Graduating senior reflects on her experiences at FDU

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief I know it’s cheesy to say “what a long, strange trip it’s been,” but those words are precisely the emotions I’ve been feeling for the past month: how weird it feels to finally get to this ending point...

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Review: New live action reboot of ‘The Jungle Book’ is nostalgic gold

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief Anyone who grew up watching Disney movies knows the tale of “The Jungle Book,” and the lovable characters and songs that derived from the animated classic. What is important about this tale is the journey a young boy...

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Author tells students about volunteerism, Nepal and the horrors of human trafficking

KRISTEN ORDONEZ EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Conor Grennan, author of the book “Little Princes: One Man’s Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal,” visited the Florham Campus to discuss his book and the experiences that led him to write it. The event...

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An inside look at three films premiering at the 2016 Turick Screenings

KRISTEN ORDONEZ EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Next week, the senior students of the Florham Campus’ film department will host a thesis night to display projects on which they have been working over the past year. Their films will be shown at the event, presented by...

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Behind-the-scenes: FDU student film features semi-professional actor

SARAH VAN CLEF AND KRISTEN ORDONEZ Staff Writers Kevin Bringman, a semi-professional actor from Greenville, S.C., recently appeared in an FDU senior film thesis that finished shooting on March 22. Bringman stars in the role of Gary Strobbler, a depressed, young...

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Drew invites the Florham community to Drewchella festival

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief Drew University, one of the three universities located in Madison, will host the second annual Drewchella music festival on April 16 from 12 to 5 p.m., and FDU students are invited to attend. Drewchella is primarily put on by...

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Staged reading presents a cold interpretation of John Brown

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief “Marching Song,” a play written by a young Orson Welles and Roger Hill in 1932, was performed by a small cast of actors at the Florham Campus on Thursday, March 31, and showed another depiction of the historical...

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Review: Another mixed-bag superhero flick in ‘Batman v Superman’

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief Going head-to-head with an opponent is typically an event that tends to bring a crowd. Whether it’s a childish schoolyard fight or the ultimate battle between good and evil, showdowns like these will stir up an audience. The same...

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Short story: Life at 524 Bellaire Avenue

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief Time was ticking faster every second, or at least that’s how it felt to Carter. He had been sitting in the back corner booth of his favorite Italian restaurant for nearly 15 minutes, but it felt more like...

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Female panelists highlight ‘the role of women’ around the world at Florham Campus event

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief The first LEAD NOW event of the spring semester was presented at FDU’s Florham Campus on March 2. Faculty, staff and students gathered in Lenfell Hall for a panel discussion titled “The Role of Women: A Global Perspective.”...

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