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We Demand Diversity on Campus

The Editorial Board February 11, 2021

Some of us have never had a professor of color at NJCU. The university claims to be a diverse institution, but data shows the unequal ratio of white professors to professors of color. In October 2020,...

Joe Biden speaking at the 2019 Gun Sense Forum in Iowa. Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore/ Flickr.

The Lesser of Two Evils is Still Evil

Nevin Perkins, Op/Ed Editor November 1, 2020

Look I get it, it is election time. We are in the middle of a pandemic that has been severely miss-managed by the current administration. Fear-mongering fueled by insidious hate-speech has caused the...

White Latinos & The Privilege of Being Unseen

Monica Ortiz, Contributing Writer June 8, 2020

Growing up, I always got annoyed when people called me white. In elementary school, I didn’t understand the difference between nationality versus ethnicity versus race. My grandmother was a Cuban immigrant...

Open Your Purse: Places to donate and help the protests

Instead of posting a black square, I spent some time this afternoon compiling a list of bail funds, mutal aid funds, memorials, and other donation pages I was able to find and verify. This list is in no...

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. Photo by Gage Skidmore/Flickr

Without Bernie Sanders, can the Democrats really beat Donald Trump?

Nick Camejo, Contributing Writer April 8, 2020

As another Presidential Election looms on the horizon and is less than seven months away, only one Democrat— a moderate known as current frontrunner and former Vice-President, Joe Biden remains and believes...

Gun Violence at School: Is This The Norm?

Diana Sanchez, Contributing Writer February 10, 2020

As an educator I have plenty to worry about on a day-to-day basis. I need to have papers and pencils ready for my students, and my lesson plans must be up to date. I shouldn't have to fear for my safety,...

Can I get some help over here?

Can I get some help over here?

Monica Sarmiento, Editor-in-Chief April 22, 2019

“I graduate next semester… hopefully,” is something that I started saying last fall when people asked how much I had left of school. It’s a phrase I’ve heard a lot of my editors and classmates...

Reform higher education and make community college free

Caitlin Mota March 28, 2015

In high school, there was no doubt in my mind that I was going away for school. I planned on moving at least a few hours from home, even if it meant taking out a significant loan. I thought I...

Nashville: The City with Charm, Rhythm, and Cowboys

Nashville: The City with Charm, Rhythm, and Cowboys

Caitlin Mota February 24, 2015

When you think about traveling to a city you’ve never been to, you start to think about what you want to explore the most. What you forget to think about is everything you leave behind at home. My...

Wanted: WGKR

Vanessa Vargas February 24, 2015
Did you know NJCU has a radio station studio located in the basement of GSUB? Did you know that it used to function regularly? If you didn’t know, you’re not alone.
Charlie Hebdo: Before and after.

ISIS Attacks Journalists: A Reaction from a Student Journalist

Crystal Davis, Editor in Chief February 24, 2015

The murderous attack on the satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, in France and the most recent beheading of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, has left a large population of student journalists uneasy. On...

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