Opinion: On the Oregon shooting

ANDREW O'HARE Student Voice Editor I’m tired of people trying to tell me what the real issue is. The real issue is guns. It isn’t about mental health, it isn’t about a culture of violence, it isn’t about media...

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SGA changes budgeting system for student clubs

ANDREW O'HARE AND SARAH VAN CLEF Student Voice Editor and News Editor The Student Government Association has recently issued changes to the club budgeting system for the 2015-16 academic year. In an interview with The Pillar, SGA President...

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Opinion: The NFL commissioner gives inconsistent punishment

ANDREW O'HARE Student Voice Editor The sexiest court case this summer wasn’t SCOTUS lifting the ban on gay marriage or upholding the Affordable Care Act, oh no. The sexiest case of the summer involved one Tom Brady, quarterback of...

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Personal essay: On violence

ANDREW O'HARE Student Voice Editor September, 1997. Home Away From Home Academy. Matawan, New Jersey. Pre-K. I am 4. I am also in the 25th percentile for height and weight due to a coffee habit. I am a target....

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Opinion: Florham Campus is safer than it appears to be

ANDREW O'HARE Student Voice Editor In response to the Student Voice piece published on March 12 concerning safety on campus, I have several criticisms. I am concerned that the piece leads to a false conclusion, that the students on...

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More short stories: Albert Jones, frequent flier extraordinaire

ANDREW O'HARE Student Voice Editor Albert Jones waited for another offer. He knew that the next offer would be worth taking and his flight was in 20 minutes. The woman at the desk frowned, picked up the phone, and...

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Short stories: Albert Jones, frequent flier extraordinaire

ANDREW O'HARE Student Voice Editor Albert Jones sat in a crowded airport, just like he had done hundreds of times. He was in prime location to view people walking up to a small kiosk that sold water, various snacks,...

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Opinion: Winning is the only thing that matters in football

ANDREW O'HARE Student Voice Editor Recently, the New England Patriots have been accused of using deflated balls in their AFC Championship win over the Indianapolis Colts. A deflated ball is easier to throw, catch and carry in harsh conditions...

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Speakers Series event features Steve Wozniak at arts center

ANDREW O'HARE Student Voice Editor Steve Wozniak, a designer, engineer and co-founder of Apple, took the stage on Nov. 20 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark for the third New Jersey Speakers Series event presented by...

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Student writer finds issues with poetry form

ANDREW O'HARE Student Voice Editor Poetry is a wonderful art form, just like all others. It helps us understand the world around us and it helps us express feelings that would otherwise be difficult or impossible to express. Poetry...

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