With Thanksgiving and winter break quickly approaching, Rutgers University operations will begin to see a change in schedule and offer students different activities. Tiffany Chen, a School of Environmental and Biological Sciences first-year, said that she is very excited to be going home for break.
Since the summer of 2007, the PrintGreen Conservation program has saved Rutgers computer labs more 40.75 million sheets of paper during its first three years. According to the Office Information Technology (OIT) website, printing is provided as a limited service to all lab patrons at the OIT computer labs. Print jobs are completed by patrons at print release stations located at computing centers on every campus. Each semester, students are allocated $30 for printing.
Every Sunday morning, members of the Rutgers community can relax with Sunday morning yoga at the Yard @ College Avenue.
Rutgers Gardens hosted their annual Fall Festival last Sunday, which brought together a slew of fun fall activities curated for Rutgers students and members of the community. Rutgers Gardens is a self-sustaining operation and relies on outside support for maintaining the gardens, purchasing equipment and materials, supporting salaries and providing public programs. Funds are raised through facility rental fees, special events, membership dues and donations from supporters, and Rutgers Gardens is one of the few botanical gardens in the country that does not charge a visitor’s fee and is open 365 days a year. Bruce Crawford, the director of Rutgers Gardens, said in a message on the website that every gardener knows that gardens are always changing. “I have found it interesting that Rutgers Gardens, neither by design nor mission, has always been a combination of the two.
This Sunday, New Brunswick celebrated its annual "Raritan River Festival and Rubber Duck Race" by the waterfront in Boyd Park with environmental advocacy, live music, arts and fundraising.
Students moving in this semester with Amazon Echoes or other similar devices may be disappointed to find they are not easily connectable to Rutgers' main wifi network, RUWireless. Amazon Echo is a hands-free speaker developed by Amazon.com and features a voice-controlled intelligent personal assistant service, who responds to the name "Alexa." Rutgers Business School sophomore Justin V.