• Shavon: Still present, still missed

    Shavon: Still present, still missed

    Safa Mostafa, Staff Reporter

    June 20, 2017

    They say death opens your eyes and wakes you up to life. That’s how I felt after Shavon Hill-Williams left us a year ago. You realize who’s there for you. Then you realize who was never there for you. Immediately after her death, I knew it was going to be worse than a breakup or a heartbrea...

    Illustration by Kawall Hanomanjie and Hector Lopez

  • Sexual assault a serious issue in college

    Sexual assault a serious issue in college

    Bukola Adeleye and Kenise Brown

    June 20, 2017

    About 20 percent of women and 6.25 percent of men are sexually assaulted in college, according to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. In May 2014, 55 universities were announced as being under federal investigation by the Department of Justice for their handling of sexual assault cases. As o...

    A sign posted to raise awareness about rape on a college campus. Twenty percent of women and 6.25 percent of men are sexually assaulted in college. Photo by Wolfram Burner, via Flickr.com, used with permission

  • Hasidic Jews migrating to Jersey City raises questions

    Hasidic Jews migrating to Jersey City raises questions

    Kendra Brown, Managing Editor

    June 20, 2017

    A group of Hasidic Jews has arrived in Jersey City and plans to stay. In the past several months, 50 Hasidic families have moved into the Bergen-Lafayette, Greenville and Martin Luther King neighborhoods, according to Avi Schnall, a director of Agudath Israel of America, a Jewish community organization...

    Senior Kendra Brown sits with Rabbi Avi Schnall and schoolmentor Clarence “Coach C” Collins. Schnall said that conversations are very important in helping current Jersey City residents and the Hasidic Jews moving in understand each other. Photo by Brandyn Rampersad

  • Trump’s actions on immigration cause fear

    Trump’s actions on immigration cause fear

    Kenise Brown, News Editor

    April 25, 2017

    President Donald Trump’s revised executive order restricting travel from six countries has been blocked by the courts, just like the first one. At the same time, undocumented immigrants already in the U.S. are living in fear of being deported as Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers have stepped...

  • Trump, Republicans take steps toward restricting abortion access

    Trump, Republicans take steps toward restricting abortion access

    Kenise Brown, News Editor

    April 20, 2017

    President Donald Trump released a budget March 16 that cuts $500 million from Planned Parenthood, while giving $422 million to health clinics that do not provide abortion services. One of Trump’s first acts as president was signing an executive order January 23 that banned funding for organization...

School water tested for lead, as required by state

School water tested for lead, as required by state

Bukola Adeleye and Kendra Brown

At least 25 New Jersey school districts have found lead contamination in their drinking water as of April 2017, as reported by Patch.com. On June 15, the school’s water was tested for possible lead in the water, as mand...

June 20, 2017No Comments

Sexual assault a serious issue in college

Sexual assault a serious issue in college

Bukola Adeleye and Kenise Brown

About 20 percent of women and 6.25 percent of men are sexually assaulted in college, according to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. In May 2014, 55 universities were announced as being under federal investig...

June 20, 2017No Comments

Hasidic Jews migrating to Jersey City raises questions

Hasidic Jews migrating to Jersey City raises questions

Kendra Brown, Managing Editor

A group of Hasidic Jews has arrived in Jersey City and plans to stay. In the past several months, 50 Hasidic families have moved into the Bergen-Lafayette, Greenville and Martin Luther King neighborhoods, according to Av...

June 20, 2017No Comments

Trump’s actions on immigration cause fear

Trump’s actions on immigration cause fear

Kenise Brown, News Editor

President Donald Trump’s revised executive order restricting travel from six countries has been blocked by the courts, just like the first one. At the same time, undocumented immigrants already in the U.S. are living in...

April 25, 2017No Comments

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