Student-loan reform tagged on health bill

KAYLA HASTRUP Editor-in-Chief Since President Obama signed the health care act into law on March 30, people have been expressing their opinions about the changes that are soon to take place. Although the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of...

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From The Metro editor’s desk

KAYLA HASTRUP Editor-in-Chief By the time I send The Metro’s second to last issue of the semester out to the printer, there will be 37 days left until graduation. It’s hard to believe that the past four years have gone by so...

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FDU volunteers venture to Arizona and Louisiana

KAYLA HASTRUP Editor-in-Chief For FDU’s Alternative Spring Break teams, the opportunity to travel was just a small bonus to the work they were doing in Arizona and Louisiana. “In college they say you experience the world and differences of life,...

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Theater course sends students abroad

KAYLA HASTRUP Editor-in-Chief FDU, which prides itself as being a leader in global education, offers many courses that allow students the opportunity to study abroad for short periods of time. FDU has sent students abroad to Spain, Peru and Costa...

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WAMFest hosts famous artists

KAYLA HASTRUP Editor-in-Chief For the third year running, FDU’s own Words and Music Festival (Wamfest) continues with even bigger and better artists. One major upcoming event will be a discussion and performance featuring Robert Pinsky, John Wesley Harding and New Jersey’s...

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From ashes comes inspiration; Seton Hall graduate talks to students

KAYLA HASTRUP Editor-in-Chief For Shawn Simons and Alvaro Llanos, Jan. 19, 2000 was not just another bitterly cold winter night. In the early-morning hours, arsonists set fire to a couch in the student lounge of the Boland Hall ...

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Graduation brings students home

MARISSA HYMAN AND KAYLA HASTRUP Staff Writers For FDU’s Class of 2010, and many soon-to-be graduates around the country, graduation may not lead to the “real world” right away. Instead, many students are making plans to move back home. According...

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From The Metro editor’s desk

KAYLA HASTRUP Editor-in-Chief On March 2, upon celebrating “Read Across America,” and Dr. Seuss’s birthday, I was reminded of my favorite quote by Dr. Seuss. In the famous quote, he said, “Be who you are and say what you feel because...

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‘When disaster strikes’ becomes latest Hot Topic

KAYLA HASTRUP Editor-in-Chief When disaster strikes, many people turn to the media for the latest news and updates. As people at home watch the story unfold, media professionals are forced to give constant updates and information, resulting in...

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From The Metro editor’s desk

KAYLA HASTRUP Editor-in-Chief Does media reflect society or does society reflect the media? It’s the timeless question that scholars, critics and media professionals often ask. As both a member and consumer of the media, I understand that the question can never...

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