Career Corner: Four words to supercharge your resume

Marc DeBoer Placement & Outreach Manager   As college students, it is imperative that you start creating your resume. Hopefully, you have started this in your University 1002 class. Assuming most of you have something created, I would like to discuss with...

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Essay: My ‘Stranger Things’ experience

Samantha Fabbricatore Entertainment Editor   In the last Pillar issue, I reviewed season two of “Stranger Things.” Now, I want to share how I went from watching from home to meeting the cast in person. The first character I met was one that...

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Music faculty and students prepare for Winter Festival

Erik Uyemura Staff Writer   FDU’s Visual and Performing Arts Department soon will celebrate the 13th annual Winter Festival Concert on the Florham Campus. The event will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 11 in the Dreyfuss Theater. It will feature performances...

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‘Art of Disaster’ features conversation with writer and artist who are sisters

Rachel Marble Staff Writer   On Nov. 16, members of the FDU community gathered to celebrate two artists: René and Krista Steinke. The event took place in the Ferguson Recreation Center and was a conversation between the sisters about their creative processes and...

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‘Living legend’ Cokie Roberts speaks at recent NJPAC event

Mark Tsyrouk Student Voice Editor   Seven Fairleigh Dickinson students recently were given the opportunity to see journalist Cokie Roberts, as part of the 2017 New Jersey Speakers Series conducted at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. April Patrick and Kim Dennison, heads...

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University aims to begin construction of new athletic field next year

Maggie Sohns Contributor   The Robert T. Shields Field is at the center of the athletics program at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus. All six sports that require a field - football, field hockey, men’s and women’s soccer, and men’s and women’s lacrosse...

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FDU moves forward with campus master plan

Rachel Marble Staff Writer   According to Interim Florham Campus Executive Brian Mauro, Fairleigh Dickinson University “is a hot school.” This can be seen in high open house numbers, increasing interest in FDU’s academic programs and the numerous tour groups of potential...

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FDU shows award-winning short film directed by alumnus

Mark Tsyrouk Student Voice Editor   On Nov. 7, Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Spanish and film production faculty premiered an award-winning short film directed by FDU alumnus Miguel J. Soliman. The film, entitled “Desde el Principio” or “From the Top,” was shown to dozens...

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Vegetarians and vegans hope for expanded menu options in cafeteria

Christina Rego Contributor   With the new, colorful renovations to the Florham Campus cafeteria this semester, many people thought that new food options would be added, especially for vegetarian and vegan students, who had limited options in the past. At Fairleigh Dickinson University,...

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Local employers take part in career fair

Jordan Villagra Contributor   Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus recently partnered with more than 15 local employers to assist students in securing professional opportunities by showing them how to network at a “Meet Your Neighbors” Career Fair. Some of the businesses that participated...

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