Becton College hosts panel on taking a knee

Liam Ryan Contributor   Taking a knee during the national anthem has become a big issue in the National Football League. Colin Kaepernick, an NFL quarterback, started taking a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality. On Monday, Oct. 23, Fairleigh Dickinson...

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U.N. representative discusses reform and its challenges

Rachel Marble Staff Writer   On Tuesday, Oct. 24, FDU celebrated United Nations Day by inviting Vladimir Drobnjak, permanent representative of Croatia, to speak about United Nations reform prospects and challenges. Drobnjak spoke with Diana Cvitan, director of the Office of Global Learning...

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Public Safety releases 2016 Florham Campus crime statistics

Sarena Gerard Staff Writer   On Sept. 28, the Department of Public Safety on FDU’s Florham Campus released its 2016 Clery Report, which records that there were seven on-campus rapes; three cases of domestic violence, two of which occurred in student housing;...

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Florham students film ‘Tori on the Street’

Florham Campus senior Brant Sennett films other FDU students for the entertainment web series “Tori on the Street.” Sarena Gerard Staff Writer   “Sir! Excuse me, Sir!” yells sophomore Tori Sheffer as she runs toward a random student to ask him questions...

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Exhibit highlights black comic book superheroes

Professor RAsheda Young observes “The Struggle Continues: A Student Writing and Graphic Arts Collaboration on Black Comic Book Superheroes.” Erik Uyemura Staff Writer   Students and faculty from the the Florham Campus’ New Jim Crow class and graphic design class collaborated to create...

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Florham Campus launches new creative writing BA/MFA program

Sydney Corio Contributor   The creative writing program on Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus has updated its degrees to include a new, five-year BA/MFA option. So far, one student has enrolled, said Gracelyn Weaver of the creative writing program. The BA/MFA requires participating students...

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eSports phenomenon provides opportunities for student gamers

Jake Karlsberg Contributor   Apart from the people who are passionately involved in the gaming community, most sports fans are completely unaware that eGaming is the fastest growing sport in the world. According to an Aug. 30 New York Times article, “Having already...

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FDU students affected by recent hurricanes

Samantha Fabbricatore Entertainment Editor   A few weeks ago, hurricanes Harvey and Irma rocked the south, leaving severe destruction behind. Hurricane Harvey flooded and destroyed Houston’s streets and houses, leaving many people stranded and homeless. Hurricane Irma tore through southwest Florida, resulting in...

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Florham Campus celebrates professors’ literary achievements

Rachel Marble Contributor   On Wednesday, Oct. 4, members of the FDU Florham Campus gathered in the Orangerie to celebrate the literary accomplishments of Professors Rebecca Chace and Minna Proctor, both members of our creative writing department. Both professors read passages from their...

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‘Lord of the Rings’ actor Sean Astin headlines Florham Campus WAMFest

Samantha Fabbricatore Entertainment Editor   The Florham Campus held its annual Words, Arts and Music Festival (WAMFest) on Friday, Oct. 6. This year’s theme was “The Art of the Mind.” The festival featured creative works and discussions from FDU students and special guests. Due...

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