Category: Student Lifestyle

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, […]

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 […]

Mental Health Services Offered via Phone/ZOOM

By Nancy Sanchez-Diaz Entertainment Editor With the coronavirus pandemic ongoing and the semester over, students can still get mental health services through the university.  The uncertainty of Summer 2020, a time many use to enroll in internship opportunities and jobs, has caused an increased amount of stress and […]

FDU’s Class of 2020 Virtually Honored

By Nancy Sanchez-Diaz Staff Writer And just like that, the Class of 2020 became part of the FDU alumni community.  FDU’s first “virtual” conferral of degrees took place via the FDU website homepage and YouTube Live on Monday, May 18.  With more than 3,200 graduates this year, students […]

Joshua Germain Top Student Honoree at 2020 Graduation

By Jhoana T. Merino-Martinez  Staff Writer Joshua Germain, of Hamilton, N.J., will address fellow graduates at commencement on Monday, May 18, as the representative of the student body. He is this year’s Metropolitan Campus Student Pinnacle Award recipient, the highest honor the university bestows on a student.  The […]