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"News is the first rough draft of history." - The Voice of the College at Florham

On friendship

SARAH VAN CLEF
News Editor

I feel like everyone has their definition of a friend; but sometimes the line between friend and acquaintance is blurred because a stranger can turn into someone you can’t imagine your life without. You have had no preparation before meeting this person and they can change your life quicker than one could anticipate.

As an only child, I’ve always put my friends on a higher pedestal than other people because they were people who were around my age that wanted to hang out with me and that was something out of the ordinary. Continue reading

Opinion: James McBride and band come to FDU for memorable event

REBECCA RUSSELL
Staff Writer

Waiting outside the doors to the Rec Center Gym in anticipation, I remember wondering what exactly an appearance from the famous author, James McBride, would entail.

To be honest, my main reason for attending the event was to fulfill a requirement for my College Writing Workshop class, but looking back now, I can truly say it was not a waste of my time. Continue reading

Colleges Against Cancer members participate in breast cancer walk

REBECCA RUSSELL
Staff Writer

In a sea of mismatched pinkish hues, I found myself looking around at the variety of lives in that one place. Pink tents were sturdily secured around the pavement in the parking lot while pink breast cancer ribbon temporary tattoos were passed around, along with apples, bananas, water and reusable breast cancer bags. In the front of the set up was a stage, decorated, in–you guessed it–pink. On stage, there was a Zumba instructor, decked out in pink, guiding the crowd in an upbeat movement of dance. Continue reading