‘Fight for the happy moments’: Graduating student says goodbye

CHRISTI PEACE Senior Editor Well, I guess it’s finally my turn to say goodbye. I still remember the first time I ever came to a Pillar meeting, which feels like both a long time ago and yet not so long ago at...

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Graduating senior reflects on her experiences at FDU

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief I know it’s cheesy to say “what a long, strange trip it’s been,” but those words are precisely the emotions I’ve been feeling for the past month: how weird it feels to finally get to this ending point...

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Senior student gives thanks to The Pillar

SARAH VAN CLEF News Editor So this is it. My last piece in the Pillar. Funny how opportunities just kinda fall into your lap. When arriving at FDU, I only had published one article for a newspaper, which was terribly written. But...

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Student discusses experiences as photographer for The Pillar

ETHAN REISS Staff Writer As I write this farewell from The Pillar, I also announce my resignation of residency at this school. I may not be graduating with those who I first came to school with, but with how far I...

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Poetry corner: When She Dates #2

SARAH VAN CLEF NEWS EDITOR I don’t know how to say yes - to answer back a text Or how to describe the sky without knowing where it ends. Your profile said you’re a poet - a writer from Westchester or Queens. I can’t...

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Essay: Finding home on Crestridge Loop

JENNA CORMEY CONTRIBUTOR As someone who used to spend her Saturdays buckled into the plastic seat of a ShopRite shopping cart, I find it hard to believe that “going home” in the middle of March doesn’t require a jacket of some...

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Student discusses the importance of a sexual assault support group

CHRISTI PEACE Senior Editor When I attended the screening of “The Hunting Ground” a couple weeks ago, I had not expected to be affected by the film as much as I was. Just like every other female, I have been inundated...

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Poetry corner: When She Dates #1

SARAH VAN CLEF News Editor   When She Dates #1 tell me more about the sun, and global warming, your religion, and your dog.  (more…)

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Short story: Life at 524 Bellaire Avenue

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief Time was ticking faster every second, or at least that’s how it felt to Carter. He had been sitting in the back corner booth of his favorite Italian restaurant for nearly 15 minutes, but it felt more like...

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Opinion: Credit card readers should be bought for FDU clubs and organizations

JESSICA TONDT Staff Writer The smell of warm, freshly baked cupcakes hits your nose as you open the door to the Student Center. The smell cannot be coming from the cafeteria; it smells too good. You start walking and see the table...

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