The Gothic Times

The Lesser of Two Evils is Still Evil

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

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

A slideshow dedicated to places to donate.
June 4, 2020

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...

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

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. Photo by Gage Skidmore/Flickr
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?

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?
How NJCU lets students down with poor advisement
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

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
“I like it.  I love it.  I want some more of it.”
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

Where's Our Radio Station?
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.

ISIS Attacks Journalists: A Reaction from a Student Journalist

Charlie Hebdo: Before and after.
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...

It’s Time We Get Over Free Shuttle Bus Issue

Photo by Dakota Santiago
March 26, 2014

By Diana DeJesus The free shuttle that takes you to Journal Square, from NJCU, holds 16 people. There are over 4,000 students that are enrolled at NJCU and it’s time we look at the numbers and...

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