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As part of a relatively new trend, students are using event pages on Facebook to organize meme-based gatherings like “leedle leedle leedle, lee at The Yard like Patrick.” At Rutgers, these posts have gotten thousands of engagements, despite only a select few attending.
The New Jersey elections are set to take place on Nov. 7 and the ballot will include the highly anticipated gubernatorial race along with 120 state legislature seats.
The Office of Graduate Student Life and the Office of Veteran and Military Programs and Services (OVMPS) are holding a colloquium to discuss the experiences of LGBTQ veterans and active service members today.The event will commence at 8:30 a.m.
Twenty-million women and 10 million men suffer from an eating disorder at some point in their lives, according to the National Eating Disorder Organization.At Rutgers, the Rutgers Eating Disorder Organization (REDO) is back after a period of inactivity last year, said Holly Chok, the organization’s president and School of Arts and Sciences junior."We are looking to promote awareness about eating disorders, advocate for resources, let students know about the resources available on campus and destigmatize it in general," Chok said.Chok said that it was difficult to get the organization active again, and the process included sending a lot of emails and a lot of waiting, but the group was able to make a return at the involvement fair this fall.“It’s a bit of a process because you have to have three members who will definitely be in the e-board.
Just a day after Columbus Day, when Americans found themselves embroiled in a debate about which historical figures to memorialize, guest lecturer Dr. Hakim Williams of Gettysburg College spoke to about 40 students, staff and faculty members to share some food for thought about the indigenous suffering upon which American hegemony is built.On Tuesday evening in the Academic Building on the College Avenue campus, the Rutgers Center for Social Justice Education and LGBT Communities (SJE) invited Williams to present a talk entitled “International Solidarity: A Journey of Self, Nation and Earth.”“Since the personal and the political often have a sort of dialectical relationship ... I will enter this talk there and meander it to my conclusion,” Williams said as he began his presentation.His speech was a self-proclaimed admixture of autobiography, translational identity formation, immigration, American liberation and internationalism.
The third of a four part series of events discussing the experiences of LGBT veterans and active service members will focus on “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” and the potential ‘Transgender Ban’ in the United States military.
In the final hour before former Vice President Joe Biden’s highly anticipated appearance at Rutgers, a series of sexual assault survivors stepped up to the podium to share their stories.The speakers were comprised of both current and former Rutgers students, many of whom had sought help in one capacity or another from the University’s Office of Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance (VPVA).One survivor, whose last name has been omitted, began by recounting her first day on campus at Rutgers.“When my mom said goodbye to me during move-in day two years ago, she told me ‘no matter what, make sure you surround yourself with people you trust and people who keep you safe’. I’m sure she was just being motherly in saying this,” Summer said.
The gymnasium was colored red Tuesday afternoon as members of the University community gathered to welcome former Vice President Joe Biden to campus for the “It’s On Us” rally.Biden abruptly shocked students across campus two weeks ago when he announced that he would be visiting Rutgers to speak out against sexual violence and assault.More than 2,000 students stood in a line wrapped around the College Avenue Student Center and were allowed inside the gymnasium for the rally.The growing "It's On Us" movement was launched in 2014 following the recommendations of the White House Task Force to Prevent Sexual Assault.
The primary goals of the Rutgers Eating Disorder Organization (REDO) are to push for better resources, erase stigmas and raise awareness of eating disorders on campus. Eating disorders are the deadliest mental health problem and they affect millions of individuals each year.
Guest lecturer Hakim Williams ran students through an admixture of autobiography, identity formation, immigration and American liberation this past Tuesday. Adopting the mantra "out" helped him push through adversity in his own life.
Rutgers stood firm in its decision not to return the $100,000 gift bestowed to the University by the H. Weinstein Family Foundation in April despite multiple allegations of sexual harassment against the producer.
As an alternative to traditional group therapy, the Rutgers Center for Social Justice Education and LGBT Communities (SJE) encourages students to stop by the Breathing Room, an open space dedicated to having discussions about everyday issues with collaborative solutions.Mondays at 6 p.m.
Students gathered around the jumbotron at The Yard @ College Avenue Tuesday night to watch gubernatorial candidates Phil Murphy, the Democrat candidate, and Lt.
On the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 10, the College Avenue campus was illuminated in purple. Purple luminaria bags lined the sidewalks and a congregation of about 30 students gathered at the Brower Commons Steps for an annual candlelight vigil for survivors of dating and domestic violence.The Rutgers Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance (VPVA) started the vigil in 2013.
Students gathered on the steps of Brower Commons Tuesday night in support of survivors of dating and domestic violence. The candlelight vigil was part of the Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance’s “Turn the Campus Purple” campaign.
Various Rutgers clubs gathered at The Yard @ College Avenue to watch the gubernational debate. Students had the chance to register as new voters before election day.
Mondays at 6 p.m., students can gather at 17 Bartlett St. to participate in Breathing Room focuses on weekly LGBT topics to encourage student discourse. This week, the organization discussed Ally Week, a national effort to encourage students to be allied with the LGBT community.
The lack of holidays officially recognized by the University creates difficulties for students who observe religious holidays that do not coincide with breaks during the academic year.Dory Devlin, the director of University News and Media Relations at Rutgers, said that the University does not cancel classes on religious holidays, and the choice to attend class is left to the student.“Rutgers does not schedule days off for any religious holidays,” Devlin said.