Tuesday, April 20, 2021


Halfway through ‘Gaypril,’ PRISM keeps on giving

Izzy Riddick, a sophomore history and second education major, filled PRISM’s open position as the Education & Advocacy Chair that had been mostly unoccupied since its creation.

Telfar/Guess controversy: an ode to Black creativity

In the midst of Covid-19 struggles and civil rights injustices, there has been a push from the black community to put money back into black businesses and black creatives. In fact, reputable business magazines such as Forbes have published lists of black-owned businesses to shop with in 2021. One man — Telfar Clemens — was able to create a large following during the surge of support for black businesses and those who run them. Clemens and his namesake global brand have received a lot of recognition in recent years. It seems that Telfar Global is not going anywhere anytime soon. 

College hosts virtual Accepted Students Day for incoming students

The College hosted its annual “Accepted Students Day” on Saturday, April 10. Unlike previous iterations, this year’s events were held virtually

What We’re Watching On Hulu: ‘Brooklyn 99’

“Brooklyn 99,” a fan-favorite sitcom that aired in 2013, follows a funny, lovable cast of detectives who work for the NYPD’s 99th precinct. The characters fight crime while bringing humor to the real-life personal situations they deal with on a daily basis.

SG gives feedback on proposals, passes resolutions as election candidates observe

During their weekly meeting on April 7, members of Student Government (SG) gave feedback on multiple proposals and gave their support to actions in Congress, while also welcoming those taking part in the April 15 election.

Republican Gov. of Arkansas vetoes anti-trans health bill despite conservative protests

By Hailey RuaneStaff Writer On March 29, Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R-Ark.) vetoed the newly proposed Save Adolescents From Experimentation Act (SAFE) or HB 1570. According...

Biden Administration faces pressure to increase focus on voting rights as state legislatures roll out more restrictions

By Connor CarlinCorrespondent Early on in its tenure, the Biden Administration has signaled an ambitious progressive agenda, including the just-passed $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan...

Team Zero wins $30,000 in Mayo Business Plan Competition

The Mayo Business Plan Competition, held virtually for the second year in a row, concluded its final round on March 31. Teams competed against each other at a chance of winning $30,000 for their business plan.

Seniors in the music department will perform Senior Recitals on stage, Covid-19 restrictions in place

Normally, Sundays in April are very busy for those in the music building. Sunday afternoons and evenings used to have crowds of people entering Mayo Concert Hall to attend senior recitals. The visitor parking lots would be full, no matter the weather. The lobby would be tightly packed as people waited for the door to open to find the perfect seat. But since the pandemic, things look a little bit different.

Alumni Miguel Gonzalez gives hope for the future with a look into his past

Since graduating from the College in August 2019 as a journalism major, Miguel Gonzalez has taken the time to reflect on his time spent in the College’s journalism program, as well as The Signal, and how it encouraged him to pursue a career at The New York Post.

OPINION: Youth, Peace and Security Act must be a priority for members of Congress

Youth have always been central to progress across the globe. Eager to make change in their communities, we have them step up time and time again.

Creating art from anywhere: College alumnus shares creative perspective

Tyler Fugazzie is unlike any artist you’ve ever heard of.  In many ways, the title “artist” might not do Fugazzie justice. His work and creative interests span a wide range of artistic frameworks and styles, from visual design, creative writing, poetry, music and photography, just to name a few.

Gov. Murphy announces new eligibility for vaccine, progress with vaccination efforts

Gov. Phil Murphy held a Covid-19 briefing on April 5, the start of National Health Week. He made several announcements regarding vaccinations and the trends of the deadly virus in New Jersey.

Sixth annual Day of Giving raises over $334,000 for the College

On March 25, the College held its sixth annual Day of Giving. 2,049 donors consisting of alumni, staff, faculty, students, parents and friends raised over $334,000 to support the future of the College and its many programs, clubs, buildings and sports teams, the College announced in a school-wide email.

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