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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...

Baking bread during quarantine; seeking new hobbies during the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.

5 Most Popular Hobbies During Quarantine

Rebecca Richardson, Features Editor September 18, 2020

Covid-19 altered our daily routines and lifestyles seemingly overnight. For better or worse, work-from-home mandates, restaurants, gym, and library closures, and social event cancellations, left many with...

The cover of children's novel

Here’s A List Of Books About Anti-Racism, But Is Reading About Race Enough?

Rebecca Richardson, Features Editor September 15, 2020

Not only did Americans march the streets of major cities and small neighborhoods after the murder of George Floyd, many also turned to books to educate themselves on systematic and institutional oppression...

Latinx Research and Lounge Center Grand Opening

Sandra Mendez, Arts & Entertainment Editor March 3, 2020

     A new center for Latinx Research at NJCU will officially be open in March. It will be jointly run by Program Coordinator Dr. David Blackmore and Associate Professor Dr. Cora Lagos from the Modern...

Recap: Toni Morrison

Recap: Toni Morrison

December 8, 2019

The Literary Festival In Honor of Novelist Toni Morrison was held November 13. Staff, Faculty, and students came together to remember Morrison with readings and open discussion. There were book and kindle...

Pictured from left to right: Interim Editor in Chief Kenise Brown, Opinion-Editorial Editor Nevin Perkins, and Advisor Theta Pavis.

Gothic Times Attends National Journalism Conference

Kenise Brown, Editor-in-Chief December 8, 2019

The Gothic Times attended the National College Media Convention in Washington, D.C. in late October/early November. About 1,600 students and advisers from across the U.S. came to the conference which featured...

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