Entertainment

Students showcase vocals, songwriting talent at R Factor Season 8 auditions

By Samantha Brandbergh and Rhea Fryer The R Factor auditions, one of the most heavily anticipated nights at Rider, did not fail to impress with…

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Honoring ‘gifted’ choreographer

By Jessica Hergert The American Repertory Ballet (ARB) is returning to the Bart Luedeke Center for a commemoratory performance honoring choreographer Mary Barton on Sept.…

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Portfolio review day offers students real-world experience

By Samantha Brandbergh After graduation, many students attempt to enter the workforce with minimal interview experience. Adjunct communications professor Jessi Franko-Oliano, however, has aimed to…

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Window for current DACA holders is closing, lawyer says

By Samantha Brandbergh and Megan Lupo Since the Trump administration’s proposed abolition of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the future for immigrant…

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Body builders, Bond and Beyoncé: Hypnotist Tim Miller leaves audience spellbound

By Jessica Hergert Hypnotist Tim Miller used trigger words, sounds and songs to transform volunteers into the toughest body builders, a paranoid James Bond and…

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R Factor brings new judge, streaming feature to auditions

By Lauren Cavazzini and Samantha Brandbergh The 2016 best campus tradition plans on stepping up its production to maintain, or even increase, the show’s mass…

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Immigrant students react to DACA repeal

By Willow Westervelt, Samantha Brandbergh and Chase Dudek  For U.S. citizens, being suddenly stripped of their sense of belonging in a place they call home…

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Superheroes on wheels: Alum bikes across the county for cancer research

By Paige Ewing Determined to raise money and awareness for cancer research, a Rider alum and his two friends took on the challenge of biking…

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Senior describes eclipse viewing as a “once-in-a-lifetime” experience

By Willow Westervelt Aug. 21 marked the first solar eclipse to travel coast to coast in the United States since 1918. Senior psychology major Hanna…

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Small acts lead to big improvement in Peruvian school

By Samantha Brandbergh In a Peruvian city, something as simple as a locker is viewed as a luxury. This past May, five Rider students kicked…

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Here comes the stampede: Rider welcomes historically large freshman class

By Megan Lupo In the midst of changes and renovations for the new school year, the freshmen have begun to make their presence known as…

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