On November 25, a faculty member reported that a white male was trying to open doors on the third floor of the New Academic Building. Public Safety responded, but did not find the man.
Adera Douglas-Freeman is nothing short of determined and passionate about her future. Douglas-Freeman, who is a junior marketing major in the Zarb School of Business, plans to run her own music label one day after she works in the industry as a music executive.
Douglas-Freeman is making the most out of her time at the University. She is in the Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, Honors College and is a member of the Music & Entertainment Industry Student Association (MEISA) and the Collegiate Women of Color club, which brings awareness within communities to unite women of color. It also raises awareness of relationship issues, empowering women of color and to unite women as one.
Hofstra’s art and literature magazine FONT has been bolstering creativity and supporting the arts for the past fifteen years. Each semester, an issue is distributed around campus with work from the University’s very own student body. It takes a staff of about fifteen dedicated members to put together this publication. The club FONT has three editors in total who all take a role in organizing the hundreds of submissions each semester.
After working 15 years in Los Angeles as an entertainment publicist, University alum Thomas DeLorenzo has a vast clientele and long list of achievements to boast. He has the most nominated client list in Emmy history for an individual publicist, having four nominations at one Emmy Awards alone. Yet many know DeLorenzo’s name for another reason – he is an openly gay man living with AIDS, committed to raising awareness for the disease.
University President, Stuart Rabinowitz has been honored by South Carolina’s Claflin University with an honorary Doctorate of Laws degree as part of its 140th Founders’ Day Convocation.
Though The Hofstra Chronicle’s original problem with the Student Government Association (SGA) was a frozen budget, the trial before the University’s Judicial Panel revealed miscommunication between the two sides as the major problem. The Chronicle also criticized SGA’s auditing process as a whole. As of press time, the Judicial Panel has not released an official verdict about the case.
After an executive session that lasted more than a half hour, the Student Government Association rejected the group Those G.I.R.L.S., Grownups in Real Life Situations, from becoming a club under SGA by a vote of 10 in favor and 33 against. This was the group’s second attempt to become a club; SGA first voted against it two weeks ago with 14 in favor, 21 against and 13 abstentions.
Students got their first taste of the runway on Saturday, November 21, with the hope to raise money for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). This was the University’s third annual Destination Runway charity fashion show, an overnight campus sensation that brought students together from a variety of organizations on and off campus and big city fashion to the University. Former Student Government Association (SGA) president Peter F. DiSilvio founded destination Runway in 2006.
It’s the end of the semester. Meal plans are running out, so is your motivation and patience to crack open another book and take another round of finals. There’s no genie to grant you three wishes, but there’s still a magic get away at Hofstra through starry motifs and a cosmic mash of calligraphy and image.
Two years after its creation, the Hofstra Association of Graphic Artists (HAGA) is more successful than ever. Co-presidents Emily Miethner and Doreen Dardashtian founded the club at the end of their sophomore year. Their main goal was to create an art club where people could learn from and teach each other about graphic designing. Not all members are art majors, says Miethner, “We’re lucky this year our membership has doubled in size to 20 members.”