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…

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RUPA Media: Party At The Puddle

We had fun grillin’ and chillin’ at Passion Puddle for our annual Party At The Puddle. Our field day theme brought us back to elementary school with tug-of-war, kan jam, life sized pong and more! With live music from local bands and food catered by Twin Oaks there was plenty to do. And if that…

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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…

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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…

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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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