Career Corner: Four words to supercharge your resume

Marc DeBoer Placement & Outreach Manager   As college students, it is imperative that you start creating your resume. Hopefully, you have started this in your University 1002 class. Assuming most of you have something created, I would like to discuss with...

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Essay: My ‘Stranger Things’ experience

Samantha Fabbricatore Entertainment Editor   In the last Pillar issue, I reviewed season two of “Stranger Things.” Now, I want to share how I went from watching from home to meeting the cast in person. The first character I met was one that...

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Review: New ‘Thor’ movie focuses on character growth

Sydney Corio Staff Writer   Back with a new haircut and a without his famous hammer, Mjolnir, the god of thunder, dominated the box office with his new movie, “Thor: Ragnarok.” Ragnarok is Marvel’s third “Thor” release, but it has earned the title...

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Opinion: The top 10 albums of 2017

Jeffery Petrone Staff Writer   What can a lowly record reviewer do when not looking for the cure to Peter Laughner’s acute pancreatitis? The answer is simple: make end-of-year lists. Before we begin, I want to address something: Both Kendrick Lamar and Tyler,...

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Music faculty and students prepare for Winter Festival

Erik Uyemura Staff Writer   FDU’s Visual and Performing Arts Department soon will celebrate the 13th annual Winter Festival Concert on the Florham Campus. The event will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 11 in the Dreyfuss Theater. It will feature performances...

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FDU shows award-winning short film directed by alumnus

Mark Tsyrouk Student Voice Editor   On Nov. 7, Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Spanish and film production faculty premiered an award-winning short film directed by FDU alumnus Miguel J. Soliman. The film, entitled “Desde el Principio” or “From the Top,” was shown to dozens...

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Review: ‘My Friend Dahmer’ is worth seeing

Samantha Fabbricatore Entertainment Editor   High school movies and television shows these days all include one thing: an awkward learning period. “My Friend Dahmer” has this as well, except when the main character graduates, he does not throw his cap to the wind...

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Review: ‘Genesis: Paradise Lost’ makes a case for Biblical creation

James Neidhardt News Editor   Nov. 13 saw the release of “Genesis: Paradise Lost,” a unique film depicting the account of creation as recorded in the Bible in Genesis 1. The film defends the biblical creation paradigm in science, challenging Darwinian evolution. The...

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‘Art of Disaster’ features conversation with writer and artist who are sisters

Rachel Marble Staff Writer   On Nov. 16, members of the FDU community gathered to celebrate two artists: René and Krista Steinke. The event took place in the Ferguson Recreation Center and was a conversation between the sisters about their creative processes and...

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‘Living legend’ Cokie Roberts speaks at recent NJPAC event

Mark Tsyrouk Student Voice Editor   Seven Fairleigh Dickinson students recently were given the opportunity to see journalist Cokie Roberts, as part of the 2017 New Jersey Speakers Series conducted at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. April Patrick and Kim Dennison, heads...

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