Sunday, March 7, 2021


College sends 8 wrestlers to NCAA Championships

The College's wrestling team capped off its weekend with six champions in the 2003 Metropolitan Conference Championships (MET). After Sunday's championships at Montclair State University (MSU), the Lions will send eight wrestlers to the 2003 NCAA National Championships.

Lions lose two in a row, drop home court advantage

After going on a nine game winning streak and looking at the possibility of gaining the first seed in the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC), the College's Women's Basketball team lost two in a row this week, leaving them with a third place finish in the league.

Why play Division III?

Imagine you're an athlete. Scouts are hunting you down, you are so amazing and you have so much raw talent, this imaginary university will even pay you money to play. Not cash in the pocket, but scholarship money. Personally, that sounds to me like a pretty sweet deal.

He’s not stung or stinging, he’s Sting

I know most of you have found yourself humming a song by Sting at one time or another. You know you have sung, "Roxanne, you don't have to put on the red light ... Roxanne," or "Goo goo goo, a da da da, is all I want to say to you." I have to admit that I probably do so a little more than the average person.

I’ll dress you up in my love, Madonna, all over your body

I love Madonna, let's put it out on the table. I love the music, the image, the woman, the movies, (well, maybe not the movies), but I really admire her. Simply put, Madonna is the greatest female pop star of our time. She is part of a new feminist movement, a movement that gives more sexual freedom for women.

Israel’s state in question

Although the strife within Israel has been overshadowed in the last couple of months due to media focus on Iraq, I predict that certain factors will cause issues involving Israel to surface in the near future. Groups on both sides, Zionist and anti-Zionist, will relate the conflict with Iraq to their own views on Israel.

Freedom fries don’t taste the same, even with ketchup

It's become cool to hate on the French, hasn't it? Humor Web sites have "The French Art of Surrendering" desktop wallpaper for download, sporting a classic shot of Hitler in front of the Eiffel Tower, among others. Certain restaurants are dropping the "French" from their fries, calling them "freedom fries" or other similarly saccharine displays of "patriotism.

College takes applications for 10 Student Life scholarships

There is a great demand for student scholarship awards on the College's campus year after year, according to Gem Perkins, coordinator at the Office of the dean of Student Life. This year the College is giving out eight awards to a select few. The deadline for the scholarship application was Feb.

Blizzard causes 2-day cable interruption on campus

The President's Day Blizzard interrupted cable services at the College from Monday, Feb. 17 to mid-morning Wednesday, Feb. 19. Many students were angered by the amount of time it took for the cable to be repaired. "I was pissed off," Nicole Kukawski, freshman secondary education English major, said.

Drivers can appeal lot 8 tickets after changes in policy

Students have been receiving tickets in Lots 8 and 9 due to confusion about weekend parking policies. "In Lot 8, faculty and staff parking becomes visitor parking on the weekend," Kathleen Ragan, director of student financial assistance, said. According to Ragan, students with decals for other lots are not allowed to park in these spaces.

College paying big bucks for recent big-name speakers

, and the Multi-Cultural Lecture Series spent almost all of its $15,000 budget on speakers this year. The speakers included author and political theorist Benjamin Barber, who spoke at the College last semester and Naomi Tutu, program coordinator for the Race Relations Institute at Fisk University, who will be speaking at the College in March.

The Loop offers transportation to off-campus merchants

The Student Finance Board (SFB) implemented The Loop, a bus service paid for by the Student Activities Fee. It is available to bring students to a number of different dining and shopping venues in Ewing and West Trenton starting on Feb. 18. The Loop travels to the 7-11, Halo Farms, Blockbuster, The Dollar Store, The International House of Pancakes and Dunkin' Donuts and picks up students every half hour in front of the Brower Student Center.

SGA passes bill to revise the College’s registration policy

An uncommon emotional moment occurred for SGA on Wednesday as Marco Zelaya, vice president of legal and governmental affairs, surprised members by announcing his resignation from his position for personal reasons. Delivering a heartfelt speech to fellow members, Zelaya recalled memories and achievements he had in his time spent with SGA.

Cop Shop

Campus Police took a report of assault and harassment that had occurred on Feb. 13 to a student of the College by his ex-girlfriend. The student said that the incident started at approximately 8:15 a.m. that morning, when he contacted a friend that was staying with him and she informed him that his ex-girlfriend was in his room watching her.

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