About 1,800 students playfully emptied packets of powdered flower petals on themselves, their friends and strangers Friday afternoon for Rutgers’ “Holi Moli,” on the Livingston campus to celebrate the Hindu tradition, Holi. Holi, also known as the “Festival of Colors” or the “Festival of Love,” is a spring celebration widely celebrated in areas of South Asia and is meant to welcome the arrival of spring and the end of winter, as well as the triumph of good over evil. MICHELLE KLEJMONT / MANAGING EDITOR
4/13/2017 11:05pm

‘Holi Moli’ will bring Hindu festival of color to Rutgers

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.

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4/7/2017 11:29am

Learn, celebrate, gallop into Gaypril with guide to events

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.

3/30/2017 6:38pm

Women's Leadership Conference connects professional women with U. students

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.

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