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Post-Election Hate Incidents Alleged

By Melanie Perez Editor-in-Chief (TEANECK) – The days following the 2016 presidential election were met with strife on the Metro campus as allegations of snatched hijabs and racial slurs spread around campus. “In a single day of Trump being president elect: Muslim students were verbally assaulted, a Muslim […]

Death on River Road

FDU Graduate 4th Pedestrian Hit in Five Years By Melanie Perez Editor-in-Chief (TEANECK) – A 27-year-old FDU graduate died on Nov. 21 after being hit by a car on River Road. Weiqi Wang, 27, of Daqing, China, was walking in the crosswalk in front of Library Circle at […]

Hand Sanitizer Should Be Banned from Campus

By Daniel Clarke, Staff Writer Hand sanitizers infiltrated our society after studies begun showing hand sanitizers as more effective than hand washing back in 2002. They picked up widespread use and even made their way to our own campus. Many hand sanitizers have antibacterial agents—this makes them better than […]

School Work: How Much is Too Much?

By Emily Weikel, Staff Writer The amount of homework students in grade school get, compared to those in succeeding grades is comparing mountains to molehills. With each grade you are expected to do more and be responsible in getting the work you are given done. Homework should serve the […]

Editor’s Desk – An Uncertain Future

Melanie Perez, editor- in-chief Election day was arguably the worst day in American history – the day “America” voted to “make America great again.”  While undoing years of fighting for equality of genders, races and class. I guess America was “great” when we had slavery, segregation, no women’s […]