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‘Where have you been, Trayvon?’ sparked dialogue on racism

BY CHADEIRA MOORE — In a society where generations of racial injustice, mass incarceration, and police brutality remains prominent, director Nicholas Rodriguez sprung into action and addressed the matter with his latest production, ‘Where Have You Gone, Trayvon Martin?’ The Inner City Ensemble, a non-profit youth arts group from Paterson, delivered a chilling, 60-minute performance Feb. … Continue reading

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‘Black Panther’ film with social message leaps to top of box office

BY ISAAC COATES — Facing the demands of Marvel Universe fans to create an accurate superhero film, while also dealing with the pressures to be a socially conscious and thought provoking by society’s standards, the producers and actors in “Black Panther” manage to overcome the odds and deliver one of the best superhero films of … Continue reading

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Enrollment, revenue top to-do list of candidate; questions on spending follow him

Connor Murphy — Strategic enrollment management, growing external revenue and graduate education are the three areas Dr. Richard Helldobler would focus on in his first three years as president of William Paterson University if he were hired. Kathleen Waldron, who has been president of WPU for eight years, retires at the end of June. Helldobler … Continue reading

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New Jersey Percussion Ensemble Anniversary Concert Big Success

By ALYSSA ROBBINS On February 5, in the Shea Center Auditorium the New Jersey Percussion Ensemble performed for their 50th anniversary.    William Paterson Percussion Professor Pete Jarvis conducted the program and even played in a few songs like Penance Creek (2017).  He premiered two new pieces, including one that he wrote with French hornist, … Continue reading