Jungle Jambooskies, a rap group consisting of first-year students Jason “Big Chill” Morel, Edsel Selengalla, Christian “Sibs” Barillas, Nicco Salgado and Jordy Reyes, has released nine singles since its inception in February. The most popular of the bunch is 'ChEcK mY SAKAI,' alluding to the interface most professors at the University use to communicate with students and post assignments.
4/28/2017 1:02am

Hip hop group Jungle Jambooskies, consisting of all first-year students, reminds U. to check Sakai

Any student who has attended Rutgers, be it for four years or four days, have all had to do the same thing at some point in time — hop on their computers and type out the five letters that will haunt their nightmares for the duration of their time on the Banks: Sakai.  Rarely is there a time where checking Sakai, the interface most professors at the University use to communicate with students, post assignments and many other not-fun things, is a positive.

4/26/2017 2:57pm

Recipes from Rome: Weigh in on Italy's staple food

Rome is famous for four pastas — cacio e pepe, gricia, amatriciana, and carbonara. If you walk into any trattoria in Rome, you are likely to find at least two or three of these pastas on the menu (if not all four).  The Romans are very, very territorial when it comes to food, especially when it comes to their pastas.

4/24/2017 9:12pm

New Zealand dance company graces State Theatre's stage

On the evening of April 21, the State Theatre New Jersey presented one of New Zealand’s leading contemporary dancing companies Black Grace. Choreographed by Neil Iremia, the show consisted of a collection of short and full length works to celebrate the storytelling traditions of the South Pacific.

4/21/2017 9:22am

Gov Ball has ‘No Problem’ stacking this year’s lineup

Classes are coming to an end, the sun is coming out, new albums are being released, and for those of us on the Eats Coast those are all signs that point to summer music festival Governors Ball. The outdoor music festival on Randall’s Island in New York City will be sounding a carefully curated blend of beats, genres and vibes in high-octane, high-volume three-day event.

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