Tag: News

Athletes Seek Racial Sensitivity Changes in FDU Athletics

By Nancy Sanchez-DiazEntertainment Editor  In light of the Black Lives Matter protests across the country, FDU athletes have asked Athletic Director Bradford Hurlbut for changes in athletics. Natalia Toby, a Fairleigh Dickinson All-American fencer who graduated as a marketing major in May, requested a Zoom meeting with Hurlbut […]

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, […]

SGA Mobilizes ‘Take A Knee’ Event

By Anthony CovinoSports Editor  Student government leaders created an Instagram event to take action on the Black Lives Matter movement last week after being underwhelmed with how President Christopher Capuano and FDU responded to the death of George Floyd. While FDU made a June 1 statement about the […]

FDU Tightens Belt in Wake of Coronavirus

By Samantha Hart Lifestyle Editor  FDU President Christopher Capuano announced Monday that he would be furloughing certain campus employees in order to save money for the university as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.  Universities across the country are concerned about the upcoming semester and how to limit […]