Fairleigh students are ‘good cookies’

RACHEL YECCO Senior Editor FDU’s Cure for Kids held their second bake sale of the semester on April 16 in front of the Kings in Morristown to raise money for the organization Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, a non-profit organization that raises money...

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Vanity Fair editor discusses ‘The Feminine Mistake’

RACHEL YECCO Senior Editor On March 24, Vanity Fair contributing editor and former New York Times reporter Leslie Bennetts spoke in The College at Florham’s Orangerie. The presentation centered around Bennetts’ controversial book, “The Feminine Mistake: Are We Giving Up Too Much?” Bennetts was...

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FDU students raise money to fight pediatric cancer

RACHEL YECCO Senior Editor On Feb. 23, FDU students hosted a Chili’s fundraiser night to benefit the non-profit organization, Cookies for Cancer. But that was not the first, or last, time these students - all of whom are in a service learning...

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Cruse brings comics to classrooms

RACHEL YECCO Senior Editor Superman, Batman, The Green Hornet and other good guy/bad guy story lines have flooded comic books for decades. But these are not the stories that comic book writer Howard Cruse likes to tell. He prefers the impactful experiences of...

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Students display art for Black History Month

RACHEL YECCO Assistant Editor A student art show was held in the Orangerie on Tuesday in celebration of Black History Month. “The theme of FDU’s Black History Month celebration is diversity,” said Professor of Visual and Performing Arts Janet O’Neil, who organized the...

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FDU alum reads at Open Mic

RACHEL YECCO Senior Editor On Feb. 14, students gathered in the Bottle Hill Room for an Open Mic event that celebrated Black History Month, Valentine’s Day and the works of FDU alum H. Lloyd Weston. The event, organized by Katie Singer, featured a...

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The White Stripes duo calls it quits

RACHEL YECCO Senior Editor Musical powerhouse duo Jack and Meg White of the Detroit, Mich., underground alternative music scene called it quits on Feb. 2 after an incredible 13-year career as The White Stripes. The news ended an era that can only be...

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MTV program shows too much ‘skin’

RACHEL YECCO Senior Editor The MTV show “Skins,” based on the U.K. program by the same name, follows the fictional secret lives of high school kids. According to the show’s MTV website, “ ‘Skins’ is an emotional mosh-pit that slams through the...

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Graphic novel movement comes to FDU

RACHEL YECCO Assistant Editor “We’re catching up to a worldwide understanding that people enjoy being told stories through words and pictures,” said George Cochrane, a graphic novelist and professor of visual arts at Fairleigh Dickinson University. It started when former...

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Park Avenue’s terrible toilets

RACHEL YECCO Assistant Editor The sound of water trickling is all too familiar to Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Park Avenue residents. The Park Avenue apartments are notorious for their problematic toilets. “They constantly overflow, flush randomly or for hours or days, and...

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