New FDU Curriculum: Ciao History, Adios Español

By Samantha Hart and Admir Durakovic Lifestyle Editor and Editor-in-Chief TEANECK, N.J. – The students will be affected. The professors will be affected. The staff will be affected. Fairleigh Dickinson University announced that they will be altering the curriculum come Fall 2020. According to fdu.edu, these alterations include the removal of University College, which housed “psychology, criminal justice, education, the natural sciences, nursing, engineering and … Continue reading New FDU Curriculum: Ciao History, Adios Español

Black History Month Events

By Jhoana T. Merino-Martinez Staff Writer Past, present and future generations of black people are represented in this month’s variety of gatherings celebrating Black History Month. Student Government Association (SGA) President Maame Mensah tells The Equinox that the Black Student Union (BSU) will be hosting a lot of different events, beginning with a “discussion about love” on Feb. 13. She says to look out for … Continue reading Black History Month Events

Tech Update

By Amaya Morales Video Editor Back on Nov. 18, 2019, FDU students and faculty members received an email from Stuart Alper, the director of Office of Information Resources and Technology (OIRT), stating that the University Systems and Network Systems would be migrating all student email accounts from Google to Office 365 before the start of Spring 2020. In the email, the director wrote that new … Continue reading Tech Update

Cut the Cord and Jump Into Streams

By Elizabeth Scalzo Entertainment Editor Streaming services are taking over and phasing out traditional cable. For college students, services like Netflix, Hulu and Disney+ are affordable and subscriptions can easily be split with friends. Many FDU students may not realize that they can receive HBO and Starz for free. The only catch is you must live on campus. At a commuter dominant university, it seems … Continue reading Cut the Cord and Jump Into Streams

Adderall Doesn’t Do It All: Check It Out

By Yaakov Resnik Guest Writer As the semester progresses, workloads will increase and balancing the responsibilities of college, work and family will become a struggle for most of us. The pressure and anxiety may be too much for some. Believing it will improve their performance, many students, not diagnosed with ADHD, will use stimulant medications (e.g. Adderall and Ritalin), justifying that the benefits far outweigh … Continue reading Adderall Doesn’t Do It All: Check It Out