On Monday, December 7, the student-run public relations organization PRestige held its one-year anniversary celebration in Dempster Hall.
Those who have eaten lunch in the back cafeteria of the Student Center this week certainly have noticed the transition it has made into a winter wonderland as Hofstra clubs put on the twenty-sixth annual “Hofstra Celebrates the Holidays” event, formerly known as Sinterklaas.
“Last spring was our first semester ever,” said Katie Friedman, the president and founder of Hofstra Hillel’s Helping Hands, “so the fall has really been about getting things established.”
Did you ever think that slavery might be happening today in the United States? Or even on Long Island? Not For Sale, one of the University’s newest clubs, is creating awareness about human trafficking to enlighten people about this shocking issue.
University President Stuart Rabinowitz announced the elimination of the University’s Division I Football Championship Subdivision intercollegiate football program at a press conference on Thursday, December 3. The move was made after the Board of Trustees, acting on Rabinowitz’s recommendation, voted unanimously Wednesday night to end the program, effective immediately.
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.
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.