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Bands use ‘music as a weapon’

April 29, 2009 Bobby Olivier 0

It was a warzone. Shots from the snare rang out in the night as bass and toms pulsed the Izod Center, shaking the ground on which the soldiers stood. Shrill screams of guitar poured from speakers, sending them into a frenzy. The infantrymen dressed in black circled the floor wildly, screaming and flailing in response to their field general’s arrival, the man around which all of this chaos revolved. […]

Jazz ensemble nearly knocks Kendall down with tunes

April 29, 2009 Myles Ma 0

Steve Voelker, tenor saxophonist, was trying to earn his pork pie hat in the Jazz Ensemble’s concert Saturday night in Kendall Hall.

The junior musician had the task of playing tenor on the Lester Young piece “Tickle Toe.” Young was famous for wearing pork pie hats, and for his cool tone. […]

Our first online-only edition

April 29, 2009 Signal Editorial Staff 0

Congratulations! In front of your eyes is the first ever Signal online-only editorial, along with the rest of the first online-only edition.

Come Fall semester, we at The Signal hope to continue the trend of directing readers toward our Web site. Our web team will be working diligently over the summer to develop a new site that will lend itself to a 24-hour news cycle and breaking news. […]

This Week In Sports

April 22, 2009 Signal Editorial Staff 0

Game of the Week
The baseball team has a big away game against Ramapo College on April 24. The last time these two conference rivals matched up, the Lions bested the Roadrunners 8-3. […]

Lion of the week: Alex Sietsma

April 22, 2009 Julia Ireland 0

Sophomore pitcher Alex Sietsma recorded a pair of shutout wins starting with an 8-0 win over Rutgers-Camden University last Friday. She posted 14 strikeouts and a 0.45 ERA in three appearances this past week. […]

Lions around the dorm

April 22, 2009 Signal Editorial Staff 0

After James Queally’s narrow victory in the first round of the semifinals, Staff Writer Brandon Lee, Correspondent Andrew Amadeo and WTSR Sports Director Mike Leatherwood will compete for the two remaining slots in the finals. Staff Writer Michael O’Donnell has concocted a fresh batch of questions about Chien-Ming Wang’s early-season woes, who can upset the Lakers or the Cavaliers and who will hoist Lord Stanley’s Cup. […]

Lions fend off Fords, blow past Violets at home

April 22, 2009 Josh Caulfield 0

The men’s and women’s tennis teams had productive weeks this past week. The teams had three big wins between them, two of which belonged to the women’s team against Haverford College on April 16, and New York University on April 18. The men’s team posted a victory in their only match of the week, defeating Haverford College on April 16. […]

Softball beginning to gain momentum

April 22, 2009 copress 0

Despite being a younger team, the steadily improving Lions are beginning to find their stroke.

Following back-to-back doubleheaders, the Lions are now 20-14 overall, with a 9-5 conference record.

After sweeping the Raptors of Rutgers University-Camden in two straight games, the team earned its 20th victory of the year by splitting a doubleheader with Ramapo College. […]

Tennis star reaches career milestone

April 22, 2009 Bobby Olivier 0

It was a point to remember. Far away from home and with her family and teammates looking on, Jackie Shtemberg roared.

“Come on!” she screamed in relief as the reality of the moment set in. She had done it.

She had won her point, a long and painful one against No. […]

Athletes post impressive scores in victory at Moravian

April 22, 2009 Melissa Redmond 0

ams came out on top at Moravian College’s Greyhound Invitational last weekend. The Lions were dominant throughout, producing numerous Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) qualifying times.

The men’s 4×400 team, comprised of junior DeShard Stevens, senior Steve Murray, senior Pasquale DiGioacchino and senior Rob McGowan, earned the victory with an ECAC-qualifying time of 3:17. […]

Lion hurlers pound Pioneers

April 22, 2009 Bobby Olivier 0

With a newly-solidified pitching staff to match their potent offense, the Lions are a force to be reckoned with. “They have done a better job of throwing strikes and getting ahead of hitters,” head coach Dean Glus said. “Once they get ahead, they are in control instead of the other way around. […]

Alcohol awareness tactics ineffective

April 22, 2009 Mike Tracey 0

It was difficult not to balk at the crashed car situated in the middle of campus over the past several days. Part of “Alcohol Awareness Week,” a series of presentations and events aimed at bringing attention to the dangers of drunk driving and other alcohol-related mishaps, the nearly destroyed car certainly had a good amount of shock value, if only because one would not normally expect to see a smashed vehicle across from the Social Sciences Building. […]

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