Features & Entertainment

Controversial play will examine Muslim heritage, stereotypes in the aftermath of Sept. 11

By Jason Mount The life of a Muslim man in a post-9/11 world will be examined on the Yvonne Theater stage with Disgraced, running from…

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Transparent: Activist shares story, highlights trans issues

By John Modica Danica Roem made headlines for becoming the first openly transgender person elected to a state legislature, sparking progressive talks around the country…

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Professor celebrates career milestone with new book

By Alexa Puntiel The criminal justice system has immensely changed throughout the past 50 years, and as someone who has worked inside the system, criminal…

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From traditional queen to gender-inclusive court: Homecoming makes progressive changes

By Megan Lupo Rider’s homecoming court has historically hinted at misogynistic undertones. A look at the 1960s copies of The Rider News reveals that this…

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Dance Ensemble showcase to bring emotion, new faces

By Samantha Brandbergh The Rider Dance Ensemble (RDE) is preparing to break the mold with the fall showcase “Breaking Boundaries.” Taking place on Nov. 10…

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Dedication, ‘positive energy’ unite equestrian team

By Kelly Lindenau At 5 a.m. on any given weekend, most college students are still sleeping in their beds. For the 28 members of Rider’s…

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Conference sparks conversation about mental health struggles

By Jessica Hergert Most people probably don’t know that a little club called Active Minds exists on Rider’s campus. Active Minds is a nationally recognized…

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Trenton Mayor visits Rider, shares importance of higher education

By Demara Barnes and Brittany Cupo Rider’s Office of Multicultural Affairs and the National Junior Tennis and Learning of Trenton (NJTLT) came together on Oct.…

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Morality is explored through ‘clever and original’ production of The Good Person of Setzuan

By Sage E. Spitz  The Good Person of Setzuan, a play that explores ethics as taught by the gods in China, was brought to the…

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Homecoming unites community, restarts tradition

By Danielle Marcus and Demara Barnes Although the windy weather prevented the highly anticipated hot air balloon from rising, the multiple food trucks and other…

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Dressed to the canines: Halloween has gone to the dogs

                          Students were treated to midterm stress relief when therapy dogs came to…

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