Chengdu American Center for Study Abroad opens in spring

MELANIE ANZIDEI Editor-in-Chief Students and faculty alike refer to Fairleigh Dickinson University as a leader in global education. With connections to England, Italy and Canada, FDU certainly has expanded its horizons since its first campus in Rutherford, N.J. Beginning next semester,...

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Review: ‘Lincoln,’ latest film from Steven Spielberg

JONATHAN SCOTT Staff Writer It was a tough decision this weekend, movie-wise. Do I go see a movie about one of our greatest American presidents of all time, directed by one of the greatest filmmakers of our time… or do I go...

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Review: Taylor Swift’s ‘Red,’ successful album of heartbreak

LUCILA SPARKES Advertising Manager One cannot deny that Taylor Swift is a music phenomenon when, two days after releasing her new album, “Red,” she sold half a million albums. When announcing her new album on Aug. 13, Swift reiterated many times...

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Letter to the editor: Help for homeless Americans

To the editor: Local homelessness, be it in New Jersey or Morris County, exists despite it being invisible to many. According to The Corporation for Supportive Housing, an organization dedicated to helping house the homeless,...

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Opinion: Activism at FDU, for all the wrong reasons

ALEXIS CAMARENA Senior Editor Question of the day: What happens when our general quality of life is so good, that we virtually have little to nothing to complain about? My answer: We complain about everything. Now, I’ve never been out of the country, but...

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Opinion: The time has come to throw out current tax code

THOMAS STROWE Contributor The 2012 Presidential Election has ended, but the road to rebuilding America is far from over. Many Americans remain unemployed and underemployed, and economic growth remains slow. Politicians in both parties have begun to discuss tax reform as a...

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Opinion: One more false step for Republicans

CHRIS BEDELL Staff Writer The upcoming fiscal cliff problem is clear. The poor and middle class should not have to make any more sacrifices. The fact is that the average American has been paying for the mistakes of the rich while the rich...

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Excerpt from a thesis: What Lily said, why girls cry

JOHN SAAVEDRA JR. Student Voice Editor Later - this must’ve been a couple years after because I was wondering how I’d survived and you think about that kind of stuff only after you’ve gotten yourself out of whatever mess you put yourself...

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Sammond closes ‘Brooklyn’ themed month with talk of Dodgers

STEVE MACRI Sports Editor The Dodgers once were more than a team that played in the Major Leagues; they were the heart and soul of the borough of Brooklyn. Great players such as Jackie Robinson, Gil Hodges, Pee Wee Reese, Duke Snider...

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SAAC hosts annual charity volleyball tournament

STEVE MACRI Sports Editor At 8 p.m. on Nov. 29, six teams walked through the doors of the Recreation Center at the College at Florham ready to compete for first place in the annual Student Athlete Advisory Committee volleyball tournament, while...

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