Review: ‘Get Out’ is great commentary on race

Ore Obiwumi Editor-in-Chief   In Jordan Peele’s debut film that perfectly marries racism, history, horror and humor, the protagonist, a young African-American man named Chris, ends up saving his life by picking cotton. “Get Out,” written and directed by one-half of the comedy...

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Review: Premiere sets up sixth season of ‘Game of Thrones’

ORE OBIWUMI Entertainment Editor April 24 was an exciting day for all fans of the popular HBO series “Game of Thrones.” After nearly a year of awaiting the sixth season of the show, fans all over the world waited impatiently for...

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Author helps FDU students open up about sex and sexuality

ORE OBIWUMI Entertainment Editor Author Rachel Hills recently came to the Florham Campus to give a talk about her book, “The Sex Myth.” The book centers around commonly held misconceptions about sex in the United States, England, Canada and Australia. Hills stated...

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Opinion: ‘Formation’ is not the best single, but the most controversial

ORE OBIWUMI Entertainment Editor By this point, almost everyone in the United States is at least familiar with Beyoncé’s newest and most controversial song, “Formation.” And most of these people have an opinion about the song, whether it is...

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FDU athletic department ready for expansions

ORE OBIWUMI Entertainment Editor During the summer of 2015, FDU’s athletic department made improvements to the Robert T. Shields football field by replacing the field’s turf. According to Athletic Director Bill Klika, this is just the first step in...

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Leon Panetta kicks off 2015-16 series at Performing Arts Center

ORE OBIWUMI Entertainment Editor On Thursday, Oct. 8, Leon Panetta, former Secretary of Defense and former director of the CIA, was the first speaker in the 2015-2016 New Jersey Speakers Series presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University. The FDU honors program...

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Campus renovations completed over summer

ORE OBIWUMI Entertainment Editor As part of a five-year master plan to renovate all of the FDU Florham Campus, the Dean of Students’ office, in conjunction with the facilities department, has worked on several campus-wide renovations, with more improvements...

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Journalist Dan Rather concludes 2014-15 Speakers Series season

ORE OBIWUMI Staff Writer The 2014-15 season of the New Jersey Speakers Series was brought to a close on April 23 by Dan Rather, a prominent journalist who has worked in the news industry for over 60 years. According...

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Speakers Series lineup for 2015-16 season announced

ORE OBIWUMI Staff Writer The New Jersey Speakers Series, presented by Fairleigh Dickinson University, recently announced its schedule for the 2015-16 season. The featured speakers will be Leon Panetta, a former U.S. secretary of defense; Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s...

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Florham Campus introduces new leadership program

ORE OBIWUMI Staff Writer Beginning this semester, Lona Whitmarsh, associate professor of psychology; Jennifer Lehr, assistant dean of Becton College; and Patricia Melloy, associate professor of biology, have unveiled the Becton College Leadership Network on the Florham Campus. The new...

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