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…

RUPA Insider: Candle Holder Mason Jar Craft

This event took place on January 18, 2017 at the Livingston Student Center. Students came between classes and decorated mason jars with candles. It was a fun activity, where we put sand in mason jars and added some winter decorations. The candle in the Mason Jar acted as warmness to light up our winter nights.…

RUPA Insider: Denim Day

The Denim Day Fashion Show was a brand new event that the Traditions & Community committee put together this spring with the help of RUTGERS NO MORE and The Office of Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance (VPVA.) Part of Rutgers’ participation in Denim Day, an international protest against rape, the event’s goal was to raise…

RUPA Insider: A Semester of Comedy

The name’s Rj and I love RUPA. One of the best opportunities I have received from RUPA is emceeing events. I’m a pretty fun guy, or so my imaginary friends tell me. By any means I was allowed to stage manage and introduce comedians like Pete Davidson and Chris Gethard this semester. It was freaking…

RUPA Insider: A Conversation with W. Kamau Bell

Hey everyone! My name is Lauren and I am one of the Assistant Directors of RUPA’s Comedy and Media Committee. Being a part of RUPA for the past two years has taught me the in’s and out’s of running large events, and has helped me to build amazing connections and relationships on campus. Through RUPA…

RUPA Insider: Spring Kickoff Concert

RUPA has provided me with many opportunities to plan and execute fun and creative events for the Rutgers University community. One of these events is the smaller kick-off concert held in the beginning of each semester by the Concerts and Coffeehouses committee. As a member of this committee I was in charge of running specific…

RUPA Insider: Scarlet Day of Service (Fall 2016)

Scarlet Day of Service is a day-long event for students to give back to their community by engaging in meaningful service, and it is also the largest community service event in all of New Jersey. Get the inside scoop from our two assistant directors who were in charge of the logistics and community partners for this past…

RUPA Insider: Interest Meetings

Designing an Interest Meeting takes at least two weeks to plan out. The Human Resources committee first decides what theme we want the Interest Meeting to be about; aka we figure out what we look to teach or display to the Rutgers student body. In RUPA, we want you to grow personally and professionally even…

RUPA Insider: Recruitment

Recruitment may mean many things to you at Rutgers. It could mean rushing a sorority or fraternity or being offered an internship by an on-campus recruiter. Well, here at RUPA, we do recruitment too, but like anything we do in this organization, we make sure it’s awesome and unique. RUPA holds recruitment for the new…