U.N. Pathways welcomes Under-Secretary-General; Public information focus of U.N. Pathways event

MEGAN HEINTZ Managing Editor On April 2 in Lenfell Hall, Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Public Information, gave a lecture titled, “Communications and Public Information: Key to U.N. Success or Failure?” Part of the Office of Global Learning’s U.N....

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‘Girl Rising’ raises awareness of women’s education in the world

LUCILA SPARKES Advertising Manager On April 4, “Girl Rising” was shown in Lenfell Hall at the College at Florham. The film, directed by Academy Award nominee Richard Robbins, is a tool the United Nations uses to alert the general population that...

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Writer Jamie O’Connell shares work with FDU students

AYINDE J. STEVENS Staff Writer On April 4, Irish writer Jamie O’Connell read selections of his work to a packed crowd in the Orangerie at the College at Florham. O’Connell’s appearance was part of a series of events related to Colm Tóibín’s novel...

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FDU Hell Radio finds ways to increase its ratings

LUCILA SPARKES Advertising Manager The next generation of radio is here at the College at Florham. Through remodeling the station’s space, restructuring its shows and integrating with social media, members of FDU Hell Radio are determined to revamp it with style. Sophomores...

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FDU Legal Society significantly grows after one short year as club

MONIQUE T. VITCHE News Editor The Fairleigh Dickinson University Legal Society began last year under direction of Michael Carr, a political science major who graduated last May, and Bruce Peabody, associate professor of political science at the College at Florham. It...

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Several FDU clubs host Dominican Independence Day celebration

MEGAN HEINTZ Managing Editor On Feb. 27, the members of Chi Epsilon Sigma, Lambda Theta Phi, the Latin American Student Organization (LASO) and the Melodies of Heaven Gospel Choir held an event in the Orangerie celebrating the 169th anniversary of Dominican...

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Poet Reginald Gaines joins FDU for reading and poetry workshop

LUCILA SPARKES Advertising Manager On Feb. 27, as part of Black History Month, the Black History Month Committee and Creative Writing Department hosted a poetry workshop session and reading with poet Reginald Gaines in the Mansion. Gaines began the first portion...

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Rutgers professor speaks about Martin Luther King, Jr.

MEGAN HEINTZ Managing Editor On Tuesday, Feb. 5, the first Politics on the PublicMind event of the semester took place in Lenfell Hall. In honor of Black History Month, Michael Aaron Rockland, a professor at Rutgers University and author of “An...

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ABC, Iota Phi Theta screen ‘Freedom Riders’

AYINDE J. STEVENS Staff Writer In May 1961, members of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), boarded two buses from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans to challenge segregation in bus terminals in the South. In 2013, a group of students sat...

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Hurricane Sandy causes split between students, administration

MELANIE ANZIDEI Editor-in-Chief Hurricane Sandy left New Jersey crippled. It took the homes of many and the loved ones of some. Still, New Jersey is picking itself up with charity efforts like Restore the Shore and the 121212 Concert for Sandy...

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