestrian lanes,’ there are some things in reading the text itself that make you say, ‘Woah, this is against our First Amendment rights,’” said Adeel Ahmed, a Rutgers University Student Assembly (RUSA) senator-at-large and a School of Arts and Sciences junior.Ahmed is also RU Progressive’s co-president and said that, to him, in specific areas of the policy the language is vague, and he questions whether a student’s right to protest a guest speaker on campus is still protected under the new policy change.