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‘Mystique’ and ‘Ambiance’ approved

February 25, 2009 Roxanne Neumaier 0

The Student Finance Board (SFB) unanimously allotted $6,092.50 for the Asian American Association (AAA)’s 17th annual “Mystique of the East.”

“Students can relate to the acts or they are curious and can find out more through our organization,” AAA treasurer Larry Joo said. […]

News Bits

February 25, 2009 Signal Editorial Staff 0

Lawyers in Washington hired by mortgage finance giant Freddie Mac are quietly investigating the firm’s own $2 million lobbying campaign The Associated Press learned on Monday.

The FBI has rescued more than 45 suspected teenage prostitutes as of Monday, some as young as 13, in a nationwide sweep to remove kids from the illegal sex trade and punish their accused pimps. […]

Rebels’ call for cease-fire denied

February 25, 2009 Signal Editorial Staff 0

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) – Sri Lanka’s Tamil rebels, facing likely defeat on the battlefield, appealed for a cease-fire Monday – a call immediately rejected by the government as a final effort by the separatists to “save their miserable skins.”

The Tamil Tiger rebels have lost most of their strongholds to government forces and are trapped on a sliver of land in the northeast along with tens of thousands of civilians. […]

Motels found to be favorite of drug makers

February 25, 2009 Signal Editorial Staff 0

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) – Illegal methamphetamine “cooks” are traipsing undetected through an unknown number of motels and hotels with covert drug-making labs – leaving a toxic mess behind for unsuspecting customers and housekeeping crews.

They are places where drug-makers can go unnoticed, mixing the chemicals needed for the highly addictive stimulant in a matter of hours before slipping out the next morning. […]

Fashion week wraps up

February 25, 2009 Keesean Moore 0

New York’s fashion week collections were very aggressive. Most of the runways were reactionary – portals for venting against fear produced by the recession. It was as if with cut and intellect, designers flipped the economy off with a well-tailored finger. […]

Campus Fashion

February 25, 2009 Kristen Kubilus 0

Leo Mahaga, Senior Major: Criminology What are you wearing? Black Levis skinny jeans, a blue button-up from Pierre Cardin, a Ralph Lauren tie and slip-on Converse. Why do you wear mismatched Converses? It looks awesome. I bought them with the purpose of mismatching them. […]

Students needed to trim their tresses

February 25, 2009 Kristen Lord 0

Members of Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) are calling out to students for their luscious locks next week. The group is setting up in the Brower Student Center on Tuesday, March 3 for their second annual fundraiser, Cuts for Cancer. Collaborating with Sigma Pi Fraternity, the group is bringing in stylists from Great Clips, a nearby salon, and offering haircuts for a donation of $25. […]

Students find family at Visitation Home

February 25, 2009 Julia Ireland 2

Upon entering the Visitation Home in Yardville, N.J., there is an immediate feeling of stepping into a caring and loving atmosphere. Those living inside are constantly smiling and laughing, grateful to see friendly faces. The Catholic shared-living residence houses people with developmental disabilities and several live-in staff members. […]

Jazz Pollution funks up Ratmosphere

February 25, 2009 Keesean Moore 0

There’s very little margin for frantic head bopping when devouring a cheesesteak at the Rathskeller, but those boundaries were pushed on Friday when the College Union Board (CUB) hosted funk ensemble Jazz Pollution.

The band, comprised of John Hopper (flute), Alex McDaniel (guitar, lead vocals), Frank Ulatowski (bass), Mike Cohen (alto sax), Nadav Nirenberg (trombone) and Ryan Carver (drums), touched all bases in the world of jazz, from swing to ska. […]

Art exhibit breaks ‘ground’

February 25, 2009 Chalese Leven 0

The College Art Gallery opened its doors on Feb. 18, revealing a new collection of pieces titled “Anxious Ground: Contemporary Landscape Photography.”

The show, curated by Anita Allyn, the chair of the College Art Department, and Sarah Cunningham, Gallery director, features the work of artists from all over the country. […]

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