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Photography exhibit celebrates alumni and retired professor

Photography exhibit celebrates alumni and retired professor

Michi Suazo, Features Editor

September 25, 2018

In her photographs, Leona Strassberg Steiner, who graduated in 2013, explores global warming. At the NJCU Alumni Photography Exhibition, black and white photos of children’s feet lay on top of Japanese bamboo trees that were cut down. “In New Orleans, the rising waters provide a sociopolitical impact....

Life Without Borders: An unforgettable experience in Brazil

Life Without Borders: An unforgettable experience in Brazil

Madaí García, Reporter

September 14, 2018

     I stood on our sixth floor balcony. Clothes and towels lined the railings of every apartment. The sun felt close. At night I could see the stars. That’s were I went to find a moment of solitude. Where we got signal to make phone calls. Where Maria (another exchange student from Puebla, Mex...

Constitution Day, Sept. 17 Event in GSUB

Constitution Day, Sept. 17 Event in GSUB

September 14, 2018

  Monday, Sept 17 is Constitution Day and in collaboration with the Center for Community Engagement, the Political Science Dept., The Weiss Center, and The Guarini Library we will giving away free books and treats in the GSUB lobby. Join us from 11-2 pm.  

Go Play in the Dirt

Go Play in the Dirt

Michi Suazo, Features Editor

September 12, 2018

There are plenty of ways to deal with depression and anxiety but for some people having a green thumb can make a big difference. At NJCU’s greenhouse, students can plant seeds and take a break from studying by getting their hands dirty in serotonin-stimulating soil. The student-run Greenhouse Societ...

Division I athlete turned Inspiring leader: Shawn Tucker

Division I athlete turned Inspiring leader: Shawn Tucker

Kristen Hazzard, Sports Editor

September 5, 2018

Shawn Tucker is the new Associate Vice President and the first African American director of Athletics in NJCU history. He is one of the youngest directors in the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III. “It’s humbling but I don’t take it lightly,” Tucker said. Acknowledging that he’s ...

ACLU encourages NJCU students to participate in Civic Engagement 

ACLU encourages NJCU students to participate in Civic Engagement 

Sean Quinn, Op/Ed Editor

July 25, 2018

Amol Sinha, executive director of the New Jersey branch of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) spoke to over 400 incoming students at this summer’s student orientation about letting their voice be heard in times of discrimination and injustice.  Following the event’s theme of “Hear my Voi...

Rania Noubani inducted as SGO president July 1

Michi Suazo, Features Editor

July 9, 2018

Rania Noubani is the first ever Muslim woman to be elected SGO president at NJCU. She is also the first woman president the SGO has had in five years. Noubani plans to incorporate more community service for SGO, improve the communities inside of campus as well as outside, make more internships in depart...

Life After Maria

Life After Maria

Diana Sanchez, News Editor

May 24, 2018

It has been six months since Hurricane Maria ravaged through Puerto  Rico, leaving millions without water or power. Between September and November, 179 thousand people left Puerto Rico for the states according to federal data obtained by CNN. As of March 6, the government of Puerto Rico is expecting...

#NJCUBB Celebrate Senior Day and Make History in Final Game

#NJCUBB Celebrate Senior Day and Make History in Final Game

Kristen Hazzard, Sports Editor

May 6, 2018

NJCU Baseball challenged Moravian College on May 5 for a non-conference matchup to officially close their 2017-18 season. The Gothic Knights completed their final home game with a win and also celebrated Senior Day. History was definitely made when the team broke a few of NJCU’s records. With 21...

NJCU Announces May 2018 Arts Events

The Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet

NJCU News

April 23, 2018

NJCU Announces May 2018 Arts Events Jersey City, N.J. (April 20, 2018) – New Jersey City University (NJCU) Center for the Arts, the creative umbrella for the University’s performing, visual, film, and literary arts activities, announces its arts events and programs for May 2018. A performanc...

Christina Mezey: The Making of an Athlete

Christina Mezey: The Making of an Athlete

Kristen Hazzard, Sports Editor

April 18, 2018

Christina Mezey is one of those athletes that played multiple sports as a kid. Whether it was softball, track, soccer, cheerleading or basketball she enjoyed it all. She tried different sports in order to find her niche. As a Jersey City native, she was brought up by parents who were athletes as well. They...

Documentary in film making: Stephen Sowers guest lecture

Documentary in film making: Stephen Sowers guest lecture

Michi Suazo, Features Editor

April 14, 2018

Many of today’s college students do not know that during the Vietnam War members of the Ohio National Guard opened fire on unarmed students at Kent State University during a mass protest in 1970. This is just one fact documentary filmmaker Stephen Sowers has shown in a 10-part documentary series called...

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