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NJCU Students Support Refugees

NJCU Students Support Refugees

Priscilla Arevalo

March 29, 2017

In late February, several student clubs and organizations came together to coordinate “NJCU Students Supporting Refugees: Open Arms, Open Hearts, Open Doors.”

NJCU students take part in 2017 Women’s March in NYC

NJCU students gather to take part in the Women's March. Photo courtesy of Audrey Fisch.

January 23, 2017

Thanks to the organizational work of the Women’s Center, Women’s Studies, and other faculty and staff and thanks to the financial support of the AFT and many generous personal donations, NJCU ran a bus on Saturday, January 21 to the Women’s March in NYC. The cost was $5 for students (and friends ...

Veteran’s Day from a Female Soldier’s Perspective

Veteran’s Day from a Female Soldier’s Perspective

Erica Salazar

November 11, 2016

“Their mother went to war and came back a different woman.” Spoken with raw honesty, former Military Police Sergeant Kimberly Longsoldier shared this with me as we talked recently about the significance of Veteran’s Day. While the support and recognition of female veterans is gradually increasing,...

Habitat’s Spring Break: Let’s Build a House

Habitat’s Spring Break: Let's Build a House

Nicole Marte

April 27, 2016

Students were given the opportunity to spend their Spring Break working with community members in Corpus Christi, Texas to help alleviate sub-standard housing. Being able to contribute not only some extra muscle, but also their creativity, strategy, and technical skills 14 students and two administrators...

Cinnabon’s Kat Cole Speaks at NJCU

Cinnabon’s Kat Cole Speaks at NJCU

Amber Vaughn

February 25, 2016

Kat Cole, president and chief operating officer (COO) of Cinnabon, was a guest speaker for the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) Live Speaker Broadcast Series in the Margaret Williams Theatre on Tuesday. The theme of the event was “Impact: The Art of Change, Trust, and Influence.”...

Black History Month at NJCU

Black History Month at NJCU

Eliezer Flores

February 22, 2016

February is winding down, but there are still two great events you can catch on campus to celebrate Black History Month. On Wednesday, February 23, the Black Alumni, Administrators, Faculty, Student and Staff Organization (BAAFSSO) will sponsor the Shango Meeting at 2 p.m. in room 217 - GSUB. The...

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Diana Hernandez

June 4, 2015

Letter to the Editor

Yesenia Rodas

March 28, 2015

Being a mathematics and education major, I find it vital to have not only professors well versed in their subject but who are also able to effectively educate and inspire students. Every semester, I put in some work and actively sought out the professors with the best reputations and last year,...

Diamond in the Rough

Diamond in the Rough

Crystal Davis

March 28, 2015

If you frequent the Gilligan Student Union Building during the evening, you’ve familiarized yourself with Donald Dantzler. If you’re making your rounds on campus, chances are, Dantzler is doing it too. “A normal day for me? I am constantly working. Kids, they eat, we [the janitorial staff] clean...

Spirited Films at the 34th Black Maria Film Festival

Spirited Films at the 34th Black Maria Film Festival

Diana C. Hernandez

March 28, 2015

The 34th February 5th Department of Media Arts, Executive Director of the Black Maria, professor at NJCU Jane Steuerwald, and a few others. “This is going to be my favorite screening of the year because all my students are here,” said Steuerwald. Seats filled quickly as students, faculty,...

Daily Show “Senior Muslim Correspondent” Comes to Jersey City Bookstore

Daily Show “Senior Muslim Correspondent” Comes to Jersey City Bookstore

Diana C. Hernandez

February 24, 2015

Actor, writer, and The Daily Show comedian Aasif Mandvi will be at Word Bookstore in Jersey City for a reading and book signing of his new book, No Land’s Man on February 26th at 7:30pm. The book is a hilarious collection of stories about Mandvi’s upbringing as an “Indo-British-Muslim-American.” Mandvi is best known for hi...

Media Student Pursues Dream of Filmmaking

Media Student Pursues Dream of Filmmaking

Diana C. Hernandez

February 24, 2015

What did you want to be when you grew up? As we grow older the answer usually changes because of new interests or hobbies, but Asela Ortiz knew she wanted to be in film production since she was 12 years old. Now an NJCU, media arts major from Princeton, she is still pursing this dream. “Well, I...

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