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NJCU Media Arts Student Publishes Second Novel

Self published author Jessica Baggett, media arts major of Jersey City, at her book signing at the NJCU bookstore. Photo by Dakota Santiago

Caitlin Mota

May 10, 2014

NJCU is home to many great published authors, most who are assumed to be professors. Across Culver Ave in the media arts department is student Jessica Baggett, 27 year old media arts major of Jersey City, and self-published author. “The Keys 2 Life,” a sequel to “The Keys of Life,” continues...

Striving for Success: One Student’s Love of STEM Brings Her to NJCU

Photo courtesy of Ivis Renderos

May 10, 2014

By Tom Johanesson – Science is a field in need of good students as we are in the midst of a time where the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) are under-enrolled. Fortunately at NJCU, we have students working tirelessly to become successful in STEM, in their own way. Among tho...

The Lamest Excuses from Students!

The Lamest Excuses from Students!

May 10, 2014

By David Mosca – We’ve heard it all before, and we’ve probably said it ourselves: “My dog ate my homework,” “I forgot to do it,” “my computer broke,” “I had to take my mother to the hospital,” “I got stuck in traffic.” The excuses just go on and on. We've all had our fair...

Art for the Heart

Art Therapy Major and club President, Joana Carvalho, 33, and Vice President Amanda Garced, 20, a Ceramics Major. Photo courtesy of Amanda Garced

Horzy Genao

May 10, 2014

I was given the opportunity to interview the lovely and charismatic ladies of the Art Therapy Association: Art Therapy Major and club President and Joana Carvalho, 33, and Vice President Amanda Garced, 20, a Ceramics Major. They run a rather unique club that focuses more on the individuals’ emotions...

Why You Should Join NJCU’s Business Society

May 10, 2014

By Amber Vaughn – The purpose of the NJCU Business Society is to build a business associated community through the gaining and understanding of social, cultural, and environmental trends that impact business. This society is a member of the Student Government Organization (SGO), and was established...

Spring Break in Paris: Studying Abroad

NJCU Media students and Professor Vera Dika in Paris, France, 2014. Photo courtesy of Vera Dika

April 24, 2014

By Ciara Broadway– During this past spring break, various students from the Media Arts, Sociology, and Business/Writing departments had the wonderful opportunity to go to Paris, France, the city of love. The fashion shock and culture difference created a true learning experience for both fac...

Top 10 Things NJCU’s ‘Starbucks’ Does Not Sell

Photo illustration by Media Trends LLC

April 24, 2014

By Matt Smith, Steven Rodas and Diana Hernandez– NJCU doesn’t technically have a Starbucks; however, most new students will refer to the small café in the Professional Studies Building using the same name. Aside from these students, most upper classmen have grown to know the “Starbucks”...

‘Media Arts Dept. Showcase’ to be held at Landmark Lowes Jersey Theatre

‘Media Arts Dept. Showcase’ to be held at Landmark Lowes Jersey Theatre

April 24, 2014

By Roberto Miranda On Wednesday May14, at 7:00 p.m., the New Jersey City University Media Arts Department will hold its 32nd annual Media Arts Department Showcase of film, video, and digital media at the , located at 54 Journal Square in Jersey City. Admission to the event is free, but a donation of $3 to benefit the Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre is suggeste...

Student talent shines in ‘Les Misérables’

Student talent shines in ‘Les Misérables’

April 24, 2014

By Tom Johanesson– New Jersey City University’s production of Les Misérables smashed the expectation that this would be some low-budget, poorly acted, and badly lit “school play.” This was especially solidified by a strong cast of players. Read More »...

Welcome Scott Siegel: Meet Our New SGO Advisor

New SGO advisor Scott Siegel looks forward to supporting student leaders in the SGO.  Photo by Dakota Santiago

March 26, 2014

By Jenna Szymanski In the middle of the fall 2013 semester, NJCU welcomed a new face to its administration. Scott Siegel, 27, became the new Student Government Organization (SGO) advisor. “It’s no secret that I came into the fall semester late. It’s also no secret that I was hired into a p...

Honor student set to graduate in record time

Photo by Dakota Santiago

March 26, 2014

By Ivette Epps 18- year-old NJCU student Thanuja Ganeshalingam will be graduating with her bachelor’s degree this May, with a double major in finance and international business. In Ganeshalingam’s home country, Sri Lanka, she followed the British syllabus. Unlike her friends and acquai...

NJCU’s Martinez looks for love in ‘Bama

Courtesy of Danny Martinez

February 28, 2014

–By Katherine Guest– Lao Tzu, a famous ancient Chinese philosopher and poet, once said, “being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” New Jersey City University’s (NJCU) eligible bachelor, Daniel Martinez, 25, finance major from the J...

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