FDU shows award-winning short film directed by alumnus

Mark Tsyrouk Student Voice Editor   On Nov. 7, Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Spanish and film production faculty premiered an award-winning short film directed by FDU alumnus Miguel J. Soliman. The film, entitled “Desde el Principio” or “From the Top,” was shown to dozens...

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‘Art of Disaster’ features conversation with writer and artist who are sisters

Rachel Marble Staff Writer   On Nov. 16, members of the FDU community gathered to celebrate two artists: René and Krista Steinke. The event took place in the Ferguson Recreation Center and was a conversation between the sisters about their creative processes and...

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‘Living legend’ Cokie Roberts speaks at recent NJPAC event

Mark Tsyrouk Student Voice Editor   Seven Fairleigh Dickinson students recently were given the opportunity to see journalist Cokie Roberts, as part of the 2017 New Jersey Speakers Series conducted at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. April Patrick and Kim Dennison, heads...

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University aims to begin construction of new athletic field next year

Maggie Sohns Contributor   The Robert T. Shields Field is at the center of the athletics program at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus. All six sports that require a field - football, field hockey, men’s and women’s soccer, and men’s and women’s lacrosse...

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FDU moves forward with campus master plan

Rachel Marble Staff Writer   According to Interim Florham Campus Executive Brian Mauro, Fairleigh Dickinson University “is a hot school.” This can be seen in high open house numbers, increasing interest in FDU’s academic programs and the numerous tour groups of potential...

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Vegetarians and vegans hope for expanded menu options in cafeteria

Christina Rego Contributor   With the new, colorful renovations to the Florham Campus cafeteria this semester, many people thought that new food options would be added, especially for vegetarian and vegan students, who had limited options in the past. At Fairleigh Dickinson University,...

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Local employers take part in career fair

Jordan Villagra Contributor   Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus recently partnered with more than 15 local employers to assist students in securing professional opportunities by showing them how to network at a “Meet Your Neighbors” Career Fair. Some of the businesses that participated...

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‘Summer and Smoke’ to hit Dreyfuss stage next month

Brian Aronoff Staff Writer   The Fairleigh Dickinson University theater program will end the fall semester with performances of Tennessee Williams’ “Summer and Smoke.” “Summer and Smoke,” written by Williams in 1948, has had several adaptations over the years, including a film version...

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Campus hosts annual Shakespeare colloquium

Erik Uyemura Staff Writer   The Florham Campus recently celebrated the 25th annual Shakespeare Colloquium. The event took place Oct. 21 in the Science Building and attracted both students and faculty. The Shakespeare Colloquium is an annual gathering that features four speakers in...

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist talks about pollution case during FDU visit

Sarena Gerard Staff Writer   Toms River, New Jersey, was once a toxic dumpsite that caused cancer, and journalist Dan Fagin wanted to know why. On Oct. 19, Fagin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and New York University professor, visited FDU’s Florham Campus to...

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