A Rutgers staffer lost her home to lightning. While powerful thunderstorms – abundant in July and August – provide cool relief to often muggy, sweltering weather conditions, their hazardous effects should not be underrated.
What's the one item you can't live without during the school year? We asked students returning to Rutgers and found that essentials, like iPads, are on the what-to-bring list. But many other items also make the cut.