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Presenting Caroline Burton, Jersey City artist

Presenting Caroline Burton, Jersey City artist

Samantha Garcia, Reporter

October 16, 2017

On October 3, the Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery in Hepburn Hall held an artist reception for Caroline Burton’s A Rag, A Bone, A Hank of Hair.  The gallery was filled with curious students, professors and visitors, as well as familiar admirers of her work.  The gallery was lit with amber lighting, which ...

The Life and Times of Margaret Williams

The Life and Times of Margaret Williams

Kisha Allgood, Reporter

October 16, 2017

The Margaret Williams Theatre is a gem set in Hepburn Hall. The 1,026 seat theater was constructed in 1931. But who was Margaret Williams? Over the years, Margaret Dunn Williams was chair of the English Department, director of the Evening Division, director of Dramatics and a popular teacher who ...

Clash on the Canvas at NJCU

Clash on the Canvas at NJCU

Diana Sanchez, Op/Ed Editor

October 10, 2017

  NJCU’S Clash on the Canvas pitted two of New York city’s finest painters. Both of these painters competed with a NJCU alumni. All of the artists were personally handpicked by the Assistant Director of Campus Life and event host, Jeffrey Dessources. The Office of Campus Life sponsored...

NJCU Celebrates the Mid-Autumn Festival 

NJCU Celebrates the Mid-Autumn Festival 

Diana Sanchez, Op/Ed Editor

October 8, 2017

  NJCU’s Confucius institute celebrated the Mid- Autumn Festival in style.  On October 4 NJCU offered students a chance to learn more about Chinese culture, folksongs as well a chance to savor the taste of Chinese culture and its cuisine. Andy Chiang, the executive producer of Nai-Ni Chen...

“If You Don’t Tell the Truth, Don’t Bother”

“If You Don’t Tell the Truth, Don’t Bother”

Meghan Flaherty

October 3, 2017

Marianne Leone calls herself “a blabbermouth and a memoirist.” She’s also an actor, an activist and a mother. I meet Leone in an apartment in Manhattan. She makes coffee and pushes aside a stack of papers so I can sit at the kitchen table. In Leone’s memoir about her son, “Jesse: A Mother’s...

NJCU Classical Vocal Major Headed to Nationals! 

NJCU Classical Vocal Major Headed to Nationals! 

David Mosca 

June 12, 2017

Elizabeth Smith, a Classical Vocal Performance major at NJCU, recently won the 30th Annual Vocal Arts Competition for Emerging Artists and is now headed to the National Convention which takes place every two years. Recently, the event has been held in Fort Worth, Texas and will be again this July. Th...

Hollywood’s Slow Crawl Towards Diversity

Hollywood's Slow Crawl Towards Diversity

Monica Sarmiento

May 30, 2017

When you’re seated comfortably in a dark theater with a large popcorn in your lap, chances are diversity might not be something on your mind. You might not even think about it long after the credits have rolled and you’ve made your way home. For many people, on-screen representation an...

English Recognition Ceremony

English Recognition Ceremony

Aia Khiry

May 25, 2017

Friends, family, and esteemed colleagues were welcomed to the English Recognition Ceremony on May 11th in the Gothic Lounge. The event was held to honor English majors and minors for their outstanding work. A number of NJCU students and professors of the English Department attended the function. ...

People’s Climate March in Washington, D.C.

People’s Climate March in Washington, D.C.

Priscilla Arevalo

May 15, 2017

After marching with the International Indian Treaty Council at the Washington, D.C.’s People’s Climate March in April, I realized I had experienced a transnational convergence of activists. I walked with leaders from the Amazon, Cuban filmmakers and travelers from Hawaii. It was a global forum of...

What I Learned From the LOFT Conference

What I Learned From the LOFT Conference

Kisha Allgood

April 24, 2017

From cultivating diversity and event marketing, to reminding the public that human connection is the key to success the recent LOFT Conference at NJCU brought into perspective how valuable communication is.

A Tour of Rolling Stone

A Tour of Rolling Stone

Monica Sarmiento, Web Editor

April 11, 2017

At the CMA College Media Convention in March I was lucky enough to get a tour of the Rolling Stone offices in Manhattan. Myself and twenty other students got the chance to see the Coverwall before meeting with Patrick Doyle – Senior Editor, and Jerry Portwood – Deputy Editor of rollingstone.com.

My Adventure as a Spanish Major

Courtesy of Modern Languages Dept.

Genesis Martinez

April 3, 2017

As a transfer student from Hudson County Community college, with an associate degree in hand, I started my educational journey at NJCU in the fall of 2014. Looking for an environment that would enable me to develop my passion for history and languages, I made the best decision I have made thus far: I joined NJCU's Modern Languages Department in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in Spanish.

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