CosmoGIRL! rates College among best for women

October 6, 2004 Sarah Becker 0

Nipping at the heels of top reviews from U.S. News and World Report and Barron’s Profiles of American Colleges, CosmoGIRL!, the teenage counterpart to Cosmopolitan magazine, has given the College another honor – inclusion in its first-ever guide to the 50 best colleges for girls. […]

College welcomes two board members

October 6, 2004 Kelly Conway 0

The College has welcomed Bradley Brewster and Susanne Svizeny as the newest members of its Board of Trustees. Both were nominated for positions on the board by Gov. James E. McGreevey and will be officially sworn into office on Oct. 7 at 3:30 p.m. in Brower Student Center. […]

Keeping up with the Times

October 6, 2004 Kristina Fiore 0

Amy Benson sits on a plush red chair against the mahogany walls of the Algonquin Hotel in New York City. Her chocolate suit is as rich as the wood behind her, and is offset by tinsel-like threading interwoven throughout the skirt and jacket set. The threading reflects a golden-green color that matches Benson’s hazel eyes and blond, tousled hair. […]

Halliday encourage self reflection to write poetry

October 6, 2004 Ben Leach 0

Last Thursday, on a night when many students tuned their televisions in to the presidential debate, poet Mark Halliday was having a debate of his own – with himself.

“I’ll be jabbing at myself the way Kerry and Bush will be jabbing at each other,” Halliday said of his visit to the College to promote his latest book of poetry, “Jab.” […]

Listen while you surf — MP3 blogs new music downloading alternative

October 6, 2004 Rebecca Scanlon 0

Weblogs have been around for years, providing anyone with Internet access a forum to express his or her views and discuss his or her life. But words are not enough.

Blogs, described by Brian Garrity of Billboard magazine as do-it-yourself Web sites composed of journal-style commentary, have been supplemented with links to news and other Web sites and photos. […]

When it comes to gambling — AC is the place to be

October 6, 2004 Daniela Flores 0

Everyone knows that one of New Jersey’s main attractions lies deep in the south of the state: Atlantic City. Seen as a playground for adults, Atlantic City features 14 casinos where you can spend your hard-earned money. And although you can only start playing the slots once you turn 21, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be up on your knowledge of the way things work in Atlantic City. […]

Students lay all their cards on the table

October 6, 2004 Erin Black 0

On a quiet weeknight on Wolfe 10, five-dollar bills are being collected and counted. Unlike other nights in the week, however, the money is not being used for fast food or beer. It’s for a poker game.

Poker has exploded in popularity over the past year. […]

Sports serve better game than romance in new film

October 6, 2004 Donna Green 0

Fearing that he is getting too old to compete, Peter Colt (Paul Bettany) gears up for his last stint at Wimbledon. And thus begins “Wimbledon,” a film about a quest not only for victory, but for love as well. While flawed in many respects, “Wimbledon” is an enjoyable film that captures some genuine emotion on screen. […]

Cheap plot gimmicks spoil Moore’s good performance

October 6, 2004 Tom Dunford 0

A note to the reader: this review contains spoilers and should not be read by those interested in being surprised by the plot of “The Forgotten.” Just be advised that said surprises are worth neither your time nor your money.

“The Forgotten” plays like the worst episode of “The X-Files.” […]

Green Day makes political rock opera

October 6, 2004 Ashley Marty 0

“Dearly beloved, are you listening?” The new Green Day rock opera album, “American Idiot,” is worth more than a listen; it deserves repeated play and praise. The band’s first entirely new album since 2000’s “Warning,” “American Idiot” may very well be one of the best rock albums of the year – if not the best. […]

Richman returns to the College with new label and band

October 6, 2004 Audrey Levine 0

He performed last year as the opening act for an already established artist. Then he returned as one-half of the “Night of Openers” in the Rat. And now Adam Richman is back in his own concert for the students at the College.

Richman began his career at the tender age of 12, when he began recording himself with computers. […]

Shakespeare ’70 tackles ‘desperate drama’ with style

October 6, 2004 Laura Bray 0

Shakespeare ’70’s rendition of Henrik Ibsen’s “An Enemy of the People,” which played at the Black Box Theater over the past two weeks, was a play that provide its audience with pure enjoyment and astonishment. Shakespeare ’70, which is Mercer County’s only classical theatre company, succeeded in bringing this powerful “classic” to life. […]

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