Freshmen swimmers dove into collegiate competition, playing key roles in the College's men's and women's season opening sweep at Montclair State University (MSU) on Saturday.
The women's squad defeated MSU's Red Hawks 148-73, giving the team a 1-0 start to the season.
The Lions participated at the Haverford College Invitational on Friday, Oct. 24.
The event, held at Haverford College in Easton, Pa., focused on individual performance, and did not score overall team achievements.
The women's team entered the race 11th in the nation, moving up a position.
I bet you didn't know the College's women's tennis team hasn't lost a match in 22 years.
While football, field hockey and lacrosse teams check out their full-page spreads in the paper and watch the Lions Stadium fill up with fans, members of the women's tennis team quietly pickup their racquets and add another win to their amazing 99-0 record.
The Lions 1-0 loss to the Richard Stockton College Ospreys, ends an eight-game winning streak.
The Lions' (13-2 overall, 2-2 New Jersey Athletic Conference) loss comes at the hand of the Ospreys during their first season at the varsity level. This is Stockton's first year in the NJAC.
This weekend marked two firsts for the College women's soccer team.
Unfortunately, neither of them were good.
The Lions lost to the Red Hawks of Montclair State University, 2-1, making their second loss in a row and their fourth on the season.
At their final home game last Saturday, three seniors were honored, but the College men's soccer team then lost to the Montclair State University Red Hawks, 3-1. Senior co-captains defender Dan Muzzillo and forward Joe Schneck, along with Mike Montalto Rook were recognized during halftime, each receiving gift bags presented by coach George Nazario.
The College's Division III football team defeated George Mason University's club team, 62-20. While the contest on Oct. 17 did not count for the College's record, the Lions could not afford to discount the Patriots, who brought an undefeated record to the game.
There are coat racks in the new science building, but there are still no pencil sharpeners in the building that houses the mathematics and statistics department. It is no surprise that our school is not a college of national prominence.
There are two reasons we'll never be touted as one of the nation's finest colleges.
On Nov. 4, voters from all across New Jersey will head to the polls to elect 40 State Senators and 80 members of the General Assembly to the state legislature. Mercer County has received special attention because it is one of a few counties across the state with key competitive elections.
I'm a little angry this week. So forgive me, but I'm even more frightened.
Politicians around the nation, both in state and federal government, are attempting to change more than the laws of morality.
With several examples from around the country, a disturbing trend is displaying itself.
This week the government finally passed a bill banning partial birth abortion, a great victory for the pro-life camp and the entire country.
Because of the bill, babies will no longer be pulled from their mothers' wombs, scissors stuck in their skulls and their brains vacuumed out.
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict can only be solved if both parties take responsibility for the mistakes of the past. This is the message French author Sylvain Cypel delivered to a room of about 50 students and faculty members at the Politics Forum on Tuesday, Oct.
On several sections of campus, there are new construction projects underway.
According to Brian Murray, director of Construction at the College, although there are many projects currently underway, the College is trying to get as much construction done as it can before the Sesquicentennial in 2005.
Due to leadership problems, the Student Government Association's (SGA) phone directory is not expected to reach students for another month.
According to SGA President Christina Puglia, normal procedure calls for the SGA president to put together the directory, called "The Little Black Book," over the summer and for it to reach students by the second week of the semester.