First-generation student receives acceptance to the College

March 25, 2019 Camille Furst 0

Tears welled up in his eyes as he learned of his acceptance to his dream school. The College’s big envelope and blue and gold pennant awaited him with a surprise in the principal’s office of his high school. Through illness in the family, his mom’s loss of employment and eventual homelessness, his acceptance letter unfolded a story of victory amidst his life’s challenges. […]

College counters racial intolerance

January 30, 2019 Camille Furst 1

In light of the recent racial incidents that have occurred on campus, the administration has addressed feedback and questions from the community regarding what actions will be taken to better manage any future instances of racism and discrimination. […]

Journalists expose cases of police brutality, misconduct

December 4, 2018 Camille Furst 0

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences, along with the Criminology Department, hosted journalist Andrew Ford from the Asbury Park Press on Nov. 28 to present “Protecting the Shield,” a project that was the product of a two-year investigation into the hidden misconduct of law enforcement across the state of New Jersey. […]

Corporations exploit breast cancer for profit

October 23, 2018 Camille Furst 0

With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, both corporations and citizens alike have been smothered in the color pink, all in an effort to bring awareness to this disease. However, a light must finally be shed on the true consequences of these pink ribbons and other products being sold throughout the nation in the name of breast cancer awareness. […]

Close reading explores 17th-century poet

October 9, 2018 Camille Furst 0

She was inspired to write her article and hold the poetry reading after analyzing some of Traherne’s work. “Love,” particularly intrigued her — while she saw themes of homosexuality and gender fluidity in his piece, she was surprised to learn that her interpretation was not one that was shared by many others. […]