Personal essay: Finding happiness in abandoning pressure

SAMANTHA REBA Staff Writer “It’s happening again.” She sat back in her thin-framed chair and looked up from her notes. “What’s happening? The voices, the thoughts. I can’t seem to keep them out this time. I tried meditating like you suggested, but...

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Review: ‘Warm Bodies’ will not disappoint viewers; Romantic comedy touches even the coldest of hearts

SAMANTHA REBA Staff Writer “Don’t be creepy, don’t be creepy…” That’s the most comical line from this season’s newly released romantic comedy, “Warm Bodies.” The film follows zombie teenager “R,” played by Nicholas Hoult, who starts to question his life…while technically...

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Personal essay: Not your typical kind of Valentine’s Day

SAMANTHA REBA Staff Writer I would be the worst girlfriend. Let’s take a moment to digest that. I think teddy bears are meant for children, roses are meant to be sent everyday and chocolate...well, I do love chocolate, so that can...

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Certificate of occupancy needed for opening of Monninger Center

SAMANTHA REBA Staff Writer The John and Joan Monninger Center for Learning and Research has come a long way since it broke ground last fall. The center is expected to open after it receives a certificate of occupancy. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was...

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FDU alum returns to give history of campaign advertising

SAMANTHA REBA Staff Writer On Oct. 9, Michael Lesser returned to FDU to deliver the second part of his three-part series about advertising during elections, this time focusing on the historical overview of 60 years of campaign advertising. Lesser, who worked with...

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FDU alumnus Michael Lesser discusses campaign advertising

SAMANTHA REBA Staff Writer On Sept. 25, Politics on the PublicMind held its first lecture titled, “An FDU Mad Man Goes to Washington: Stories from the Nixon Re-Election Campaign,” in Lenfell Hall. The program began with an introduction by Maria Webb....

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Mobilizing the youth vote

SAMANTHA REBA Staff Writer With the upcoming election around the corner, many citizens are able to vote for the first time. Students are finding that it is their time to make their voices and opinions heard in the political world. Other...

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Monninger Center to open in October, following delay

SAMANTHA REBA Staff Writer The highly anticipated Monninger Center, which was originally set to open in September, will hold its ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 11 at noon after a delay in construction. The John and Joan Monninger Center for Learning and...

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Poetry event held at FDU Florham

SAMANTHA REBA Staff Writer On March 26, FPC hosted the event, “Tea Party and Speak Easy,” in the Student Center. The event included a poetry reading by student Sandra Saad and a performance by Asia Project, a spoken-word group. Nicholas Fulchini, a...

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Artist provides perspective on the ‘Art of Dance’ at FDU

SAMANTHA REBA Staff Writer On Feb. 21, local artist-photographer-art educator Mansa Mussa came to the College at Florham’s Orangerie to give a presentation titled, “The Art of Dance: A World of Photography.” Mussa was clad in a navy blazer, olive green buttoned...

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