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As “The Birthplace of Football” and the newest member of the Big Ten conference, Rutgers University faithfully turns the campus scarlet and black with RU pride for its homecoming football game. Events like the Homecoming Bed Races and the annual bonfire break up the semester and build suspense toward Saturday’s game every October. This year the Scarlet Knights will compete against Purdue University, and it’s anticipated that High Point Solutions Stadium will be packed with students and alumni alike. The tradition of homecoming games is widely known as the most celebrated day in college football: intended to unite students and alumni with a day of rallies and parades that establish a university’s sense of school spirit and pride. While Rutgers competed against Princeton University in the first college football game in 1869, neither team can claim a significant part in pioneering the homecoming tradition.
Hola! As I travel through the Strait of Gibraltar, I bring news of my sights and experiences in Spain.
National Suicide Prevention Month is coming to an end, but the discussion on campus is far from over. Suicide prevention is a topic that, unfortunately, many people are afraid to discuss because of the various stigmas attached to it, but resources at Rutgers University can help weaken those barriers. According to the Suicide Prevention Resource Center, "suicide is the second-leading cause of death among 20- to 24-year-olds.” There are many resources available for those struggling with suicidal thoughts or tendencies on campus that all students have access to. The issue has also garnered unique, national attention this year after Logic's live performance at the Video Music Awards.
Hello! I suppose I could also say hallo, hola, namaskaram, chao chi, ni hao or konnichiwa. You see, I am but a simple Rutgers sophomore who has been caught unawares by the allure of a multiple-country study abroad program, known as Semester at Sea.
Welcome to Rutgers, where the next 3-plus years of your life will be a literal heaven, hell or somewhere in between, a space where your locker gossip and prom-posals of your immediate past become olympics sprints to class and countless all-nighters.
Today, Voorhees Mall is being transformed into a visual representation of the community of interpersonal-violence survivors at Rutgers with the Clothesline Project.
After a semester of demonstrations, marches and protests that drew national attention to the Rutgers campus, the University has updated its demonstration policy. The eruption of free expression since the inauguration of President Donald J.
Sun in the sky, wind in your flower crown and tapestry below you while music surrounds you on all sides, you’re at a music festival.
Rutgers students sat for a lecture and poetry reading provided by nationally acclaimed writer Christopher Soto on Tuesday, April 18.
On Friday, April 14, the Rutgers Hindu Students Council (HSC) will bring a cultural color wars to the Banks as a way to celebrate Holi at Rutgers.Many people only associate the Hindu festival of colors with the excitement of throwing color powder on a sunny spring day, but there is a whole history behind the holiday that is often forgotten about.Most people do not realize that Holi occurs at the same time — at the beginning of spring — every year for a reason.
Gaypril is a University-wide, month-long celebration of LGBTQIA cultural history and pride. Almost every day for the month of April, renamed Gaypril among the queer communities, there will be crafts, fashion shows, service projects and performances all focused on queer issues and topics.
Spoken word, in the simplest sense, is an oral performance of poetry: an art of wordplay that can also take the form of hip-hop, comedy bits or monologs.
In accordance with Women’s History Month, the Rutgers Women’s Leadership Coalition (WLC) held its 6th Annual Women’s Leadership Conference last Friday, March 24, with this year’s theme being "Speak Up, Speak Out: Advocating For Yourself and Others."According to the event’s pamphlet, the WLC’s mission is to “inclusively bring graduate students together from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds and promote personal, academic and professional development.” The free, all-day conference offered empowering workshops and discussion panels that gave Rutgers women an opportunity to network for educational and professional opportunities.
During spring break, instead of spending days on the beach
or sleeping in, I was trudging through the snowbanks in a dress and high heels.
And it was the best decision I’ve ever made.
Last week, I hit the road with an amazing group of women
from Douglass Residential College to attend a Women in Congress seminar in
Spring break can be a week-long period notorious for debauchery and wild behavior. While fellow Rutgers students were in warm, tropical places like Cancun or Florida, I bravely drove six hours north to freeze in Montreal, Canada — and I don’t regret a thing, except for my frost-bitten toes and wind-burned face.Montreal, it turns out, has a lot of options to offer a college student looking to destress from the first half of spring semester.
The Emerald City is home to an expansive museum scene, showcasing a little bit of everything, from art to industrial history.
With the drinking age in America being 21, underage drinking is prevalent, especially on college campuses.
Upon arriving in Rome, I braced myself for a diet consisting of pizza, pasta and gelato, and boy, was I right about that one.
You could take multiple lifetimes to explore Rome. I've been here for two months, and I'm still barely able to comprehend what a truly magnificent place it is.
Sometimes an unlikely spring break adventure in Chicago arises out of visiting your great grandmother in snowy Iowa for a weekend — only sometimes.