Opinion: How history will judge former President George W. Bush

JORDAN T. CHESTER Contributor With the opening of the Bush presidential library in Texas, the presidency of George W. Bush has been revisited by the media. According to observers of politics in the U.S., George W. Bush was one of the...

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Opinion: Christie re-election, rally around the flag effect

JORDAN T. CHESTER Contributor From the outset of the 2013 campaign, GOP Governor Chris Christie has seen polling numbers showing himself well ahead of the presumptive Democratic nominee, State Senator Barbara Buono. Some may argue that Christie’s spike in approval ratings following...

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Opinion: Tax reform crusade to promote Fair Tax Act initiative

JORDAN T. CHESTER Contributor On April 14, I had the opportunity to attend an event in Bergen County where Tea Party activists, Second Amendment advocates and constitutional conservatives joined together. Personally, I am not a “Tea Party type.” I was not there...

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FDU science majors take lead at undergraduate research symposium

GOPI PATEL Contributor Many FDU non-science majors often wonder what biology and chemistry students do when they say, “I’m stuck at the lab.” Well, once a year, William Paterson University gives science majors an opportunity to show off their hard work...

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Personal essay: Memories turn to everlasting photographs

CAROLYN RUBINFELD Contributor I yawn, slowly scrolling through my Facebook feed. It’s 7:20 a.m., but I can’t sleep. A flood of my old pictures bombards me, if only to pass some time. A bright orange wig explodes out of a photo while...

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Opinion: America’s presidents should not be imperial presidents

TOM STROWE Contributor With debates over the budget deficit, gun control and immigration policy dominating political discussion in Washington, D.C. and across the nation, another important political issue, the Imperial Presidency, has not been receiving the attention it deserves. The Imperial...

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Opinion: The causes of opression and intersectionality

DEVON DOUGLAS-BOWERS Contributor Being oppressed is a struggle that many groups in society face on a daily basis, whether it is racial discrimination because one is Latino or sexism because a woman is being paid only 70 percent of what a...

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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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WAMFEST’s fall schedule includes student performances

ANDREW RUSSO Contributor College is a time for experience and growth and, most importantly, learning. On campuses across the country, students learn new things about themselves every day. This week, students at Fairleigh Dickinson’s College at Florham had the opportunity to...

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‘Henry’s Law’ kicks off New Jersey tour in Hoboken

KATIE ALIBERTI Contributor Bullying is a topic frequently in the news. There have been too many incidents of teens being bullied at school or on the Internet, and then resorting to taking their lives as a result. “Henry’s Law,” written by...

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