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|Who needs an intro when I can simply say one word: Lesbian. Yes, I said it. This is about Rue Watson, a lesbian student who graduated Douglass College in 1977. Her experience at Douglass from the point of view of a lesbian student is important and critical to the identity development of the modern day lesbian students at Rutgers.||
Hold your horses! The year is 1852, and even though movable type was invented in 1440, the linograph won’t be invented until 1884. You know what that means? Yup, every single page of the newspaper is being laid out letter-by-letter, piece-by-piece, and all by hand.
Welcome to the inaugural post in our series on 19th and early 20th century typesetting. Here you will be given a window into the lives of the people who helped put ink to paper.
|November 11, 2018 is Veterans Day and marks the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that ended World War I. To commemorate this centennial, What Exit? will be featuring letters from Special Collections and University Archives’ Records of the Rutgers College War Service Bureau. This collection features letters from Rutgers students and alumni who served in the First World War, describing their experiences serving in the United States and overseas.|