Time Flies

I cannot believe that a month of school has passed, it feels like it was just yesterday when I sat down in my first college lecture looking all bright eyed and confused. It’s extremely hard to understand that I survived four weeks of school, especially after all the confusion of the first week. But now, … More Time Flies

Taking a Moment to Celebrate

Rutgers University is considerably quiet regarding the awards and honors of its professors and researchers, despite the surmountable octaves recipients reach in both prestige and quantity.             It is well known that Rutgers is a research university, but further inquiry on students may be answered with vague statements or “Ummm”s. Being a research university obviously … More Taking a Moment to Celebrate

Food Journey Part 2

So this Friday, we decided to try the Kati Roll place on Easton Ave (right next to Mamoun’s Falafels). My friend and I were in desperate need for some comfort food and after looking up Kati Roll on yelp, we weren’t expecting very much. The reviews talked about the poor service and food that gives … More Food Journey Part 2

Hustle and (BUS)tle

The semester is already flying by.  Through the hustle and bustle of exams, here are a few tips to keep us all sane as we try to rush to our destinations. 1. Don’t take up seats for your belongings.  Unless the bus is basically empty, be considerate and don’t take up space with your backpacks, … More Hustle and (BUS)tle

Five Things You Can Learn from that Bus Ride with Random Strangers

If you’re anything like me you tend to stare at people while riding that REX-B in the morning, not because we’re creeps, but because it’s simply human nature to make eye-contact with people who sit around you. But one thing I’ve noticed is that every bus ride is an adventure, a microcosm of RU. If … More Five Things You Can Learn from that Bus Ride with Random Strangers

The Food Journey

Food is such a major part of my life. It can make me happy when I’m feeling down and it can make me feel like complete cow poop when I’m in a good mood. So when I first came to Rutgers, I was apprehensive about dining hall food. And don’t get me wrong, it was … More The Food Journey

How I Made my Freshman Year Great by Getting Involved-and how you can too

In what seems like the blink of eye, I’m returning to Rutgers this year as sophomore. Seeing all the freshmen moving in and getting settled is an interesting thing to watch as I was in their position a mere year ago. This year I’m older, wiser, albeit less excitable, and a bit more mentally prepared … More How I Made my Freshman Year Great by Getting Involved-and how you can too

Top 5 Ways to Survive Freshman Year (as told by a current freshman)

From the haziness of frat parties to the craziness of classes, freshman year can be incredibly exhausting-mentally, physically, and emtionally. College is a difficult adjustment, so here are five ways to survive (and maybe even thrive) during your freshman year (or any other year). 1. Breathe.  College is crazy enough without having anxiety and panic … More Top 5 Ways to Survive Freshman Year (as told by a current freshman)

A Brief Analysis on the Idea of “You do You” in College

I moved in a little over 1 week ago. Now 1 week in retrospect to a whole summer may not seem like a long period of time, but I assure you that your first week in college will be an eye-opening experience. It’s not necessarily one particular thing; the dorm life, the excessive indulgence in … More A Brief Analysis on the Idea of “You do You” in College

How to Survive College Without Gaining or Losing the Freshman 15

Being in college for the past few weeks has shown me that college is not all about gaining the freshman 15, but also about losing it. Most people I know are too lazy to keep going to the dining hall for real food, so they live off of Easy-Mac in their room. I have found … More How to Survive College Without Gaining or Losing the Freshman 15