From the editor’s desk: It’s never easy saying goodbye

MONIQUE T. VITCHE Editor-in-Chief I honestly have no idea what I’m doing with my life, but I better figure it out quickly because I’m graduating at the end of this semester. Although I am relieved to be graduating in February so there...

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Career counselor wins award for ‘Practitioner of the Year’

MONIQUE T. VITCHE Editor-in-Chief When Ryan Stalgaitis was an undergraduate student at Rutgers University, he had no idea he would become a career counselor and receive the “Practitioner of the Year” award from the New Jersey Cooperative Education and Internship Association...

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From the editor’s desk: Things change, but I’m okay with that

MONIQUE T. VITCHE Editor-in-Chief The majority of the time I have difficulty expressing myself, which is probably a bad thing since I am a writer. Maybe it’s the sleep deprivation that’s making it so difficult. Or maybe I just don’t enjoy it...

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Journalist interviews environmental advocate at WAMFEST event

MONIQUE T. VITCHE Editor-in-Chief Familiarity with the coal industry is not a trait of many students here at FDU. For Joe Lovett, however, the coal industry is something his work focuses on. He is the co-founder and executive director of Appalachian Mountain...

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Students seek ways to curb costs of higher education

MONIQUE T. VITCHE Editor-in-Chief After high school, many students go on to get a higher education. Going to college, however, is becoming increasingly expensive to complete as the years go on. For the average college student - and, in most cases, their...

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Booker speaks about plans to make college more affordable

MEGAN HEINTZ and MONIQUE T. VITCHE Editors-in-Chief When U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker arrived at the College at Florham on Oct. 1, he walked into a completely packed room. Lenfell Hall was so crowded, in fact, that many students actually had...

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Fairleigh Dramatics aims to bring more theater events to campus

MONIQUE T. VITCHE Editor-in-Chief As a revival of Starshine, the College at Florham’s former theater group, the idea for Fairleigh Dramatics began during artistic director and senior theater major Stephanie Windland’s freshman year. “I had no idea what was, but as...

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FDU student honored by town for preventing 2009 school attack

MONIQUE T. VITCHE Editor-in-Chief Sara Semple, a junior communication studies major at the College at Florham, was honored last month by the mayor and police chief in Bridgewater Township for preventing a threat from becoming reality in 2009. Semple took information...

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Review: Vampire Weekend puts on great show at Roseland

MONIQUE T. VITCHE News Editor There is only one band on this entire planet that I will stand almost five hours for, and that’s Vampire Weekend. For the first time since the last time - September 2010 at Radio City Music Hall...

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Author Peter Trachtenberg speaks at Creative Writing Spring Reading Series

MONIQUE T. VITCHE News Editor On April 23, for the final event in the Creative Writing Spring Reading Series, memoirist and creative nonfiction author, Peter Trachtenberg, visited the College at Florham campus for a reading and discussion in Hartman Lounge. (more…)

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