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Monthly Archives: February, 2020

Bill Nye bails

The Student Finance Board (SFB) met to discuss replacing the previously scheduled Bill Nye event on Wednesday, Feb. 19, in the Brower Student Center Room 104.

Students showcase ambition at Spring Career Fair

Ambitious students made their way into the Student Recreation Center to kick off the College’s 2020 Spring Career and Internship Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Over 150 companies were present including Amazon, Bank of America and the U.S. Department of Labor.

Bonner teaches engineering to Trenton students

Creation, teamsmanship and smiles filled the room as the students of Trenton Central High School (TCHS) assembled into their groups and put their creativity to work.

Over a year after fatal crash, students continue to heal

The last thing Anthony Galante remembers is calling his friend for a ride home. When he woke up, the whole month of December had passed by.

Eating disorders affect everyone, regardless of size

Adrianna Green has struggled with her weight her entire life. After being pressured by her mother, she tried dieting, walking around her neighborhood and exercising with Nintendo’s popular Wii Fit — but nothing worked.

Foster discusses strategy to improve College at SG

Student Government recognized a new organization on campus and listened to a presentation by College President Kathryn Foster regarding a potential strategy plan at their general body meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 19, in the Education Building Room 115.

Men’s tennis drop first game, women continue streak

Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams competed on Sunday, Feb. 23, as the men picked up their first loss of the season against Babson College and the women remained perfect with their eighth win over Wellesley College.

Men’s basketball secures No. 1 seed

With a 87-76 victory over William Paterson University on Wednesday, Feb. 19, the men’s basketball team won the regular season title in the New Jersey Athletic Conference for the first time since the 1997-1998 season. The win locked the College in the No. 1 seed in the tournament, as well as a bye to the semifinals.

Women basketball team advances to NJAC championship

In an exhilarating 67-59 overtime victory over William Paterson University in Packer Hall on Saturday, Feb. 22, the women’s basketball team advanced to the New Jersey Athletic Conference semifinals. The Lions are seeking their first NJAC championship since the 2008-2009 season.

Lions place second at MET championships

Both the men’s and women’s swim teams dominated from Friday, Feb. 21, to Sunday, Feb. 23, at the MET championships. Both squads placed second behind Rowan University, with the men scoring an impressive 1,478.5 points while the women scored even more, with a final tally of 1,523 points.

Failure does not stifle emotional growth

(Trigger Warning: the following article discusses self-harm, which may be triggering to some readers.)

New Jersey raises threat level of white supremacists

New Jersey released its annual Terrorism Threat Assessment report on Friday, Feb. 21, in which the state government raised the threat level from white supremacist extremists to “high,” which now puts the perceived threat from white supremacists as more extreme than that from either Al Quaeda or Isis, according to CNN.

Britain takes more aggressive action in fighting climate change

Britain recently announced a more aggressive plan to combat the ever-increasing climate threat. The plan will grant the British government the power to ban petrol and diesel-fueled vehicles as early as 2032, according to The Guardian.

Interstate Air Pollution in the United States Sparks Concern

New studies citing data primarily from 2005 to 2018 are confirming a troubling reality — even when air pollution is kept below ‘safe’ guidelines, exposure can still be fatal, according to CNN.

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