Sunday, June 13, 2021

Brandon Lee

Dorm noise issues unaddressed by ResEd

Dorm life is for the most part a very good experience. Unfortunately, high noise levels can ruin an entire year. Many students have reoccurring noise issues at the College that go unnoticed or are improperly addressed by Residence Education and Housing (ResEd) staff.

Campus spooked by false alarm

A Trenton teenager was arrested early Sunday evening in connection with a hoax 911 call to Campus Police reporting a shooting in Travers Hall that morning. Michael Larkin, 19, was arrested by Campus Police and has been charged with False Public Alarm. He is being held in the Mercer County Corrections Center in Hopewell.

Protesters: End the war now

About 100,000 anti-war protesters marched through Washington, D.C. on Saturday, resulting in over 200 arrests, including three students from the College, as many demonstrators crossed police barricades. Twenty four students from the College attended the demonstration as part of a community adviser event.

Fink brings significant learning principles to faculty and students

L. Dee Fink, a national consultant in higher education, re-examined traditional teaching in his lecture "The Joy and Responsibility of Teaching Well" to faculty and students of the College on Wednesday afternoon in Kendall Hall. "What we're doing is critically important," Fink, who earned his doctorate in geography from the University of Chicago in 1976, said.

Nurses must buy liability insurance

Junior and senior nursing students in clinical courses are now required to purchase individual student liability insurance as part of the re-accreditation process for the undergraduate nursing program. The New Jersey State Board of Nursing regulations require students to have individual liability insurance policies.

Student Life sports new name for Fall semester

The College is undergoing a transformation of three major campus administrative organizations. As of July 1, the Division of Student Life has been renamed the Division of Student Affairs. This change has affected Residential and Community Development and Campus Activities.

Parking fee not automatic

Students will no longer be charged automatically for residential parking fees. For the past three years, the office of Student Accounts has automatically billed students for parking permits, regardless of whether they have a car on campus or not. Students would have to fill out a waiver to avoid being charged.

Club tennis up for a challenge

The College's club tennis team participated in the United States Tennis Association National Campus Championship in Cary, N.C., last week. The tournament was held April 26-28 and featured 64 teams throughout the nation. Competition featured singles, doubles and mixed-doubles play, using the World Team Tennis format.

Klimowicz featured in SI

Sophomore center Hillary Klimowicz made it to the cover of Sports Illustrated. She is not being drafted by the WNBA or posing for the swimsuit issue; instead, Klimowicz is on the cover as a Lions athlete. Klimowicz is part of the feature "Big Changes in College Sports," written by SI women's college basketball reporter Kelli Anderson in the March 5 issue.

The Great Flood

For three straight weeks The Signal has published an article that involves mold at the College. This week's issue features the sprinkler pipe break at the New Residence dorms, which has kept several students out of their rooms because of mold. This situation has been poorly handled by the College.

Herrick sets another Lions track record

Sophomore Stephanie Herrick set a College record in the 800 meters at the Rider-Lafayette Invitational at the Armory in New York City. Herrick completed the race in 2:12.97 and recorded an automatic qualifying time for the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships.

Hair today, gone for championships

The College's men's swimming team can credit its success this season to more intense practices and not "shaving down" in December. "For the METs (Metropolitan Conference Championships) we literally shave our bodies and rest so we can do our fastest times of the year," junior captain Liam Gallagher said.

Medleys rock invitational

The College's indoor track and field teams recorded four NCAA qualifiers at the Seventh Annual New Balance Invitational over the weekend. Both the men's and women's distance medley teams recorded NCAA qualifying times and placed in the top five at the invitational.

Herrick sets new meet record

Sophomore Stephanie Herrick highlighted a solid performance at the Seamus McElligott Invitational for the Lions by establishing a new meet record in the 800 meters and an NCAA provisional cut with a time of 2:16.42 on Saturday. "She just had an awesome race and looked real strong," head coach Eric Mobley said.

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