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…

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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…

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RUPA Insider: Party At The Puddle

Hey friends! My name is Bill Nye… jk lol, my real name is Tray’von Norwood and I am an Assisstant Director for Traditions and Community. You may be wondering “what is that and what do you do?” Well I’ll tell you. RUPA’s Traditions and Community, otherwise known as T&C, is in charge of planning the…

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RUPA Presents: Ice Cream Trucks

05.01.17 — [ALL CAMPUSES] — What better way to celebrate the end of the semester than with FREE ICE CREAM! If you are in need of a sweet treat to prepare for finals, come find our ice cream truck. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook as we visit all 5 campuses for updates on times and…

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RUPA Insider: Hot Dog Day

As a member of the Traditions and Community committee, I am tasked with planning traditional, community building events around Rutgers. Going to such a large university has its ups and downs. Despite the huge population of students it’s very easy to feel alone. That’s where Hot Dog Day comes in. It is one of RUPA’s…

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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…

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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.…

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RUPA Media: Hot Dog Day

The best day ever came back! Hot Dog Day 2017 was an amazing day packed with adventure. Our Survivor theme included three different inflatable competitions and a rockwall. Not only that, but the first 500 people to complete the activities won a survivor buff. Our selection of hot dogs included beef, vegetarian, halal, and kosher. We…

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RUPA Media: Denim Day

We had a fun night strutting down the runway, rocking denim clothing, supporting the end of sexual violence and assault. RUPA, Rutgers No More, and VPVA came together to create the first ever Denim Day fashion show to coincide with the Denim Day Campaign. Denim Day is a sexual violence prevention and education campaign. The campaign…

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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…

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RUPA Presents: Party At The Puddle

04.27.17 — [DOUGLASS, PASSION PUDDLE] — Start off finals right with our annual Party At The Puddle! Come celebrate the end of the semester with some great food, music, and games. Enjoy this throwback to the best day in high school: FIELD DAY! The party at Passion Puddle starts at 3PM! Field Day activities include: –…

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