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Monthly Archives: April, 2017

Students should take advantage of outdoor study spots

Staring out the window at the shining sun and blooming flowers as you sit in a stuffy classroom with fluorescent lights and white walls — does this scene sound familiar?

TCNJ Clinic director responds to clinic closing

With the close of the TCNJ Clinic slated for June 30, there has been much debate about Counseling and Psychological Services and the future of mental health services on campus. CAPS is a wonderful team of dedicated, licensed professionals with a genuine concern for the students and their well-being. We are fortunate to have them on campus.

Students fight back against cancer at Relay for Life

Students adorned themselves in capes and tights on Friday, April 21, as they launched themselves into the superhero-themed 12-hour event Relay for Life to support the fight against cancer.

North Korea fails to launch missile

North Korea attempted to test launch a missile from the city of Sinpo on Sunday, April 16.

US military uses MOAB to combat ISIS in Afghanistan

Around 94 ISIS fighters were killed when the U.S. military used the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb to destroy an ISIS-controlled cave and tunnel system in Afghanistan on April 13.

Students should be more careful behind the wheel

For whatever reason, I cannot shake the thought that people need to stop thinking they’re invincible and start paying more attention on the road.

UN calls for the investigation of Chechen ‘concentration camps’ for gay men

U.N. officials are requesting that Russian authorities investigate the abuse of gay men in Chechnya.

Zombies attack humans in nerf gun fight

Nerf blasters, sock flails and rubber duckies. Students wasted no time arming themselves with “weapons” as they congregated on the lawn behind the Library.

Students receive free condoms and raffle tickets at drag show

Grab a free condom and a raffle ticket, and take a seat. Kesha and Lady Gaga tunes blasted in the background as a mix of performers channeled their inner diva and took the stage. They looked so flawless, you might have mistaken them for Beyoncé.

Celebritease: Katy Perry spits Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino

Whether or not you’re a fan of the new Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino, everyone’s reactions to the new drink were priceless. Katy Perry was among those who tried the drink, but she spit it out after her first sip. If the sour drink wasn’t for you, don’t worry, plenty of big news dropped this week.

Classic Signals: College promotes resources for sexual assault

The College hosts a variety of events throughout April in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month in order to continue the conversation about sexual assault and rape culture. The College discusses sexual assault and promotes its available resources in order to encourage survivors to come forward.

Campus Style: Express yourself!

In the fashion world, there is often a debate over when it is acceptable to wear white. Around this time of year, everyone starts talking about it. In fear of breaking fashion rules, a friend recently asked if she should wear white jeans. My answer to her question was simple: Wear whatever you want, whenever you want.

Lions Plate: Smoothie Bowls

Now a popular food trend, smoothie bowls started this year at the Jersey Shore chain Playa Bowls. For those who may be unaware, a smoothie bowl is made with natural and fresh ingredients. Some travel to the Jersey Shore to enjoy smoothie bowls, but others have brought them into the kitchen.

Dicheck, Stanley record milestone wins in shutout

The men’s tennis team reached two milestones this week. Head coach Scott Dicheck recorded his 400th coaching victory during the Lions 9-0 sweep against Muhlenberg College on Wednesday, April 12. In the following matchup at Ursinus College, senior Mike Stanley captured his 100th victory during the Lions 9-0 win on Thursday, April 13. Meanwhile, the women’s team defeated a Division I opponent in crosstown rival Rider University, 6-1, on April 11. The Lady Lions then dropped a close home loss against New York University on Thursday.

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