Concerns raised about presidential appointment

MELANIE ANZIDEI Editor-in-Chief The recent selection of Sheldon Drucker as Fairleigh Dickinson University’s seventh president was a surprise to the FDU community – for some it was a pleasant one; for others it was a questionable one. Drucker, who has been serving...

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From the editor’s desk: Graduating seniors ready to do great things

MELANIE ANZIDEI Editor-in-Chief One of my editors asked me, “Do you think that our newspaper is a good one?” I hesitated a moment before I answered. In that moment, I knew exactly where he was coming from. How could we, as a staff,...

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Class of 2013 funds a scholarship for future College at Florham seniors

MELANIE ANZIDEI Editor-in-Chief Every year, the College at Florham’s graduating class gives back to the FDU community, usually in the form of an attractive addition to an already established space on campus. This year, the graduating Class of 2013 will give...

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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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From the editor’s desk: Change might distract some, inspire others

MELANIE ANZIDEI Editor-In-Chief In the words of one of my favorite bands, Envy On The Coast: “No, I’m not afraid, at least not to die. I’m afraid to live and not remember why.” EOTC couldn’t have put it any better. And, quite...

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From the editor’s desk: Ready to graduate?

MELANIE ANZIDEI Editor-in-Chief For the past four years, I have been preparing myself for May 21. I know I’m not alone when I say that. Being a senior has opened my eyes to a world I never knew existed. I mean, I...

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Essay: I still call it ‘home,’ even though I’m never there

MELANIE ANZIDEI Editor-in-Chief I hate when this happens. “Where am I? I always do this,” I spoke aloud to what appeared to be an empty room. I looked around to confirm that the silence was in fact from the lack of an audience...

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Rockstars collaborate with rappers – phase or permanent?

MELANIE ANZIDEI Editor-in-Chief The first CD I ever bought (besides “Now That’s What I Call Music,” remember those?) was Blink-182’s Greatest Hits album in 2005. That CD, though bootleg, was my golden ticket into the world of rock-n-roll. The genre, back then,...

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From the editor’s desk: From a resident to a commuter

MELANIE ANZIDEI Editor-in-Chief When my not-so-glamorous life is broken down into tasks, I start to wonder how I haven’t gone insane. Bear with me: 1. Monday: wake up; take bus to New York City; intern; take bus home; drive to FDU; go...

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Search for FDU’s new president continues

MELANIE ANZIDEI Editor-in-Chief Fairleigh Dickinson University is currently in the process of finding the perfect candidate to take on the role as the university’s next president. The search, which is being conducted by the FDU Presidential Search Committee and assisted by the...

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