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Monthly Archives: February, 2018

Montclair State outlasts women’s basketball

As the second seed, the Lions beat Stockton University, 70-56, on Feb. 20 at Packer Hall in the NJAC semifinals. The team was then knocked out by Montclair State University, 58-51, in the NJAC championship on Friday, Feb. 23.

WTSR New Noise: Porches and King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

This week, WTSR’s Nelson Kelly and Brian Marino highlight some of the best new albums that the College’s own radio station, 91.3 FM WTSR, puts into its weekly rotation.

Live from Kendall — it’s Saturday night

Saturday Night Live came early to the College on Friday, Feb. 23, when the College Union Board presented the Spring Comedy Show featuring SNL cast member Alex Moffat and former cast member Vanessa Bayer, with an opening set from writer Streeter Seidell in the Kendall Mainstage Theater.

A capella groups unite at Pitchfest

Aaliyah Jordan, the musical director of the a capella group the Monmouth Seasharps, felt a mixture of nervousness and excitement as she waited offstage. Her group was missing a few singers, but they had rehearsed these songs for hours beforehand. When the moment came, she marched up to the front of the makeshift stage in demin and black attire in the Brower Student Center, and smiled at a room packed with people.

College lacks affordable healthy dining options

Despite the plethora of cafés, stands and micro-restaurants on the College’s campus, finding a fresh meal that goes beyond being simply edible is a challenge for some students.

Public health expert discusses medical geography in Brown Bag

International medical geography and public health expert Amy Blatt presented her lecture, “Geomedicine: How Locations Affect Your Health,” as part of the College’s weekly Brown Bag Series on Friday, Feb. 23 in the Library Auditorium.

SFB funds multiple cultural events

Student Finance Board gave students a chance to experience European, Asian and Caribbean culture when it funded four cultural events at its weekly meeting on Feb. 21.

Vital Signs: The dark side to your dark roast

Picture yourself settling into a seat at the library for a painfully long study session. If you’re like me, you’re most likely accompanied by an iced coffee as tall as the distance between the floor and your head. Caffeine consumption, whether it be through coffee, soda or energy drinks, seems like an integral part of the college experience. But is there a dark side to your dark roast?

Faculty member threatened by mysterious male

On Feb. 14, at approximately 2:40 p.m., Campus Police was dispatched to Forcina Hall to speak to a faculty member concerning several harassing phone calls. The faculty member said that a male individual had called her and left her a message accusing her of calling his mother and harassing him, police said.

New Jersey Teacher of the year speaks at College

This year’s recipient of the New Jersey State Teacher of the Year award and 2018 National Teacher of the Year finalist Amy Andersen spoke to a large crowd of students, most of whom were some type of education major, about the fulfillment of working in the deaf education field in the Education Building Room 115 on Feb. 20.

Student soloists sing strong and smooth selections

Three student soloists belted out an eclectic mix of pop, rock and indie selections to an eager audience on Friday, Feb. 23 in the Traditions Lounge, as part of Student Soloist Night hosted by the College Union Board. 

Board dedicates library to Gitenstein

On Feb. 20, the Board of Trustees voted unanimously to rename the TCNJ Library the R. Barbara Gitenstein Library and to grant Gitenstein the title of president emeritus.

Career fair offers occupational opportunities

The Student Recreation Center was filled with representatives from different companies and industries on Feb. 21., providing students with a chance to explore potential future employment opportunities at the semiannual career fair.

Panelists address need for education reform

The conversation panel “Making America White Again: Borders, Brown Bodies and the Politics of Hate,” invited guest speakers to address controversial social and political issues in the Education Building Room 115 on Thursday, Feb. 22.
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