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Student Spotlight: MP14

Brandon Gabriel, Web Editor May 8, 2023

Former student Miguel Pacheco, who now goes by the stage name MP14 has had a passion for songwriting and rapping. His stage name comes from his initials and his birthday, August 14. BG: Tell us a little...

Puss In Boots: Last Wish’ Redefining a Legend Movie review and Summary

Puss In Boots: Last Wish’ Redefining a Legend Movie review and Summary

Jaren Couvertier, Contributing Writer March 14, 2023

‘Puss In Boots: Last Wish’ was one of the last movies to come out in 2022 and it was undoubtedly one of its best. What I think makes this movie so great is its characters and how each one brings their...

Early Episodes (Drawing Reverberation Series), 2022/23

Firoz Mahmud: “Early Episodes II” Review

Sam Saper, Contributing Writer March 13, 2023

Land holds histories, and as we dig deeper into the dirt of the places we come from, we find a cross-section of stories that make up a place. This cross-section is illustrated in Firoz Mahmud’s show,...

“The Thankful Poor” Henry Ossawa Tanner,1894

The Evolution Of African American Art

Prophet Miller , Contributing Writer November 8, 2022

Artist come in all different shapes, color, and sizes; all artists are unique to themselves, each expressing themself in a new way. Despite the diversity, before the 19th century, the fine arts were...

Album cover for Midnights. Photo
courtesy of Taylor Swift/Republic Records.

Taylor Swift’s Midnights Hits Different

Grace Perez November 4, 2022

Taylor Swift’s tenth studio album is finally out and needless to say, it has shocked her listeners once again. In fact, Midnights broke the Spotify record for the most streamed album in a single day....

Lisa Ficarelli Halperns Still Life With Flowers And Shells After Van Der Ast. Photo courtesy of Ficarelli Halpern.

Extraordinary Still Life: NJCU Visual Arts Gallery

Nicholas Felix October 3, 2022

“Still life art flourished in the 17th Dutch renaissance era, it can commemorate life and death among other events,” said Midori Yoshimoto, gallery director and Art History professor. “For example,...

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is the newest movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Photo by Marvel Studios.

Doctor Strange Brings Horror to the MCU: A Non-Spoiler Review

Tia Warren, Editor in Chief May 7, 2022

The wait is over and Doctor Strange 2 is finally out! The movie is a mix of superhero, action, science fiction, and horror. Marvel movies don’t typically fall into the horror category, but this movie...

Anne Hathaway also filmed in many other locations around new Jersey for her movie Eileen. Photo by Susie Allnutt/Warner Media.

Close Up: An Interview with FilmJC

Nick Camejo May 5, 2022

I recently spoke to Stephanie Daniels, the creative director for FilmJC. She offered valuable insight on why so many film studios are drawn to Jersey City. Daniels described what she believed...

Queen Latifah filmed scenes for The Equalizer season one in Jersey City. Photo by Barbara

Hollywood Comes to Jersey City

Nick Camejo May 2, 2022

When one thinks of movie sets, film production, and big-name celebrities, Hollywood comes to mind. Jersey City, however, is quickly becoming the new Hollywood of the East Coast. Jersey City has been...

Mei Lee and her mother in Turning Red. Photo by Disney Pixar.

Turning Red Review: A Movie for the Few

Jaren Couvertier, Contributing Writer April 29, 2022

After watching “Turning Red” it was clear to me that this movie was not going to resonate with everyone, from the references to products like Tomodachi to the early 2000s lingo used throughout. However,...

The Symphony of Winds and Percussions Visions concert on April 19th.

NJCU’s Melodic Musical Performance

Nick Camejo April 27, 2022

Last week, NJCU’s Symphony of Winds and Percussion had an incredible show titled “Visions” as part of the Spring 2022 Concert Series. Led by their director, Patrick J. Burns, pieces from various...

The cast of Pippin. This is the first time NJCU’s Music, Dance, and Theater Department collaborated with student dancers from the Joffrey Ballet. Photo by the Music, Dance, and Theatre Department.

Pippin Lights Up The Stage

Ivana Estime April 1, 2022

Pippin is a comedic musical which opened last weekend at NJCU. It’s a spicy tale of a young man (played by Damon Porter) searching for fulfillment in life. Even though he is a prince who lives in a castle,...

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