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Can Art Bridge the divide between Animal Trophies and Conservation?

18. August 2015

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The outrage over the killing of Cecil a popular lion Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, has created international condemnation and has prompted many to seek alternatives to killing wild life for merely sport.  For many sport hunters, animal trophies are a desired centerpiece from the hunt.  Hunters like Walter Palmer fit this profile, even after […]

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Dirt Rich a play by Chisa Hutchinson, gives voice to youth

17. August 2015

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Chisa Hutchinson brings her 2nd play to Newark, at Riverbank Park entitled it “Dirt Rich”.    It is alway refreshing to hear her screenplays and other writings.  Chisa topics are broad ranging, but truly urban.   Last year, Ms. Hutchinson, read from her short story piece entitled, “Choosing Love” about a psychic sees love and tragedy […]

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Newark’s attend the largest Dominican Parade in New York

10. August 2015

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Sunday morning hundreds of young people of Dominican decent embarked onto the Path train to attend the largest and longest running Parade celebrating the people of Dominican Republic.  People draped in the Dominican Flag, others wearing coordinating colors with the red and white colors. We spoke with Silvia Lopez as she traveled from Newark to […]

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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 economics of Race, a new book that yields context to a complex topic

25. June 2015

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How does Race play a role in the Economy? Now  there is a new book that attempts to quantify this, while yielding a better understanding as to  how economics is impacted by race.   Its author presented his publication last Wednesday at the newark library to a well attended discussion.  Columbia University Professor of Economics, […]

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Newark first Recycle community day

25. June 2015

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There are many good reasons to reduce, reuse and recycle. Everything we use has to come from somewhere and must go somewhere once we’re finished with it.  The environmental cost of an item isn’t just a reflection of what’s needed to make it. It also reflects the energy used in the item’s production and 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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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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The Newark Book Festival will be relocated to Military Park starting TODAY May 27th lunchtime series

27. May 2015

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Formally known as the harlem Book Fair in Newark, (now Newark Book Festival), founded by Max Rodriguez,  Wednesday, May 27th, today will began the Military Park Author Reading Series on Broad Street near Park Place enters into its second year of capturing downtown Newark’s lunch crowd to hear featured Newark poets, writers, and jazz artists. The […]

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