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While few humans can leave a legacy as a patrolman, professor or intercollegiate athlete, even fewer horses can boast of earning a reputation from being all three.Lord Nelson, who the Rutgers community remembers as for being the only equestrian professor emeritus, lived an intrepid life until passing away at the commendable age of 42, which translates to about 115 horse years, at Gales Way Farm in Wrightstown, New Jersey on April 12.
Courtesy of Rutgers Equine Science Center | Lord Nelson, the only horse who was also a patrolman, professor, intercollegiate athlete and lover of Dunkin' Donuts, died at Gales Way Farm in Wrightstown, N.J. after 42 years of life, which would roughly translate to 115 horse years.
On Sunday April 19, the Sigma Pi fraternity hosted their annual ‘Trees for TDs’ (Trees for Touchdowns) event, a community service project that aims to plant a tree for every touch down that the Rutgers football team makes.
To commemorate every touchdown the Rutgers football team scores, Sigma Pi fraternity planted trees on Sunday afternoon at the Shiloh Community Gardens, located at the corner of Liberty and Nelson Streets in New Brunswick. COURTESY OF BRETT DONOVAN
With final exams approaching and the pressure to succeed, college students often neglect their mental and physical health.
Johnny Hopkins chose a career path that gave him the opportunity to work with bands such as Oasis and The Hold Steady, and travel from his home country of England to the United States. Hopkins, public relations director at Triad Publicity, gave a speech at the University's School of Communication and Information on April 8, discussing the state of the music industry.
Johnny Hopkins, public relations director at Triad Publicity, speaks on April 8 about the state of the music industry at the School of Communication and Information.
For the past year, the Rutgers United Students Against Sweatshops (RUSAS) has been promoting their “30% Campaign” to pressure the Rutgers administration to source 30 percent of the apparel sold in the Barnes and Noble bookstore on the College Avenue campus from factories that pay their workers a prevailing wage and allow collective bargaining.Yesterday, after gathering around 50 signatures on a banner for their campaign, members of USAS stood outside Old Queens on the College Avenue campus in hopes of confronting Rutgers President Robert L. Barchi about the issue, said Sivan Rosenthal, a member of RUSAS.
Courtesy of Mariah Wood | Members of Rutgers United Students Against Sweatshops marched to Old Queens on the College Avenue campus Tuesday, where President Barchi exited the building after a meeting and spoke with students.
Showing the world your friend’s new skateboarding trick just got easier.New apps –– specifically Meerkat and Periscope –– enable anyone with an iPhone or iPad to share videos as they take them, actions that traditionally required setting up cameras and other technical equipment ahead of time.
Photo Illustration | New mobile apps such as Meerkat and Periscope, which enable anyone with an Apple iPhone or iPad to share videos as they take them, can bring a new dimension to the technosphere just as easily as they can bring drawbacks.
There is no better way to find a lasting relationship than catcalling, said Nick Turner, a stand-up comedian.
Thomas Middleditch, one of the stars of HBO’s “Silicon Valley,” entertains the audience at the Rutgers University Programming Association’s “Silicon Valley: A Knight of Comedy” Thursday night at the Livingston Student Center.
White sheets covering book shelves with a projection of Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros., Nintendo Wii Sports and play areas with Jenga Giant may not seem like a traditional library environment to many. Students looking for a night of gaming, questions and answers with professors of video game courses, conversation about video games and the gaming culture were invited to attend “RU Game?” at Alexander Library Wednesday night. About 30 students crowded around tables filled with board games, Nintendo Wiis and small television sets for an opportunity to represent the Rutgers gaming community. “I’m really interested in looking at things that are different, said Megan Lotts, art librarian at Rutgers University Libraries.
Rutgers’ Scarlet Knight crouches before a towering game of Jenga Giant for “RU Game?,” an event held at Alexander Library on the College Avenue campus the evening of April 7. COLIN PIETERS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER
While it might not be unusual for University students to engage in networking and entrepreneurial activities, many might consider being invited to a Clinton family event an unusual, even rare opportunity.Seven Rutgers students attended the invitation-only Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) University in Miami, Florida during March to present projects that seek to improve the national and international communities through social service and entrepreneurial endeavors.
While many University students know gender-inclusive housing exists on campus, not many understand its significance to the LGBTQ community.Students learned about the normality of gender-neutral residence halls and advancements in University housing during “Dorms & Norms: College Spaces & The Search For Identity” panel discussion last Thursday in Alexander Library on the College Avenue campus.
Rutgers welcomes spring, when the weather starts hitting above 50. But for some people, spring might not be a friendly season, since the warmer weather means an explosion of sneezes and coughs.For Saheli Patel, a School of Arts and Sciences sophomore, spring means runny noses, sneezing and sore throats.
Photo Illustration | Doctors from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and the University of Medicine and Dentristry of New Jersey suggest options for individuals who will most likely bear the brunt of this spring’s expected allergy season, which is anticipated to be more severe in terms of pollen compared to previous years.
Police officers brought up on charges should receive a fair hearing and if found guilty, should be punished appropriately, said New Jersey State Assemblyman Gordon Johnson.A new bill requiring the Rutgers University Police Department to conduct its internal investigations and procedures in accordance with the guidelines set forth by the state Attorney General was approved by the New Jersey State Assembly on March 31, and is now waiting to be signed into law.