As a result of Hurricane Sandy, academic buildings located near the back of campus are without power, according to an email from College Relations on Tuesday. For this reason, the College will be closed through Friday, Nov. 2.
In preparation for Hurricane Sandy, expected to hit the East Coast on Monday, the College closed all of its offices for Monday, Oct. 29 and Tuesday, Oct. 30, according to an alert from College Relations.
On Nov. 6, New Jersey residents will have the opportunity to vote on this referendum, which would invest $750 million in the state’s higher education system. It is estimated that $22-$26 million of that amount would be invested in the College.
At the College, the three things students are most likely to order after 3 a.m. are Hassan’s pizza, Fat Shack sandwiches and … condoms? For students craving something other than greasy food after dark, sophomore interactive multimedia major Kyle McCabe created CondAm, the Condom Ambulance.
Spirited students and alumni dressed in blue and gold to celebrate a day of fun and College pride during the 2012 Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 20. The parking lots were transformed into a multitude of tents and tailgating cars, all filled with students and alumni excited to show their school spirit and reconnect with old friends.
Homecoming weekend had its fair share of disorderly conduct. According to Campus Police, there were 17 reports of underage drinking, five transports, a case of disorderly conduct and a case of criminal mischief.
After falling just short of first place in the New Jersey Athletic Conference last season, the women’s track team is looking to regain the championship title during the 2012-13 season. The men’s track team has won the NJAC championship every year since the competition began in 1997 and is looking to defend their title again during the upcoming season.
What seemed like it would be an emotional win for the College on Homecoming turned into a crushing defeat on Saturday, Oct. 20. An 11-yard touchdown run by junior quarterback Chris Johnson with 32 seconds remaining put Kean University in front for good, giving them a 34-30 victory over the Lions.
This year’s Grimm’s Fairytales-themed Spirit Week worked its magic in bringing the student body together. Eleven groups of organizations, involving nearly 1,000 students, strove to become the 25th Homecoming Spirit Week winners and fulfill the week’s goal of coming together as a student body.
Being a fan of any team is sure to have drawbacks. For some, it’s that you lose all the time — fans of the Clippers, Cubs and Cleveland in general, you understand this. For others, the (strange, but real) concern is that you win too often—fans of the Yankees, Red Wings and Lakers, you realize that this makes most other fans hate you.