Making Myself Uncomfortable: On Easing Out of the Comfort Zone

Quick and necessary confession: I sleep with my baby blanket. And, yes, I realize this fact may make some of you cringe in your seats, twitching to exit this post as quickly as possible so as to swiftly erase the (inherently disturbing) image of a 21-year-old woman cuddling a baby blanket out of your mind. You have my deepest apologies, but I urge you to … Continue reading Making Myself Uncomfortable: On Easing Out of the Comfort Zone

Canvas – A Student’s Comrade

Ever since Rutgers discontinued its use of Sakai, Canvas has become the student’s ideal friend for managing courses and semester schedules. In this article, I will give a few tips that you can incorporate into your Canvas app/website to customize it and make Canvas your comrade! Open up the Canvas Student app (either in the Apple or Play store). Sign in using your Rutgers credentials: … Continue reading Canvas – A Student’s Comrade

Senior Spotlight Spring 2022: Joshua Gole

Congratulations to our final Senior Spotlight of Spring 2022: Joshua Gole! Joshua majored in Computer Science and triple-minored in Math, Business Administration, and Latino & Caribbean Studies. He is a two-time Hack-RU winner, the President of the Rutgers University Big Buddies Program, and the 2022 Senior Gathering Speaker. Joshua will be working as a consultant at Capco in New York City. Read more below! See … Continue reading Senior Spotlight Spring 2022: Joshua Gole

Senior Spotlight Spring 2022: Jusleen Basra

Congratulations to Jusleen Basra, our next Senior Spotlight! Jusleen majored in Cultural Anthropology with a minor in English and has focused her studies on the intersection between culture and environment. She has been heavily involved in the Honors Program as a member of the Media Team and other SASHP organizations. Jusleen is currently applying for government and research positions related to food and agricultural sustainability. … Continue reading Senior Spotlight Spring 2022: Jusleen Basra

Senior Spotlight Spring 2022: Serena Lukhoff

Congratulations to our next Senior Spotlight, Serena Lukhoff! Serena is a double-major in Cognitive Science and German and has worked on a variety of language/linguistics research projects throughout her time at Rutgers. Serena will be teaching and conducting research in Austria on a Fulbright grant for the next year. Read more about Serena and her experience at Rutgers below! See high-quality PDF version below. Continue reading Senior Spotlight Spring 2022: Serena Lukhoff

Senior Spotlight Spring 2022: Jessica Philip

Congratulations to Jessica Philip on receiving a Senior Spotlight for the Spring 2022 semester! At Rutgers, Jessica majored in Psychology and minored in Spanish, Statistics, and Education. She served as an Honors Peer Leader for the SASHP and was involved in multiple labs at the Rutgers Department of Psychology. Jessica will be pursuing her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Northern Illinois University this fall and … Continue reading Senior Spotlight Spring 2022: Jessica Philip

Making Seconds Count: How to Stop Feeling Like You’re Running Out of Time

Picture this: you’ve been in and out of classes since 10 o’clock in the morning (on the DOT). It’s a beautiful, sunny, warm day (“In March in NJ?!” you stage-whisper. Just stick with me, okay?), and you’ve spent it frantically checking bus arrival times, eating in between, reading in between, etcetera, etcetera. At 6 o’clock, you finally extend your leg out the door of your … Continue reading Making Seconds Count: How to Stop Feeling Like You’re Running Out of Time

Little Things You Can Do to De-Stress This Semester

If you’re anything like me, then you were late to your classes within the first week of in-person. And, if you’re really like me, then you felt so embarrassed to be the last person into class that you apologized to your professor. And promised never to do it again. Or…was that just me? Cue face-palm. After that ordeal, which happened in both of my classes … Continue reading Little Things You Can Do to De-Stress This Semester

3 Ways to Keep Cool During Midterms

It’s well-known that there are four seasons in New Jersey: fall, winter, spring, and summer. However, there’s also another season that arrives twice a year and only lasts around one to two weeks each time. This is known as midterms. With big exams, papers, and mid-semester projects all being due and assigned at similar times, most can agree that the midterm shakes and nerves are … Continue reading 3 Ways to Keep Cool During Midterms

Tech Corner: Should You Have Mouse Acceleration On or Off?

I had no idea until just a few weeks ago that my Windows 10 cursor had mouse acceleration turned on — in fact, you probably do as well. But let’s back up a bit first: What is mouse acceleration? Mouse acceleration is essentially a curve that resembles an exponential function, with velocity of the computer mouse’s sensor on the x-axis, and the velocity of the pointer on-screen … Continue reading Tech Corner: Should You Have Mouse Acceleration On or Off?