Rooting for Rutgers
I have not always rooted for Rutgers University. In fact, for an extended period I hated the college I attended for four long and very tumultuous years. I did not graduate because of a combination of my own bad and misguided behavior and, I feel, my radical student politics and activities. Indeed, nothing quite prepared me for life at Rutgers in the Reagan-Bush 1980s.
I was a first-generation college student, freshly plucked as a native son from one of Jersey's urban outposts, Jersey City, ...
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