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Students use artistic endeavors as personal outlets

The past year has been difficult for everyone, but especially for creatives. With few outlets to express themselves and an even smaller amount of places to look to for inspiration, many students found themselves in a bind. But a handful of the College’s most artistic students were able to push through by turning to their lifelong hobbies, the music they listened to and even their classes for inspiration.

Women today — from Women’s History Month to the pandemic

Dr. Annmarie Nicolosi has been teaching at the College for over 20 years. She has seen women’s, gender, and sexuality studies (WGSS) grow into a department that teaches history, celebrates women and encourages change — everything that Women’s History Month (WHM) represents.

Collegiate Commuter Union fights for commuter voices to be heard

Each week, commuter students would spend hours pre-pandemic getting to the College — long car rides, no parking spaces and gaps between classes becoming their personal soundtrack.

Alumni Colleen Murphy enlightens the present by reflecting on her history

From some of her happiest moments as a swimming coach to a writer for Health.com, Colleen Murphy has made her mark on the world. Upon graduating from the College in May 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and two minors in women’s and gender Studies and communications, Murphy obtained her “first ‘big girl’ job” in October 2016 as an assistant editor at PET AGE, where she would write articles about the latest pet products and trends.

Who was Sigrid Stevenson? The victim of the unsolved Kendall Hall murder

Sigrid Stevenson played piano with a fiery passion. After attending a play entitled “J.B.,” she stayed behind in the College’s Kendall Hall, hoping to get in some hours of practice four days before the semester officially started.

Student-run sports TikTok account is a hit among users

When Covid-19 struck and quarantine was at its peak this summer, sophomore marketing major Adam Yu and hometown friend Robert Schweitzer took to TikTok to pass the time. Today, over 1.4 million followers and 62.1 million likes later, the pair have managed to mold their account @CS99TV into a hub for viral sports-related content.

Alumni Sydney Shaw shares experiences, memories and advice

After graduating from the College in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in journalism, Sydney Shaw was not sure where post-graduation life would take her.

TCNJ EMS sees changes during Covid-19

From the outside, “Bessy” may look like any other golf cart driving around campus. But she is far from the average vehicle.

Some good news: restaurant owner delivers food — and happiness

Steve Chu, the chef and owner of the asian fusion restaurant, Ekiben, received an email on March 11 from a man named Brandon Jones — a customer requesting the recipe to a broccoli tempura dish that his mother-in-law adored. The Vermont native stated that she suffers from terminal cancer, and would love to have the recipe so that she could enjoy it at home.

Students struggle with emptiness on campus

The College’s campus is normally bustling with activity — as students hurry to class, meet with friends for a meal or find a quiet spot to study. A vibrant atmosphere has always permeated the campus, and that is part of what made college enjoyable for many students.

From an idea to a business — nursing major starts earring company

As students at the College face midterm season, one business owner continues to run her Instagram shop, Earrings By Ria amidst course work, studying and contributing to numerous student organizations.

‘Girls Who Code’ makes its debut at the College

Faith Christian delicately balances being both a sophomore interactive multimedia major at the College by day, and the president of the Girls Who Code Loop at the College by night.

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