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CFO Leaves Students Waiting

Tia Warren, Editor in Chief February 6, 2024

Administrator Brian Kirkpatrick shows up to SGA meeting after it was already adjourned.  The February 5th SGA meeting was advertised to be an opportunity for students to discuss financial issues with...

Photo of Hepburn Hall taken by Tia Warren

We will not wait for the next school shooting

Student Organizers January 24, 2024

Students are taught to love a country that values guns over our lives. Some of us hear the sound of gunfire when we watch fireworks on the fourth of July, or when we watch a drumline performance at...

Vodra Hall 4th Floor. Picture taken on November 1st by Anonymous student.

Massive Flood in Vodra Hall

Tia Warren, Editor in Chief November 8, 2023

A massive unexpected flood in Vodra Hall took dorm students by surprise last Sunday night and caused the building to suddenly close, forcing everyone in it to relocate.  Many students on the 3rd...

Exploring The Beautiful Land Of Ghana

Exploring The Beautiful Land Of Ghana

Nicholas Felix November 1, 2022

“It was more than just a two-week experience, it was a journey of mental, spiritual and personal growth,” said Thyquel Halley, Student Government Association (SGA) president. This educational adventure...

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Knight Student Media Recognized at the College Media Pinnacle Awards

Knight Student Media October 28, 2022

Knight Student Media celebrates recognition for two Pinnacle Awards at the Media Fest 22 Fall Annual Conference. The Gothic Times received an honorable mention in Best Special Section: Four Pages or...

Jodi Bailey, vice president of Student Affairs, talked about the JCMC partnership at the September 1 emergency Board of Trustees meeting. Photo by Haresh Oudhnarine.

NJCU Teams Up with JC Medical Center for Student Health Services

Haresh Oudhnarine October 26, 2022

NJCU will be starting a partnership with Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC) this semester to provide additional healthcare services to students. During the September 1 emergency Board of Trustees meeting...

NJCU has been working on addressing its financial emergency and now has a $12,7 million deficit from $20 million in June. Photo by Haresh Oudhnarine.

Rightsizing Efforts Gets Deficit Down to $12.7 Million

Haresh Oudhnarine October 25, 2022

NJCU has been working on addressing its structural deficit over the summer after a “financial emergency” was announced in late June. The deficit was about $20 million at the close of the last fiscal...

NJCU held its second campus conversation town hall on Wednesday, October 12.

First Come, First Heard

Brandon Gabriel, Contributing Writer October 20, 2022

After weeks of rescheduling, NJCU held its second Campus Conversation last Wednesday on October 12th. Students, staff, and professors attended the event which was also live-streamed via Zoom. Many of the...

About 24 hours after the roughly three-minute video went up, the administration sent SGA a “directive” to take it down, said the student group.

Administration Shuts Down Student Government Instagram Post

Haresh Oudhnarine and Tia Warren September 16, 2022

NJCU officials requested the removal of a recent Instagram post from the Student Government Association (SGA) Thursday, saying it was “factually incorrect.” About 24 hours after the roughly three-minute...

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Sue Henderson Announces Resignation as NJCU President

Haresh Oudhnarine June 27, 2022

After serving 10 years as NJCU’s president, Sue Henderson announced that she will be moving on “to the next opportunity.” The Board of Trustees announced later that Jason Kroll, the current vice...

New CFO Benjamin Durant (center) explaining NJCUs $20 million deficit. Photo by Haresh Oudhnarine.

Tuition Increased as NJCU Announces $20 Million Deficit

Haresh Oudhnarine June 27, 2022

The Board of Trustees voted to increase tuition by three percent today, which was opposed by the voting student representative, at a meeting where they also disclosed a $20 million deficit. This marks...

First place winners of the Inaugural Entrepreneurship Pitch Competition: Alan Cruz and Dominic Pepe. Photo by Paul Gargiulo.

Student Entrepreneurs Pitch Ideas, Win Big

Haresh Oudhnarine June 1, 2022

NJCU recently hosted an inaugural entrepreneurship competition where students were able to compete for a grand prize of $5000. The big winners were Dominic Pepe and Alan Cruz with the team “NFL Gold...

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