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Dr. Robert Prowse during a choir warm up.

NJCU: The Pandemic Through My Eyes

David Wilson, Photo Editor May 26, 2021

With the safety concerns surrounding COVID-19 this past semester, there were a limited number of classes and activities taking place on campus. While things were slow, certain activities still proceeded....

Editor-in-Chief, Kenise Brown.

Q&A With Kenise Brown

Nick Camejo, Contributing Writer May 13, 2021

GT: What are you most looking forward to about graduation? Kenise Brown: I am looking forward to walking on a stage, grabbing my diploma, and saying ‘I did it.’ I am free from college, so I don’t...

Taylor Ehlinger. Photo courtesy of Ehlinger

Joffrey Ballet Students Strive for Splendor at NJCU

Arianna Bianciella, Contributing Writer March 23, 2021

Taylor Ehlinger, a freshman from Houston, Texas, developed her passion for ballet in third grade watching The Nutcracker on a class trip. “I had never seen a ballet before but as soon as it started,...

Gothic Knight Ally Safe Zone Training

Gothic Knight Ally Safe Zone Training

Maryam Pervaiz, News Editor March 17, 2021

In collaboration with the Speicher-Rubin Women’s Center for Equity and Diversity  Ever wondered how you can support the LGBTQIA+ community? Perhaps, you are looking to become an ally but do not know...

Dr. Daryl Scott. Photo courtesy of the Lee Hagan Africana Studies Center.

Black History Month Opening Event

Ivana Estime, Events Editor February 27, 2021

The Lee Hagan Africana Studies Center kicked off Black History Month with keynote speaker Dr. Daryl Scott on the importance of Black history and celebrating the accomplishments of Black people in February. Dr....

Amanda Nesheiwat. Photo by Shaun Mader.

Amanda Nesheiwat on Climate Change, Environmental Racism, and COVID-19

Monica Ortiz, Contributing Writer December 15, 2020

I initially discovered Amanda Nesheiwat when Thomas Dallessio and Susan Haig from CivicStory recommended I contact her because of her work with the environment and sustainability. I immediately scheduled...

Untitled by Aminah Chaudary. Silkscreen butterflies with Sequins and bead embellishment.

Graduates Continues to Showcase Work for BFA Exhibition

Sandra Mendez, Arts & Entertainment Editor December 14, 2020

A multitude of creativity is on display from illustrations to ceramics and to paintings by NJCU graduates. They have worked throughout the COVID-19 lockdown and graduated last spring. On view is a collection...

The Miss America Diner located behind the John J. Moore Athletics and Fitness Center.

The Taste of Change

Luis Pomales-Diaz, Contributing Writer December 11, 2020

A one-dollar pizza slice, burgers with milkshakes, and buttermilk pancakes with fresh coffee are only feet away from campus. Eateries have held a majority share of modern Americana for the past few...

A full view of the Children's Learning Center at NJCU.

Flexibility Is Key: Keeping the Childcare Center Open During A Pandemic

Ariana Perez, Contributing Writer December 7, 2020

NJCU’s Children’s Learning Center continues to operate while following the state guidelines for Covid to help with some of the difficulties some parents are facing. Established in the Spring...

Example of an Eisenhower box

Zoom University Struggles: Time Management

Rebecca Richardson, Features Editor November 6, 2020

The struggle is real my friends. Whether your classes are in-person, hybrid, asynchronous, synchronous, or whatever you want to call it, I think we all can relate to a lack of motivation, high anxiety,...

Alice Dunbar-Nelson saved this classic suffrage swag, a map showing the growth of women’s right to vote. Like many scrapbook makers, Dunbar-Nelson reused an old book or ledger. Hers was a household accounts book, probably never used. When scrapbook makers pasted over other books, they demonstrated that they valued one text over the other: in this case, suffrage work over close attention to individual housekeeping.

Get Out The Vote: 1915 and Earlier

Ellen Gruber Garvey, retired NJCU professor November 2, 2020

Since retiring from teaching at NJCU, I miss handing out voter registration forms in class, and assignments that help students think about the importance of voting. This year, I wondered what new channels...

U.S. army celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Hispanic Heritage Month 2020: A Testament of Resilience and Pride

Nick Camejo, Contributing Writer October 9, 2020

September 15th marks the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month which focuses on Hispanic culture and pride honoring all the hard work and achievements of Hispanics. When Lyndon B. Johnson signed...

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