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Mike Cirinio throws “125th Birthday Party for Pizza”

Mike Cirinio throws “125th Birthday Party for Pizza”
October 21, 2017

What if you wanted to throw a “125th Birthday Party for Pizza”? Would you know where to start? Mike Cirino, an event curator, marketing master and producer, pulled that party off by ordering a pizza...

Former “The Voice” singer performs at NJCU

Former
October 19, 2017

Felicia Temple, a former R&B singer from NBC's 'The Voice' performed on October 18th in the GSUB lobby. Temple, a New Jersey native, told those in attendance that she grew up surrounded in a house...

Presenting Caroline Burton, Jersey City artist

Presenting Caroline Burton, Jersey City artist
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...

The Life and Times of Margaret Williams

The Life and Times of Margaret Williams
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...

Clash on the Canvas at NJCU

Clash on the Canvas at NJCU
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...

NJCU Celebrates the Mid-Autumn Festival 

NJCU Celebrates the Mid-Autumn Festival 
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...

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

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

NJCU Classical Vocal Major Headed to Nationals! 

NJCU Classical Vocal Major Headed to Nationals! 
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...

Hollywood’s Slow Crawl Towards Diversity

Hollywood's Slow Crawl Towards Diversity
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...

English Recognition Ceremony

English Recognition Ceremony
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...

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

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

What I Learned From the LOFT Conference

What I Learned From the LOFT Conference
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.
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