Governor Murphy highlights New Jersey’s economic growth while Rowan students remain sceptical about its affordability

Governor Murphy highlights New Jersey’s economic growth while Rowan students remain sceptical about its affordability

By Alexander Heller

It was a rainy Tuesday evening as New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy visited Rowan University to not only discuss the state of New Jersey politics, but also address some of the future plans the state has in store in regards to affordability, the economy, and job growth. 

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Every Whit Way: Episode 8 – Climate Change (Part 2)

Every Whit Way: Episode 8 – Climate Change (Part 2)

In our second and final part of our climate change series, we sit down with associate professor and chair of the journalism department at Rowan University, Mark Berkey-Gerard. As one of the founders of South Jersey Climate News, Berkey-Gerard discusses the website, how it started and what climate change means for South Jersey. 

And later, we talk about the effects of climate change in New Jersey and what it means for the state’s future with the help of our special weather guest, Peter Planamente! 

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Every Whit Way: Episode 3 – Our Haunting Halloween Special

Every Whit Way: Episode 3 – Our Haunting Halloween Special

Happy Halloween Profs! To commemorate this spooky time of the year, Chad, Greg, and Alex dive into some of New Jersey’s haunting folklore and legends.  From The Jersey Devil to Dancing Jesus, these are but some of the stories that make New Jersey uniquely weird. With one legend that will surely make your skin crawl.

And later, the guys reminisce on some of their fondest memories of Halloween, some of the traditions that came with the holiday, as well as discuss their favorite horror films of all time.

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Every Whit Way: Episode 2 – A look at what legalizing weed would mean for New Jersey

Every Whit Way: Episode 2 – A look at what legalizing weed would mean for New Jersey

This week Alex got the chance to sit down with Rowan Student Government Association President Arielle Gedeon. Elected as the first black female student to hold the office, Alex spoke to her about the things that directly affect Rowan students and why they matter. 

And later, Chad, Greg, and Alex discuss the legalization of marijuana in New Jersey, and what its impact could mean for the nearly 9 million people that call the state their home. 

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For last week’s episode click here. You can also find us on Spotify! For updates and more, follow us on Twitter and Instagram.

Steve Sweeney visits Rowan to discuss New Jersey’s fiscal condition and future

Steve Sweeney visits Rowan to discuss New Jersey’s fiscal condition and future

By Alexander Heller

On Monday evening, New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney visited Rowan’s Business Hall to discuss the state’s fiscal condition and its future to the public.

Held by the Rowan Institute for Public Policy and Citizenship (RIPPAC), the purpose of the meeting was to address the fiscal concerns that are plaguing New Jersey, as well as to discuss the financial issues that New Jersey students are currently facing.

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