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NJCU Is Not As Diverse As It May Seem

Graphic 2: The race demographics of full-time faculty at NJCU. Adapted from data from the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.
October 28, 2020

Flags from around the world line the interior of NJCU’s student union building, but while the university celebrates diversity, more than half of all its professors are white. NJCU is recognized as...

Voting in a Pandemic

October 5, 2020

The Gothic Times met with Alyssa Moreno from the League of Women Voters of New Jersey and shared ways on voting for the upcoming presidential election.

Your Vote Can Make A Difference

The 2020 election is on Tuesday, November 3rd. Use your power and vote.
September 18, 2020

As a first-time voter in New Jersey, I’m encouraging everyone to register to vote. You have the power to choose who will represent your community and future generation. When my pre-law summer program...

Westside Light Rail Finally Reopens

The light rail waiting to depart at the Westside station.
September 18, 2020

After an entire school year with the Westside Avenue light rail station being closed, it is now reopened and students, faculty, and staff can now commute better to campus. Gabriel Bulaon, a junior Global...

Schools Reopening: Where Do We Go From Here?

Colleges are still planning whether to reopen during the fall.
September 4, 2020

As summer comes to a close, every student, teacher, and parent are weighing in on the state of education for the fall semester. A poll conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that close to 66...

An Unprecedented Fall Brings Many Changes

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How Professors Plan to Balance Classes Through Hybrid Learning
August 20, 2020

When the university unlocks its gates in the Fall, many professors will strive to have students in a secured environment with online and HyFlex learning, a model where students can attend class both in-person...

Protecting the NJCU Community

Citizen taking a COVID-19 test. Photo courtesy of Staff Sgt. Justin Andras / Indiana National Guard.
August 13, 2020

This fall will not be a typical semester as NJCU students must take a COVID-19 test and schedule a virtual appointment and evaluation before returning to campus. The university has entered into an agreement...

SGA’s July 20th Meeting

SGA's logo. Photo courtesy of SGA.
Discussions on Budgets, Scholarships, Insurance Grants, and More
July 22, 2020

The Student Government Association (SGA) held a virtual zoom meeting on July 20th to give updates on housing scholarships, demands that address the budget cuts, and insurance grants.  At the beginning...

NJCU requires students to have health insurance

Aetna, is a healthcare company where students can enroll for health insurance. Photo courtesy of WikiMedia Commons.
July 21, 2020

Do you see an additional increase in your student account balance? Do you think it goes towards tuition? Well, it doesn’t. NJCU has a new policy for students to have health insurance, which lasts for...

Students Protest as NJCU Increases Tuition

Students protest against NJCU's raise in tuition on July 15 at the front of NJCU. Photos by Haresh Oudhnarine and Kenise Brown.
July 17, 2020

NJCU students gathered at the front gates of the university on the evening of July 15th, to protest the approved tuition increase. Students walked around the perimeter of the main campus, furtively observed...

“The Student Body will judge you”

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NJCU Increases Tuition Again
July 6, 2020

As other universities in New Jersey such as Rutgers, Rowan, Felician, and Fairleigh Dickinson froze tuition, NJCU raised theirs. The school’s Board of Trustees voted to raise tuition by 3.5 percent on...

Celebrating Pride Month 2020

The LGBTQ+ Community. Photo created by Haresh Oudhnarine
History on Pride and resources for the LGBTQ+ community
June 29, 2020

The month of June is coming to an end and that means, so are the festivities of Pride month. Celebrations of waving the rainbow flag, spreading love, and marching for the injustice the LGBTQ+ community...

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