Entertainment

‘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

Entertainment

‘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

Campus News / Entertainment

Diaries Said to Hide Marital Truths, But Are They ‘Fiction?’

BY KEVIN STEELE — Secrets will be revealed during the production  of “Fiction” this weekend at William Paterson University. The play, written by Steven Dietz, revolves around a happily married couple, Michael and Linda Waterman, and Michael’s old mistress, Abby Drake. This past affair begins to cause turmoil in Michael’s marriage when his wife is … Continue reading

Jazz Series Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Concert Honoring Composers/Faculty
Campus News / Entertainment

Jazz Series Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Concert Honoring Composers/Faculty

BY EDGAR ENRIQUEZ — The students who perform at the 40th Anniversary of the Annual Jazz Room Series will take on the challenge of musically conveying the entire history of the program in one hour. The 18-piece William Paterson University Jazz Orchestra will perform compositions of current and former faculty – including compositions from Thad … Continue reading

Campus News / Entertainment / Features

Gore Urges Students to Work Together in Fight Against Global Warming

BY NATE ORBE – Former Vice President Al Gore believes students are an essential part of the plan to prevent climate change. In his latest event he equipped students with resources to begin their efforts. Gore connected with students nation-wide on Thursday in a streaming event for his new film “An Inconvenient Sequel.” Colleges and … Continue reading