Following debates, Giurastante elected new College at Florham SGA president

LUCILA SPARKES Advertising Manager Last week, Gina Giurastante won the presidency of the Student Government Association. Before the votes were counted, the SGA hosted a debate on Nov. 15 featuring Giurastante and her opponent, Katelyn Lewis, both juniors. The two discussed issues...

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Campus community reacts to President Obama’s re-election

MONIQUE VITCHE News Editor On Nov. 6, America re-elected President Barack Obama with 332 electoral votes and 51 percent of the popular vote, according to the Associated Press. An informal survey found that campus reaction to the results has been mixed,...

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Opinion: Wise American public gives Obama four more years

CHRIS BEDELL Staff Writer It was really a relief to see that the American people made the right choice on Election Day and re-elected Barack Obama. After several debates Mitt Romney failed to improve his image and continued on about the...

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Opinion: Thoughts on the first presidential debate

CHRIS BEDELL Staff Writer Despite what some people might be saying about the first presidential debate, President Obama did not lose. Obama might not have had the best comebacks against Mitt Romney, but at least Obama made it clear that fighting for...

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National voter registration day drive attracts high turnout

REBECCA CALDERONE Contributor As election time approaches, the people of the United States are preparing to decide who they want to run the nation. On National Voter Registration Day, Sept. 25, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People...

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First-time voters have range of concerns as election approaches

KRISTEN BOVA Contributor The presidential election is coming up in a little more than a month and there are many members of the younger generation that missed being of voting age in the 2008 election. It’s been said that the 2008...

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Opinion: ‘Mr. Pinocchio’ and the 47 percent

CHRIS BEDELL Contributor Mitt Romney’s latest blunder is just outrageous. How dare he insult 47 percent of Americans. That’s pretty condescending of him to criticize the fact that people who are struggling to stay afloat occasionally need government help. What is...

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Members of the FDU community promote civic engagement

ALEXIS CAMARENA Senior Editor The College at Florham is not what one would call very politically charged or a campus bustling with activism. However, with the presidential election just weeks away, and with campaigns in full swing, campuses across the country...

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Opinion: My evaluation of the Republican presidential primary

AYINDE J. STEVENS Staff Writer I have come to the conclusion that, after 20 debates, nine primaries and five candidate dropouts, the Republican Party’s quest to reclaim the White House has become nothing but a three-ring circus with four clowns. One mean,...

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