FDU community celebrates Green Day

Photo by Joe Castillo. For two days starting on April 23, students, members of the FDU community gathered for the annual Green Day celebration. This year’s theme was to spread awareness for sustainable and renewable energy and the technology that supports...

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Sheldon Drucker named Fairleigh Dickinson University’s new president

MELANIE ANZIDEI Editor-In-Chief On April 23, Sheldon Drucker, who most recently served as the university’s acting and interim president as well as its Chief Operating Officer, was named Fairleigh Dickinson University’s seventh president. The decision was made after an extensive nationwide and almost year-long...

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Newark Councilman Ras Baraka speaks to students in Lenfell Hall; Plans to run for mayor of Newark

JOE CASTILLO Photo Editor On Feb. 14, following a speech on civil equality, Newark Councilman Ras Baraka said he will run for mayor. Before a group of more than 40 College at Florham students and numerous faculty and staff members, in the...

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Taste of the North Pole comes to Village dormitories; Students build life-size snow fort during Winter Storm Nemo

Photos by Joe Castillo From left to right: 1: Roommates Ian O’Connor (left) and Joe Bottino (right) discuss what needs to be added to their snow fort. 2: O’Connor and Bottino strengthen their fort by adding more snow. 3: Matthew...

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Another semester, another Club Fair in the Student Center

Students gather at different tables during the Club Fair on Feb. 6. In case you missed The Pillar table, we now have meetings on Mondays at 8:30 p.m. in the old EOF building. Photos by Joe Castillo.

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Short story: Behold the first day of the semester

JOE CASTILLO Photo Editor This was how I began that spring semester: mass consumption, the recitation of poetry, and a mooning… It was my first semester legally living on campus. Midway through the fall, my best friend’s roommate dropped out and I began...

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A personal essay: God bless you, Raoul Duke

JOE CASTILLO Photo Editor “I know we’re not getting our deposit back on this room.” These were my exact words as I stood at the threshold of one of the motel rooms rented to the class of 2010. We’ll get back...

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Happy lovin’ couples ain’t no friends of mine. Not even a little.

JOE CASTILLO Photo Editor My roommate has a record player and I’ve only got one record: Joe Jackson’s “Look Sharp.” I got it at Goodwill for a buck, you know, as a novelty since I don’t own a record player. Then I...

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