A Toxic Wasteland…also known as Camden City

By:  Patrick Gigliotti Pollution.  It is a word that is used to describe a myriad of undesirable processes caused by several different sources and the effects that accompany these actions.  Pollution’s definition ranges from fumes escaping into the air, to … Continue reading

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Small Business Resurrection: Camden’s Salvation

by Laura Sosa The city of Camden once flourished in business and culture, it was a luring atmosphere, which gave way for growth and prosperity.  A sight that has changed dramatically from how it was back in the 1950’s.  Camden, … Continue reading

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Camden’s Great Depression and Today

by Ben P.                The city of Camden in southern New Jersey used to be a place of prosperity. Shining with opportunity for the surrounding area, people were drawn towards it. Camden was a … Continue reading

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What went wrong during Camden’s rebirth?

By: Yana Ellis In July 2002, New Jersey Governor James McGreevey signed the Municipal Rehabilitation and Economic Recovery Act (MRERA), which “initiated a major redevelopment effort for Camden, one of the poorest cities in the one of the richest states … Continue reading

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Growing with the University: Economic Revival with a Student-based Market

By. Tom Irving All across our nation post-industrial cities have seen a renewal in economic development. Long gone is the manufacturing base that once was the corner stone of northern cities.(Gillette) Instead a new landscape is being spearheaded by institutions … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence and its Ultimate Effects on Children

By: Jozie M. Domestic Violence and its Ultimate Effects on Children A number of studies have shown that being exposed to domestic violence can have various effects on a student’s education.  In 2009, a study conducted by economists Scott Carrell … Continue reading

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Camden and Corruption: Types of Reaction

By:Candacea Bey Most major cities in America have had different types of corruption to disturb their cities function. When corruption in Camden, New Jersey happens it seems to stay around or not get enough coverage from national media. This lack … Continue reading

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