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Homecoming Tailgates provide a sense of community for fans

October 20, 2014

Tailgate parties have been a major part of college football tradition for nearly 145 years. According to the American Tailgater Association, tailgating has existed, in some form, since the first football game, which was between Princeton and Rutgers in 1869. A “delicate balance between fandom and ce...

Student Consulting and Event Promotion to host weekend event in hopes to #desegregatesociety

By Julia Marbach

November 7, 2013

After observing patrons at the coffee shop, classmates in lecture halls and passersby on the sidewalk, Saagar Gupta, junior in Business, said he thought he saw most of the people of many different races and ethnicities at the University, but didn’t see them coming together as much as they should. ...