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Colorful mural on the Center for Latino Arts and Culture

Friday, September 15 marked the official beginning of National Hispanic/Latine Heritage Month. At Rutgers—New Brunswick, in the Division of Student Affairs, the Center for Latino Arts and Culture (CLAC) and the Latino Student Council (LSC) are partnering to kick off their celebration with an upcoming event, Welcome to La Familia: Latine Fest, which will take place at the CLAC on Friday, September 22 from 1-9 P.M. 

Students eat at Busch Dining Hall during New Student Orientation

At Rutgers—New Brunswick, like other universities across the nation, many students suffer from food insecurity. To begin addressing this issue, the Dean of Students—Off-Campus Living and Community Partnerships, a department within the Division of Student Affairs, offers a Student Food Pantry that students can use when necessary, as well as the No Hungry Knights Scholarship, which offers free meal swipes for on-campus dining halls. 

Rutgers personal trainer works with a client in a gym

Students have busy lives, and it can be difficult for them to balance their classwork, extracurricular activities, and on- or off-campus jobs, along with their personal lives and any other obligations. As a result, many of them need help creating the best exercise routine for their own specific situations. 

That's where the Exercise is Medicine program, which has helped hundreds of clients engage in healthful exercise, comes in. 

Talia Rosen poses with flowers

Before starting her sophomore year at Rutgers School of Nursing, Talia Rosen had never spoken with another Orthodox Jewish woman who identified as queer. Now preparing to receive her bachelor of science degree in nursing in May, the Teaneck native has spent the past two years building what she describes as a small, vibrant community of gay and Jewish students on the university’s New Brunswick campus.