Shibuya-kei was a Japanese musical and artistic movement in the 90’s that amalgamated tropes and aesthetics of the past with elements of futurism to create a “New Stereophonic Sound Spectacular.” Shibuya-kei was […]
The effects of prolonged lockdown periods and the transition to online learning and constant worry about close ones’ well-being create a heavy burden, especially as the most stressful time of the semester approaches.
Stockton alumna Caren Fitzpatrick wins re-election for Atlantic County freeholder (county commissioner)
The recent November elections influenced more than just the presidential election. The past month’s elections also allowed for constituents to vote on their local and county government representatives. Caren Fitzpatrick, a renewed incumbent and Stockton alumna, was one of nine freeholders elected to serve on the Atlantic County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
Since the start of the pandemic, many organizations on campus have had to work hard in order to succeed in recruitment, growth, and activity planning. Many groups have been able to overcome these challenges, and Stockton’s InterFraternity Council is one of them.
Written for The Argo by Sierra Snead Thanksgiving break serves as a healthy pause in academic life that allows students to kick back, visit their families, and celebrate the appreciative holiday. Now, […]
Whether the two canines are quaratining at home with their handler, or ensuring campus safety, the K-9 Unit is working to protect the Stockton community.
Written for The Argo by Elana Augustus COVID-19 has altered many things in today’s society, one of them being sporting events. On March 11, 2020 the NBA announced the suspension of the […]
Sarah shows off her copy of Whip-Smart by Liz Phair. Courtesy of Sarah Holt. Anyone that knows Stockton alum Sarah Holt can attest to her expertise in music. A singer and songwriter […]
On November 17, President Harvey Kesselman and Vice President for Student Affairs Christopher C. Catching sent campus-wide emails regarding the university’s operations following the Thanksgiving holiday.
Coronavirus and the hardships of this past year have affected everyone in different ways. However, for everyone, isolation is hard. Stress is as at an all time high for students, parents, teachers, essential workers, and non essential workers. Because of this, it is important to remember the positives.
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2020 has been quite the year. It started perfectly normal until one random day in March; our entire lives flipped entirely upside down. Most of us were sent home from school, our jobs, and our everyday lives to spend the next four months inside our homes, just waiting for lockdowns to lift, all because of the COVID-19. The world attempted to return to the way it was before the coronavirus, as governments loosened some restrictions throughout the summer.
The Science of Life Club is in the process of becoming a new student organization. Faculty advisor, Professor Jennifer Lyke, is looking for at least ten students to join (providing a Stockton email and Z-number) to create the club officially.
The Argo and Stockton Communication Studies will host a Journalism Workshop via Zoom on November 20, 2020 at 12:30 p.m.
Stockton’s Katherine River Sage interviews record collector, Mario Cocotello.
In the year 2020, many Stockton students have faced unprecedented challenges. Some of these issues disproportionately affect LGBTQ+ students, from the looming threat of the coronavirus pandemic, to the lack of social interaction with other Queer students, to anxiety over the current political climate. Now, Stockton’s Queer students are speaking out about the highs and lows of being an LGBTQ+ student in 2020.
During her sophomore year at Stockton, senior Gabby Bibus faced one of her toughest challenges to date: coming out as asexual. Although Stockton’s campus is generally seen as open and accepting of LGBTQ+ students, many of her peers did not understand her asexuality.
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Written for The Argo by Aliza Brown November 3, 2020. Election day. The first Tuesday in November every four years. Some have been preparing for this day for months while others have […]
What do you get when you mix rock and roll and science fiction? This premise may sound like the setup of a bad joke, but let me assure you that the answer, […]
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Written for The Argo by Giavanna Giorgio The Historic Smithville Village, just minutes from Stockton University’s campus, has been a popular hang-out spot for students throughout the years. It’s a perfect place […]
This year’s elections have been different from the rest. In this year’s election, we were amid a pandemic and a world breaking number of new voters. Studies have shown that the least likely to vote are young people.
New Jersey is currently signing into law what is one of the strictest bans in the United States on single-use plastic bags. The State Assembly and Senate passed the bill on September 24, 2020. It is now awaiting a signature by Governor Murphy, and if all goes as planned, it will be in effect 18 months after being signed into law. It is not clear when the governor will officially sign the bill into law.
The pandemic has created challenges for many businesses, including the Stockton University bookstore. Specifically, shipping vendors (FedEx, UPS, USPS) were challenged with delays in the face of COVID-19, as there was an extreme increase in online customer purchases. Also, course materials experienced a delay, as publisher warehouse staff also declined.
The 17th Annual Symposium celebrating Hamer’s legacy entitled “It’s Not a Moment; It’s a Movement,” dealt deftly with relevant topics in today’s world, including white supremacy, education, and the importance of voting.
Photo courtesy of semcoop.com.Dr. Nazia Kazi, an eccentric professor of Anthropology and Sociology at Stockton is ensuring her students are well-educated on topics that may be deemed sensitive to the mass media. Dr. Kazi has been a professor at Stockton for 14 years, teaching topics from anthropology, sociology, to American and Africana studies.
Observed on the anniversary of ending World War I, Veterans Day celebrates all the men and women who donned the US Military uniform. Stockton University, well-known for its affinity towards the veteran community, always takes part in the festivities.
Written for The Argo by Sierra Snead Here is a list of reasons that you, an American citizen, can be kept from voting: Lack of accessible polling locations. Overly complicated wording that […]
As COVID-19 rages on, New Jersey residents will be casting their ballots primarily by mail this year, causing Election Day to look quite different — and Stockton University students are rising to the challenge.
November is set to be a rough month for all of us. With the election on Wednesday, COVID wreaking havoc across the country, and the holidays on the horizon, it’s safe so […]
Do you want experience in business? Do you want to have sales and leadership roles on your resume? The Argo is where you will find all this and more. We are now […]
Do you want experience in journalism? Do you want to have leadership roles on your resume? The Argo is where you will find all this and more. We are now hiring an […]
On Friday, October 23, Stockton University finally held its Spring 2020 Commencement ceremony for students who graduated last semester during the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic
During COVID, it’s no secret that bands, venues, and fans have been slowly acclimating to a new musical reality. Detroit ska punk band, We Are The Union, are no exception. As I learned in an interview with drummer Brent Friedman, not even a global pandemic can stop the music.
Written for The Argo by Elana Augustus For decades, African Americans have marched for change and to make their voices heard. From protesting the verdict of the Rodney King case in 1992, […]
Submitted by Laurie Melchionne for The Argo On Thursday, October 29, Stockton Communication Studies Speaker Spotlight Series will feature a virtual screening of the Holocaust documentary, “There Were Good People…Doing Extraordinary Deeds: […]
Equestrian, Surf, and Gymnastics at Stockton adapt to COVID-19 with socially distant activities and escapism
Stockton’s Equestrian, Surf, and Gymnastics Clubs all have one thing in common; they’re persevering in the age of COVID-19. These three organizations have tackled the challenge of prioritizing their members’ health and safety, all while having fun and maintaining a sense of normalcy within their clubs.
“I’m excited to dive deeper into the field of cannabis within Stockton’s cannabis minor,” Stockton student Jenna Russo said.
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Stories of Atlantic City branches out through its community phone tree, invites students to volunteer
According to Broadbandnow Research, more than 42 million Americans lack high-speed internet. This lack of access leaves many Americans unable to work, attend school, connect with their loved ones, or receive new […]