Pet therapy helping students and faculty better handle stress

Larissa Belo Contributor   Therapy dogs from Morristown’s Creature Comfort have been making monthly visits to FDU’s Florham Campus to help students de-stress. Pet Therapy is a type of therapy that involves animals as a form of treatment for people who experience stress....

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Campus clean up raises awareness of Earth Day

Athena Zinn Staff Writer   In honor of Earth Day, the FDU Science Club and Green Club held their annual Campus Clean Up event on the Florham Campus. Students from different clubs and Greek Life organizations joined members of the Science and...

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FDU junior becomes fourth pitcher to pull off no-hitter

Jake Alercio Contributor   Last month, junior right handed pitcher Kenny Carrier joined a select group of men and became the fourth pitcher in Devils’ history to throw a complete game no-hitter, a feat he accomplished in the April 2 game against...

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AURA organizes events for LGBTQ+ awareness

Sarena Gerard Staff Writer   On Friday, April 21, FDU AURA gave Florham Campus students the opportunity to support the LGBTQ+ community. According to AURA president Lexie Greenberg, the club’s message is in its name, which stands for “Accepting and Understanding the Rights...

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Student starts troupe to share passion for dance

Sarena Gerard Staff Writer   Fairleigh Dickinson University freshman Kaitlyn Esposito wanted to create more opportunities for dance on the Florham Campus. She tried the Devils Dancers team, and is even a dance minor. However, she said she wanted to create something different...

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Opinion: Inconsistent? A look at evangelical conservatism

James Neidhardt News Editor   On April 20, The Pillar published an opinion piece by Editor-in-Chief Ore Obiwumi, who argued that conservative policies are inconsistent with the Bible’s teachings, and that therefore “conservative Christians are hypocrites.” Obiwumi asked me, the News Editor...

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Students display work at IMAGES Arts Festival on campus

Ore Obiwumi Editor-In-Chief   Last week, Fairleigh Dickinson University students displayed their artwork in the Rothman Building for students, faculty and guests to admire. The display was part of the 18th annual IMAGES Student Arts Festival, which was presented by Becton College’s...

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Senior Weekend packed with events, tickets on sale now

Jordan Gillespie Contributor   The Senior Committee of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus has been planning the events for Senior Weekend throughout this semester. Now that the semester is coming to an end, it appears all the plans are official. The itinerary for...

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‘The Idiot’ comes to Florham stage

Michele D'Aries Contributor   “The Idiot,” a 19th century novel by Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky, was chosen as this semester’s play at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus. Professor Stephen Hollis, director of the theater program, said he chose this play because of its...

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Opinion: O’Reilly and the culture of sexual harassment

Caitlin Nestler Student Voice Editor   When Bill O'Reilly parted ways with Fox News and his prime-time “news” show “The O’Reilly Factor,” it was a victory for women and sexual assault advocates. After being accused of sexual harassment multiple times during his tenure...

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