Crossing Borders, Forming Connections

Crossing Borders, Forming Connections

The Developing Relationship between International Education and ImmigrationContinue Reading

‘Lov’ of Hip-Hop

‘Lov’ of Hip-Hop

You won’t hear Shawn Lov on the radio, but he’s everywhere on the Internet. This TCNJ grad is one of the most downloaded underground hip-hop artists today, and he has been in the game for two decades.Continue Reading

Calling Someone Else Fat Won’t Make You Skinnier

Calling Someone Else Fat Won’t Make You Skinnier

We all remember Cady’s revelation at the end of Mean Girls when she realizes that criticizing Carolyn Craft for her bushy eyebrows wasn’t going to help her solve the math problem in front of her. Girls can quote that movie scene by scene. So why don’t we get it?Continue Reading

“I could not have asked for a better big brother.”

“I could not have asked for a better big brother.”

A young man abruptly slams the back door to his family’s house, lurches down the steep driveway, and trudges towards the small town shopping center. His brow is often furrowed, giving the impression of either serious thinking or anger, or possibly both. However, I know better because this is my brother David, and he has Aspergers Syndrome.Continue Reading

Why Is It So Hard to Defend Israel?

Why Is It So Hard to Defend Israel?

Why would the media turn a blind eye to a nation such as Israel, especially when that nation is in the middle of a crisis? Few things have as good of a shelf life in newspapers and on television than a story that combines controversy with suffering.Continue Reading

Evacuated: Semester in Cairo Takes Unexpected Turn

Evacuated: Semester in Cairo Takes Unexpected Turn

Jackie Serchuk arrived in Cairo, Egypt prepared to spend four months at the American University of Cairo. The 2011 Egyptian Revolution forced her and her classmates to evacuate and so began a journey that took her from Egypt to England and eventually to Italy.Continue Reading

Changing Careers is ‘Not Too Shabby’

Changing Careers is ‘Not Too Shabby’

Liz Carrino’s sweatpants are stained and a bit tattered from the day’s work, and her hands are speckled with bits of dried paint. She owns Not Too Shabby, a furniture restoration and home décor boutique, in Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey that specializes in refurbishing vintage furniture.Continue Reading

A Photo’s Worth

A Photo’s Worth

The story of a 19-year-old military wife, entrepreneur and photographer whose photographs capture more than something to look at.Continue Reading

Dentist by Day, Musician by Night

Dentist by Day, Musician by Night

Stephen Dadaian, a College of New Jersey alumnus, is an electric and classical guitarist. Currently living in NYC, he is doing dental research at Columbia University while producing for bands and artists and performing gigs at nightclubs. He talks about never giving up on our passions, no matter what.Continue Reading

The Science Behind Music

The Science Behind Music

From nodding our heads in the car while driving to stuffing our ears with headphones while exercising, we make music an essential part of our everyday lives. But why does music have such universal appeal? If we look at it from a scientific viewpoint, we’ll find valuable answers.Continue Reading

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