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

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

Media Student Pursues Dream of Filmmaking

Media Student Pursues Dream of Filmmaking
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...

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
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,...

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...

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...

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
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,...

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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