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Members of the Rutgers community filed through the atrium of Richard H. Shindell Choral Hall on Douglass campus last Wednesday to listen to a presentation by none other than the dean of Mason Gross School of the Arts, George B.
The NJC Lounge of the Douglass Student Center turned into a performance venue last Friday night, complete with string lights and photographs, to celebrate the fourth studio-album release of campus a cappella group OrphanSporks. This was OrphanSporks' first concert of the year and included alumni members to commemorate their new CD "Tracks." “We’re extremely excited to debut our CD,” said Tenzin Tsepel, alto singer, former business manager of OrphanSporks and a School of Arts and Sciences senior.
Musicians and music fans gathered at Club Alex last Friday night to hear five expert panelists talk about the condition of New Brunswick's music scene and its struggles in the city today. The panel was moderated by Frank Bridges, co-founder of Alexander Library’s New Brunswick Music Scene Archive and doctoral student at the School of Communication and Information. The panelists included Bob Makin, Dennis Diken, Andrew Spina, Audrey Rose and Sharief Hobley: all of them connected to the historic New Brunswick music scene — but in different ways — with opinions on how the scene has changed over the years. “There is no place to play in New Brunswick right now, even the basements,” Makin said.
In the downstairs dining room of the Garden State Ale House with food that’s way too fancy for the average Rutgers student to afford, The New Brunswick Jazz Project is back at it again with another Emerging Artists Night. On April 11, Jazzy Jon and the Hard Bop Hitters swooned the audience with their renditions of their favorite jazz tunes as well as originals written by the band’s front man and guitarist Jonathan Kirschner, a Mason Gross School of the Arts sophomore. Other band members included Stephen Yee on alto saxophone, Ryan Permaul on bass, and Nick Dekens on drums.
Deep in the underground of the College Avenue Student Center is the ever-famous Red Lion Café, most known for holding live shows of all kinds.
Last Friday, Rutgers Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and the Arts (STEAM) and the Landscape Architecture (LA) Club helped students create their own terrariums and taught about landscape architecture and environmental design through presentations. To make their own terrariums, the students gathered around a wide variety of plant species and other materials.
It’s Feb. 14, and love is drifting through the air off the ol’ Raritan. So if you have a special someone, a good friend or you’re in a treat yo’ self mood, let your heart turn scarlet and try these date night ideas that can only happen when you’re on the Banks. Easton Avenue If you and your S.O.
Last Thursday, the Rutgers Hillel Russian Jewish Club hosted its first event of the semester — a Matryoshka Painting Party!
The Rutgers Women’s Leadership Coalition held its sixth annual Women’s Leadership Conference Friday to discuss the importance of advocacy for women in the workplace, as well as the tactics women can use to make their voices heard in a professional environment.
Organized by the New Jersey State Bar, the Violence Against Women on College Campuses discussed sexual assault on University campuses through a legal lens. Participants focused on what administrators at institutions like Rutgers are currently doing and what they can do better in the future.
Rutgers Muslims for Peace organized their tenth annual Interfaith Conference on Sunday in the Busch Campus Center, which featured a series of speakers and discussions. The event was briefly interrupted with a demonstration in response to a speaker's relation with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Photo Illustration | A Rutgers study found that cold carbonated beverages are the most efficient at quenching people’s thirst than warmer beverages, or even non-carbonated drinks like water. Colder non-carbonated drinks are likewise better than warmer non-carbonated drinks.