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Monthly Archives: March, 2018

Students should not fear change

Days before I started my freshman year at the College a year and a half ago, I was extremely anxious. I did not know what to expect from this new chapter of my life and was beginning to get cold feet.

Online ‘ghosting’ leaves students in darkness

As a child, ghosts were a symbol of entrancing fear for me. Being “ghosted” on Halloween meant finding candy and a note from a friend on my doorstep. I would make it my mission to find out who “ghosted” me and plot who to spook next.

Harassment reactions reveal double standard

Katy Perry, one of three judges on ABC’s “American Idol” reboot, has recently made headlines due to a property dispute with Californian nuns. This scandal overshadowed an instance of sexual misconduct on Perry’s part during the show’s pre-recorded auditions.

Kathryn Foster named College’s 16th president

The Board of Trustees announced its unanimous selection of the College’s new president-elect on March 28 ­— Kathryn Foster, an accomplished scholar and educator, will return to her home state to serve as the College’s 16th president on July 1.

Around the Dorm: Jason Pierre-Paul, Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angeles Angels

In this week’s edition of Around the Dorm, “Ref” Miguel Gonzalez asked our panel of three experts — Vinnie DeTommaso, Kevin Kistner and Andres Arango — three questions: 1. Did the Giants make the right call in trading Jason Pierre-Paul? 2. Can the Philadelphia 76ers qualify for the playoffs? 3. Will pitcher Shohei Ohtani help the Los Angeles Angels contend for the American League West division title? 

The Signal Sound: Good Field and Sufis

This week, Arts & Entertainment Editor Heidi Cho highlights some of the best new albums that the College’s radio station, 91.3 FM WTSR, puts into its rotation.

CUB Alt crowd scoffs down Japanese Breakfast

In lo-fi purple and red lighting, a somber scene was set for the College Union Board’s latest CUB Alt show on Friday, March 23. From headliner Japanese Breakfast to the two openers, Long Beard and Mothers, the three female-led tri-state area acts created an atmosphere that filled the Brower Student Center.

Games Day exhibit makes past interactive

The Sarnoff Collection is known for hosting innovative and original exhibitions. As part of a temporary exhibit the collection has been hosting called “Playing with Innovation: The Games of Joseph Weisbecker,” usable works and games were featured as part of “Board Games Day” on Saturday, March 24.

Lunafest casts spotlight on women in film

The diversity of the crowd in the Library Auditorium mirrored the diversity of the mediums, voices and visual techniques seen on screen on Friday, March 23 when Lunafest came to the College. The traveling film festival showcased award-winning short films created by and for women.

SFB funds multiple events through conference call

Seven events were funded and two events were tabled at this week’s Student Finance Board meeting held over a conference call on March 21.

Guest speakers discuss obesity stigma

The College’s Schools of Science, Business and Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science teamed up with global health care company Novo Nordisk to present the third seminar, “The Biology of Obesity and its Management,” of the four-part lecture series “Understanding Obesity: A Multidisciplinary Challenge” in the Education Building on March 20.

Professor hosts book launch party to fund Womanspace

An alumna and adjunct professor of counselor education at the College proudly shared a glimpse of her lifelong battle with anxiety at her book launch party and fundraiser for Womanspace at Piccolo Pronto in Campus Town on Friday, March 23.

Vital Signs: Get screened for STIs

While sex education is required in New Jersey high schools, students may find that one marking period of their gym teacher showing movies about teen pregnancy did not provide enough information.

Loyola-Chicago brings harmony to March Madness

So, who exactly are the Loyola University Chicago Ramblers?

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