Thursday, May 6, 2021


Letter to the Editor: College used snow day to get flaky

To the Editor, Due to the recent snowstorm, The College administration had a few of its own flakes flying. On Monday morning there was a 2 foot snow drift blocking my townhouse door. This would have been fine if the doors opened inward, but they dont.

Stop damning the man

To the Editor, With the prospect of war close at hand, I've been hearing a lot of people voicing their opinion on it. While I'm not for war and the loss of innocent life, I'm tired of the anti-war sentiment and the hippy logic behind it. I'm tired of hearing that the war is for oil and money, and that Bush is some lunatic cowboy.

Letter to the Editor: In defense of the Bod Squad

To the Editor, I am writing in response to the Talking Point articles about the Bod Squad. While I do agree with the authors that there are some men who have body image problems, I also think that we must be careful with how much we focus on them.

Michael Jackson didn’t do anything to you

To the Editor, When I read your article, I knew I would write this letter, but I wanted to wait to watch Jackson's refute on Fox just to make sure any facts I relay are accurate. I did not want to pull a Bashir, or a "you" and jump to invalid conclusions.

Letter to the Editor: Don’t talk about my body like that

To the Editor: The Bod Squad would like to express our disappointment with the misrepresentation of our intentions in the February 18th issue of the Signal. Based on the opinions in Talking Point, it appears that neither columnist attended any of our events or talked to our members.

Easy doesn’t it

Life is hard. Life's a bitch and then you die. Life gives you lemons. Life is wasted on the living. Don't take life seriously, because you can't get out of it alive. Fine, good. Life sucks. I get it. I accept it. No big deal. What really infuriates me is the fact that things (people, technology, entities, etc.

Students nominated for Blue Key

The Blue Key Honor Society, a national honor fraternity of students, faculty and administrators who have shown excellence in academics, leadership and community involvement, was founded at the College in May 1976. Jillian Custodio, senior psychology major and the president of Blue Key, said the society "does a great thing in recognizing people for their accomplishments.

Speaker reveals new World Trade Center plans

A multimedia forum held on Feb. 11 explained the specifics behind New York City's rejection of the six plans initially drafted for the World Trade Center site. According to William Ball, professor of political science who conducted the forum, two new designs have been added and are being accepted with a more encouraging reception.

WTSR waves good-bye to engineer, looks for replacement

The position of engineer at WTSR, left vacant by the retirement of Robert Maarberg, is in danger of remaining vacant under the hiring freeze enacted by the College under Gov. James McGreevey's proposed budget cuts. Maarberg, who left the position at the end of last year, is now a consultant with the communication studies department and is on campus only two days a week.

Personal trip costs lowered

After debate over the personal contributions of several conference requests, SFB approved a total of $5,512 in student trips. SFB passed three such applications with $1,404 for the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), $2,654 for the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and $1,454 for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

Workshop provides student feedback on CAP document

SGA held a workshop meeting this Wednesday in place of the traditional general body meeting. The topic of this month's workshop was a Committee on Academic Programming (CAP) liberal learning document. SGA wanted to formulate some responses to the CAP document, which will be voted on in March by the committee.

Cop Shop

Campus Police was dispatched to the men's room adjacent to the food court on the first floor of the Brower Student Center on Feb. 7, at 8:35 a.m. in regards to damage done to the facility. Investigation revealed that between 10 p.m. on Thursday Feb.

Campus responds to terror alert

The College is asking students to take precautionary measures in response to the increased Homeland Security alert, according to Kathryn Leverton, associate vice president for administration and environmental services. President Bush raised the threat alert from "elevated" (yellow) to "high" (orange) on Friday, Feb.

Students deregistered for tuition lapse

Approximately 20 students have been deregistered from The Electronic Student Services Menu (TESS) and the Simple Online Courseware System (SOCS) for neglecting to pay their bills. According to Frank Cooper, director of records and registration, the request came from the Office of Student Accounts.

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