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Lights spotlight Ben Marcus and his writing style

February 28, 2012 Signal Contributor 0

Author Ben Marcus was only at the podium for a few minutes when he came across profanity in his readings. “Is it okay to curse in here?” he asked. A student in the back of the Library Auditorium shot him a thumbs up, and that was enough approval for the critically acclaimed author. […]

Entrepreneurial alumni achieve success

February 28, 2012 Signal Contributor 0

The Engineering Alumni Mentoring Program, a program by the School of Engineering that matches engineering students with alumni mentors, sponsored a panel discussion and shared their experiences with entrepreneurship in the field of engineering on Wednesday, Feb. 22 in Mildred & Ernest E. Mayo Concert Hall. […]

Lit corner uncovers lovers and a short story

February 28, 2012 Signal Contributor 0

ast week, author Ben Marcus offered advice to aspiring writers. He read for the College’s Masters Series, sponsored by ink, and spoke about the importance in understanding the writer’s personal identity as a reader: What captivates you and makes you turn the page? What bores you and causes you to toss a book aside? […]

Lions Around the Dorm: Week 7

February 28, 2012 Signal Editorial Staff 0

In this week’s Around the Dorm: what the NHL needs to do to get more media attention, whether the now-Division-I Michigan lacrosse team can win three games and whether the Reds’ move of Aroldis Chapman to starter will be beneficial. […]

Tales of a Tuskegee Airman

February 22, 2012 Brianna Gunter 1

Many people may not know that “Red Tails,” the movie released Jan. 20 about the Tuskegee Airmen of WWII, has a link with the College, but Elwood “Woody” Thomas Driver ’42 became one of the famed African-American pilots after graduating from what was then New Jersey State Teachers College at Trenton. […]

Eat this not that: Dining healthy on your campus

February 22, 2012 Signal Contributor 0

Let them eat cake. But with spring break around the corner and summer lurking in the shadows, that probably isn’t the best idea. But who says you can’t enjoy food while also being health conscious? To prove that you can, I went around campus and found some healthy alternatives to those greasy, fatty classics we all love to eat. […]

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