Making a ReLITerate World

Meeting at the Verbal Mayhem Grand Slam and becoming friends preparing for CUPSI (College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational), Dena Igusti and Marwa Adina had an idea and made it happen. Founding ReLITerate Word, a literary magazine of local poets, Dena and Marwa didn’t want to just give artists exposure, they wanted to give back. Dena…

Dear Rutgers: Is this your idea of inclusivity and diversity?

By Jada Anderson You and your friends just took a dope picture: everybody is smiling, nobody blinked, the lighting is just right. This must be posted on Instagram for everyone to see and revel in this beautiful, captured moment! But, you cannot post this image with just any caption. In this age of social media, writing the…

Mr. and Mrs. Africa: 2 wins, 1 country

By: Juliana Odame-Labi And the winner is…. Anthony Ikotidem and Adeyemi ‘Addie’ Aladegbami were crowned Mr. and Ms. Africa at RU Wanawake’s 2nd annual pageant on Sunday, November 22, 2015.It was Anthony’s “confidence” an enthusiasm that helped him take the crown. With her name meaning “the crown fits me”, Adeyami lived up to her name by winning…

From Knights to Scarlet Mourners

By: Deondre Smalls Whether it’s the fall football games where the weather is becoming lower and the energy is rising or the winter basketball games where the warmth of cheers and the atmosphere in the arena is heated enough to make you forget about the cold that awaits you outside… the aura of sports has…