South Korean ambassador speaks about world affairs at recent U.N. Pathways event

CHRISTI PEACE Senior Editor Students, faculty and community members gathered in Lenfell Hall on the evening of Feb. 24 to hear from a United Nations ambassador about his country, the Republic of Korea (South Korea), and its connection to world affairs. Deputy...

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Debate Club participates in Hot Topics discussion of gun control

REBECCA RUSSELL Staff Writer Gun control has been a hot topic of debate in recent years, amid mass shootings in the United States of America. To encourage discussion on this issue, the Student Government Association and Becton College hosted a Hot Topics...

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Opinion: Feeling the Bern

REBECCA RUSSELL Staff Writer I was never really one for politics until I was assigned to write about a politician I supported for my Research Writing class’s first essay. I searched my brain for any names that I had heard recently...

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Short story: Life at 34D Washington Way

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief The three-story apartment sat on the corner of Washington Way and Brook Street. The third floor apartment of 34D was directly above Mrs. Molly’s Laundry Haven, a name that often got a lot of first-time customers coming in,...

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Student reaction to the #FreeKesha movement

JENNIFER DRURY Staff Writer  On Friday, Feb. 19, I received a notification from Twitter informing me that a few of the accounts I follow were tweeting #FreeKesha. Kesha is an artist that I had first discovered in my middle school years....

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Music review: Second album by The 1975 is a work of art

CIARA PITTS Contributor It seems as if The 1975 has taken the world by storm. Due to a relentless touring schedule, captivating performances and platinum debut record, the band has had a fast rise to international success. (more…)

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‘Straight Outta Compton’ shows the hardships of African-American rappers

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief Black History Month at FDU’s Florham Campus continued to bring students together to talk about the issues of African Americans throughout history at a screening of the film “Straight Outta Compton,” which came out in August 2015. On...

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David Reynolds discusses the life of abolitionist John Brown

REBECCA RUSSELL Staff Writer Fairleigh Dickinson University had a special guest speaker visit the Florham Campus on Feb. 18. David Reynolds presented his famous biography, “John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded...

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Faculty Forum: Ecotherapy – getting nurtured by nature

MEGAN DELANEY Faculty Contributor Is winter getting you down? Are the short days, blistery winds, and cold temperatures taking a toll on your mood? Many of us feel the effects of the long winter days and for some, this...

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Opinion: Police need to address the real problem

CHRISTI PEACE Senior Editor America has a police problem, and I’m not even talking about the countless acts of police brutality that have taken place over the past few years. I’m actually talking about the problem that has become...

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