‘Twentysomething’ pianist bucks jazz, pop traditions

September 29, 2004 Jaclyn English 0

The obvious definition of “Twentysomething” is “a young adult in his twenties,” but the term encompasses so much more than that: a period in one’s life marked by indecision, frivolity, harmless egotism, a still incomplete world perspective, the desire to cling to youth and lack of responsibility and some serious soul-searching. […]

Q & A with Mark Halliday

September 29, 2004 Diana Ling 0

Diana Ling: Where are you from/what kind of environment did you grow up in and how has this influenced your writing?

Mark Halliday: I grew up mostly in a suburb of Raleigh, N. C., playing games with the neighborhood kids in the green backyards. My father was a professor at N. […]

Visiting Writers Series kicks off its second year

September 29, 2004 Diana Ling 0

The Visiting Writers Series (VWS), which brought poet Mark Bibbins to the College last year, begins its second year this Thursday with a reading by Mark Halliday, an award-winning poet and professor at Ohio University. The reading will be held at 8 p.m. in Room 202 West of the Student Center. […]

KatManDu — the beginners guide to a local favorite

September 29, 2004 Laura Bray 0

Most students at the College over the age of 21 have probably been to KatManDu, although for anyone who may be living in a bubble, or who is turning 21 shortly, KatManDu is a must on the checklist of things that every bonafide student needs to try before graduation. […]

All-female band ‘rocks’ out at VOX benefit concert

September 29, 2004 Monique Reuben 0

Despite drawing a very small audience, New York City-based female rock band The Drive took students for a wild ride at the Vox Rocks! concert last Thursday at the Rathskeller.

The concert was a benefit for Voices for Planned Parenthood (VOX).

“We needed to raise funds for VOX (and) I actually found (the band) online,” Nina Davidson, junior English and women’s and gender studies major and VOX president, said. […]

Cover band ensures Sublime is still music to people’s ears

September 29, 2004 Paige Nestel 0

It’s no wonder that with lyrics such as “I’m drunk by noon, but that’s okay/I’ll be president someday,” musical group Sublime has managed to maintain a steady fan base among the college crowd since its debut album, “40 Oz. to Freedom,” was released.

It is also no wonder, then, that students from the College eagerly anticipated the arrival of Badfish, a Sublime tribute band, in its second visit to the Rat last Tuesday night. […]

Baseball takes a back seat to NFL as season kicks off

September 22, 2004 Zach Scarlett 0

Well it’s fall again, and that can mean only one thing: football season. Yes, the titans of the tundra have returned for another season of exciting non-stop action. And there are three things that everyone should be paying close attention to this fall: Barry Bonds’ quest to move past Babe Ruth on the all-time home run list, Ichiro’s pursuit to break an 84-year-old record, and the tight playoff races that exist in both leagues. […]

Lions’ win streak at 103 after three more victories

September 22, 2004 Megan Yesinko 0

The College’s women’s tennis team extended its impressive New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) winning streak to 101 straight victories this week with a win against Ramapo College (3-1). This NJAC streak began over 20 years ago in 1982.

The Roadrunners were not able to be victorious in a single match against the Lions, who concluded the day going 9-0 in doubles and singles play. […]

Out-of-position sub gives field hockey 1-0 win

September 22, 2004 Perian Doko 0

Who would have thought that junior midfielder Kaitlin Wooster would have scored the only goal for the Lions against the Pioneers? While head coach Sharon Pfluger didn’t know hers would be the only goal, she knew Wooster could be counted on to score.

“It was great being able to put in Kaitlin and having her score the only goal,” Pfluger said. […]

Women’s rugby opens up season with muddy loss to Spartans

September 22, 2004 Pamela Hanscom 0

Saturdays are rugby days this semester at the College. Players and fans alike are getting ready for what they hope is going to be the best season yet for the women’s rugby team.

One might think that a team without a full-time coach would struggle trying to live up to the expectations of their competitive Eastern Pennsylvania Rugby Union Division, but in past seasons the women’s team has continued to rise above and beyond anyone’s expectations. […]

Soccer defeats Montclair in NJAC Opener

September 22, 2004 Vanessa Wolkovitsch 0

The women’s soccer team triumphed 2-0 over the Red Hawks of Montclair State University (MSU) in the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) opener on Thursday night.

“Because it was our fist NJAC game, we knew that we had to work our hardest to get the win,” senior midfielder Stephanie Peters, who scored the Lions’ final goal, said. […]

Men’s soccer falters after undefeated start

September 22, 2004 Scott Miccio 0

The College’s men’s soccer team did not kick off its New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) schedule the way it had hoped. Last Saturday, the Lions suffered their second loss of the year, 3-0, at undefeated Montclair State University.

In the first half, the College’s defense was staunch and did not allow a goal. […]

Blocked punt gives Lions 6-0 win over LaSalle

September 22, 2004 Matt Conklin 0

The College’s football team narrowly edged Division I-AA LaSalle 6-0 on Saturday afternoon to improve to 2-0 on the season.

Faced with a horrendously rain-soaked field, the Lions’ defense held the Explorers scoreless. Sophomore running back Cory Schoonover blocked a punt and returned it 30 yards for a touchdown and the only score of the game in the second quarter, coming away with the win. […]

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