Organizations worried about getting programs approved

September 15, 2004 Donna Kardos 0

When Student Finance Board (SFB) Chairperson Craig Gross decided to completely alter the way SFB allocates Student Activities Fund money to student organizations, cutting each organization’s base budget substantially, many of these organizations and their treasurers grew weary. […]

SFB budget cuts increase special appropriations

September 15, 2004 Ashley Marty 0

When this semester began, there was a lot of commotion and confusion in regard to class transformations and meal plans. Another big change, however, occurred at the end of the Spring 2004 semester that affects just about every club, organization and student on campus. […]

(Don’t) plug it in, plug it in

September 15, 2004 Daniela Flores 0

When students first moved back to the College a few weeks ago, they had a lot of things to worry about. Ways to set up their room or getting their books together for classes were among them.

The last thing on anyone’s mind was protecting his or her computer while plugging back into the College’s network. […]

College ranked most competitive

September 15, 2004 Tammy Tibbetts 0

The College has a new distinction to be proud of: it has just achieved the elite status of “Most Competitive” in Barron’s Profiles of American Colleges, joining the ranks of Ivy Leagues and the nation’s other top schools.

Previously, the College had been ranked “Highly Competitive.” […]

College celebrates 150 years

September 15, 2004 Kristina Fiore 0

As both an alumnus and member of the math department faculty, William Hausdoerffer participated in the College’s 100th birthday celebration.

Fifty years later, the 1936 Trenton State Normal School graduate was back to celebrate the College’s 150th birthday, kicking off the Sesquicentennial Celebration with the lighting of the cauldron last Wednesday in Brower Student Center. […]

iPods provide music on the go

September 15, 2004 Kristen Zimmerman 0

Eight-tracks, the mini-disc, beepers as the precursor to cell phones, the iPod. Only time will tell if the booming iPod industry is just one of those quick to grow, quick to fade fads, or if it really has revolutionized the world of portable music.

Right now, we may have reached the peak of the iPod frenzy, and society has become, well, obsessed. […]

Yoga practice does a body (and a spirit) good

September 15, 2004 Katelyn McCormick 0

Our phones can take pictures. We can watch “Pretty Woman” or “Die Hard” to pass the time on that long car ride. For a country obsessed with multi-tasking, it is no surprise that yoga has found its audience.

Part workout regime, part spiritual path, yoga has become a popular practice over the last decade, and it is still growing. […]

Students trains for ‘CSI’ life with new forensics program

September 15, 2004 Becky Barrett 0

A finger-print lab, police laboratory internships and practical grocery store research characterize the College’s new federally-funded forensics concentration.

Program director John Allison, professor of forensic chemistry, hopes the program will include hands-on “CSI”-type experience and a unique, transportable “lab in a bag. […]

RDs stay forever young living among College students

September 15, 2004 Melissa Hernandez 0

Imagine living right upstairs, or right next door to your own office. While others are used to a long commute to get home after a long day’s work, Complex Coordinator Sean Stallings lives a few steps away from his office at Townhouses West.

Stallings, like six other residence directors who work on the campus, lives on campus and does his job from home, which for him is right downstairs. […]

IT keeps an eye out for students’ computer health

September 15, 2004 Christine Brozyna 0

It’s a student’s worst nightmare – you wake up one morning to find your computer wallpapered with pop-up ads or frozen with last night’s Google search scrawled across the screen. “It’s frustration, anger and disappointment all at the same time,” Kajal Vora, junior international business major, said. […]

‘Cutting loose’ has never sounded this good

September 15, 2004 Audrey Levine 0

As far back as I can remember – which translates to last year – the music review page has featured mostly rock and other popular music CDs. This time, we thought we’d change things up a bit and bring a little culture with a nice old-fashioned musical and a review of the critically acclaimed soundtrack to the Broadway play “Footloose. […]

Fans follow fish to the end of its musical odyssey

September 15, 2004 Matthew K. Fair 0

After 21 years, Phish has broken up. They brought their career to an end close to where it began, Coventry, Vt., on Aug. 14 and 15. An odyssey brought us there for the second night.

By the time we arrived on Sunday night at the Newport State Airport, where the festival was held, the worst of the rain had ended. […]

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