From the editor’s desk: It’s never easy saying goodbye

MONIQUE T. VITCHE Editor-in-Chief I honestly have no idea what I’m doing with my life, but I better figure it out quickly because I’m graduating at the end of this semester. Although I am relieved to be graduating in February so there...

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From the editor’s desk: Things change, but I’m okay with that

MONIQUE T. VITCHE Editor-in-Chief The majority of the time I have difficulty expressing myself, which is probably a bad thing since I am a writer. Maybe it’s the sleep deprivation that’s making it so difficult. Or maybe I just don’t enjoy it...

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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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From the editor’s desk: Graduating seniors ready to do great things

MELANIE ANZIDEI Editor-in-Chief One of my editors asked me, “Do you think that our newspaper is a good one?” I hesitated a moment before I answered. In that moment, I knew exactly where he was coming from. How could we, as a staff,...

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From the editor’s desk: Change might distract some, inspire others

MELANIE ANZIDEI Editor-In-Chief In the words of one of my favorite bands, Envy On The Coast: “No, I’m not afraid, at least not to die. I’m afraid to live and not remember why.” EOTC couldn’t have put it any better. And, quite...

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From the editor’s desk: From a resident to a commuter

MELANIE ANZIDEI Editor-in-Chief When my not-so-glamorous life is broken down into tasks, I start to wonder how I haven’t gone insane. Bear with me: 1. Monday: wake up; take bus to New York City; intern; take bus home; drive to FDU; go...

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From the editor’s desk: Turning dreams into reality at 475 10th Avenue

MELANIE ANZIDEI Editor-in-Chief It was a cold, frosty morning when I got off the bus two Fridays ago at the Port Authority Bus Terminal. It was even colder once I stepped out onto 8th Avenue and felt the polluted NYC air. Until...

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From the editor’s desk: One more chance, one last chance

MELANIE ANZIDEI Editor-in-Chief Oct. 19 is a date that has been glued in my memory for months now - since last spring when coach handed us the preliminary season schedule. Today, as I write this, is that day. My nerves are tensing and...

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From the editor’s desk: To you

MATT HEINLE Editor-in-Chief Since this is probably the last thing I will have published for some time, I will be careful not to waste my words. This column has provided me with an appropriate outlet to express myself when I felt it...

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The fondest memories are those that you least expect; Even driving through Virginia can cause you to reassess your life

MATT HEINLE Editor-in-Chief I remember being in the backseat of a Jeep, feeling really tired because I hadn’t slept in three days. It was the beginning of summer, and the car was cutting westward through the wide, repetitive space of land...

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