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Is Rutgers sports program going in the wrong direction?

Rutgers Football

 

Is Rutgers sports program going in the wrong direction? With what has happened in the last few weeks it does seem it has and the emphasis on going big time has not helped. The amount of financial resources being devoted to just a few sports has been detrimental to those students who previously were able to get scholarships to the sports programs that have been sacrificed on the road to the big time. Continue reading Is Rutgers sports program going in the wrong direction?

The Rutgers Scarlet Knight

The Scarlet Knight Mascot

 

The Rutgers University Student Assembly (RUSA) has passed a bill to change the look of the school mascot; the Rutgers Scarlett Knight. Why do they want to change it, well it seems that the mascot does not reflect the diverse student population of Rutgers University.  Per the student paper The Daily Targum, “The Rutgers University Student Assembly recently passed a bill intended to support ethnic and gender diversity by adding multiple Scarlet Knights that could be black, Latino, Asian, female or third gender in addition to the existing Caucasian Scarlet Knight, said Emmet Brennan, student assembly parliamentarian.” Continue reading The Rutgers Scarlet Knight