FPC changes, now uses online sign-up process

SAMANTHA CHIMENTO Contributor On campus, the Florham Programming Committee, better known as FPC, plans a calendar packed with events and trips for the first 40 days of school. This year, they have renamed the “First 40 Days” program to...

Continue reading →

Diverse study abroad options allow FDU students to explore global opportunities

REBECCA RUSSELL Contributor Students at Fairleigh Dickinson University know a little something about the study abroad options the school offers. However, faculty involved in different types of study abroad programs seek to inform students about the variety available. Brian Swanzey,...

Continue reading →

WAMFEST 2015 to focus on ‘The Art of Healing Veterans’

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief Fairleigh Dickinson University will once again host WAMFEST this fall at the Florham Campus. The theme this year is “The Art of Healing Veterans,” according to David Daniel, the coordinator of the series. Daniel is excited...

Continue reading →

Capuano discusses future of FDU

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief This past June, Christopher Capuano, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, was appointed the next president of Fairleigh Dickinson University. For the 2015-2016 academic year, Capuano “will serve as president-elect” and will then assume the...

Continue reading →

Freshman creates popular series

SARAH VAN CLEF News Editor Although Katarina Tonks is just beginning her college career, her writing career is taking off. A freshman creative writing major from Somerset, N.J., Tonks has been writing her series, “Death is My BFF,” since she...

Continue reading →

Journalist Dan Rather concludes 2014-15 Speakers Series season

ORE OBIWUMI Staff Writer The 2014-15 season of the New Jersey Speakers Series was brought to a close on April 23 by Dan Rather, a prominent journalist who has worked in the news industry for over 60 years. According...

Continue reading →

Panelists analyze the effects of genetically modified foods

MELISSA HERRICK Contributor On April 21, Becton College and the SGA presented a Hot Topics event related to Earth Day, focusing on genetically modified food. The moderator for the event was Brian Olechnowski, assistant professor of biology. The...

Continue reading →

New president has plans for SGA

SARAH VAN CLEF News Editor The new Student Government Association (SGA) president Shi “Porter” Yang, has much in store for the Florham Campus when he starts his presidency in the fall. Having won in the SGA election a month...

Continue reading →

Speakers Series lineup for 2015-16 season announced

ORE OBIWUMI Staff Writer The New Jersey Speakers Series, presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University, recently announced its schedule for the 2015-16 season. The featured speakers will be Leon Panetta, a former U.S. secretary of defense; Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s...

Continue reading →

MetLife Stadium to be new venue for Commencement ceremony

JON SCOTT Entertainment Editor Fairleigh Dickinson University recently announced that its 72nd Commencement will be held at MetLife Stadium. This announcement comes on the heels of the news that FDU’s usual Commencement venue, the Izod Center, would be closed down....

Continue reading →