WAMFEST showcases various artistic talents

MELANIE ANZIDEI Managing Editor FDU’s creative writing program has once again rounded up a colorful combination of artists and performers for the annual Words and Music Festival, otherwise known as WAMFEST. The first of six events kicked off on April 3. The...

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Women’s History Month event features mayor/JBWS director

MELANIE ANZIDEI Managing Editor On March 29, Politics on PublicMind hosted a presentation by Helen LeFrois, who serves as both the mayor of Newton and director of the Jersey Battered Women’s Service (JBWS). The event was held in honor of Women’s History...

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FDU TV begins at College at Florham

MELANIE ANZIDEI Managing Editor FDU will soon be on TV ... or at least on YouTube. A student-run television club that will broadcast through its own YouTube channel is now officially in the works for the upcoming fall semester. The television station,...

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FDU partners with Italian university

MELANIE ANZIDEI Managing Editor Fairleigh Dickinson University, a school that calls itself a leader in global education, has further broadened its horizons by partnering with the University of Bergamo, giving students the opportunity to spend a full semester in Italy. Though studying...

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FDU celebrates Indian culture for Spring 2012

MELANIE ANZIDEI Managing Editor India is more than just a country. It’s a home for an entirely different culture on the other side of the world. And, this semester, it’s being brought right onto campus. Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham is having...

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Florham Perk closes, new options explored

MELANIE ANZIDEI Managing Editor Bye, bye, Perk. The Florham Perk, FDU’s very own corner coffee house, has been temporarily closed since the end of the fall semester and likely will not reopen. With little student traffic in its general direction, due to the...

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‘Silver Prints’ photo project keeps tradition alive with film

MELANIE ANZIDEI Managing Editor For some people, some things never change. For Tim Volk, that something is his loyalty to film photography. Volk, an artist, photographer and professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University, refuses to part ways with his black and white, film camera. Throughout...

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Policy change: Park Ave. soon will be available to sophomores

MELANIE ANZIDEI Managing Editor Park Ave. will no longer be the “upperclassmen dorm” on campus. In an attempt to satisfy the potential needs of FDU residents, Campus Life will extend living eligibility to sophomores for the Park Avenue Residence Hall, a dormitory...

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Musician’s Guild mic-less Open Mic night

MELANIE ANZIDEI Managing Editor Amy Winehouse, Linkin Park, Paramore and Britney Spears could all be heard in the halls of the Mansion last week; but it wasn’t their familiar voices that were heard. Instead, it was the voices of some of...

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New RA application process becomes much more thorough

MELANIE ANZIDEI Managing Editor The RA application process is not what it’s always been. This semester, the new process aims to recruit more qualified candidates, while also preparing applicants for the real world. The new process is very much like the old...

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