Shawn Crysis: Raw Expression… Unfiltered Progression

Minutes before his Unity Day performance, Shawn Lawson Jr. calmly awaits his turn. His relaxed presence makes it apparent that he has done this many times before as there isn’t a tense bone in his body. His natural control over the crowd makes way as the audience swiftly averts their attention as he captivates them…

Positions Available for 2017-2018!

Hello all, We are looking for E-Board and Section Editors for the upcoming school year! Please fill out the following document if you are interested in obtaining a position. For any general questions, feel free to email us at ruvoicemag@gmail.com!

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…

The Academy Awards 2017: What You May Not Know

Tonight, the best films of 2016 will be honored as the 89th Academy Awards are presented in Los Angeles, California. Luckily, this year’s ceremony will not be a repeat of 2016’s #OscarsSoWhite, but there is still a lot of work to be done in diversifying the makeup of Oscar nominations. Nevertheless, it’s still important to…

Slave Revolts in the Caribbean and Brazil

When it comes to the study of slavery and abolitionism in the modern world, the events that occurred in the United States tend to take a precedence. The revolts led by Nat Turner and Jim Brown are among the most well-known in many public school history classes. However the fact lies that slavery existed in…