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Don’t Bet On NJCU Betting

NJCU community impartial toward legal sports betting By Steven Rodas While New Jersey recently tackled the issue of the legalization of sports betting, the majority of the NJCU community doesn’t feel the court’s decision will have a concrete impact on them.

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Gothic Times Instagram Selfie Winner!

‘Quick Turn Structure’ exhibit at Visual Arts Gallery

“Quick Turn Structure,” a term coined by Oyama Enrico Isamu Letter in an effort to describe his frenetic, angular style of abstraction, places a heavy emphasis on the overlapping and repetition of his trademark sharply-edged characters.

Movie Review: ‘Son of God’

On February 28th, an infamous documentary that was aired on the History Channel, named "The Bible," inspired a movie that is currently premiering, “Son of God.”

‘Better, Faster, Stronger’

The 2013-14 NJCU’s women’s basketball season demonstrated tremendous growth for the team.

MLK Event Emphasizes Connectivity

Lee Hagan Africana Studies Center presented the 25th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. luncheon.

Habitat for Humanity: You Can Make a Difference

During spring break 15 NJCU students are going to Midland, Texas, with Habitat for Humanity’s Collegiate Challenge program, to help build a home for a family in need .

Student Draws Gun in Lot

26 March 2014

According to witnesses, a man pulled out a gun during an incident in an NJCU parking lot. According to Ellen Wayman-Gordon, Assistant Vice President for University Advancement for Public Information, "No arrests were made and no one was injured. This person works for law enforcement and is allowed to have a gun. He is not employed with the Jersey City Police Dept.”

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Welcome Scott Siegel: Meet Our New SGO Advisor

26 March 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 no secret that I came into the fall semester late. It’s also no secret that I was hired into a position that has not […]

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Honor student set to graduate in record time

26 March 2014

By Ivette Epps 18- year-old NJCU student Thanuja Ganeshalingam will be graduating with her bachelor’s degree this May, with a double major in finance and international business. In Ganeshalingam’s home country, Sri Lanka, she followed the British syllabus. Unlike her friends and acquaintances, however, she skipped the fourth grade after scoring 100 percent on all […]

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One Love in New Jersey

26 March 2014

By Amber Vaughn In the month of June, history was made for the LGBT community in the United States. On October 21, 2013, New Jersey became the 14th state to allow same-sex marriage. According to NJ.com, Governor Christie’s decision to sign the gay rights bill marked the end of a decade-long push for same-sex marriage […]

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It’s Time We Get Over Free Shuttle Bus Issue

26 March 2014

By Diana DeJesus The free shuttle that takes you to Journal Square, from NJCU, holds 16 people. There are over 4,000 students that are enrolled at NJCU and it’s time we look at the numbers and stop complaining about not catching a free ride.

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College ‘Kids’ Not Too Old to Watch Cartoons

26 March 2014

By Elizabeth Ackerley Although the NJCU student population is busy balancing classes, work, and social lives, they still manage to set aside the time to be able to partake in one beloved childhood activity: watching cartoons. Michael Mondanaro, 29, media major from Bayonne said that he likes to watch anime movies such as Vampire Hunter […]

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5 Things Most Students Don’t Know About the Health and Wellness Center

26 March 2014

By Caitlin Mota Sitting in Vodra Hall Room 107 is the university’s Health and Wellness Center (H&WC). Most students are not aware of many of the services that are available to them. Below is a list of five services the center offers that every student should be conscious of. 1. Campus Physician On Tuesdays and […]

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Want to Play a Game? (CROSSWORD)

26 March 2014

I, Crystal Davis, editor of the Lifestyle section challenge YOU, NJCU student / staff member / random drifter! The challenge: to solve this crossword puzzle without the use of Google, Dictionary.com or any other on-hand resource we have become too accustomed to. Across 2.     First name of NJCU’s President. 3.     New Jersey’s version […]

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SUDOKU

26 March 2014

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Letter to the Editor: Response to ‘Psychic’ article

26 March 2014

ED. Note: In the very first issue of The Gothic Times 2014 Spring Semester we published an article, “Interview with a Psychic” which received mixed reviews and here is one of them: I am currently a senior at NJCU, majoring in Psychology. I read Sandy Asto’s article on her take about Psychics. It seems pleasant […]

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Walik Albright: A Hometown Hero

26 March 2014

By Ike Ejikeme Walik Albright, 23, early childhood education major from Jersey City, has had a tremendous career playing small forward for NJCU’s men’s basketball team. As a fifth year senior finishing up his final season of collegiate basketball, it is only apropo to look back at his accomplishments on and off the court during […]

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Poet’s Corner

26 March 2014

Intimacy By Jenna Szymanski Secrets slowly undress me, Each expression unravels my red, silk blouse. Your full lips whisper delicate dreams Against the curve of my neck. I inhale your words, And use them as oxygen. Your hand caresses my pale, white cheek, Melting the icy casing of my soul, Drawing me into you. As […]

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Ride for a Cause

28 February 2014

–By Armando Sultan– An NJCU alumnus is gearing up for a bike trip across several states this summer to raise donations and awareness for the fight against  diabetes, and he’s hoping some students will team up with him for the 550-mile ride. 

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Calling All Veterans

28 February 2014

–By Diana DeJesus– There are about 200 veterans attending NJCU, but the Student Veterans Organization of New Jersey City University is inactive due to lack of participation. When the Student Veterans Organization was active, veterans met twice per month throughout the year. The organization helped ease the transition from military to civilian life.  Veterans could […]

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GT Poll: Have the campus buildings been well heated this winter?

28 February 2014

–By Steven Rodas–  With temperatures in Jersey City plummeting to as little as 5 degrees below zero, students have experienced challenges this year that surpass having to study for exams and write term papers. Nothing is more appealing, when you’re facing the bitter gusts of cold wind, than going into class and thawing away. However, some students […]

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NJCU’s Martinez looks for love in ‘Bama

28 February 2014

–By Katherine Guest– Lao Tzu, a famous ancient Chinese philosopher and poet, once said, “being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” New Jersey City University’s (NJCU) eligible bachelor, Daniel Martinez, 25, finance major from the Jersey City Heights, courageously sought out love in Fairhope, Alabama. In hopes […]

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