FDU, Public Safety gather supplies for Sandy relief efforts

MONIQUE VITCHE News Editor After Hurricane Sandy devastated parts of the Northeast, including the Jersey shoreline, relief drives were taking place all over the state to aid those who were most affected. At the College at Florham, a drive took place where...

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Campus community reacts to President Obama’s re-election

MONIQUE VITCHE News Editor On Nov. 6, America re-elected President Barack Obama with 332 electoral votes and 51 percent of the popular vote, according to the Associated Press. An informal survey found that campus reaction to the results has been mixed,...

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Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated at College at Florham

MONIQUE VITCHE News Editor On Oct. 17, the closing ceremony marking the end of the Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations took place in Lenfell Hall at the College at Florham campus. National observance of Hispanic heritage began in 1968 under President Lyndon B....

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Personal essay: ‘It took long enough,’ third time’s a charm

MONIQUE VITCHE News Editor 1 - It was a Monday afternoon and I was early. I sat down on the chair outside her office and flipped through whatever magazine was left on the table. It didn’t interest me, so I put it...

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Review: Matt & Kim’s ‘Lightning’ just misses the mark

MONIQUE VITCHE News Editor The fourth album by the Brooklyn duo Matt & Kim, “Lightning,” was released last week and it just misses the mark. After the release of the first single, “Let’s Go,” it was anticipated that the rest of the...

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Essay: Defeating writer’s block with writing

MONIQUE VITCHE News Editor I slammed my hands against the keyboard in frustration. I had been staring at a blank page for almost two hours and I still couldn’t figure out what I wanted to say or how to say it. Panic began...

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Hot Topics kicks off with panel discussion on election issues

MONIQUE VITCHE News Editor On Tuesday, Sept. 18, the semester’s first Hot Topics panel, “The 2012 Election: What Students Need to Know,” commenced in Lenfell Hall at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham campus. The FDU community was well represented in the...

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Short story: Daydreamers need employment, too

MONIQUE VITCHE News Editor I finished organizing the rack of clearance earrings. Then I looked at my watch. It was only 10:30. The store had opened a half hour ago and there were seven hours left of my shift. It was going...

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Leadership positions shift after retirement of Provost Greene

MONIQUE VITCHE News Editor The summer break brought about a series of leadership position changes at FDU’s College at Florham campus after Provost Kenneth Greene retired. Peter Woolley, who served as founding executive director of FDU’s PublicMind polling and research group from...

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Mommy Wars: newest political fight may hit close to home

MONIQUE VITCHE Staff Writer Whether you have been paying attention to the cable news shows, reading blogs or checking out the trending topics on Twitter, you may have come across the phrase “Mommy wars.” The last time this so-called war on...

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