Humans of Hofstra: Leon Jaggan

When I first got into high school, I experienced a lot of bullying. It was a really tough time, which led to major mental health issues. I had a teacher I really liked, and there were students who were plotting to get him fired just because they didn’t like him

Humans of Hofstra: Roel James

I lived in Florida until I was 3 and then I moved back home to Antigua, in the Caribbean. I stayed there until I was 18. Growing up, I really didn’t know what it was like here, but I had seen shows and movies.

A behind-the-scenes look at Hofstra Votes Live

The once-empty Lawrence Herbert School of Communication NewsHub was packed with students in every seat on the night of Tuesday, Nov. 6. Some were editing video packages created by classmates earlier in the week, others were tracking the polls for broadcast and still others were beginning to develop story angles for an issue of The Hofstra Chronicle that would take all night to complete.

Humans of Hofstra: Jasmine Dang

“I was born in Connecticut. I was there only for six years and then we moved down to Florida because my parents were sick of the cold. We moved around a lot; I never really called one house ‘my home’ because we moved so much, and I think to this day I still don’t have a home in a way, because I’m always moving.

Humans of Hofstra: Maia Buchman

“I grew up in San Diego, California; moved to the Bay Area when I was 10. I actually knew about Hofstra because my older brother, who is two years older than me, went here. I was like, ‘Oh there's no way I'm going to Hofstra, my brother’s there,’ but when I started applying, I thought I might as well because of the free applications.