Capuano becomes FDU’s eighth president

JAMES NEIDHARDT Contributor College is a time of great potential. Students have freedom to choose for themselves what they study, when they study and how they study. They can study abroad, get an internship and participate in a variety of clubs...

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Festival to focus on the art of change

MICHELE D'ARIES Contributor Fairleigh Dickinson’s acclaimed Words-Arts-Music (WAM) Festival is right around the corner. There will be a wide range of artists participating in this year’s festival, including rapper Ice-T, who is on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” and Bill...

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Florham Campus hosts Hot Topics event to discuss sexism in politics and the media

JANIQUE BALTIMORE Staff Writer The final Hot Topics event of the spring semester took place on April 26 in Lenfell Hall. The event was called “Are our politics (and media) sexist? Hillary Clinton and the 2016 election.” FDU’s Student Debate Club participated...

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Speakers for 2016-17 are announced

CHRISTI PEACE Senior Editor Fairleigh Dickinson University recently announced the Speakers Series lineup for the 2016-2017 academic year. The series will take place from October through April at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. (more…)

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One Florham student’s journey to finding his voice

LAUREN ANGELINI Contributor Tim Doran sits awkwardly in the middle of a tiny waiting room, facing a rainbow poster outlining how to avoid spreading the flu this season, which he reads silently as he waits for his name to be called....

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‘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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Review: New live action reboot of ‘The Jungle Book’ is nostalgic gold

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief Anyone who grew up watching Disney movies knows the tale of “The Jungle Book,” and the lovable characters and songs that derived from the animated classic. What is important about this tale is the journey a young boy...

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