FDU students present research as part of Indian-themed semester

AYINDE STEVENS Staff Writer As part of the College at Florham’s semester-long celebration of India, a few students here on campus presented their independent study research about Indian culture through literature, drama and cinema. The event, titled “FDU Students on Indian Literature:...

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Trayvon Martin: The death of a young black man

AYINDE J. STEVENS Staff Writer By the time this article goes to print, 17-year old Trayvon Martin will have to been dead for 40 days. He will have been buried for 34 days, this coming after he was “murdered.” Fairleigh Dickinson...

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Hot Topics provokes discussion at final Black History Month forum

AYINDE J. STEVENS Staff Writer Hot Topics hosted a dramatization by the cast of “Black History, Black Voices 3” on Feb. 27 in Lenfell Hall, with an estimated 220 FDU students, faculty and parents in attendance. “Black History, Black Voices” needed...

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Opinion: My evaluation of the Republican presidential primary

AYINDE J. STEVENS Staff Writer I have come to the conclusion that, after 20 debates, nine primaries and five candidate dropouts, the Republican Party’s quest to reclaim the White House has become nothing but a three-ring circus with four clowns. One mean,...

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TKE holds annual date auction for St. Jude’s Hospital

AYINDE J. STEVENS Staff Writer Since when did finding a date become so easy? And for a good cause, too? Last Wednesday in the cafeteria, Tau Kappa Epsilon held its annual Date Auction. The Date Auction is an event that brings multiple...

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Barack Obama vs. the Nation

AYINDE J. STEVENS and SAMANTHA REBA Staff Writers In 2008, college students around the country rallied together to vote for presidential candidate Barack Obama. Campaigns were organized and votes were tallied. In the end, Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States....

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Remembering Don Cornelius, ‘Soul Train’ creator; hit show promoted Michael Jackson and others from 1971 to 2006

AYINDE J. STEVENS Staff Writer Last Wednesday, on what should have been the beginning of another Black History Month, emcee and producer Don Cornelius died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. After being found by police in his Los Angeles...

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College at Florham library exhibit looks at Berlin; Photographer chronicles two halves of her life in Germany

AYINDE J. STEVENS Staff Writer The new exhibit at the College at Florham library, titled “My Berlin - Two Halves of My Life,” by Lia A. Wagner, is a celebration of her city: Berlin, Germany. The exhibition, which will run from now...

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A look at Ocupy Wall Street, year of discontent II

AYINDE J. STEVENS Staff Writer When this op-ed is published, the Occupy Wall Street protests will have been going on for a grand total of 60 days. That’s quite a milestone. No one, not even I, thought that this would last, but I...

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Review: Timberlake races against the clock in thriller ‘In Time’

ONLINE ONLY AYINDE J. STEVENS Staff Writer So imagine if you can stop aging, wouldn’t that be cool? Well, it depends on how that anti-aging cream is applied, or in this case how it’s engineered into your body. That’s the basis of the...

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