Coming into freshman year, I didn’t know what I wanted to major in let alone where I wanted to live. I knew being in the honors program, I had the option of going into regular housing or honors housing. It happened to work out that I had found someone to be my roommate who is also in the SAS Honors Program like I was. We … Continue reading Why Honors Housing?
Believe it or not, we are just about halfway through the spring semester. If you haven’t started to think about what your plans for the summer are yet, SASHP has you covered! The student-led SASHP Peer Mentor Program organizes events throughout the year that they think would benefit the SASHP student community. The SASHP Peer Mentor Program event “School’s Out. Now What?” was held on … Continue reading Need some help planning out your summer ? We’ve got you covered.
A few years ago, under the guidance of Dean Nazario and a few students passionate about the arts, the SASHP Artists’ Collective was born. Together, they created a community for anyone, whether it’s an artist or a student simply wanting to learn and be a part of something. With open arms, they’ve accepted and included anyone who walks through the doors of 35 College Ave. … Continue reading The Artists’ Collective
If I’m being completely honest, taking a Byrnes Seminar was just crossing a requirement off the Honors Program checklist for me. But when I was doing my schedule planning last semester in preparation for this one, I decided to opt for one of the seminars which wasn’t related to my major. (Just as a side note: I am a Journalism and Media Studies major and … Continue reading My Take on My Improv Dance Byrnes Seminar!
So the Capstone may be in a couple of years for you. Or maybe next year. Or right now. Whatever the case, I’m gonna give you just a few tips on how to basically survive it. 1. IT’S NOT AS BAD AS IT SEEMS Perspective, perspective! Currently, I am working on an Interdisciplinary Honors Thesis (IHT). An IHT spans more than one discipline and is … Continue reading The Capstone: Tips to Survive
PDF Version Be sure to check out Sarah’s Senior Speech: When I was in middle school, I read a short story by Sandra Cisneros titled “Eleven.” The story starts something like this: “What they don’t understand about birthdays and what they never tell you is that when you’re eleven, you’re also ten, and nine, and eight, and seven, and six, and five, and four, and … Continue reading SASHP Senior Spotlight: Sarah Lin
Guys, it’s happening. The G-word is upon us…. Don’t make me say it. I’m not going to say it. I’ll just find a meme that says it for me instead. Last Sunday, I registered for the last time. It was such a bittersweet moment because I thought about the first time I scheduled and how I was in tears because as a freshman, I registered … Continue reading Last of Many WebRegs, First of Many Tears
So as members of the SAS Honors Program, we need to do two Honors Colloquiums or an alternative. And there are a lot of alternatives. This past semester I took part in a relatively new one: a one credit Pass/Fail course called Great Short Reads. So, you ask, how was it? Should I take it? The answer to the first question is highly enjoyable and to the second, … Continue reading Great Short Reads: A Colloquium Alternative
JUST DO IT. This year was my first time as a Peer Mentor, through SASHP, for a first-year student, who I was paired up with based on similar academic studies and interests. We first met each other at the Peer Mentor/Mentee Summer Kick-Off event last June, which was really just the very beginning of our adventure together. As a Peer Mentor, I received the opportunity … Continue reading Being a Peer Mentor for the Honors Program
So this spring break I’ve been taking advantage of a lot of student discounts. However, I think the best deal I got was at RU Cinema. I got to see Moonlight, Logan, and Get Out all on the same day for just $17. So I thought I’d list here some of the available cheap versions of entertainment available to Rutgers students. RU Cinema This is a really good … Continue reading Economical Entertainment: Cheap things to do as a Student