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College prepares for 150th anniversary

February 11, 2004 Keri Adams 0

Although the Sesquicentennial Celebration does not officially begin until its opening ceremony next September, the College is hard at work promoting its 150th anniversary and finishing some major projects in time for the 2004-2005 school year.

The countdown to the opening ceremony began on Feb. […]

Sesquicentennial set to kick off next fall

February 11, 2004 Jenna Lerro 0

Monday, Feb. 9 marked the kickoff of the College’s sesquicentennial celebration with the unveiling of the countdown clock located outside of the Brower Student Center. Following a short address by College President R. Barbara Gitenstein, the first event for the 150-year celebration was announced – the naming of the Lion mascot. […]

SGA welcomes five new members

February 11, 2004 Sean Marotta 0

The Student Government Association (SGA) began its Feb. 4 meeting by welcoming five new members into its ranks. Students submitted nomination forms to SGA to be considered for the vacant senator positions and were then questioned by SGA.

Freshman Eric Pasternack was the sole nominee for the senator of culture and society position. […]

SFB tables three requests, will check on remaining funds

February 11, 2004 Donna Kardos 0

The Student Finance Board (SFB) made a unique decision in an effort to divide the remaining money in the special appropriations line fairly when chairperson Craig Gross vetoed a decision made at the beginning of the meeting with a vote of 6-5-0 to allocate $975 to the men’s volleyball team. […]

Cop Shop

February 11, 2004 Raj Rajaraman 0

On Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 1:35 a.m., Campus Police was dispatched to Ely and Brewster Halls on a report of criminal mischief. The officers noticed blue marker on walls on the first floor hallway of Ely as well as nametags and message boards ripped off the doors. […]

College begins countdown to 150-year celebration

February 11, 2004 Kimberly Gray 0

On Monday, Feb. 9, at 12:30 p.m. the College kicked off its countdown to the sesquicentennial celebration by unveiling the official clock that will count the seconds until Sept. 8, the official start of the sesquicentennial year.

The clock is located outside the Brower Student Center in the trophy case facing Packer Hall and the interior of campus. […]

Web logs get personal

February 11, 2004 Bryan Wassel 0

Lower maintenance than a full-blown website, usually free of charge and easily accessible to the public, web logs, also known as blogs, are becoming popular among professional and casual journal-keepers alike.

A blog is a public online journal with a set of links to other sites. […]

Housing or no housing?

February 11, 2004 Audrey Levine 0

As the spring semester inches toward the halfway mark, the time has come for students to begin preparing for next year’s housing assignments.

In the middle of February, the lottery process will begin for freshmen, sophomores and juniors. Freshmen are guaranteed housing for the coming year, but upperclassmen must face the fact

that there is only a certain number of rooms available for them. […]

V-Day is bringing ‘Vaginas’ to a theater near you

February 11, 2004 Rebecca Scanlon 0

Get ready, vaginas. The third annual production of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” will be on campus this Valentine’s Day weekend.

But don’t turn away, penises.

“I know it’s called ‘The Vagina Monologues,'” Nina Davidson, sophomore English and women’s and gender studies major, and one of the five student directors said. […]

Students can go to Health Services the ‘morning-after’

February 11, 2004 Mandee Wilton 0

Despite controversy, the College’s Health Services and Planned Parenthood continue to stand behind the decision to make the morning-after pill available to students.

Plan B is the emergency contraceptive pill offered at Health Services. It prevents pregnancy by 89 percent if taken within 72 hours of contraceptive failure or unprotected intercourse. […]

Mercer County Photo Show struts its stuff in Holman

February 11, 2004 Wendy Bodine 0

The Holman Art Gallery is currently hosting the 2004 Mercer County Photography Exhibit, a biennial exhibition open to anyone 18 years or older who lives, works or goes to school in Mercer County. The exhibit was officially opened to the public during a reception that was held on Jan. […]

College channel offers ‘Instant Entertainment’

February 11, 2004 Ashley Marty 0

As concerned students, watching an “in-depth” expos? about the Git’s involvement in the murder of rapper Tupac Shakur can be frightening, eerie and even uncanny. But Matt Lawrence’s investigation of this, shown on the College’s “Instant Entertainment,” is too busy being hilarious and sarcastic to worry anyone. […]

What does Valentine’s mean to you?

February 11, 2004 copress 0

People, there is a monster lurking around this campus. Unlike his compatriots he does not have superhuman strength or the ability to breathe fire. This particular villain comes in the form of a winged baby armed with passion – inducing arrows.

Wherever you go, Valentine’s Day is forcing itself on you; pink flyers in the newspaper, diamond ads during prime-time and that ever romantic gesture, gas station roses. […]

Chinese language is art

February 11, 2004 Jenise Beaman 0

“Framed Character,” a book about Chinese writing authored by Arnold Au and illustrated by Fanky Chak, is an attempt to develop a deeper understanding of the words and writings of the Chinese language.

The book connects the meaning of words from the Chinese culture to the symbolic representations of the English culture. […]

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