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Monthly Archives: April, 2003

Intramural spring sports sees end to season

The regular spring season has come to an end for intramural sports. Rain has put a damper on the softball season, but most of the 31 teams have made it to the playoffs. Floor Hockey As the B League Floor Hockey playoffs begin, only one team, the Maulers, remains undefeated.

Lions softball playoff hopes may stay alive

The College held on for two wins on Sunday and kept their playoff hopes alive as they bested Kean University in both ends of the home doubleheader. The College, rallied for five runs in the fourth inning of the second game and held on to the lead to post an 8-4 victory over Kean University.

Pioneers break Lions 11-game winning streak

All it took was one decisive swing from Pioneer Tim Banos to break the Lions' early three-run lead over William Paterson University and the College's 11-game winning streak. For the first time this season, the Lions gave up double digits in a loss, falling 12-5 to William Paterson in the opener of Sunday's sunny Family Day doubleheader.

Women’s Rugby wins East Coast Division III

The College's Women's Rugby Club have won both of their matches at the Inaugrual East Coast Division III Championships in Bethlehem, Pa. held April 26-27. "We just gained our school a national title," Michelle DiFedele, president of the College's Women's Rugby Club, said.

Men’s Tennis loses final spring match

The Men's Tennis team lost in their final dual-match of the season, 4-3 to Drew University. Senior captain Marc Hill was victorious for the Lions in first singles, defeating Drew's JD Spina 6-4, 6-0. The win gave Hill a 13-3 record for the year in dual-matches.

Lacrosse defeats Drew, Cabrini on road to NJAC

The Lions' lacrosse team improved its winning streak to 12-0 this week. Saturday's game against Drew University ended in a 19-7 score in favor of the College. Freshman attacker Lauren Dougher was the star of the game with a career-high six goals and two assists for a total of eight points.

Let’s talk about Syn-er-gy!

Thirty-six fine young women took the stage, flaunting their bright costumes and much-practiced moves. Get your mind out of the gutter. I'm talking about "Absolut" Synergy, the College's Dance Company's performance, which pirouetted its way around Kendall Hall this past Sunday.

Lions’ pride shows at Invitational

The College's outdoor track and field teams had a number of top performers at the 2003 Lions' Invitational on Saturday, a non-team scored event. In the shot put, freshman Bobbi Jo Leighty took second place with a mark of 11.74 meters. He also took 16th place in the hammer throw with a mark of 33.

Saturday is rugby day and it should always be that way

I almost forgot how great winning feels, but what I actually forgot was how great it is to be a part of a team. The only sport I had ever done in my life was gymnastics. For about 12 years, I was a part of a team of really talented gymnasts, both on my club and high school teams.

Sophomores: junior year can be a rude awakening

I hate those articles/opinions about reflection. I don't think that much can be learned by them, but here I go trying not to reflect too much. I've been asked to write about something that I have been saying for weeks, the difference in terms of personal growth between a sophomore and a junior.

For policy, the 80s were very good years

Since we have reached the end of the academic year, I would sure like to use the time remaining to address some of the concerns that others have expressed about American foreign policy in the 1980s. Under the Reagan Doctrine, U.S. assistance was given to pro-democracy forces in countries that were being threatened by Marxist-Leninist takeovers.

Freshman year could never be a waste

Well, my first year of college is coming to an end, so I'm gonna be a clich? and reflect upon it. If you are a prospective freshman on a tour and pick up The Signal, here's the real deal. I had no idea of what to expect when coming to the College.

Master plan announced

It wasn't budget cuts that changed the College's master plan for campus construction. Rather, the College had to first settle a dispute with members of the Ewing community who did not want a parking deck built behind the houses on Pennington Road. "Basically, the township asked us to do two things," Pete Mills, capital planning executive and president of the Trenton State Corporation (TSC), said.

Hopewell Township plagued with sprawl — Trenton suffers from environmental racism

From Hopewell Township to Mulberry Street, the Trenton area suffers from a range of environmental problems. Whether it is sprawl or toxic waste dumps, residents are forced to deal with the results of lax environmental regulation and a Bush in the White House doesn't bode well.
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