The Gothic Times

White Latinos & The Privilege of Being Unseen

Monica Ortiz, Contributing Writer

June 8, 2020

Growing up, I always got annoyed when people called me white. In elementary school, I didn’t understand the difference between nationality versus ethnicity versus race. My grandmother was a Cuban immigrant and my father was Pue...

Open Your Purse: Places to donate and help the protests

Monica Sarmiento, Contributing Writer

June 4, 2020

Instead of posting a black square, I spent some time this afternoon compiling a list of bail funds, mutal aid funds, memorials, and other donation pages I was able to find and verify. This list is in no way comprehensive but its...

They Lost God and Found Trump: A New Conservative Wave

Keion-Mehki Jackson, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2020

“In the “lynching era,” between 1880 to 1940, white Christians lynched nearly five thousand black men and women in a manner with obvious echoes of the Roman crucifixion of Jesus. Yet these “Christians” did not see the...

Who’s on your bookshelf?

Photo displays Children books.
Photo courtesy of Wokingham Libraries/ Pixabay

Rebecca Richardson, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2020

Knight Light

Knight Light

Nevin Perkins Op-Ed Editor

February 19, 2020

Gun Violence at School: Is This The Norm?

Diana Sanchez, Contributing Writer

February 10, 2020

As an educator I have plenty to worry about on a day-to-day basis. I need to have papers and pencils ready for my students, and my lesson plans must be up to date. I shouldn't have to fear for my safety, as well as the safety o...

Hungry during Spring Break

Nevin Perkins, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2019

On the Sunday evening just before term resumed from Spring Recess, I along with the rest of NJCU’s Orientation Leadership returned from an inspiring conference at Virginia Tech. Some of the students and myself needed to use the ba...

Black History Month: Helpful or Hurtful?

Nevin Perkins, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2019

Initially stemming from historian Carter G. Woodson’s Negro History Week in 1926, Black History Month was officially recognized 50 years later by President Gerald Ford. The month was to be an official act of recognition tow...

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