Personal essay: Finding ways to make the intangible tangible

ALEXIS CAMARENA Senior Editor Sophomore year of college, my roommate Hillary Brewer and I decided to take our relationship to the next level… and get a hamster. It seemed like the perfect kind of a pet for the broke, irresponsible,...

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Annual Relay for Life to be held at Drew University

ALEXIS CAMARENA Senior Editor Each year, the American Cancer Society hosts Relay for Life, a fundraiser held at community centers, high schools and colleges across the country to raise money for cancer research. Relay for Life is currently the most profitable...

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Review: Let’s Yo, a positive frozen yogurt experience

ALEXIS CAMARENA Senior Editor Being a frozen yogurt aficionado, I just had to check out Let’s Yo: A Yogurt Experience, a parlor that just recently opened its doors to the yogurt-loving public a few weeks ago. The parlor, is located in Florham...

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‘The Pajama Game,’ B-way musical, opens on campus

ALEXIS CAMARENA Senior Editor The Visual and Performing Arts department, which recently established a tradition of doing one musical production per semester, opened its spring musical, a Tony-award winning Broadway show called “The Pajama Game,” on April 5. “The Pajama Game” is...

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Paramore to release new album

ALEXIS CAMARENA Senior Editor After a long hiatus following their 2008 album “Brand New Eyes,” alternative band Paramore is finally releasing a self-titled album, dropping on April 9. Over the past four years, the band has undergone quite the metamorphosis, losing two of...

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Opinion: Activism at FDU, for all the wrong reasons

ALEXIS CAMARENA Senior Editor Question of the day: What happens when our general quality of life is so good, that we virtually have little to nothing to complain about? My answer: We complain about everything. Now, I’ve never been out of the country, but...

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Ceremony celebrates the life of FDU President J. Michael Adams

ALEXIS CAMARENA Senior Editor The stage of Dickinson Hall’s Wilson Auditorium was softly lit by a vibrant, violet hue, as a solemn rendition of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” filled the venue while faculty members, alumni and a few students ambled in....

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Opinion: Biological, emotional and political truths about our rights

ALEXIS CAMARENA Senior Editor Sometimes, I think I’m way too young to be this angry. But the thing is, listening to the way some people talk about contraception and women’s rights, I’d say there’s a lot to be angry about. It’s...

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The Grilled Cheese Factory, cure-all founded by an FDU alumnus

ALEXIS CAMARENA Senior Editor I first paid the eatery a visit after a night out at Grasshopper, and let me tell you, the location is convenient. After all, gooey grilled cheese isn’t just good for the heart, but good for an...

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Freshman Lauren Angelini is the winner of this year’s ‘FDU Idol’

ALEXIS CAMARENA Senior Editor “American Idol,” FOX’s hit show, won over the hearts of millions of Americans back in 2001 with its first season, becoming a pop culture phenomenon seven years later. Inspired by the show, the College at Florham hosted “FDU...

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