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Monthly Archives: April, 2018

Fictional media effectively addresses global issues

Immigration is a complicated but important topic to discuss. There is no one right answer that would make everyone happy, but there are plenty of wrong ways to handle it. In the same vein, the way immigration is handled in media needs to accurately highlight the experiences of people who go through the process.

Lamar breaks mold with Pulitzer Prize

On April 16, hip-hop artist Kendrick Lamar won the esteemed Pulitzer Prize for music, making him the first artist not belonging to either the jazz or classical genre to do so. Lamar’s album “DAMN.” received the prize almost exactly one year after the album’s widespread commercial success and two Grammy nominations.

Violent protests against federal policy changes erupt in Nicaragua

Violent protests have been erupting throughout Nicaragua since April 18, according to The New York Times.

North Korea takes first step towards denuclearization

North Korea announced important changes to its foreign policy and nuclear defense programs on April 21, when Kim Jong-un declared that he will end nuclear and missile testing, according to Foreign Policy.

Southwest Airlines engine failure kills passenger

Southwest Airlines is receiving backlash after an engine failure on Southwest Flight 1380 killed one person and injured seven more on April 17, according to The New York Times.

Students put on riveting ‘Evening of One Act Shorts’

The spotlights above the Don Evans Black Box Theatre stage illuminated four student writers and directors on Friday, April 20. As they described the themes of their plays, spectators anticipated a compelling show for All College Theatre’s Evening of One Act Shorts.

Stevens, Mary Washington trample tennis team

Despite earning a 9-0 victory against Stevens Institute of Technology on Wednesday, April 18, the women’s tennis team lost its first game of the season when they fell to the University of Mary Washington, 7-2, on Saturday, April 21. Meanwhile, the men dropped both of their games.

Lions smash ranked opponents

The second best team in the New Jersey Athletic Conference? No sweat. The number one ranked team in the country? No competition. A team all the way from Colorado? Just another day at Lions Stadium.

NHL playoffs worth lengthy postseason

I love the smell of ice in the morning. The National Hockey League playoffs started a few weeks ago, and I’ve been enjoying myself immensely so far despite the fact that the New York Rangers failed to make the postseason for the first time since 2010.

Lions duel Rowan for top conference seed

The top two teams in the New Jersey Athletic Conference met on Sunday, April 22 at George Ackerman Park in an exciting contest.

Namit tosses two no-hitters to shut out Stockton, Kean

Namit got the College’s five-win week started in the first game of its doubleheader against Stockton University on April 17 at Dr. June Walker Field. She hurled her first no-hitter of the week, holding her opponent hitless in five innings while the Lions’ offense generated eight runs, cruising past Stockton, 8-0.

Lions blaze lanes at Moravian College

The track and field teams turned in an exciting week of performances in two prestigious, competitive invitationals — the Larry Ellis Invitational, hosted by Princeton University, on Friday, April 20 and the Greyhound Invitational, hosted by Moravian College, from Friday to Saturday, April 21.

College holds emotional support animal forum

The College’s Committee on Student and Campus Community held an open forum to discuss the draft policy of its preliminary recommendation on service and emotional support animals on April 18.

Influential women in gaming share industry insights

Students took a trip through the eyes of three influential women in the gaming industry at the Pioneering Play: Women in Game Development and Design lecture in Roscoe West Hall Room 201 on Thursday, April 19.

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