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Monthly Archives: May, 2017

College renames Loser Hall, admissions building now ‘Trenton Hall’

The board of trustees voted to rename Paul Loser Hall, the College's admissions building, to Trenton Hall, after approving recommendations from College President R. Barbara Gitenstein and the Advisory Commission on Social Justice: Race and Educational Attainment.

College President accepts recommendation to change name of Paul Loser Hall

College President R. Barbara Gitenstein has accepted a recommendation to change the name of Paul Loser Hall, which will be taken to the College’s Board of Trustees for formal consideration.

Decision to close TCNJ Clinic suspended

The College’s controversial decision to close the TCNJ Clinic has been suspended until the clinic’s efficacy is thoroughly evaluated by no later than Oct. 31, 2017.

Dean Passe leaves School of Education with strong relationships

After nearly four years of serving as dean of the school of education, Jeff Passe is departing from his accomplished time at the College.

Activities funding facing major cuts

During the Spring 2016 semester, the College’s Vice President for Student Affairs Amy Hecht proposed to remove up to 15 percent, or about $240,000, of the SAF budget every year to hire new staff during both this semester and the next fiscal year.

Board of trustees discusses possible tuition hike

The College’s Board of Trustees discussed future tuition and budget planning, and swore in new board members during its Wednesday, April 26, meeting.

Three new clubs gain recognition during SG meeting

Student Government approved three new clubs for recognition at its Wednesday, April 29, meeting.

Softball ends its season on bitter sweep by Cougars

Coming into the week, the softball team’s playoff dreams were still alive. They swept the New Jersey City University Gothic Knights in a doubleheader on Friday, April 28, winning the first game, 9-4, and the second, 3-0. Unfortunately for the Lions, their dreams were crushed when sixth-place Montclair State University swept them in a doubleheader the following day on Saturday, April 29. The Lions lost the first game, 6-1, and lost the second, 14-6.

Lions Invitational prepares runners for NJACs

The College hosted the Lions Invitational on Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29. The Lions track and field team competed for two days at the TCNJ Track and Field Complex. Select members of the team also competed at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia on Friday, April 28. At home, the hurdle events were highlighted by senior Jake Lindacher and freshman Daniel Pfluger. Lindacher placed fifth overall in the 110 meter hurdles, clocking in at 15.05. Pfluger also competed in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 56.39 and secured sixth place.

Lions wreck conference opponents in season finale

he lacrosse team finished its season on a dominant nine-game winning streak, going undefeated in the highly competitive New Jersey Athletic Conference. On April 25, the team capped of their Senior Day celebration with a 13-0 shutout against Stockton University at Lions Stadium. The Lions then thrashed Kean University on the road, beating the Cougars, 19-6.

Intern discusses importance of TCNJ Clinic

Closing the TCNJ Clinic would represent a significant step backwards from the College’s goal of serving the student community as well as providing effective community engagement.

Baseball ends regular season No. 1 in NJAC

The Lions baseball team snapped their three-game losing streak by winning their last three games. Their late push clinched the top seed in the New Jersey Athletic Conference Tournament. The Lions started off the week with a 10-5 loss against Gwynedd Mercy University on April 24. They then conceded another loss to Arcadia University, 9-3, on Wednesday, April 26.

College can better address mental health

I thought I’d use this piece to list a few easy solutions that the College and Counseling and Psychological Services should take into consideration for bettering mental health on campus. Spoiler: they don’t involve construction or additional funds.

Recapping an unpredictable year in sports

Another school year is coming to a close and while the College’s students study for final exams and finish up projects, I feel it’s important to look back at the year in sports. Though it’s impossible to recall everything, as I look back, it seems as though fans nearly got to witness the impossible. To start the school year off, the World Series was one for the ages. It was a must-watch for the seven games it took to determine a winner. A combined 176 years without a championship between the two teams, the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians looked to make history by avenging years of failure.
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