RUPA Media: Geek Week VR Experience

The VR Experience was a RUPA partnership with Geek Week to present the new technology of Virtual Reality to Rutgers. With the help of Arcane Reality, RUPA was able to bring six computer based headsets and numerous mobile phone headsets to campus for students to enjoy. Students were able to enter the world of VR…

RUPA Media: 1000 Cranes Project

The 1000 Cranes Project was new for RUPA this year. It was a long but pleasant journey from folding the first crane of good wish to achieving the 1000. Hundreds of Rutgers students help us fold the cranes and the final art piece were showcased in the Children’s Gallery at Dance Marathon. The idea behind…

RUPA Insider: Morse Code Bracelet Craft

The Morse code craft was one of the Arts & Culture committee passerby event during the spring semester outside of the Douglass Student Center. Students were able to make bracelets using dotted and dashed beads to create unique messages that could only be decoded by the creator. The event had an amazing turn out and…

RUPA Insider: Trip to Washington D.C.

While RUPA conducts several trips every semester, very rarely have they been to cities further than New York or Philadelphia. This year, in an effort to further RUPA’s range, a trip to Washington D.C. was created. The trip left early in the morning and arrived at Washington around noon, meaning students had almost a full…

RUPA Insider: 1000 Cranes Project

The 1000 Cranes Project was new for RUPA this year. We were in the process of coming up with ideas for a huge art installation for the Rutgers community to enjoy, but the moment the idea of cranes came up, we knew this could reach far beyond the walls of this community. The idea behind…

RUPA Insider: Geek Week VR Experience

The VR Experience was a RUPA partnership with Geek Week to present the new technology of Virtual Reality to Rutgers. With the help of Arcane Reality, RUPA was able to bring six computer based headsets and numerous mobile phone headsets to campus for students to enjoy. Students were able to enter the world of VR…

RUPA Media: Masquerade Ball—Rutgers at the Circus

Our annual Masquerade Ball featured Circus theme this year. Students dressed up and joined us on a vintage circus adventure at the Zimmerli Art Museum. Live DJ, tasty food, drink bar, photo booths and amazing performers were provided and the lavish ornaments made every corner shine. It was one of the greatest expectation of the year and will continue to be…

RUPA Insider: Masquerade Ball Mask Craft

To get students excited for the Masquerade Ball, RUPA held this mask craft. Initially, RUPA wanted an artist to come to Rutgers and teach students how these Venetian style masks are created, but we could not secure an artist in time. RUPA purchased blank masks and decorations for students to add to their masks. These…

RUPA Insider: Waitress on Broadway

Broadway trips are one of many events organized by the Arts and Culture committee. On Saturday February 4th, RUPA took a trip to NYC to see Waitress on Broadway, a show nominated as the Best Show Of 2015 and described as “an empowering musical to the highest order” by the Chicago Tribune. Based on a…

RUPA Insider: Chicago on Broadway

It was a decent trip to Manhattan on the first Saturday in April. Rachel and I were the lead for the day and were joined by 50 Rutgers students and two staff members from Rutgers. We arrived around 12:30pm in front of the Administer Theatre, and after grabbing lunch on our own, relaxed and enjoyed…