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April 22, 2009 Signal Editorial Staff 0

Construction inconvienience

angers injured student

I wish I had known The Signal was doing an article on transfer house parking being taken over by construction. I live in the same building as Brittany Chadziutko and have another problem. In December 2007 I was in a fairly horrific car crash in which I broke my collarbone and suffered internal damage. […]

Dorm noise issues unaddressed by ResEd

April 22, 2009 Brandon Lee 0

Dorm life is for the most part a very good experience. Unfortunately, high noise levels can ruin an entire year.

Many students have reoccurring noise issues at the College that go unnoticed or are improperly addressed by Residence Education and Housing (ResEd) staff. […]

Clowning around in Eickhoff breaks plates

April 22, 2009 Katie Brenzel 0

A man in a clown mask and costume entered Eickhoff Hall on April 7.

Campus Police received a report of criminal mischief at 2:40 p.m. The Dining Service Manager told Campus Police that the unknown man ran into the main dining area dressed as a clown and proceeded to slide across a table, causing plates and glasses to fall and break. […]

SFB approves funding for Astronomy Club’s ‘Star Party’

April 22, 2009 Roxanne Neumaier 0

The Student Finance Board (SFB) unanimously approved the Astronomy Club’s request for their “Star Party,” minus the cost of food, totaling $17.50 of the $76.63 requested.

“We request money for the semesterly star party to have some things to be served along with the event,” Justin Nieusma, president of the Astronomy Club, said. […]

Eickhoff gets a makeover

April 22, 2009 Signal Editorial Staff 0

Eickhoff Hall will be renovated over the coming summer. The interior dining facilities are being modified to improve the dining experience and general appearence. The plans include replacing the flooring, installing new plumbing, electrical work and adding new deli equipment. […]

‘Women in Science’ talk about value of research

April 22, 2009 Brianna Gunter 25

The College’s “Women in Science” group held a small discussion panel to talk about the opportunities and lifestyles involved with careers involving heavy scientific research. The panel that took place on April 15 was titled “Research: Is it for me?” and featured four female faculty members from different corners of the College’s school of Science. […]

Is Saudi Arabia modern?

April 22, 2009 Kerry Fiallo 0

Toby Jones, professor of Middle Eastern history at Rutgers University, lectured about the assumptions of culture, religion and government of Saudi Arabia last Thursday in the Social Sciences Building.

Jones’ presentation, the second-to-last lecture in the College’s politics forum series, was titled “Has Saudi Arabia Ever Been Modern?” a title that Jones claims to be “problematic. […]

News Bits

April 22, 2009 Signal Editorial Staff 0

Famed mathematician Stephen Hawking was rushed to a hospital Monday, and is very ill, according to Cambridge University officials. President Barack Obama convened his first formal Cabinet meeting Monday and asked department and agency chiefs to look for ways over the next 90 days to cut $100 million out of the federal budget. […]

IAEA: Obama right on N. Korea, Iran issues

April 22, 2009 Signal Editorial Staff 0

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – The head of the U.N.’s atomic watchdog expressed confidence Monday that President Barack Obama’s approach to North Korea and Iran will eventually help resolve international disputes over their nuclear programs.

“While I am distressed because, of course, what has happened in North Korea is a setback, I am optimistic about the new environment,” International Atomic Energy Agency chief Mohamed ElBaradei said in Beijing. […]

Jamaican police storm airliner to capture gunman

April 22, 2009 Signal Editorial Staff 0

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) – A gunman forced his way though airport security onto a Canadian jet near Montego Bay, holding six crew members hostage for eight hours before police and soldiers stormed the aircraft on Monday and captured him.

Nobody was killed or injured in the ordeal, which ended with a raid after talks broke down with a 20-year-old Jamaican gunman described as “mentally challenged. […]

Campus Fashion

April 22, 2009 Kristen Kubilus 0

Larissa Caraballo, Senior

Major: Criminology

What are you wearing?

I’m wearing a black-and-white pinstripe vest from Kohl’s, a black skirt from H&M, white boots from Hot Topic, argyle stockings and a pinstripe fedora.

Are you a bargain shopper?

I’m definitely a bargain shopper. […]

Silencing Hate

April 22, 2009 Signal Editorial Staff 0

Members of PRISM took part in the National Day of Silence on Friday, a day-long event that raised awareness of anti-LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) name-calling, bullying and harassment. […]

Student talents battle for Lynch tickets

April 22, 2009 Pete Spall 0

The College Union Board (CUB) hosted its first talent show in the Rathskeller last Tuesday, pitting singers against songwriters, comedians against musicians, and one juggler against them all for two front-row tickets to the upcoming Stephen Lynch comedy show. […]

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