While sororities, fraternities and clubs at the College practice with their powder puff teams, prepare their dance routines and organize their homecoming traditions, the Sesquicentennial Committee, in conjunction with Ewing Township, is culminating its final efforts to reinstate an old homecoming tradition - Parade Fest - to be held Oct. 16.
A former student at the College was indicted by a Mercer County grand jury on Aug. 31 charged with one count of aggravated sexual assault and one count of third degree burglary.
The student, Shannon Hall, allegedly entered the dorm room of another male student on April 19 at approximately 4 a.m. and performed oral sex, according to Casey DeBlasio, public information officer for the Mercer Country Prosecutor's office.
The United States is one of approximately six countries that has not signed a document that provides a universal definition of discrimination against women as well as the pledge to aid in the elimination of this gender discrimination, Carol Boyce Davies, director of African-New World Studies and a professor at Florida International University, said last Wednesday.
As the annual rush to coordinate on-campus housing consumes student life at the College, the discontent of upperclassmen rings strong. The most heated discussion around campus seems to surround the upcoming housing situations for juniors and seniors.
In response to the realization that only one of three apartment complexes anticipated to house students for Fall 2004 will be completed on time, upperclassmen are very frustrated with the circumstances.
Monday, Feb. 9 marked the kickoff of the College's sesquicentennial celebration with the unveiling of the countdown clock located outside of the Brower Student Center. Following a short address by College President R. Barbara Gitenstein, the first event for the 150-year celebration was announced - the naming of the Lion mascot.