Remembering Don Cornelius, ‘Soul Train’ creator; hit show promoted Michael Jackson and others from 1971 to 2006

AYINDE J. STEVENS Staff Writer Last Wednesday, on what should have been the beginning of another Black History Month, emcee and producer Don Cornelius died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. After being found by police in his Los Angeles...

Continue reading →

Review: Singer/songwriter Sharon Van Etten carves out a place for herself with ‘Tramp,’ three years after debut album

ALEKS SAJAK Contributor Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Sharon Van Etten has silently been dipping into the very center of independent music since 2009. Her descent into the underground music scene began with the freedom of self-actualization and led to various collaborations with indie artists...

Continue reading →

Reflections on alternative winter break: College at Florham students travel to Manzanillo, Costa Rica

LAUREN KANNENBERG Staff Writer During this past winter break, 12 FDU students, along with chaperones Dean of Students Brian Mauro and FDU Women’s Lacrosse Coach Adrienne Carr, traveled to Manzanillo, Costa Rica, for a volunteer trip that they would never forget. I...

Continue reading →

More winter break reflections: One student’s ‘life-changing’ experience in the Dominican Republic

KADI CISSE Contributor The Alternative Winter Break 2012 to the Dominican Republic was a life-changing trip for me. Although I’ve participated in alternative break trips in the previous years, I still did not know what to expect. I mentally prepared myself to...

Continue reading →

The New Year’s Eve party that turned into a dating game

JOHN SAAVEDRA JR. Student Voice Editor First, one of the guys rips his pants straight through the middle and he keeps yelling at everyone, “How do I do that? How do I do that?” But it’s too late because someone has...

Continue reading →

‘Drive Alive’ seminar teaches students to keep their eyes on the road

MEGAN HEINTZ News Editor One, two, three. This is all the time it takes for a person to take his eyes off the road and severely hurt himself or others. Both the brothers of the Iota fraternity, as well as the members...

Continue reading →

Anticipated arrival of ethnic sorority to FDU’s greek life; Sigma Gamma Rho holds first interest meeting on campus

LUCILA SPARKES Advertising Manager It began with the establishment of a Latin sorority on campus in 1998, followed shortly in 2001 by two ethnic fraternities. Now, Fairleigh Dickinson University may be adding another ethnic Greek organization to the College at Florham. On...

Continue reading →

Football icon Leonard Marshall pays FDU a visit

STEVEN MACRI Staff Writer New York sports icon Leonard Marshall recently came to Fairleigh Dickinson University to speak about his new book, “When the Cheering Stops.” The Student Government Association, The Diversity Council, The Office of Campus Life and The Educational...

Continue reading →

College at Florham library exhibit looks at Berlin; Photographer chronicles two halves of her life in Germany

AYINDE J. STEVENS Staff Writer The new exhibit at the College at Florham library, titled “My Berlin - Two Halves of My Life,” by Lia A. Wagner, is a celebration of her city: Berlin, Germany. The exhibition, which will run from now...

Continue reading →

MTV producers arrive at FDU seeking participants

ALEXIS CAMARENA Digital Editor In 2002, MTV premiered a new reality series that helped high-school students achieve their dreams of winning a talent show, becoming a cheerleader, or losing weight, in the hopes of becoming better people. The contestant, usually a high...

Continue reading →