Embracing art with a selfie

Embracing art to the fullest at the Karl & Helen Burger Gallery, One of Kean’s galleries. Credit: Gail Fredricks

By Gail Fredricks | Published May 8, 2017 Kean University galleries invited the campus community to submit a ‘Kean Art Selfie’ – with a picture with any of the artwork around campus. The university has five galleries to choose from; but community members were encouraged to take a picture with an outdoor sculpture or a painting found in any office […]

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Artist Nancy Staub Laughlin displayed a new form of artwork

Laughlin’s artwork displayed a new form of art. Credit: Monica Sudfield

By Monica Sudfield | Published May 8, 2017 Nancy Staub Laughlin, established pastel and photography artist, has reunited with Kean by arranging some of her latest pieces in the Nancy Dryfoos Gallery. Seven years prior, Laughlin’s work was featured in Kean’s “New Jersey Masters 2010” exhibition, according to Kean Galleries website. Impressed by the 2010 exhibition, Laughlin was eager to […]

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Millennials speak up after Pepsi commercial

Kendall Jenner starred in the conversational Pepsi commercial.
Photo: Twitter.

By Kiara Mays| Published May 6, 2017 Today, Millennials (born 1980-2000) make up the largest, most diverse living generation in the United States, that’s roughly 80 million people. With that many people comes the challenge of understanding how and why this group of individuals think the way they think and care about the things they care about. A few of […]

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Kean University invests in new radio equipment

Take a look at the new WKNJ audio board.
Photo Courtesy of 
 Saad Majid.

  By Kiana Anderson| Published May 4, 2017 Kean University’s “New Cougar Radio,” has now invested in new studio equipment. The equipment is a huge investment for the station. Now, all the shows airing through the WKNJ station will be recorded with high quality equipment. The station is now filled with new radio boards, cordless microphones, a transmitter which connects […]

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National Anthem singers announced for graduation

A previous winner singing the national anthem at the commencement ceremony.
Photo Courtesy of Kean University.

  By Jennifer Padilla| Published May 4, 2017 With graduation day rapidly approaching, auditions were held for commencement 2017 National Anthem singers on April 10 and April 17. The winners had been chosen by the judges— Giulianna Viera and Steven Collins. “I am extremely honored,” said Steven Collins, who is graduating in May with a Bachelor’s in theater education at […]

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David Jacobsen hypes up crowd at Rock n’ Joe cafe

David Jacobsen flyers. 
Photo Courtesy of Gail Fredricks.

  By Gail Fredricks | Published April 30, 2017 Independent singer and songwriter David W. Jacobsen performed at Rock n’ Joe on Saturday. Despite the rainy day, Jacobsen promoted his new satirical, anecdotal folk album, ‘Begin the Chagrin’, to the customers in the cafe. Jacobsen describes his newest album as a range of noble, relatable, pitiable and revolting characters dealing […]

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