Career Corner: The hardest and easiest interview question

Marc DeBoer FDU Placement and Outreach Manager   No matter what kind of job you are interviewing for, there is a high probability that you will be asked the question, “Tell me about yourself.” The common belief by most people is that this is...

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SGA announces semester goals

Samantha Polidoro Contributor   Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus Student Government Association is happy and eager to announce our three most exciting goals for the Fall 2017 semester. After prioritizing the student body’s suggestions and concerns to better the campus experience of FDU,...

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Essay: One month into freshman year

Laurel Henk Contributor   My alarm blares. I awaken, but my eyes stay closed. I contemplate my life. Do I really have to take this class? Is it really necessary? No. I turn off the alarm without opening my eyes and then promptly...

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Student reflects on boating around Amsterdam

Jessica Tondt Senior Editor   The breeze washed over my face as I stared out onto the water. It was a cool evening, but a very beautiful night to be boating around the canals. There was just enough daylight left for us...

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Student Spotlight: A balancing act for football player

Malike Sizer Contributor   The Florham Campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University hosts an assortment of unique students, all with diverse and interesting backgrounds. The campus grounds are filled with organizations and activities for students to participate in. Some participate in Greek Life,...

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Faculty Forum: The politics of fragile masculinity

Dan Cassino Associate Professor or Political Science   Men do weird things. Generally, when we’re talking about research on gender, we’re talking about how women are treated and how they respond to that treatment. But this ignores the many ways in which...

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Student recounts Wroxton tea time

Jessica Tondt Senior Editor   “Well it’s just about tea time,” John, the school’s driver, said as he parked in front of the Wroxton Abbey. “Thanks John,” all of us mur- mured as we climbed out of the van. We walked toward the...

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Opinion: What is truth in a post-truth world?

James Neidhardt News Editor   What is truth? The answer, it seems, depends on whom you ask. We live in a society that has largely abandoned the idea of objective truth, or as Francis Schaeffer put it, “true truth.” This is largely...

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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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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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