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 […]
Arts and Culture
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 […]
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.
By Tom McLaughlin Anna Mary Robertson Moses, known affectionately as Grandma Moses, became a renowned American folk artist for her pastoral landscape paintings often depicting her family farm, which were reproduced and distributed on greeting cards, fabrics, tiles, and wallpapers. One of the legendary artist’s original, lyrical landscapes, “In Snow Drift,” now graces the […]
The celebrated Mallery Concert Series begins its spring 2017 lineup as Rutgers University–Camden alumnus Sherman Leis, a surgeon, professor, lecturer, and founder of Philadelphia’s Center for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, performs on clarinet with the incomparable Julianne Baird, a distinguished professor of music at Rutgers–Camden, on Wednesday, Jan. 25. All series performances, which are free […]