Florham Campus hosts Hot Topics event to discuss sexism in politics and the media

JANIQUE BALTIMORE Staff Writer The final Hot Topics event of the spring semester took place on April 26 in Lenfell Hall. The event was called “Are our politics (and media) sexist? Hillary Clinton and the 2016 election.” FDU’s Student Debate Club participated...

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Opinion: Feeling the Bern

REBECCA RUSSELL Staff Writer I was never really one for politics until I was assigned to write about a politician I supported for my Research Writing class’s first essay. I searched my brain for any names that I had heard recently...

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Jon Corzine resurfaces at Florham

SHARP CHIARANUNT Contributor On the evening of Dec. 3, students, faculty and professional photographers gathered in Lenfell Hall to receive Jon Corzine, the 54th governor of New Jersey, a former U.S. senator and former CEO of Goldman Sachs and MF...

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Analysis: Millennials’ participation will affect 2016 national election

AYLEN JOVER Contributor There is one generation that receives scrutiny, and that group is the millennials. However, despite being seen by some as technology-obsessed, self-absorbed and superficial, millennials have found a way to overcome stereotypes. This is seen...

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Opinion: Government shutdown is like watching a circus act

CHRIS BEDELL Columnist As sad as it might seem, I’m really not surprised by the government shutdown since the cold hard truth is that the government of our country has been dysfunctional for a long time. But one thing that isn’t...

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Wall Street Journal reporter gives perspective on N.J. politics

MEGAN HEINTZ Editor-in-Chief On Sept. 24, the New Jersey reporter for the Wall Street Journal gave a lecture on the upcoming Senate and gubernatorial elections in New Jersey. Heather Haddon has covered everything from “slice of life” stories to Hurricane Sandy and...

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Panel discusses America’s ‘red line’ policy toward Syria

CHRISTI PEACE News Editor Between the use of chemical weapons against the Syrian people by their own government and the U.S. government debating a potential strike on Syria, it is hard to fully understand the complex situation. With the first Hot...

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Opinion: The danger in forgetting about Chelsea Manning

DEVON DOUGLAS-BOWERS Contributor I am worried that we will forget Chelsea Manning. Currently the verdict has been rendered and the spotlight is on her but after a while the spotlight will dim, the flood of letters and support will become but...

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Students, faculty debate possibilities of going to war with North Korea

MONIQUE VITCHE News Editor Members of the Department of Social Sciences and History gathered in the seminar room in the Mansion on April 15 to have a discussion about what is happening with North Korea. It was hosted by John Schiemann,...

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Opinion: America’s presidents should not be imperial presidents

TOM STROWE Contributor With debates over the budget deficit, gun control and immigration policy dominating political discussion in Washington, D.C. and across the nation, another important political issue, the Imperial Presidency, has not been receiving the attention it deserves. The Imperial...

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