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Tree-Ring Expeditions Faculty Workshop Goes Well

The Tree-Ring Expeditions (TREX) faculty workshop at William Paterson on May 12, was geared towards educating attendees on the different facets and benefits of integrating dendrochronology (the study of annual rings in trees) into the classroom.   Among those who conducted the workshop were Dr. Nicole Davi, paleoclimate scientist/dendrochronologist and assistant professor of Environmental Science at William Paterson, along with former instructors and curriculum … 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

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Future residence hall to improve student amenities

By: Todd Evans – Copy Editor William Paterson University hopes to improve resident students’ amenities with plans for a new 288 bed residence hall across from Hillside Hall. The university’s decision to build a new residence hall came after private consultation and feedback from students about what preferences they have for on-campus housing. “We decided … Continue reading

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WPU Students Concerned Over Loans Lawsuit

By Antonio Iannetta Layout Editor Students at William Paterson University have begun to realize and fear, the impact of a major lawsuit against Navient, a student loan company filed January 18. Navient, formerly part of the loan company Sallie Mae and one of the United States’ largest servicers of loans, is being sued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for allegedly failing borrowers. … Continue reading

On Campus

President Waldron Delivers Spring Address

By Sara Douglass  News Editor  William Paterson University President Kathleen Waldron highlighted her thoughts on the importance of college affordability along with other hopes for the spring 2017 semester at her address last Thursday. “I have spent quite a bit of time talking to individuals about ways that college can be more affordable without decreasing quality,” Waldron said. Waldron acknowledged that with the … Continue reading