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M: Absence of Sound

Rasec Ventura, Contributing Writer November 2, 2023

If there’s one absurdly necessary thing in the films we watch today, it’s sound. Long gone are the days of silent films. Instead, we now have films that use sound in many ways, whether for mood, themes,...

Multiple Out-of-Order Elevators Cause Unwanted Exercise Around Campus

Multiple Out-of-Order Elevators Cause Unwanted Exercise Around Campus

Jaren Couvertier, Contributing Writer May 9, 2023

As students move from one building to another, they are facing a new challenge at the college campus - the elevators! Several elevators around the campus have been out of order throughout the semester,...

Abortion Rights And Privacy Laws

Abortion Rights And Privacy Laws

Grace Perez November 7, 2022

Across the nation, women of all creeds and ages swiftly felt the consequences of the Supreme Court’s latest decision which overturned the historic Roe v. Wade case. In thirteen states, “trigger laws”...

Album cover for Midnights. Photo
courtesy of Taylor Swift/Republic Records.

Taylor Swift’s Midnights Hits Different

Grace Perez November 4, 2022

Taylor Swift’s tenth studio album is finally out and needless to say, it has shocked her listeners once again. In fact, Midnights broke the Spotify record for the most streamed album in a single day....

“Women! Life! Freedom!” Iranian Women Protest Repressive Regime

“Women! Life! Freedom!” Iranian Women Protest Repressive Regime

Grace Perez October 31, 2022

Only 22-years-old, Mahsa Amini’s brutal death at the hands of Iran’s morality police has sparked protests across the country. According to the Iranian government, Amini was arrested for a dress code...

Ceiling pane removed due to leaks in Fries 146.

The Continued Rapid Decline In Fries Hall’s Infrastructure

Nick Camejo October 27, 2022

With many of The Gothic Times Staff being Media Arts students, we can’t help but wonder why yet another semester has started and the Media Arts building, Fries Hall, continues to fall apart. Last...

Euphoria is a high school drama that was released in 2019 starring Zendaya, who portrays a teenage drug addict by the name of Rue. Photograph by Eddy Chen/HBO.

The Unhappiness of “Euphoria”

Anthony Vinci, Contributing Writer June 22, 2022

Bravery can come in many different forms. Historically speaking, maybe a brave person is someone who fought at the front lines for their freedom. This is nothing compared to the true bravery it took for...

Taylor Swift’s rerecordings feature the same songs, same stories, same lyrics, but are told differently. Album cover for Red (Taylor’s Version). Photo courtesy of Taylor Swift/Republic Records.

I Remember It All Too Well: The Lasting Impact of Taylor’s Music

Monica Ortiz, Contributing Writer May 12, 2022

Taylor Swift’s fourth studio album technically begins and ends with the same song. “State of Grace” opens the album with a loud and upbeat pop-rock track about the trials and tribulations of love...

Junk journal spread.
Photo by DeVoe.

A Different Kind Of Scrapbooking

Julie Marie Frances DeVoe, Copy Editor March 28, 2022

Junk-journaling is a hot new trend, but for me, it has brought some calmness from my busy days. In my eyes, it is merely the combination of scrapbooking and journaling. People can make their spreads...

Scenes from the January 6, 2021, insurrection at the United States Capital. Photo by Dakota Santiago

The Destructive Legacy Of January 6th

Grace Perez, Contributing Writer March 22, 2022

It’s known now as the “big lie;” the idea that Donald Trump perpetuated the idea among his supporters that the only way his campaign would lose this election would be if there was interference...

The Science building at NJCU where most STEM classes are taken. Only 7 and 12 percent of Black and Hispanic students pursue a degree in STEM. Photo by Haresh Oudhnarine.

Do I belong? The Impact of Imposter Syndrome on First-Generation Minority Students

Kamila Esquivel and Nicolle Vilca March 18, 2022

For most, getting accepted into a prestigious university is cause for celebration, but excitement can quickly turn into feelings of dread as thoughts of inadequacy creep in. As a person of color, these...

Buffalo Exchange in New York. Photo courtesy of Buffalo Exchange Marketing.

Thrifting Trend in College Students May Help Save the Planet

M. Blessing Akeju, Contributing Writer January 17, 2022

Buying clothes at thrift stores has become more popular among college students in recent years, even though many young people don’t realize how this habit can help save the planet. While it used to...

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