Campus hosts annual Shakespeare colloquium

Erik Uyemura Staff Writer   The Florham Campus recently celebrated the 25th annual Shakespeare Colloquium. The event took place Oct. 21 in the Science Building and attracted both students and faculty. The Shakespeare Colloquium is an annual gathering that features four speakers in...

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist talks about pollution case during FDU visit

Sarena Gerard Staff Writer   Toms River, New Jersey, was once a toxic dumpsite that caused cancer, and journalist Dan Fagin wanted to know why. On Oct. 19, Fagin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and New York University professor, visited FDU’s Florham Campus to...

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Becton College hosts panel on taking a knee

Liam Ryan Contributor   Taking a knee during the national anthem has become a big issue in the National Football League. Colin Kaepernick, an NFL quarterback, started taking a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality. On Monday, Oct. 23, Fairleigh Dickinson...

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U.N. representative discusses reform and its challenges

Rachel Marble Staff Writer   On Tuesday, Oct. 24, FDU celebrated United Nations Day by inviting Vladimir Drobnjak, permanent representative of Croatia, to speak about United Nations reform prospects and challenges. Drobnjak spoke with Diana Cvitan, director of the Office of Global Learning...

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Public Safety releases 2016 Florham Campus crime statistics

Sarena Gerard Staff Writer   On Sept. 28, the Department of Public Safety on FDU’s Florham Campus released its 2016 Clery Report, which records that there were seven on-campus rapes; three cases of domestic violence, two of which occurred in student housing;...

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Florham students film ‘Tori on the Street’

Florham Campus senior Brant Sennett films other FDU students for the entertainment web series “Tori on the Street.” Sarena Gerard Staff Writer   “Sir! Excuse me, Sir!” yells sophomore Tori Sheffer as she runs toward a random student to ask him questions...

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Women’s volleyball team poised for post-season matches

Brian Aronoff Staff Writer   With a 19-6 record before Fall Recess, the Fairleigh Dickinson women’s volleyball team looked to come back to the Florham Campus rejuvenated and ready to compete for a spot in the playoffs. With only a couple of weeks...

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Exhibit highlights black comic book superheroes

Professor RAsheda Young observes “The Struggle Continues: A Student Writing and Graphic Arts Collaboration on Black Comic Book Superheroes.” Erik Uyemura Staff Writer   Students and faculty from the the Florham Campus’ New Jim Crow class and graphic design class collaborated to create...

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Reflections on Coming Out Day celebration at Fairleigh Dickinson

Laurel Henk Staff Writer   For many members of the LGBTQ+ community, hiding your identity becomes a way of life. Fearing the opinions of those around you is often motivation enough to avoid ever talking about your significant other, or being assertive about...

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Florham Campus launches new creative writing BA/MFA program

Sydney Corio Contributor   The creative writing program on Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus has updated its degrees to include a new, five-year BA/MFA option. So far, one student has enrolled, said Gracelyn Weaver of the creative writing program. The BA/MFA requires participating students...

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