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Monthly Archives: March, 2009

The President dishes out slices.

Last Wednesday, College President R. Barbara Gitenstein treated commuter students to pizza and refreshments in the Brower Student Center. This was just one of the many social visits the President has made to students on campus.

Campus Fashion

Alex Bachert, Sophomore Major: Journalism What are you wearing? A lace dress from Anthropologie with black leggings underneath. My boots are Timberland. What about the jewelry? Some of my bangles are my mom's and some my friend bought me when she was in India.

Indian dance party

Members of the Indian Student Organization hosted Bhangra Night on Saturday. The evening combined traditional and modern Indian dance with hop hop and techno elements.

Sad? Listen to these feel-good songs

"In This Diary" by the Ataris Jess: The sentiment in this song is simple: Enjoy being young, because it won't last forever. Kris Roe's simplistic lyrics are amazing because it seems like he wrote them just for you. Detailing random situations many of us have found ourselves in (we've all stayed up late "quoting lines from all those movies that we love"), the song is nostalgic throughout, without ever becoming sappy or regretful about the past.

College duo plays to packed house

WTSR hosted Pariah in the Kendall Hall TV Studio on Tuesday, March 17. Guitarist/producer Stephen Dadaian, senior biopsychology major and vocalist/lyricist Jon Peterburs, junior health and exercise science major, play a fusion of rap and rock. The Studio was filled to about capacity, which, according to WTSR Music Director Chris Payne, is one of the best turnouts the WTSR Concert Series has had.

Performers proudly proclaim ‘Yo Soy Latina’

The Mildred & Ernest E. Mayo Concert Hall was nearly filled as three young women performed the College version of Linda Nieves-Powell's "Yo Soy Latina!" last Thursday in preparation for Women's History Month and Latin Awareness Month. Laughter filled the concert hall as Nicolle Anderson-Guerra, a recent graduate from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City, Antonia Marrero, an actress in the National Touring Company, and Crystal Roman, a member of Latino Flavored Productions, Inc.

College comedians crack up audience

On Friday March 20, the College Union Board hosted their Student Comedy Competition, a contest to see who will open for the second comedy show in April. Based on audience response and the ruling of the judges, eight comedians brought their best material to a packed house.

How old are we?

Flipping through this week's News section, readers might notice a recurring trend, specifically in Cop Shop. Apparently, the "best and the brightest," the attendees of "the hot college," our own "outstanding scholars" have turned into nothing more than fire alarm-pulling, head-butting juveniles who run to ResEd every time someone draws a dick on the wall.

This Week in Sports

Game of the Week: Women's Basketball The women's basketball team's mission to be the best NCAA Division III squad is two games away from completion. The College entered the Final Four of the tournament after a 54-48 victory over the University of Scranton. This marks the first time in program history that the women's basketball team has made it to the Final Four. The next opponent for the College is the intimidating and undefeated second-seeded George Fox University.

Lions around the dorm

After what many in the world of sports banter would call beginner's luck, correspondent Andrew Amadeo is taking his maiden voyage as AtD referee. For this week eight showdown, Andrew has Sports Assistant Garrett Rasko-Martinis and Staff Writers Duncan Slobodzian and Brandon Lee discussing who has the best hurlers in baseball, who should be crowned NBA Most Valuable Player and how the Detroit Lions can possibly get any better.

Arizona road trip burns Lions baseball

With sun-scorched necks and sweat-stained caps, the Lions' trip to Arizona was not quite fun in the sun. Following their 11-game road trip, which spanned the duration of Spring Break, the College returned home with an uninspiring record of 5-6 as they now look ahead to their in-conference schedule.

College athletes impress at indoor NCAA’s

Both the men's and women's track and field distance medley relay teams earned All-American honors at the 2009 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships, held March 13 and 14 at the Rose-Human Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Ind. Sophomore Dennis Waite, senior Rob McGowan, senior Pasquale DiGioacchino and sophomore TJ Bocchino represented the men's team, which placed eighth with a time of 10:06.

No hits, no problem: Pitching bails out Lions

Despite a rocky 4-6 start to their season, the Lions' softball team ended their Spring Break trip to the Sunshine State on an upswing, winning three out of four as junior hurler Ashley Minervini sparked a pair of combined no-hitters. Minervini's first gem came during a five-inning contest with Rhode Island College, where the Lion bats caught fire en route to a 13-0 shutout victory.

Florida road trip garners mixed results for Lions

The women's tennis team's Spring Break journey to the Sunshine State started off gloomy after a pair of losses, but an 8-1 trouncing of St. Mary's College helped the Lions salvage the Orlando trip as they continue to gear up for May's National Championships.

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