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

‘The Intern’ has good characters, bad ending

News Editor

The new movie “The Intern,” starring gorgeous Anne Hathaway and award-winning actor Robert De Niro, is about an older retired man trying to stay busy in his own life.

Hathaway’s character, Jules Ostin, is an independent business owner who has launched a startup online fashion warehouse. She is overworked, beyond stressed and totally in control of her company.

To Ostin’s surprise, the company took off much faster then she intended. Continue reading

The 1975 releases ‘Love Me’ single, launching band into new music era


Change is generally good, especially when it comes to creative people who put out art or work they’re passionate about. Change, however, is not always welcome in the music industry when it comes to the aesthetics or “the sound” of particular bands who don’t want to alter themselves when they hit the big time. But whether or not they like to do so, some bands accept changing with the times because it seems natural; not everything can stay the same forever. Continue reading

Leon Panetta kicks off 2015-16 series at Performing Arts Center

Entertainment Editor

On Thursday, Oct. 8, Leon Panetta, former Secretary of Defense and former director of the CIA, was the first speaker in the 2015-2016 New Jersey Speakers Series presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University.

The FDU honors program offered several students the opportunity to see Panetta speak at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Sean Mehr, a freshman accounting major in the honors program, said, “I’m excited to have the opportunity provided by the university to expand my viewpoint with an event like this.” Continue reading

Healing Spaces completes project for cancer survivor


Healing Spaces, a club located on the Florham Campus of FDU, finished its second project for the Healing Spaces charity on Sept. 27. Two members of the organization’s e-board, Estefany Fermin, club president, and William “Billy” Hoffman, head of the fundraising committee, discussed their club and the recent success of another completed room makeover. Continue reading