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Yearly Archives: 2017

Activist discusses civil rights in lecture

On Dec. 4, students at the College attended Mckesson’s lecture on civil rights and activism in Mayo Concert Hall. The event was sponsored by the Black Student Union and the College Union Board. During his lecture, Mckesson described how his childhood experiences led to a career in social justice.

SG elects new speaker of general assembly

Student Government passed a new bill, approved two new clubs for recognition and elected a new speaker of the general assembly on Dec. 6 during its final general body meeting of the fall semester.

Wrestling struggles on road

The College’s wrestling team had a rough afternoon on Saturday, Dec. 2 at the New Standard Invitational. Out of 17 teams, the Lions placed 11th in the tournament overall, with a score of 43.5 points. Only two Lions wrestlers placed within the top five of their bracket in the entire tournament.

Track and Field bring heat to The Armory

The College’s track and field team kicked off its winter season by hosting the TCNJ Indoor Opener at The Armory Track in New York City on Saturday, Dec. 2. The Lions competed against 12 other teams that included conference opponents Rutgers University-Camden, Ramapo College and crosstown rival Princeton University.

Women’s soccer season ends in national semifinals

The women’s soccer team came up short in the national semifinals in Greensboro, North Carolina on Friday, Dec. 1. The team earned their first loss of the season to the University of Chicago, 1-0. The Lions end the season with a record of 21-1-1 and a third place finish in the NCAA tournament.

Lions win two conference games, continue streak

The Lions won their home opener on Wednesday, Nov. 29, defeating Stockton University 95-84. They then defeated Kean University, 76-64, in Union, New Jersey on Saturday Dec. 2. With these wins, the Lions improved to 5-1 this season and 3-0 in the New Jersey Athletic Conference.

President Gitenstein’s success is a product of resilience

How Gitenstein led the College to new heights

Legislation to invest $100 million in local news to be discussed in Education Building forum

A forum to discuss a bill that could help offset the decline of New Jersey’s local news media will take place in Education Building Room 212 on Thursday, Dec. 7.

‘The Nutcracker’ whisked audiences away

Spectators swarmed the Kendall Main Stage Theater in great anticipation for Roxey Ballet’s 23rd annual production of “The Nutcracker,” which ran from Nov. 25 to Dec. 3.

CUB Alt comedy night offers pre-finals respite

From “fucking pandas” to “a pedophile’s favorite chord,” student comedians made the audience chuckle with a wide variety of original routines on Friday, Dec. 1, during CUB ALT’s Student Comedy Night in the Traditions lounge.

Lions conquer competition in home invitational

The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams dominated the competition at Packer Hall from Friday, Dec. 1 to Sunday, Dec. 3. Both were victorious as the men won by 1,489 points and the women won by 960 points.

TMT brings Broadway to campus

Students eagerly packed the Library Auditorium to experience TCNJ Musical Theatre’s annual Broadway night on Friday, Dec. 1.

Women’s basketball extends winning-streak to five

By Alexandra Parado Sports Assistant The Lions wrapped up their second week of play with successive wins over conference opponents Stockton University, 65-47, and Kean University,...

Close readings revisit European poetry

Students experienced some 17th century culture during this week’s installment of the English Department’s Close Readings Series, a recitation of Aemilia Lanyer’s poem “To the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty” by English professor Felicia Steele.

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