Campus News / Features

Students Investigate Valley Road

By Matthew DeRenzo Staff Writer Two William Paterson students are investigating whether fish that died in a university pond on Valley Road were killed by air-conditioning fluid dumped there by university employees. Environmental science majors Kathy Surlak and Ksawery Biskup are researching their capstone project on whether fish in the pond at 1600 Valley Road died from glycol poisoning. The … Continue reading

High Hopes for Pioneers
Sports / WPUNJ Teams

High Hopes for Pioneers

By Jack Loennecker Staff Writer The William Paterson University hockey team is heading into the middle of November on a tear. The Pioneers are currently 9-1-2, and No. 2 in the Northeast region of the ACHA after wins against Univerity of Massachusetts Amherst, Merrimack College, Central Connecticut State University and New York State University. Leading the Pioneers in points is … Continue reading

“Anna in the Tropics” Coming to Black Box Theater
Campus News / Entertainment

“Anna in the Tropics” Coming to Black Box Theater

By Kasey Seifried Staff Writer The Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Anna in the Tropics” will come to William Paterson next week. The heartrending drama, which provides a glimpse into a Cuban-American cigar factory in 1929 Florida, will play from Tuesday, Nov. 15, through Sunday, Nov. 20, at the Hunziker Black Box Theater. The production is directed by Dr. Elizabeth … Continue reading

Presidential Historian Speaks at WPU
Campus News / Features / Politics

Presidential Historian Speaks at WPU

Deirdre St. John Staff Writer Presidential historian Jon Meacham, the author of best-selling biographies of Andrew Jackson and George H.W. Bush, marked his much-anticipated turn as a distinguished guest lecturer at William Paterson University on Friday by stressing the importance of empathy, patience and humility as trademarks of a great president. “First, great presidents have resolved moments … Continue reading

Campus News / Entertainment / Features

Former Student Begins His Musical “Chagrin”

By Julian Guilarte Staff Writer Singer-songwriter David W. Jacobsen, a former student at William Paterson, was going for humor when he wrote the lyrics for “Your Sister,” a song about a man falling in love with his wife’s sister. “Long before you saw me kiss her, I always wanted your sister,” the refrain reads. “I’ll try … Continue reading