Review: ‘Gaycation’ is a beacon of awareness about the LGBTQ community

JANIQUE BALTIMORE Contributor In February, Vice Media launched its first ever television network, Viceland, in Canada and the United States. This was my very first introduction to the company, even though it started out as a Canadian magazine in 1994. Viceland mainly...

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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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FDU professor discusses torture

CHRISTI PEACE Senior Editor The utility and morality of CIA interrogation techniques has been a subject of debate in America for years. John Schiemann, associate professor of political science at FDU’s Florham Campus, has contributed to the conversation through the publication...

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Female panelists highlight ‘the role of women’ around the world at Florham Campus event

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief The first LEAD NOW event of the spring semester was presented at FDU’s Florham Campus on March 2. Faculty, staff and students gathered in Lenfell Hall for a panel discussion titled “The Role of Women: A Global Perspective.”...

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SGA makes proposals to affect gender housing and smoking on campus

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief In a newsletter provided by the Florham Campus’ Student Government Association last week, it came to light that two proposals were approved by the SGA and Dean of Students Jas Verem to instate two new policies on campus. One...

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Short story: Roses

REBECCA RUSSELL Staff Writer Roses were on the doorstep again, blood red in color and perked up in pristine condition. Eleanor heaved another burdensome sigh, shifting her gaze onto the letter gently resting atop the blooming bouquet. Furrowing her eyebrows, she...

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Poetry corner: Bottle

JENNIFER DRURY Staff Writer You grab the bottle, Like so many times before. I lock my door now, Like all the signs we ignored. (more…)

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Opinion: TV shows need to stop constantly killing LGBT characters

CHRISTI PEACE Senior Editor I was disappointed yet not entirely surprised by the ending of last week’s episode of “The 100.” A show that I had previously viewed as progressive made use of a trope that is both pointless and harmful...

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Reaction to Lady Gaga performance at the Oscars

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief On Feb. 28, the 88th Academy Awards ceremony was hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Many films were awarded for their creativity and brilliance and many actors, actresses...

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