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Yearly Archives: 2016

Lions rinse off competition at home

The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams emerged victorious in the TCNJ Invitational during the weekend of Friday, Dec. 2. After scratching a close win against New York University, the men’s team torpedoed to first place against the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, University of Bridgeport, Sarah Lawrence College, West Chester University and East Stroudsburg University.

Making memories should mean more than giving gifts

When my supervisor approached our staff this week and asked if we would be interested in doing a Secret Santa, I was surprised to see one of my colleagues on the verge of tears.

TCNJ Clinic Director responds to article on clinic closing

The TCNJ Clinic staff would like to respond to the article published in The Signal on Wednesday, Dec. 7, titled “Clinic Staff Upset over Closing.” While the headline is true and we are deeply saddened that the Clinic will not be around next year to assist students and community members in need of long-term counseling, this story does not accurately reflect all the issues.

TCNJ EMS earns recognition at conference for exploits

The TCNJ Emergency Medical Services (EMS) team accepted the 2016 New Jersey Outstanding Volunteer EMS Agency award at the New Jersey Statewide Conference for EMS at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City, N.J., on Friday, Nov. 18.

SG approves book club

Student Government (SG) approved a new club, the Between the Covers Book Club, and passed a new bill that would offer current members two levels of membership in SG.

Scott Fried shines light on AIDS epidemic

When you’re young, you often feel invincible. Those who are fortunate enough to be in good health often shrug off risky behavior with no further reasoning than “Nothing bad will happen to me.” Scott Fried had the same thought the first time that he had unsafe sex with another man. As he would later find out, he was wrong.

SFB approves funds for three spring CUB events

The Student Finance Board (SFB) looks to the future as it grants funding for some of the most highly anticipated events of the spring semester.

Alumni speak on sports opportunities

In a night filled with laughs and lessons, the College welcomed back three former students to teach the current class about post-college careers in the sports world.

Students’ right to vote lost in mail

Ashley Lai, a senior psychology and music double major, didn’t make it this far in her academic career without learning to plan ahead and participating in the election was no exception.

Cop Shop: Heroin happening sends people to hospital

On Friday, Nov. 4, at approximately 9:50 p.m., a Campus Police officer was dispatched to a Campus Town parking lot in reference to a possible fight near a white van. Upon the officer’s arrival, he observed two white males standing near the driver’s side door of a parked van, police said.

Clinic staff upset over closing

“Consultation with entities across campus indicates that the TCNJ Clinic is not crucial in meeting campus needs. Therefore, after much study, the TCNJ Clinic will be closed at the conclusion of the 2016-17 Academic Year.”

Loser’s past causes campus clamor

A team of six students recently unveiled their semester-long research into the history of Paul Loser, during which they uncovered documents that indicate the Trenton superintendent of schools from 1932 to 1955 actively opposed the desegregation of the region’s schools. In the wake of the emergence of the documents, a newly formed group called the TCNJ Committee on Unity has spearheaded a campaign to change the name of Paul Loser Hall.

Punk rock rules Decker Social Space in final CUB Alt show of 2016

With performers like PWR BTTM and Alex G setting the bar high for CUB Alt shows all semester long, the last show had to go out with a bang. CUB Alt’s final show on Friday, Dec. 2, did just that with Save Face, Born Without Bones and headliner Pentimento.

Students perform stunning songs at first ever iCabaret

The iCabaret was filled with a variety of tunes from pop to Broadway to Frank Sinatra. The first act of the night was a group piece from all the iTunes members — the classic Christmas carol “Carol of the Bells.”
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