Karl Horvat of Sticky Fingrs

By Michael Hester, Class of 2019   Karl Horvat is the Chief Operations Officer of Sticky Fingrs, a company that specializes in making the world’s first fingertip grinder for marijuana and medicinal herbs. Horvat and his team have been working on this since March of 2017 and they officially launched their product three months ago….

Mariah on Medical Marijuana

By Annalisa Leite, Class of 2019   When Mariah wakes up in the morning and her daily stretches don’t help her get rid of her pain, she turns to her newest prescription medication, Medical Marijuana.  Mariah began taking medical marijuana last February for chronic pain and anxiety. At first, she would make her own oils…

Prevention: The Fight Against Legalization

By Annalisa Leite, Class of 2019 “A stronger and fairer New Jersey embraces comprehensive criminal justice reform — including a process to legalize marijuana,” said Governor Philip Murphy during his Inauguration speech on January 16, 2018. Since Murphy became governor, New Jersey has been waiting for legalization to become a reality. On November 26th, New…

Cuba’s Crumbling – An Opinion Piece

(This is part of the Jersey City in Havana Series, multimedia stories produced by St. Peter’s students who spent Spring Break in Cuba.) By Jonathan Veintimilla, Class of 2020 Travelers exalt the island’s beauty while warning of the lack of technology and toilet paper, but not many people speak of the deterioration crisis.  No advice…

New Jersey Artists Visits Local Art Gallery

By Franchesca Maniscalco, Class of 2018 Photo By Franchesca Maniscalco For those trying to escape the bleak and rainy weather, a small gallery located on Bowers Street opened its doors to the locals so they come in and look at various art pieces on display. The Visualize Artist Talk was held on Sunday, Oct. 29…

Review: “A Blind Hero: The Love of Otto Weidt”

By Zahria Perkins, Class of 2018 Many of us are taught “not to judge a book by its cover” and the story of Otto Weidt definitely proves this lesson true tenfold. “A Blind Hero: The Love of Otto Weidt” made its Northeastern premiere at The Golden Door International Film Festival on Friday, October 6th after…

West Coast Style Comes to Jersey City’s Newly Renovated White Eagle Hall

By Tom McLaughlin, Class of 2019 Music fans lined up outside of the newly restored White Eagle Hall on Wednesday, October 11 in Jersey City to see the California-based indie pop group Best Coast perform with the Philadelphia and Brooklyn-based indie rock group Field Mouse. White Eagle Hall (WEH) is one of the newest additions…

Hollywood in Jersey City

By Natalia Amaya, Class of 2018 Jersey City is kicking off October with the Golden Door International Film Festival. The festival is entering its 7th year, and has become nothing short of successful. Founder Bill Sorvino, and his executive director wife, Michelle Sorvino have worked together to give underground, independent, filmmakers an opportunity to shine….