Arts and Culture

Fine Arts Department to Host Arts Day for Prospective First-Year and Transfer Students

Fine Arts Department to Host Arts Day for Prospective First-Year and Transfer Students

  By Tom McLaughlin The Rutgers University–Camden Department of Fine Arts will present the inaugural “Arts Day” for prospective first-year and transfer students from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 1. The event, which is free of charge and open to the public, will be held in the Fine Arts Complex, located at 314 […]

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Professor Showcases “Graphical Interventions” in Philadelphia-Based Exhibition

Professor Showcases “Graphical Interventions” in Philadelphia-Based Exhibition

By Tom McLaughlin Living in a world built for speed – “the quicker, the better, where people are zombies just getting from point A to B” – Allan Espiritu believes it is time for an intervention.  A “graphical intervention,” that is. “I want to disrupt your everyday by distracting you to think about the language […]

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Masked Hero: Alumnus is Wizard Behind the Curtain for Camden Comic Con

Masked Hero: Alumnus is Wizard Behind the Curtain for Camden Comic Con

By Tom McLaughlin Now approaching its fourth year on April 8, the Camden Comic Con has quickly gained a reputation in the region for offering guests a free, enriching, all-ages comic convention on the Rutgers University–Camden campus. But unbeknownst to convention-goers, there has been an unheralded superhero – Barrington resident and 2011 Rutgers–Camden graduate Bill […]

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Rutgers–Camden to Host Fourth Annual Camden Comic Con

Rutgers–Camden to Host Fourth Annual Camden Comic Con

By Tom McLaughlin Since debuting in 2014, the Camden Comic Con has offered an authentic, fun-filled experience for all ages that is as much a celebration of comics as it is an educational event. Like an exciting new comics issue that’s even better than the last, the latest installment – featuring an ever-growing list of […]

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Rutgers–Camden Professor’s heart-warming, heart-breaking and humorous novel about cancer, single motherhood and mortality

Rutgers–Camden Professor’s heart-warming, heart-breaking and humorous novel about cancer, single motherhood and mortality

Lauren Grodstein’s poignant novel, Our Short History, is about a single mother dying of cancer who tells the story of their lives to her six-year-old son, so he’ll remember her when he’s older.

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