Nick Hirshon – Staff Advisor
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Nick Hirshon – Staff Advisor

A former New York City journalist, Nicholas Hirshon is an assistant professor of communication at William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey, about twenty miles west of New York City. He is currently the faculty adviser for the William Paterson student newspaper, the Pioneer Times. He holds a Bachelor’s in journalism from St. John’s University (2006), … Continue reading

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The Next Dean

By: Stefone Brown – Social Media Editor William Paterson is choosing the next dean of the College of Science and Health. The candidates to lead the university’s second largest college include Dr. H.M. Tzeng, dean and full professor of Whitson-Hester School of Nursing at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville Tennessee; Dr. M. Ahmad Chaudry, chair … Continue reading

The Body as a Battleground
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The Body as a Battleground

By: Alissa Lopez – Editor-in-Chief An art exhibition that embodies experiences of race and gender through the female anatomy recently opened at the Ben Shahn gallery. In “The Body as Battleground: Nona Faustine and Joiri Minaya,” the artists challenge gender and racial stereotypes of their roots through photography and installation art that can be viewed … Continue reading

WPU community reacts to Trump immigration & refugee policy
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WPU community reacts to Trump immigration & refugee policy

By: Todd Evans – Copy Editor The United States and its academic institutions have always been a melting pot of ideologies, backgrounds and beliefs. This notion has been challenged by President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigrants and refugees. Executive Order 13769 signed almost four weeks ago intents to suspend refugee admittance to the U.S. … Continue reading

From Tragedy to Triumph
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From Tragedy to Triumph

By: Anika Nahar – Copy Editor Kennedy Smith approached the microphone with confidence. He shot a mischievous glance to the audience and announced, in a deep voice, that he needed their help. Smith, an aspiring rapper who goes by GenoFive, cued the audience in Ballroom C with a simple fill-in-the-blank: “Barack Obama is a…” “Black man!” … Continue reading