Sheldon Drucker named Fairleigh Dickinson University’s new president

MELANIE ANZIDEI Editor-In-Chief On April 23, Sheldon Drucker, who most recently served as the university’s acting and interim president as well as its Chief Operating Officer, was named Fairleigh Dickinson University’s seventh president. The decision was made after an extensive nationwide and almost year-long...

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FDU community hosts tribute for Professor Richard J. Turick

LUCILA SPARKES Advertising Manager “When we gathered last time we gathered in shock and sadness, but tonight we are gathering in celebration...in celebration for Rich,” Becton College Dean Geoffrey Weinman said, setting the tone for the two-hour tribute to Richard J. Turick...

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Panel discussion focuses on non-violent resolution, Peace Corps

CHRISTI PEACE Staff Writer On April 16, a global peace panel was held in the Orangerie. Sarah Horn, the operations specialist for FDU’s Office of Global Learning, began by explaining this event was a result of a grant the school received to...

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Irish poet talks about immigration theme in poems for final ‘Brooklyn’ event

AYINDE J. STEVENS Staff Writer For the final “Brooklyn” event of the semester, poet Eamon Grennan spoke about and read his poems at the Orangerie at the College at Florham campus on April 18. This was the final “Brooklyn” event for...

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Computer graphics class designs posters for animal abuse awareness

LUCILA SPARKES Advertising Manager Janet O’Neil, associate professor in the visual and performing arts deparment, was one of the many New Jersey residents who watched as the story unfolded about the 13-year-old cocker spaniel named Sammy who was abused by his owners. According...

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Green Day Committee reveals event plans for next week

AYINDE J. STEVENS Staff Writer What do a fashion show, an open air market, an art presentation and a bush of blueberries have in common? They are all part of the events scheduled for the annual Green Day festival at the...

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NEH grant brings Islamic art discussion to College at Florham

CHRISTI PEACE Staff Writer Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham recently obtained the Let’s Talk About It: Muslim Journeys grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and held a Bridging Cultures event with artists Mona Abdala and Basem Hassan to talk about...

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Review: ‘The Pajama Game’

MEGAN HEINTZ Managing Editor I have to admit, I was a bit skeptical about attending a musical that takes place in a pajama factory. It sounded like a real snooze-fest if you ask me; pun intended. Yet I also have to admit...

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Student body expresses concern over housing priority points

CHRISTI PEACE Staff Writer As previously reported, on March 25, students received an email about priority points earned. Two days later, students voiced their concerns over FDU’s new housing process at the Student Government Association meeting. The new process bases a student’s...

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Updates to be made to Village buildings over summer break

MONIQUE T. VITCHE News Editor Students can expect changes to be made to some Village residence halls by the fall semester. Buildings 1 and 2 will have upgrades made to the bathrooms in all of the suites, according to Paul Palladino, campus property...

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