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Monthly Archives: November, 2006

Lions’ wrestling shows strength in Fall Brawl

On Nov. 18, the Lions took part in the Ursinus College Fall Brawl and blew away the competition with three champions. Junior Ray Sarinelli went 4-0 throughout the tournament to take the 133-pound crown to continue his successful season. Senior Joey Galante took first in the 157-pound division, as he also went 4-0 with two pins.

Lions get splashed by Bloomsburg

Tension was running high last week at the Lions' dual swim meet on Saturday, Nov. 18 against Bloomsburg University. The men's team had lost its undefeated record only six days before to Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) in a close 125-114 meet, but it regained its footing against Bloomsburg for the win, 142-103.

Lions get win in home opener

The Lions opened their season with an average start, as they now stand at 3-2 after two tournaments and their regular season home opener. The College battled Keystone College for its first home game and it went down to the wire as the team exchanged fouls to eventually give the Lions the 61-58 win.

Men take eighth in NCAA tournament

Both cross country teams competed in the 2006 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships and had strong finishes. The men earned a eighth place while the women took home 22nd place. For the men, junior Brian Kopnicki took home the highest finish for the Lions, earning 21st place in 27:31.

Lions to Catholic: Say Your Prayers

The College's women's basketball team finished its first week of play with a 3-1 record after wins over Catholic University, Dickinson College and Ursinus College and a loss to DeSales University. The Lions beat the previously undefeated Catholic University of America Cardinals 73-61 on Nov.

Lions Around the Dorm

As the temperature begins to drop, there is always one thing to warm your bones: Around The Dorm! This is the last hurrah for the usual suspects before we begin rotating new people in. Here is the lineup you all know and love: Signal sports editor Lauren Kohout, WTSR sports director Patrick Lavery and Signal staff writer Ray Lodato.

Lions’ magic runs out in Disney

For the second straight year, the College's women's soccer team finished second in the NCAA Division III national tournament, falling this time to Wheaton College (Ill.) 2-0 on Saturday in Florida. The Lions finished out their season at 18-2-3, with both losses coming at the hands of the Thunder.

Police cross the line as UCLA student is Tasered

On Nov. 14, an Iranian-American student by the name of Mostafa Tabatabainejad, 23, was repeatedly Tasered at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) library after he refused to show identification to the attending security workers, who check ID cards randomly after 11 p.

State Police examine new possibility in Fiocco case

Police investigating the disappearance and death of College freshman John Fiocco Jr. are looking into a lead in the case. According to Capt. Al Della Fave of the New Jersey State Police, the department received information that a possible game of hide-and-seek may have been happening in Wolfe Hall the night Fiocco disappeared.

Broaden your horizons abroad

The first International Study Abroad Fair was held Nov. 15 in the Brower Student Center to promote the awareness of the International, off campus and summer programs offered at the College. Karen Jenkins, assistant provost, allowed Matt Snyder, junior journalism major, "creative leadership" over the entire event.

Report shows ‘erosion of trust’ in higher education

Faculty, staff, and administrators met Nov. 15 for the second of two open public forums hosted by Beth Paul, interim provost, to discuss the Spellings Report, a comprehensive federal study about the current state of higher education. Conversation focused on how to respond to the report, how to improve access for minorities, and how to justify rising costs to the public.

Searching for justice in bags

Officers on bicycles are a common sight for any students who find themselves wandering around campus at night. But most students are unaware that in most cases these officers are not Campus Police officers; rather, they are the College's cadre of security officers.

Eickhoff changes bug College diners

Roaches have been added to a list of problems Sodexho Dining Services has been experiencing in Eickhoff Hall, including unhappiness with the new lunch meat and continued problems with the dishwasher. According to Director of Resident Dining Matt Hower, steps have been taken to solve the roach problem, such as contacting Cooper Pest Control, which is contracted by the College.

Secret frat uncovered

At its Nov. 15 meeting, Inter Greek Council (IGC) announced it was looking for any information IGC members had relating to an underground fraternity. According to Pamela Mirabelli, fraternity and sorority coordinator for IGC, the underground fraternity is named Chi Beta Pi.
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