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Thius Week:Gay Pride Week in Newark

15. July 2015

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Yesterday marches the official opening for Newark Gay Pride week with the annual flag raising at city hall.  The rainbow flag, a universal symbol of LGBTQ pride, will fly outside City Hall for the duration of the ninth annual Newark Pride Week. Mayor Baraka has made a firm commitment to supporting the needs and equality […]

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Rutgers and NJIT go to the Improv “Del Close Marathon”

26. June 2015

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The Rutgers-Newark/NJIT Joint Theatre Program is proud to announce that the student group I.T.: Improv Technicians has been accepted into the 17th annual Del Close Marathon (founded by Amy Poehler), a weekend-long comedy festival held in New York City. The improvisation troupe was selected as one of six hundred out of over two thousand applicants […]

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The Paterson Art Walk two day art show NJ’ Innovation of recycled material

16. June 2015

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The Annual Paterson Art-walk occurred this weekend at the historic great fall district of Paterson.  The city’s art community kicked off the seveth annual Paterson Artwalk, the largest artistic event in northern New Jersey, on Saturday morning.  The two-day event includes seven different venues throughout the city’s art corridor which startsfrom Spruces Street, encompasses the […]

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Newark Renaissance or Gentrification a conversation

12. June 2015

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Is Newark on its way to becoming the new Brooklyn? Or will it be, as city officials are fond of saying, “Newark 3.0″?  For nearly 50 years, Newark has aspired to redevelop itself.  Areas  that were left after the riots of 1967, scares by neglect in the past were enormous challenges to overcome disinvestment.  In […]

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A true “Coming to America” story arrives at the Newark Musuem

5. June 2015

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  Photo: George Osodi Not to date myself, but do you remember the Eddie Murphy Comedy “Coming to America”, can you believe it’s been 26 years since Eddie Murphy’s classic hit comedy Coming to America debuted on the big screen? The hilarious story of a African Prince coming to America in disguised as a regular person, […]

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NJIT Makes Highlander History with a Top-Ten Finish in the Steel Bridge Nationals

30. May 2015

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With strategic innovations and nimble construction, NJIT placed sixth overall in the 2015 National Student Steel Bridge Competition this past weekend, earning Highlander civil engineers their highest national ranking since they entered the contest for the first time 20 years ago. Assembled under the watchful gaze of five judges at the Kansas City Convention Center […]

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Fashion Revamped Under Construction Part Deux (Part 1)

20. May 2015

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The styles and new trends were presented at Essex County College’s (ECC) 33rd annual fashion show. This years name was “Revamp, Under construction Part Deux”, a continuation from last years exciting lineup of design and couture. Those who attended this show was not disappointed, the show featured over 600 original designs, 53 models, and over […]

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Joey Alexander album debut, remember the name

12. May 2015

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Thanks to WBGO, Gary Walker and the radio stations seasonal fund raiser campaign drive, that introduced through a radio interview, a jazz prodigy and his new album release today.  His name is Joey Alexander, (jazz lovers and none jazz lovers alike) will remember the name of this jazz prodigy at just 11 years of age. […]

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NJIT Reaches for the Stars “New Solar Telescope Peers Deep into the Sun to Track the Origins of Space Weather”

6. May 2015

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Scientists at NJIT’s Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBS)) have captured the first high-resolution images of magnetic fields and plasma flows originating deep below the Sun’s surface, tracing the evolution of sunspots and magnetic flux ropes through the chromosphere before their dramatic appearance in the corona as flaring loops. The images, observed through NJIT’s 1.6 meter […]

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Cinco De Mayo Newark Style

5. May 2015

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Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for “fifth of May”) is a celebration held on May 5. It is celebrated in the United States and in Mexico, primarily in the state of Puebla, where the holiday is called El Día de la Batalla de Puebla (English: The Day of the Battle of Puebla). Mexican Americans also often […]

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