No rest for Kindel, a College at Florham presence for 36 years

MEGAN HEINTZ Editor-in-Chief Five a.m. Buzz. Buzz. His alarm is set to the same time every day. For Roger Kindel, Fairleigh Dickinson University’s associate athletic director and adjunct professor, there is no rest for the weary. His office is decorated to the ceiling...

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Alumni enjoy working for alma mater

MEGAN HEINTZ Editor-in-Chief Michael Pecci graduated from the College at Florham in May, but still comes back to campus every Thursday night. These days, he’s here to teach a class. After completing his bachelor’s degree in communication studies in 2012 and his...

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Professors discuss process, experience of going on a sabbatical

MEGAN HEINTZ Editor-in-Chief It is not unusual to find that your professor is off campus for a semester. Tenured professors at the College at Florham have the opportunity to take time away from the classroom to further conduct research in their...

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‘Two Voices’ event hosts C.D. Wright and Rosanne Cash

MEGAN HEINTZ Editor-in-Chief One of the last WAMFEST events at the College at Florham campus brought together Rosanne Cash, a Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter and C.D. Wright, a MacArthur “Genius” prizewinning poet, to FDU’s own Dreyfuss Theater on Oct. 30. David Daniel, director and...

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Festival returns to Florham, makes its debut at Metropolitan campus

MEGAN HEINTZ Editor-in-Chief This year, FDU’s popular words and music festival, WAMFEST, will be a bit different from past festivals, as a result of the event branching out. Instead of only taking place at the Madison campus, the festival also will...

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Professor finds ‘dream job’ at FDU

MEGAN HEINTZ Editor-in-Chief This semester, the College at Florham biology department has welcomed its newest faculty member, Harald Parzer. After Gordon Perry announced his retirement as associate professor of biology in January 2013, the department’s hiring committee held an extensive process to...

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Booker speaks about plans to make college more affordable

MEGAN HEINTZ and MONIQUE T. VITCHE Editors-in-Chief When U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker arrived at the College at Florham on Oct. 1, he walked into a completely packed room. Lenfell Hall was so crowded, in fact, that many students actually had...

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Wall Street Journal reporter gives perspective on N.J. politics

MEGAN HEINTZ Editor-in-Chief On Sept. 24, the New Jersey reporter for the Wall Street Journal gave a lecture on the upcoming Senate and gubernatorial elections in New Jersey. Heather Haddon has covered everything from “slice of life” stories to Hurricane Sandy and...

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Summer improvements made to campus yield positive feedback

MEGAN HEINTZ Editor-in-Chief While many students and professors spent their summer break at home or traveling, Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Dean of Students Jas Verem and Campus Provost Peter Woolley collaborated on various campus-wide improvements, including new student identification cards, a renovated...

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Review: ‘The Pajama Game’

MEGAN HEINTZ Managing Editor I have to admit, I was a bit skeptical about attending a musical that takes place in a pajama factory. It sounded like a real snooze-fest if you ask me; pun intended. Yet I also have to admit...

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