St. Michael’s Medical Center Opens Drug Rehab

At the beginning of February, Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark opened the Essex Health and Wellness Recovery Center, providing support to people recovering from alcohol and drug addiction. With a focus on recovery, the Center will provide 24/7…

Climate Protest Comes to Newark

On Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, the New Jersey Climate Coalition invites everyone to walk out of schools, out of jobs and out of homes to join in the North Jersey Climate Strike in Newark. This…

Newark Lead-Water Crisis Hits Frat Row

“How do you want us to pose with this?” Mykelti Thomas, president of NJIT’s Theta Chi chapter asked. Together, he and a fellow brother solemnly held up a water filter they had recently purchased for…

New Gallery Aferro Exhibitions Open

On Saturday, Oct. 5, Gallery Aferro on Market Street held its opening night for three new exhibitions: “The Social Justice Collaboration Quilts Project” featuring the “Quilts of Angola Prison” (Quilts Project), “Still Living Out Loud…

What’s In My Water?

Everything you need to know about the lead water crisis in Newark What is the city of Newark doing about the Lead Crisis?   The city expressed its deep concern with the contamination of its…

Minds Matter Brings Dogs to NJIT Again

[ngg src="galleries" ids="70" display="basic_thumbnail"] On Friday, Apr. 27, about 200 members of the NJIT community stopped by the Campus Center Ballroom to play with seven dogs. The dogs ranged from a tiny Chihuahua nestled in…

Newark Playwrights at the Bradley Theatre

On Mar. 13, the Newark Playwrights Festival took place in Bradley Theater on the Rutgers - Newark campus. It featured seven plays written by students from Rutgers - Newark, NJIT, Middlesex Vo-Tech High School, Arts…

R U Hungry?

In the past few months, the food scene in University Heights has experienced significant changes. One of the biggest changes came at the intersection of University Ave. and Bleeker St., with the opening of the…