Category: Campus & Community

FDU Students React to Fall Semester Reopening

By Jhoana T. Merino-Martinez  News Editor   Students are giving mixed reactions to FDU’s initial rollout of plans to reopen campus in the fall — just a few months away. The semester will begin a week earlier, on Monday, Aug. 17, and exams will finish on Tuesday, Nov. 24, […]

Explaining FDU’s Re-Opening Task Forces

By Jhoana T. Merino-Martinez News Editor  The university has three task forces —  academics, university general operations and budget — working on the many details needed before reopening for the fall semester. FDU staff, administrators and faculty make up these task forces.  FDU President Christopher Capuano told The […]

Internship Cancellations NOT End of Summer Learning Plans

By Sonal Tulsyani  Staff Writer  While the coronavirus pandemic has created many struggles for students, there are many opportunities to continue to develop professionally and academically this summer. Challenges in obtaining high-quality education in this disrupted time extend to technical training, where internships play a significant role. That […]

#BlackoutTuesday Sweeps FDU Student Orgs’ Instagrams

By Elizabeth ScalzoEditor-in-Chief The hashtag #blackouttuesday is rolling across the Instagram feeds of FDU students today.  Consisting of a post of a black screen with the caption #blackouttuesday, this viral social-media movement has caught on with many FDU student organizations.  Below are screenshots of just a few of […]

Should Tuition be Reduced for the Fall Semester?

By Nancy Sanchez-Diaz Entertainment Editor Students are evaluating tuition costs for the 2020-21 academic year following President Christopher Capuano’s announcement Friday of FDU’s decision to condense the fall semester. The semester is now slated to start one week early, Aug. 17, and end on Tuesday, Nov. 24 — […]