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Monthly Archives: September, 2012

Meet Webster, Rifkin’s ‘golden pup’

Essentially a canine celebrity, students may be familiar with Dean Benjamin Rifkin’s dog Webster from his campus visits. Rifkin acted as a pup publicist, answering questions for The Signal on behalf of his four-legged friend.

Rifkin shares love for College

Students may be familiar with Dean Rifkin’s passion for learning and his appreciation for taking advantage of all types of learning opportunities. He’s famous, particularly to those in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, for his weekly emails detailing any number of events going on around campus. But what are the roots of this passion?

Around the Dorm 9/26

In this week's Around the Dorm, topics include Greg Schiano’s kneel down defense tactics, the subpar officitating of the replacement refs, and what the top of NBA’s Eastern conference will look like.

Hotel New Jersey

Due to an estimated bed shortage, students are living in the Element by Westin and the Courtyard Marriott this school year. Residents share their reactions to the hotel experience.

‘American Idol’ hires judges of all kinds

In this month's Celeb Spotlight column, the new "American Idol" judges are analyzed.

Politics Forum: ‘Queer Eye for the Civil Rights Guy’

Last Monday’s politics forum focused on informing students about how banning same-sex marriage is a violation of civil rights

Nealon’s hot start has field hockey in control

Jillian Nealon has scored a team-high 11 goals so far this season for the Lions’ field hockey team. While this feat is impressive in itself, it is more impressive when you consider that those 11 goals are more goals than Nealon scored in her first three years on the team combined.

Art Department extends hours, students feel loss of concentration

Starting this school year, each credit that a class offers corresponds to two hours worth of class time for art students. Therefore, a class that is worth four credits must have eight hours’ worth of class time per week.

Campus Style: N.Y. Fashion Week

Like any female suffering from the Carrie Bradshaw fashion syndrome, fashion week would be my equivalent of cloud nine. This year, I was lucky enough to be floating on that fluffy cloud.

Post-9/11 America — not yet healed

The screening of ‘Land of Plenty’ and discussion were part of the Envisioing Europe series at the College.

Potato perfection at Pete’s Steak House

For this week's food review, News Editor Brandon Gould went to a place that he's driven past a bunch of times and always said he needed to eat at: Pete’s Steak House.

Sleep is for the healthy, not the weak

Sleep has been found to improve memory. Your mind is by no means inactive while you slumber. Research has found that part of the purpose of sleep is to process data from short-term memory to long-term memory, a process known as consolidation.

Depth puts cross country at the top

The Lions came to Richard Stockton College for the Osprey Open with high hopes. After winning the event last year, both the men and the women knew what to expect and did not disappoint. Although they easily dispatched the other Division III schools, their main focus was to get a better understanding of the course.

Lions garner success against massive field

Wrapping up their 2012 fall campaign, the College’s tennis team ended their season at the ITA Northeast Regional hosted by William Smith College. The tournament was a three-day event beginning on Saturday and concluding on Monday with more than 70 student-athletes, representing 24 institutions. Ending the fall season against some of the toughest competition in the Northeast will serve as a great measuring stick for how the Lions will need to prepare come springtime.
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