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Yearly Archives: 2005

Poetry slam provides artistic forum for discussion

Whether on the College campus, in the United States, or in countries around the globe, AIDS affects everyone. The multicultural poetry slam, sponsored by PRISM, was held on the opening night of AIDS Awareness Week last Monday. It brought creativity and a fresh outlook to this problem through student-written poems and discussions.

Speaker recounts parents’ life – and death – at the hands of AIDS

Last Wednesday, PRISM invited guest speaker Elaine Pasqua to speak in the Spiritual Center for AIDS Awareness Week. Instead of the melancholy, preachy lecture some expected, students were treated to a warm, funny speaker who was serious about AIDS. "I wanted a program that would have a strong impact and incorporate a safe-sex aspect," Angel Hernandez, AIDS Awareness Week chair, said.

’60 Minutes’ producer discusses covering AIDS in news

Students gathered Thursday night to learn about international media efforts and performance to cover the problem of AIDS in Africa from David Gelber, executive producer of the Ed Bradley Documentary Unit of "60 Minutes." Having worked for news networks such as NBC, ABC and currently CBS, Gelber asserts that American journalism does not report enough coverage on foreign news.

Struggling ‘D’ leads to three straight losses

The College's women's basketball team had a brutal week as it dropped three straight games, two against New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) opponents. After dual NJAC losses to Richard Stockton College and Kean University, the Lions dropped to 2-4 overall, with a 1-2 record in the NJAC.

Lions capture first place at Scranton

The College's wrestling team was powered to a first-place finish at the Scranton University Invitational on Sunday behind three individual champions and five individual second place tallies. Junior Pat Cross captured the 184-pound title, sophomore Brett Jankos finished atop the 197-pound class and senior Keith Bjorhus took first at heavyweight to help the Lions total 168 team points in the nine-team field.

Kiss breaks own record as lions take 12 NCAA cuts

This past weekend, the Lions participated in the Rutgers University Super Splash. The women's team took home eighth place, while the men's team captured fourth place in the three-day event. The Lions also finished with 11 NCAA Division III "B" cuts and one NCAA Division III "A" cut.

Lions are lights-out in second half to down Kean

The College's men's basketball team used a second-half scoring outburst to defeat Kean University on Saturday 72-60 in Union. Senior center Scott Findlay scored 13 of his 15 points and the team shot an impressive 65 percent from the field in the decisive second half.

Republican tax breaks lead to cuts in major social programs

One could be forgiven for imagining that the Republicans are devoted to working-class Americans. After all, Bush has often talked about his belief in an "ownership society," where all Americans would have the chance to enjoy the American dream. Strangely, however, for the past couple of weeks, Republicans have mounted a concerted effort to attack government programs that help Americans do just that.

Fraternity and sorority stereotypes give Greeks a bad name

Thinking back to my freshman year, one of the first days that come to mind is my first day at the College. As I approached the parking deck behind Travers and Wolfe, two very helpful boys greeted me and carried almost all of my belongings up to Travers 724.

Question everything, fear nothing but ignorance

As the looming obstacle of finals approaches, so does the eventual date when the College's campus will shut down for Winter Break. Our community will break apart, and most students will go home to the four corners of the world, though mostly in New Jersey.

Has the American public lost the spirit of Christmas?

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, isn't it? Many of us have decorated our rooms, shopped for gifts or listened to Christmas music on a more regular basis, waiting anxiously for that special time: the season when nothing can go wrong and all the world is right.

W.I.L.L wins a $20K grant

For the second year in a row, the Women in Learning and Leadership (W.I.L.L.) program at the College received a grant of $20,000 from the Bunbury Company, a private foundation supporting charitable organizations from the central New Jersey area. The W.I.

Gamma Zeta named top KDP chapter in nation

Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society of education, presented the College's chapter of the organization, Gamma Zeta, with its prestigious Ace of the Achieving Chapter Excellence (ACE) Award, recognizing it as the top chapter in the nation. Gamma Zeta accepted the award at the 45th Biennial Convocation held in Orlando, Fla.

ResLife deals with global students’ housing dilemma

Earlier this semester, students participating in the Global Student Teacher program were informed that they would lose housing upon their return to the College during the spring semester. The conflict was recently resolved, but not all students have been pleased with the solution.

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