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Cry Wolfe, smokin’ hot pants

October 23, 2012 Signal Editorial Staff 0

On Friday, Oct. 19, students in Wolfe Hall were evacuated at 10:45 p.m. because of smoke coming from the Wolfe 5 laundry room. A belt in a washer burned because the machine was overloaded and a pair of pants jammed in the spin cycle, according to Matthew Golden, associate vice president for Communications and College Relations. Campus Police were notified of the smoke and pulled the fire alarm to evacuate residents, Golden said. […]


October 23, 2012 Brandon Gould 0

A male student reported being robbed by four black males in hoodies on the corner of Browning Avenue and Somerset Street on the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 16, according to an emergency alert sent out to the College community.
The alleged perpetrators then fled in the direction of campus, the alert said. […]

No Mitt-igating this debate

October 23, 2012 Signal Contributor 0

There was a point in last Tuesday’s presidential debate when Mitt Romney’s face expressed imminent defeat — it was when his opponent Barack Obama answered the first question. From there on, the gravitational pull of the factual universe slid disproportionately in Obama’s direction. […]

Letter to the Editor

October 23, 2012 Signal Contributor 1

The Signal’s front-page article on Karl Rove failed to mention that his principal role in the presidential campaign has been to head an entity called Crossroads GPS, which pretends to be a nonprofit public interest group, but which is in fact a conduit though which unidentified millionaires can bankroll attack ads aimed at President Obama. […]

Author discusses his canon, gives advice

October 23, 2012 Shaun Fitzpatrick 0

In between winning prestigious awards like the MacArthur Fellowship and the National Magazine Award for fiction, George Saunders has managed to get a little writing done. That is, if one considers “a little writing” to mean seven books, with one to be released next year. Saunders took time out of his busy schedule to read his short story “Victory Lap” to the College at the first Visiting Writers Series event of the semester on Monday, Oct. 22 in the Mildred and Ernest E. Mayo Concert Hall. The SAF-funded event was sponsored by INK and the Writing Communities class. […]

Showcase of Ellington classics in Mayo Concert Hall

October 18, 2012 Signal Contributor 0

The most recent Brown Bag, fifth in the series, was held last Friday, Oct. 12 in the Ernest and Mildred E. Mayo Concert Hall. Hosted by Dean John Laughton of the School of the Arts and Communication and featuring Meral Güneyman, it was conducted in an interesting format that featured both piano and discussion components. […]

‘Limitless’ is your conventional action flick

October 18, 2012 Christopher Minitelli 0

This week, I decided to search through Netflix for a movie to watch and came across the 2011 movie “Limitless.” This movie told the story of a struggling writer, played by Bradley Cooper, who is introduced to a secret drug that “activates more of his brain” and gives him much greater abilities. […]

Fiorentino croons

October 18, 2012 Signal Contributor 0

The Little Rock Foundation and accomplished pianist, Rocco Fiorentino, 15, took to the stage in the Rathskeller on Thursday night to promote Blindness Awareness Month. […]

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