Saturday, July 24, 2021

Melissa Hernandez

All in the family — Twins and siblings have twice the fun

When Rachel Ruggiero, senior nursing major, goes about her day on campus, fellow students and professors often stop her, greeting her with a name other than her own. But that's just a normal day in the life of Rachel and her twin sister Christina, also a student at the College.

College Democrats hang with Kerry and Corzine

A crowd of people swarmed around Sen. John Kerry Sept. 10 when he delivered a speech at a house gathering in support of Sen. Jon Corzine, Democratic candidate for governor. The event was held in Lawrenceville and Kerry's featured speech took place on the patio in the backyard.

Faculty art exhibit shows College staff in new light

When the College's art department opened the Holman Hall doors to its "Art Faculty Exhibition" Sept. 15, the College gained a New York-like art gallery on-campus. "All of the work in the exhibition is highly creative, technically exceptional and worthy of display in any New York gallery," Judy Masterson, art gallery director, said.

RDs stay forever young living among College students

Imagine living right upstairs, or right next door to your own office. While others are used to a long commute to get home after a long day's work, Complex Coordinator Sean Stallings lives a few steps away from his office at Townhouses West. Stallings, like six other residence directors who work on the campus, lives on campus and does his job from home, which for him is right downstairs.

Mark Bibbins delivers ‘unsafe’ poetry

English professor Catie Rosemurgy introduced poet Mark Bibbins as "dangerous." "So the question on all your minds must be," she said, "what is so dangerous about Mark Bibbins?" According to Rosemurgy, Bibbins' poetry is challenging. "The predictable assurances of time and space, of a kind god in his heaven, of a noble and reliable self, of feeling at all O.

Be not afraid — fear inspires professor’s memoir

When Jo Kadlecek went for a walk on the beach with her husband one day, she realized that she was walking amidst the two things she had feared most in life - the ocean and men. That is when Kadlecek decided to write about her experience, which later turned into the first chapter of her book, "Fear.

Minimum wage

This summer was the summer from hell. Whoever said getting an easy job for a few extra bucks was simple obviosly has never been in my shoes. I had the worst experience working not as an itern (i.e. slave) for a big company but rather, get this, RETAIL! I would wake up every morning at 9:00 a.

New IDs try to thwart social security number theft

Students at the College will no longer need to be as concerned about social security number (SSN) theft. According to Frank Cooper, director of Records and Registration at the College, students will now have a choice in protecting themselves and their identies.

State cuts to begin in July

As part of the efforts to close a projected multi-billion dollar gap in the states' budget for the Fiscal years (FY) '03 and '04, significant cuts in state funding of N.J. higher education institutions have been proposed for the upcoming year, beginning July 1, according to the New Jersey Association of State Colleges and Universities Web site.

Students protest new graphic, ask for better representation

Students' voices were heard as a number of protesters gathered beside the sun dial outside of the student center last Wednesday, chanting "What do we want? Clock tower! When do we want it? Now!" Signs reading "We Want the Clock Tower" and "Stop Wasting Our Money" were held in oppositon to the new school logo that many students claim they had been unaware of until the transformation was made.

Peace-seeking professors redefine March Madness

A teach-in regarding the war with Iraq began last Thursday with a moment of silence in memory of those who have died during the war. "We are deeply saddened by the deaths that have occurred . the deaths that will come," Alan Dawley, history professor, said.

PSA leads 20 in candlelight protest

About 20 students and faculty members gathered in front of Green Hall last Thursday immediately following the anti-war teach-in, to be a part of the rally hosted by the Progressive Student Alliance (PSA). All those involved held a candle to signify their stand against the war and to remember those who have died.

Av Westin: Infotainment in news is on downward spiral

According to Av Westin, executive of ABC News, the problem with journalism today is that men and women received their training in the last decade based on the bottom line. It seems all that the television journalism business is worried about is making money and making it fast.

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