College paying big bucks for recent big-name speakers

February 25, 2003 Mike Shelichach 0

, 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

February 25, 2003 Kelly Meisberger 0

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

February 25, 2003 Casey Dyer 0

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

February 25, 2003 Heather Altz 0

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. […]

Blizzard shuts down campus dining halls

February 25, 2003 Jeanine Skowronski 0

The President’s Day Blizzard closed down two of the College’s four main dining halls last Monday.

Due to the State-of-Emergency, only Eickhoff Hall, which was closed from 3:00 p.m to 6:00 p.m., was opened to students.

“In instances, such as (the blizzard), our Number One commitment is to get Eickhoff up and running,” Joe Ganci, resident district manager for Sodexho, the College’s food service provider, said. […]

Snow inconveniences student commuters, diners

February 25, 2003 Matthew K. Fair 0

As last weekend’s blizzard paralyzed much of the mid-Atlantic region of the country, the College experienced difficulties with cars being left in designated snow emergency lots.

Approximately 40 vehicles parked in Lots 3, 4, 5 and 8 were not moved, according to Campus Police. […]

SGA gets pumped – Lift-a-Thon raises bar for charity

February 25, 2003 Jessica Rae 0

On Feb. 20, the second annual SGA Lift-a-Thon took place in Packer Hall. With the profits once again going to the Valerie Fund, the event was headed up this year by Mike Cilia, SGA vice president for Administration and Finance.

One year ago, the Student Government Association was searching for a possible fund-raiser in which 100 percent of the profits would go to a charity. […]

Hitchin’ a ride with the Future Alumni Association

February 25, 2003 Emily Weiss 0

Who needs to be walking on an icy sidewalk in the frosty weather when a golf cart chauffer is available, ready to transport from residence halls to Forcina?

If it sounds too good to be true it usually is, but the Future Alumni Association (FAA) made the transportation dream a reality all day Monday. […]

National Condom Week – get your rubber on

February 25, 2003 Teresa Rivas 0

The nation celebrated the use of condoms as well as other types of birth control from Feb. 14 (just in time for Valentine’s Day) until Feb. 21 during National Condom Week.

To college students, condoms seem like common sense, but other forms of birth control may not be. […]

Alternative sites infuse news with color and laughs

February 25, 2003 Heidi van Beever 0

Just hearing someone mention the nightly news is enough to make me yawn and to force my eyes to glaze over. It’s not that there’s anything terribly wrong with it. It’s informative, educational and, on rare occasions, even amusing. Who could forget CNN’s report on the new Lingerie Barbie, featuring the blonde icon at bars and adult bookstores in downtown N. […]

Simplicity hurts the story of a life hanging in balance

February 25, 2003 John Kell 0

“The Life of David Gale” reminded me of a movie that came out last year, “John Q,” starring Denzel Washington. The movies had very little in common in terms of content, but they did both have political messages. “John Q” was centered around the notion that health care should be provided for all citizens equally. […]

Campus in concert – bands club it at Conduit

February 25, 2003 Dan Brady 0

Some of the best college acts in the greater Trenton area came to Conduit on South Broad Street in downtown Trenton to show what they’re made of. Two of the groups performing at Conduit/WTSR’s Ultimate College Band Showcase were from the College. Megan Burtnick, junior communication studies major, performed solo and the band Higherline closed out the evening’s events. […]

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