A campus-wide e-mail from the College yesterday warned that a bear was spotted on campus Monday morning. According to the e-mail, the bear was brought to an isolated location three blocks from campus
until the Division of Fish and Game arrived.
By unanimous vote, SGA passed a resolution recommending to the Office of Records and Registration that registration for the Fall 2004 semester be held from April 7 to April 16.
The Office of Records and Registration requested SGA's input on the registration dates.
Aug. 29 - Virginia Wesleyan defeats College
The Lions lost their first game of the season to Virginia Wesleyan College (4-1), at the Joe Pombriant/Christopher Newport University Soccer Classic. Sophomore forward Mark Tribendis and senior forward Phil Neiland scored the first two goals of the game for the Blue Marlins to close out the first half with a 2-0 lead.
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Ground has been broken on site for the new parking deck, which will replace lots 6, 6A and 6B and the apartment complexes behind the Pennington Road transfer housing.
According to John Stafford, director of Residence Life, the new apartments will add 600 beds to the campus and will be for junior and senior students only.
On Thursday, Fat Joe and the Terror Squad will perform in Kendall Hall. This event, which is free with a College ID, was organized by Union Latina (UL). It has been sponsored by Student Activities Fees alloted by the Student Finance Board (SFB).
Of tickets, which have been on sale since last Thursday, 529 of an approximately 600 available seats have been distributed.
Saturday was rugby day as the Lion's Women's Rugby Club, a Division II team in the Eastern Pennsylvania Rugby Union (EPRU), was able to defeat a Division I Garnet Tide at Swarthmore College, 22-10.
The Lions were able to dominate the first half of the match, starting off with a three-point penalty kick made by senior eight-man Kate Daniels.
Budget appeals were granted to the Jewish Student Union (JSU), the College Intramural and Recreation Department and The Signal by a majority vote.
The JSU requested that the budget for two programs, its Passover Seder Dinners and Shabbat Dinners, be reviewed.
On Wednesday, Feb. 25, SGA went into closed session, meaning that the public was not given permission to attend.
According to President Chris Portera, the organization discussed personnel issues.
Under Sunshine Laws, SGA is not obligated to elaborate about what went on at the meeting.
Many students were surprised when they were unable to use their meal plans after returning from Spring Break, due to a problem with the registers.
"We discovered the 'Closed for the Holiday' issue shortly after the Marketplace Convenience Store opened at noon," Steven Hugg, director of marketing for Sodexho, the College's food service provider, said.