Friday, June 18, 2021


A year after graduating, the Class of 2020 celebrates on campus

Almost a full year after their virtual graduation and parting from the College, the Class of 2020 celebrated their graduation on campus during the weekend of April 24 and 25. In order to follow Covid-19 protocols and allow each graduate to invite four guests, there were seven separate ceremonies with each academic school. The full schedule and recorded live streams can be accessed from the TCNJ Commencement website and similar ceremonies will take place from May 19 to 21 for the Class of 2021.

Campus to fully reopen in fall, Covid-19 added to list of required vaccines

In a major step toward normalcy in the Covid-19 pandemic, the College will be returning to in-person operations in the fall 2021 semester, President Kathryn Foster announced in a campus-wide email.  

What Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan means for the Afghan government

Anthony VitaleCorrespondent On April 14, President Joe Biden announced his plan to withdraw all military presence from Afghanistan in a speech at the White House....

New York and Pennsylvania to lose House seats

Ariel SteinsaltzStaff Writer On April 26, the data from the 2020 census was released, and it showed a shift of some seats in the House...

Second round of Covid-19 graduates prepare to transition into workforce

By Jolie ShaveCorrespondent In March 2020, President Foster sent out the “inevitable message” that all classes for the remainder of the spring semester would be...

Former Miss New Jersey USA, College alumna runs successful photography business

By Kristen Hunt Arts & Entertainment Assistant Editor  From digital art major to Miss New Jersey USA 2016 to full-time photographer, Jessielyn Palumbo (‘14) is her...

College Union Board makes positive impact with virtual events

By Madison PenaCorrespondent In addition to remote and hybrid learning changing the way students at the College experience courses, the transition is also altering how...

Student YouTubers promote creativity and self-help

By Esther MoralesCorrespondent  After a full year of remote learning and quarantine, many students have found comfort in reignited passions and continue to work towards...

Music professor assigns TikTok homework to teach in remote learning environment

TikTok is known for being a social media platform. However, one professor at the College is turning TikTok into a platform for learning.

‘Keeping your foot on the pedal’: A.M. Homes outlines her career in writing

Known for her strange, sometimes controversial work, author A.M. Homes has been praised for her originality and unconventional style when it comes to writing. Her work, which has been characterized as surreal, postmodern and darkly humorous, has been known for exploring the inner psyches of often troubled characters in dire situations, including confrontations with their own sexualities and the darker aspects of their personalities.

‘Drive Anywhere’ is the sunshine pop song created by your peers

A college student nearing finals knows the feeling — books everywhere, papers lined up by professors, tests nearing closer  — but with summer on the horizon, things may start looking hopeful. To give anyone a break during these next long couple of weeks, students can check out a new cheerful song released by two students at the College.

Mosaic Society ups the standard for representation in theatre

TCNJ Musical Theatre (TMT) and All College Theatre (ACT) collaborated for the first time on Friday, April 30 in their production of Mosaic Society, a collection of monologues from students in a support group setting about topics ranging from compulsory heterosexuality to being a person of color struggling with mental health.

‘Things Heard and Seen’ tells a confusing, frustrating story

When artist Catherine Claire (Amanda Seyfried) and her family move to the Hudson Valley, she begins to suspect that her marriage and new home are overtaken by a haunting darkness that has to do with the previous owners. As Catherine tries to learn more about the tiny town and its history, her family suffers from haunting memories, mental illness and infidelity. 

Gov. Murphy announces relaxed Covid-19 restrictions

Gov. Phil Murphy held a press conference on April 26 to update the state on the effort to reopen, announcing increases in venue capacity and vaccination news. 

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