Friday, February 26, 2021

Kristina Cossaboon

Clark leads the way for Lions’ success at Princeton

The College's men's and women's track teams took advantage of the beautiful weather last weekend and dominated in the Sam Howell Invitational at Princeton University. The men and women recorded seven NCAA qualifying performances at the meet with a school record broken along the way.

Men on campus – they just can’t wait to be king

Two hundred fifty College students gathered to watch "The Lion King" on April 5 in the Cromwell Main Lounge, where it was survival of the most attractive, talented and articulate. Far from a screening of the Disney classic, this was a male beauty pageant in which eight College men strut their stuff in their best apparel and dazzled the audience with their talents.

Bush’s environmental plan presents a bleak future

President Bush has once again launched an assault on environmental protection in our country. America's environment has by far the biggest price to pay in Bush's belt-tightening plan. Bush cut the FY2006 budget for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by nearly seven percent, an action that reveals a disturbing lack of commitment to facing our ongoing environmental challenges.

Visiting professor jumped hurdles, served in Army and thwarted tamperers

The year was 1972, rain was pouring from the skies and high school student La Vonne Neal knelt down to get in position to begin her 50-meter hurdles race. Her feet slipped out of the blocks, but her determination to win set her into overdrive. As Neal crossed the finish line, she was bombarded by news cameras and microphones.

Track begins outdoor season with Monmouth Invitational

After a successful indoor track season, the College's track and field teams have been working on braving the elements for the outdoor season. Their practice prepared them for their first test last weekend, when they opened their season at the Monmouth University Invitational.

Swimming ends up-and-down season at national meet

The College's men's swimming team may not have stolen the show at the 2005 NCAA Division III Men's Swimming and Diving Championships, but it took a step in the right direction with some strong performances. The Lions moved up from 15th last year to 14th with a final total of 79 points.

Lions’ regular season win streak ends at 52

On March 22, 2001, the College's women's lacrosse team suffered a regular-season loss, an event that would not occur again for almost four years. But after 52 consecutive regular-season wins, the Lions were finally brought down by the Sea Gulls of Salisbury University last Sunday.

Saathiya selected to dance at Columbia University Competition

For thousands of years, Indian dance has been an art that brings out the innermost feelings while depicting the cultural aspects of a civilization. This great form of communication has now become part of the College community through Saathiya. Saathiya, a group of students that who are part of the Indian Student Association (ISA) at the College, was recently chosen to attend Naach Nation III, a competition held to display the best in Indian Dance among college communities.

No. 1 Lions shocked by Profs in playoffs

Instead of the celebration of a championship they had hoped for, there were tears. The College's women's basketball season, which was filled with hard work and dedication, came to the end no one had expected Friday night in Packer Hall after a 70-67 loss to the Rowan University Profs.

Lions lose two but still ranked first for NJAC playoffs

Suffering two losses may be tough, but it certainly helps to know that it does not matter in the standings. Montclair State University (MSU) handed the College's women's basketball team its second loss at home and second loss in conference action as the Red Hawks posted a 54-46 victory over the Lions in the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC).

Lions clinch top seed for NJAC tournament

The College's women's basketball team racked up two more wins last week and is only two games away from the playoffs. The Lions survived a late rally by Rowan University in the last three minutes and 30 seconds of the game to post a 74-71 victory over the Profs and win their 13th consecutive New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) matchup in Packer Hall last Wednesday night.

Midnight Madness leads up to Founders’ Day

Students who might usually find a quiet place to read or do homework in between classes at the Brower Student Center found a different, more exciting environment there the night of Feb. 8th. With the Sesquicentennial Midnight Madness, the Student Center buzzed with energy and entertained students in the countdown to the College's 150th birthday.

Students bring American Civil Liberties Union to College

The creation of a new chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) recently established at the College has insipired mixed reactions. The ACLU is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works daily in courts and handles nearly 6,000 court cases annually from offices in almost every state.

Lions looking strong as playoffs approach

After losing to Dickinson College on Jan. 18, Lions' head coach Dawn Henderson said that the team needed to improve on their weaknesses and try to distance themselves from the rest of the teams in the conference. Mission accomplished. The College's women's basketball team extended its winning streak to six games with three more victories last week.

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