SGA makes proposals to affect gender housing and smoking on campus

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief In a newsletter provided by the Florham Campus’ Student Government Association last week, it came to light that two proposals were approved by the SGA and Dean of Students Jas Verem to instate two new policies on campus. One...

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Reaction to Lady Gaga performance at the Oscars

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief On Feb. 28, the 88th Academy Awards ceremony was hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Many films were awarded for their creativity and brilliance and many actors, actresses...

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Short story: Life at 34D Washington Way

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief The three-story apartment sat on the corner of Washington Way and Brook Street. The third floor apartment of 34D was directly above Mrs. Molly’s Laundry Haven, a name that often got a lot of first-time customers coming in,...

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‘Straight Outta Compton’ shows the hardships of African-American rappers

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief Black History Month at FDU’s Florham Campus continued to bring students together to talk about the issues of African Americans throughout history at a screening of the film “Straight Outta Compton,” which came out in August 2015. On...

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Movie review: ‘Deadpool’ impresses audiences with its raw humor and the destruction of the fourth wall

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief There are as many trends in films and movies as there are in fashion; what’s “out” one year is “in” the next. We’ve gone through our vampire obsession that began with “Twilight” and lasted until it...

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Preview: ‘Little Women’ to hit Florham stage

JENNIFER DRURY Staff Writer The theater program at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus will put on its own production of “Little Women” in a few weeks on the Dreyfuss stage. The play is based on Louisa May Alcott’s classic...

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Short Story: Life at 7 Paxton

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief Upon entering the small pink house with a tilted “7” on the white door, there was loud, high-pitched barking coming from the neighbor’s Chihuahua next door, Jimmy. Jimmy, however, couldn’t be heard once the front door...

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Ken Burns discusses film, liberal arts education and history in Lenfell Hall

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief Students, staff and guests at the Florham Campus welcomed renowned documentary filmmaker Ken Burns on Thursday, Nov. 19. Burns was the third speaker of the 2015-16 New Jersey Speakers Series presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University, and...

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Review: ‘Mockingjay – Part 2’ is a dismal, but accurate, end to ‘Hunger Games’ series

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief I’ve read the entire “Hunger Games” trilogy only once in my life, and it was during my last year in high school. I blazed through the books in order to prepare for the first “Hunger Games”...

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Remembering FDU student Rob Critelli

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief On Nov. 10, students at Fairleigh Dickinson’s Florham Campus were informed of tragic news. Rob Andrew Critelli, a junior finance major at FDU, was killed in a car accident on the New Jersey Turnpike the night...

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