Saturday, July 24, 2021

Lara Becker

SG, SFB, CUB student executives fight 60% pay cuts, administration cites overpay

A committee assembled by the College administration is reconsidering select student leader stipends that originally ranged from $10,000 to $15,000 yearly for the executive president roles of Student Government (SG), Student Finance Board (SFB) and the College Union Board (CUB) since 2019, according to a 2020 report shared with The Signal. 

Recharge Week: 83% of polled students still given work, plus added confusion

Intending to remedy this issue while also discouraging travel during the pandemic, President Foster announced in an email that a “Recharge Week” would take place from March 29 to April 2. She described it as a “more relaxed week [that] is intended to relieve the stresses of a long semester,” alongside another Spring Day Off on Tuesday, March 30. 

Off-campus students to expect a knock at the door from President Foster

Senior Grace Postiglione did not expect to greet College President Kathryn Foster at her front door on Thursday, March 4, but accepted it as part of an unexpected semester.

An interview with President Foster: off-campus partying, student expectations

By Lara BeckerEditor-in-Chief In September, The Signal was made aware of several police reports linking College students to off-campus partying. In the same month, there...

College alumnus arrested for taking part in Capitol attacks

28-year-old Thomas Baranyi, Ewing resident and College alumnus (‘17), has been arrested by the FBI after he was found to be involved in the Jan. 6 pro-Trump Capitol riots.

Spring ‘Flex’ update: how are students feeling?

As the virtual fall semester comes to a close, students are left wondering what the future holds for them on the College campus. A start to the Spring Flex plan was outlined in October, but an email from President Foster yesterday aimed to clarify outstanding questions.

On two-year anniversary of car crash, court proceedings projected to continue into May

Two years ago today, Michael T. Sot, a Phi Kappa Psi brother and resident of Clark, New Jersey, was hit in a head-on collision by alleged intoxicated driver David Lamar.

Time is not linear — and that’s okay

We are told that the ticking clock on the wall is an unchanging, constant fixture in our lives. It sits there, clicking its heels, and moving us bit by bit through a day, a month, a year. It takes us into our future.

Senior fine arts majors present in-person show

“We have put our hearts into our work and putting these shows together,” Gilston said. “What I love about the community of artists I’ve found at TCNJ is that we honor our differences, and we’re able to come together to collaborate on our work. We’re like a family.”

Joe Biden announced as president-elect in historic election season

Democratic candidate Joe Biden, the former Vice President under the Obama Administration, is projected to clinch the victory against President Donald Trump in a revolutionary presidential election.

This week’s playlist: Nostalgic

There’s an image I can never really get out of my head: the boy in baggy jeans and a grown-out crew cut, also known as Chad Michael Murray in the millionth iteration of “A Cinderella Story.” The year is 2004 and I’ve probably never loved anything more than this jock-turned-Prince Charming and poet at heart, all fictional of course. He’s got that hard exterior but soft interior, the kind of personality that makes all the girls keep pictures of him in their lockers. Utterly unattainable.

‘Fighting the Infodemic’ webinar assesses public trust, fake news

Led through the journalism department, the webinar “Fighting the Infodemic: Fake news, public trust and fighting public health policy,” streamed on Oct. 7 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Open to students and invited guests, the webinar discussed media in the age of Covid-19 and the fights consumers must take to obtain credible information.

Investigation confirms student involvement in off-campus parties as Covid-19 cases spike

On Aug. 19, open containers and two kegs were sprawled across a parking lot. Music blared throughout the property and into the homes of neighbors. No cases were yet confirmed by the College. 

Campus Diversity Council launches call to action

A statement was released on Sept. 3 by the Campus Diversity Council to continue the conversation on restorative justice in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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