October 31, 2020

Cancelled flights, empty airports and silent cities: students reflect on abrupt end to study abroad

April 14, 2020 Emmy Liederman 1

When Ryan Vazquez and his friends signed up for a semester abroad in Milan, they envisioned scenic walks to class, carefree nights at bars and cheap weekend flights to countries across Europe. But as the junior finance major packed his bags and prepared for an emergency trip back home, he watched a city that was once a bustling pinnacle of Italian culture take a turn for the worse. […]

Ewing police crashes “Corona Party” with more than 40 attendees

March 28, 2020 Emmy Liederman 2

Ewing Police Dispatch received an anonymous call on the night of Thursday, March 27 about a party on the 300 block of Concord Avenue. Officers dispersed over 40 guests and the renter of the apartment was issued summonses for Obstructing Administration of Law or Other Governmental Function and a Violation of Emergency and Temporary Acts, according to police. […]

College mourns loss of talented student

November 26, 2018 Emmy Liederman 0

In some ways, Jason Zujkowski was just an ordinary student. He hated getting up early, loved internet memes and was loyal to his favorite brands, never touching anything but a Samsung cell phone and Lenovo laptop. Although he was a lot like other college kids in some aspects, there was something extraordinary about him — he had an undeniable passion for music.

Classic Signals: State funds fail to support maintenance

November 26, 2018 Emmy Liederman 0

In a May 1981 issue of The Signal, a reporter began a two-part investigation on why the College wasn’t receiving ample funds to fix electrical and plumbing issues, as well as other maintenance projects. It seems that this low funding boiled down to the state’s refusal to prioritize higher education.


Classic Signals: Student represents TSC in beauty contest

November 12, 2018 Emmy Liederman 0

In the 1960s, it was commonplace for collegiate women to participate in beauty contests, and many were oblivious to the sexism behind the pageant ranking process. In 1962, sophomore Karen Marcason was chosen as the College’s representative for Glamour Magazine’s “Best Dressed Girl on Campus” contest. Participants were judged by a variety of criteria, which included having a “good figure,” “beautiful posture,” and an “appropriate —- not rah-rah — look for off-campus occasions.” The article specifies that if Marcason wanted to win the competition, it was of the utmost importance that she maintained “shining” hair that was “not just neat but impeccable.” […]

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