Panel discussion gives insight into Islam

LUCILA SPARKES Advertising Manager The term “Muslim” is used to describe a religion, not a culture. This was one of the many topics highlighted in the Orangerie on May 2 as part of the panel discussion titled “Unveiled and Unimaginable? Uncovering and...

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FDU community hosts tribute for Professor Richard J. Turick

LUCILA SPARKES Advertising Manager “When we gathered last time we gathered in shock and sadness, but tonight we are gathering in celebration...in celebration for Rich,” Becton College Dean Geoffrey Weinman said, setting the tone for the two-hour tribute to Richard J. Turick...

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Computer graphics class designs posters for animal abuse awareness

LUCILA SPARKES Advertising Manager Janet O’Neil, associate professor in the visual and performing arts deparment, was one of the many New Jersey residents who watched as the story unfolded about the 13-year-old cocker spaniel named Sammy who was abused by his owners. According...

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‘Girl Rising’ raises awareness of women’s education in the world

LUCILA SPARKES Advertising Manager On April 4, “Girl Rising” was shown in Lenfell Hall at the College at Florham. The film, directed by Academy Award nominee Richard Robbins, is a tool the United Nations uses to alert the general population that...

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FDU Hell Radio finds ways to increase its ratings

LUCILA SPARKES Advertising Manager The next generation of radio is here at the College at Florham. Through remodeling the station’s space, restructuring its shows and integrating with social media, members of FDU Hell Radio are determined to revamp it with style. Sophomores...

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Poet Reginald Gaines joins FDU for reading and poetry workshop

LUCILA SPARKES Advertising Manager On Feb. 27, as part of Black History Month, the Black History Month Committee and Creative Writing Department hosted a poetry workshop session and reading with poet Reginald Gaines in the Mansion. Gaines began the first portion...

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Hip Hop Around the World event welcomes Negros Americanos

LUCILA SPARKES Advertising Manager Hip hop is not just a combination of words thrown to a matching beat. On Feb. 13, the Social Sciences and History Department, the sisters of Phi Sigma Sigma and the Black History Month Committee hosted “Hip Hop Around...

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Following debates, Giurastante elected new College at Florham SGA president

LUCILA SPARKES Advertising Manager Last week, Gina Giurastante won the presidency of the Student Government Association. Before the votes were counted, the SGA hosted a debate on Nov. 15 featuring Giurastante and her opponent, Katelyn Lewis, both juniors. The two discussed issues...

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Review: Taylor Swift’s ‘Red,’ successful album of heartbreak

LUCILA SPARKES Advertising Manager One cannot deny that Taylor Swift is a music phenomenon when, two days after releasing her new album, “Red,” she sold half a million albums. When announcing her new album on Aug. 13, Swift reiterated many times...

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‘Harry Potter’ author stops in New York on tour for new book

LUCILA SPARKES Advertising Manager The conversations among excited groups of individuals slowly changed into overpowering chants and screams as world renowned author J.K. Rowling entered the stage at the H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center in New York City. On Oct. 16,...

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