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The movie Parasite talks about wealth disparity, following the very different lives of the wealthy Park family and the impoverished Kim family. Photo by CJ ENM Corporation and Barunson E&A.

The Breakthrough of Asian Cinema

Amy Castellon, Contributing Writer May 20, 2022

Bong Joon-ho, director of the hit 2019 film Parasite, said, “Once you overcome the one-inch-tall barrier of subtitles, you will be introduced to so many more amazing films... I think we use only just...

Dr. Hilary Englert, who taught in NJCUs English department for 19 years, recently passed away. NJCU will be holding a memorial service to celebrate her life and share memories on Thursday, May 12 at 3 pm in the Gothic Lounge (Hepburn Hall Room 202).

Enduring Legacy of Dr. Englert

Julie Marie Frances DeVoe, Copy Editor May 10, 2022

Professor Hilary Englert who taught in the English Department at NJCU for 19 years, passed away on April 25, leaving the university community devastated. Students and colleagues remembered her as kind,...

A historical image of the Jersey City Board of Education (JCBOE) building. Photo courtesy of the New Jersey room at the Jersey City Free Public Library.

The Bittersweet History of a Building Near Campus

Brandon Gabriel, Contributing Writer May 9, 2022

Every day, hundreds of students get off at the West Side Avenue Light Rail stop when coming to NJCU. Along the way, they pass an eight-story red brick building adjacent to the station. You would probably...

Sir Synthesis at JSQ Lounge. Photo by Edgar Echeverria

Introducing a Band Near You, Sir Synthesis

Edgar Echeverria, Contributing Writer May 6, 2022

If you’ve been looking for new music/artists to listen to recently, then you’re in luck! Hailing from Hudson County, Sir Synthesis is an up and coming four-piece band consisting of members Thress (bass,...

SGAs logo. Photo courtesy of SGA.

Meet the Student Government Election Candidates

SGA elections will be open from April 20 until April 21 at 5 pm. Check your NJCU email for the link to vote or click here.   Student Government Association (SGA) President Thyquel Halley –...

NJCUs School of Business located in Downtown Jersey City. It is where the Inaugural NJCU Entrepreneurship Pitch Competition will take place on April 26. Photo by NJCU Marketing and Communications.

An Innovator’s Dream: The Inaugural Entrepreneurship Pitch Competition

Charles Villanueva, Contributing Writer April 8, 2022

The spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship pervades New Jersey City University. The NJCU Institute for Dispute Resolution (IDR) has announced a partnership with Mission 50 in Hoboken to host an inaugural...

Flyer for the Take Back The (K)night event from the Speicher-Rubin Women’s Center for Equity and Diversity.

Empowering Sexual Assault Victims

Julie Marie Frances DeVoe, Copy Editor April 6, 2022

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. From personal experience, being a victim of sexual assault has opened my eyes from a young age. It is traumatic and the memories do not go away despite working...

Nevin Perkins and other members of Build More
Unity. Photo Courtesy of BMU.

Local Pan-African Group Uplifts Community

Melina Quispe, Social Media Manager March 25, 2022

Nevin Perkins is an NJCU alumni and is one of the founders of Build More Unity. The organization has educated and helped many individuals, specifically in Jersey City and Newark. They have involved...

Getting Involved: Clubs And Orgs On Campus

Getting Involved: Clubs And Orgs On Campus

Nicholas Felix, Features Editor March 21, 2022

Here’s a list of all the clubs under the Student Government Association at NJCU: ASBMB: Standing for Advocating Success and Beyond, Advocating Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. The ASBMB gives...

A rain garden sign in Jersey City.

Can Rain Gardens Help Solve the Flooding Problems in Jersey City?

M. Blessing Akeju, Contributing Writer January 19, 2022

As climate change becomes more of a threat, weather patterns are increasingly severe. In New Jersey, one way to prevent flooding could be through rain gardens. Hurricane Ida reminded people that there...

Photo from @RescuePoetix on Facebook.

The Jersey City Poetry Scene: An Interview with Rescue Poetix

Joy Akeju, Contributing Writer December 21, 2021

Rescue Poetix (Susan Justinano) is the current Poet Laureate of Jersey City. She is a poet, spoken word artist, and musician who has performed her heartfelt and introspective work at live events throughout...

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