FDU’s ‘Sweet Charity’ abundant with comedy

ELYSE FETHERMAN Entertainment Editor Rife with comedy, charisma and choreography evocative of the “Austin Powers” movie series, Fairleigh Dickinson University’s rendition of “Sweet Charity” provided a light-hearted, satisfactory theater experience for audiences. And while many of the musical numbers were...

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FDU student-run Book Club in the works

ELYSE FETHERMAN Entertainment Editor Bookworms now have an excuse to put aside those academic textbooks in favor of a little recreational reading. Created with the intention of promoting “for-fun reading and robust discussion,” Fairleigh Dickinson University’s new Book Club provides...

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Revivals spring onto the Broadway stage

ELYSE FETHERMAN Entertainment Editor Now that the spring semester is half over, students and faculty are surely feeling burnt out. Fortunately, upcoming Broadway shows promise to help with the mid-semester slump. Upcoming shows include new musicals and new plays,...

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‘Balto’ author reads in Hartman Lounge

ELYSE FETHERMAN Entertainment Editor Beeping, buzzing and blipping like a robot, Natalie Standiford cranked her forearms perpendicularly to her body as she read from her latest book, “How to Say Goodbye in Robot.” Making sure to only pivot at her elbow, the...

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Student hosts relationship seminar; focuses on college-age dating violence

ELYSE FETHERMAN Entertainment Editor On Feb. 15, the “Healthy Relationships” seminar acted as a jarring bookend to the Valentine’s festivities at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham. Hosted in the Bottle Hill Room by Resident Assistant Janae Sones, the seminar...

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Black History Month production to debut

ELYSE FETHERMAN Entertainment Editor The Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences and the theater arts program at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham is presenting its first Black History Month production, appropriately titled “Black History, Black Voices:...

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Poetry therapy allows students to express themselves

ELYSE FETHERMAN Entertainment Editor On Nov. 4, over 30 students gathered in Hartman Lounge to experience the cathartic and inspirational benefits of poetry therapy. Resident Assistant Janae Sones and Lona Whitmarsh of the psychology department brought in licensed poetry therapist and Madison-based...

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‘Origins’ characterization cleverly crafted

“X-Men Origins: Wolverine” is undoubtedly a hard-hitting and action-packed film enriched with a fresh conflict and anxiously awaited comic book characters. But like any film interpretation of a novel, book or comic book, many themes, details...

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