By Daniel Nguyen Staff Writer Douglas Melgar, the lead man for Hofstra’s night time custodial staff, leaned slightly into the dim light of Hofstra Hall’s lower floor as he told me about the best and worst parts of his job. “I believe the best is the benefits that you have, because you give your kids […]
By Ava Mandel and Daniel Nguyen One of the most unique aspects of campus life at Hofstra is the presence of some furry friends who hang out on the quad and around many academic buildings. The Hofstra cats have been around since Kate Hofstra’s death in 1933 and rumor has it that the cats on […]
It’s a Friday afternoon right after HofUSA has opened its doors to the student body. Two or three groups of early customers are scattered around the Dave and Busters-style eatery, an innocuous sampling of what’s to come. Employees are still on the down-low, waiting for the flood of drunk, hungry and rowdy students who inevitably […]
What was your reaction to the results of the election?
By Daniel Nguyen and Jordan Summers Now that the presidential debates have started, presidential veracity is more important than ever. Presidential debates can either make or break a candidate. While the advent of televised debates has shifted the emphasis away from a candidate’s speech content, American history has yielded some exceptional instances when a slip […]