The Gothic Times

Light Rail Closures

Photo by Marco Rezk

Marco Rezk, Editor-in-Chief

October 29, 2019

The West Side light rail station is closed until March 2020, affecting hundreds of students, faculty and staff.   Earlier this year, a sewer leak was discovered underneath three light rail stations which required immediate repair. Repairs to the pipes underneath the rails began in June. Until...

Student by day, model by night

Student by day, model by night

Michi Suazo, Features Editor

April 24, 2019

Dressed in two-inch Lamoda boots, blue jeans by The Fifth Label, plum ribbed turtleneck sweater, and a gold necklace, Erika Perez is a 20-year old Dominican model and a junior at NJCU. She is an English major with a concentration in creative writing. Perez does not know anyone else on campus who is a ...

Patrick Deffenbaugh, award-winning designer and adjunct at NJCU, announces university signage system

The wayfinding system that Deffenbaugh and his team of design students spent two years working on.

April 22, 2019

Most people define wayfinding as directing people and traffic in motion. This project challenges that assertion. Working with a select group of students, we created a comprehensive, smart signage system for university campuses. This system can be tailored to any college or university and will help...

Reflections from students’ trip to India

Reflections from students' trip to India

April 22, 2019

This fall I was honored to be able to teach a course, Sociology 256, Indian Society in Transition, that hadn’t been offered at NJCU in many years.  The best part was, thanks to the generosity of the University and the President, I was able to travel with 14 students and Professor Steve Haber to Indi...

A visit to Kenya

A visit to Kenya

Dr. Zandile P. Nkabinde, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Special Education

March 21, 2019

During the 2019 Winter Break, Associate Professor of Special Education Zandile Nkabinde a 2016 Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program alumnus traveled to Kenya, East Africa, to meet with her former students at the University of Kabianga and to visit a residential school for the mentally impaire...

Ladiyah Beachum: “Done Being Silent” – book signing Mar. 18

March 9, 2019

In her new book, Ladiyah Beachum sends us on a trip to her private world––she discusses many transitions that she has had to face as a teenage girl to a young mother living in Newark, NJ. "Done Being Silent," is a series of endless love stories––some more tragic than others––that end...

Nubian Hair Society

Landy Odige founded Nubian Hair Society in 2018

Jeremiah Harris

March 5, 2019

Nubian Hair Society is a line of organic hair products founded in 2018 by Landy Odige. Odige is currently is senior from Montclair, New Jersey majoring Psychology. Growing up, hair was always a struggle for Odige who had a hard time understanding how to wear her hair naturally. She was bullied a lot for h...

Bob’s Burgers star visits TECCS to inspire children to pursue their dreams

Bob’s Burgers star visits TECCS to inspire children to pursue their dreams

Sean Quinn, Op/Ed Editor

January 20, 2019

"Bob’s Burgers" is one of the most popular animated shows on TV. It’s eccentric characters of a family running a burger restaurant and offbeat humor have become revered by both young adults and even children. While not as crude in its humor as shows like "Family Guy" or "South Park," it has amassed...

My Trip to ‘The View’

My Trip to ‘The View’

Darren Greene, Podcast Producer

December 3, 2018

This semester I’ve had the pleasure of being part of the studio audience on The View on two occasions. The experience was amazing considering the fact that for the first time I was able see high profile commentators. The first time I attended, the cast members were doing their Monday ‘Hot Topic...

Power Moves: Sree Sreenivasan (GALLERY)

Power Moves: Sree Sreenivasan (GALLERY)

November 11, 2018

Sere Sreenivasan was guest speaker at Power Moves, cosponsored by Campus Life and The Gothic Times. Sreenivasan is one of the top chief digital officers in the world and has worked for New York City, the Met Museum, and Columbia University. ...

Censorship & Bradbury

Censorship & Bradbury

Diana Sanchez, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2018

Censorship is a very touchy subject for many—For a lot of people, it can tarnish art, taint literature and clout expression. An individual should be free to convey and consume any message they wish. The first U.S. amendment protects our right of speech and press yet, somehow books become banned and...

How to register to vote before the midterm election

How to register to vote before the midterm election

Monica Sarmiento, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2018

October 16th is the very last day that New Jersey residents can register to vote in time for the upcoming November 6th Midterm Election. Want to take part in your civic duty and have a say in this pivotal election? Just read on. Not sure if you're registered? Check your registration status on Rock T...

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