Champion’s Challenge

December 8, 2004 Kristina Cossaboon 0

The College has been chosen to host the NCAA Champion’s Challenge on Jan. 8. This is a free event that will highlight NCAA basketball at the College.

Fans of all ages will be able to experience not only the thrill of watching NCAA basketball, but will be given the opportunity to feel what it is like to be part of it, while having the chance to win great prizes. […]

Editorial: And now it’s time to move on

December 8, 2004 Kristen Zimmerman 0

Well, I’ve reached the first of many lasts to come throughout the course of this year. After two semesters at the helm of The Signal’s sports section, I am laying down my red editing pen in favor of my bat and glove this spring.

Over the past year, the vast majority of my waking hours have been spent in The Signal office and on the College’s softball field. […]

Injury-plagued Lions still win dual meets

December 8, 2004 Tim Fox 0

Despite having eight of its 10 regular starters out, the Lions handily defeated their first two opponents of the year, doubling up Hunter College 28-14 and tallying a 29-15 win over New York University (NYU) on Dec. 1.

Heading into its first dual meets of the season, the team was without several notable starters including two All-Americans, three conference champs and its best transfer. […]

Indoor track gets off to fast start

December 8, 2004 Kristen Zimmerman 0

Indoor track and field head coach Eric Mobley quelled any doubts about his ability to continue the historic success of the College’s track program in his head-coaching debut this weekend.

The Lions walked away from their first meet of the year, Princeton’s New Year’s Invitational, with three new school records and five NCAA Division III provisional times. […]

Swimming attains multiple NCAA ‘B’ cuts

December 8, 2004 Lauren Kohout 0

The Lions’ swimming and diving teams recorded several individual victories in separate events this past weekend.

Sophomore diver Lee Swanson crushed the competition at the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Swimming and Diving Championships. […]

Lions defeat Cougars with second-half surge

December 8, 2004 Kristina Cossaboon 0

The College’s women’s basketball team notched two conference victories last week, including a huge second-half comeback to defeat rival Kean University on Saturday.

The Lions posted a 68-62 come-from-behind win over the visiting Cougars when they overcame a 19-point halftime deficit to clinch the victory. […]

Clutch free throws land Lions on top of NJAC

December 8, 2004 Matt Conklin 0

Junior forward Bobby Davison buried the game-tying and winning free throws with 1.6 seconds left in overtime to give the Lions’ men’s basketball team a 73-72 win over Kean University on Saturday. It was the College’s second New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) victory of the week. […]

Hedonism offers far more problems than solutions

December 8, 2004 Zac Goldstein 0

The month of December is now in full effect and with it comes a series of virtual certainties. For example, it is a good bet that a number of people will be getting smashed during or after finals week in an effort to forget about all those grueling hours of studying and test-taking. […]

Students arrested under liquor store program

December 8, 2004 Bryan Wassel 0

Several students of the College were recently arrested by local police for attempting to purchase alcohol underage, including the football team’s starting quarterback, Jeffery Struble, according to a press release from Ewing Township Police Sergeant Gregory Smith. […]

Middle States committee commends College

December 8, 2004 Jake Remaly 0

A five-person committee from the Middle States Association commended the College for its “culture of evaluation” and suggested it develop a specific time frame for completing the curriculum transformation. The association is a nonprofit organization that focuses on peer review as a way to improve educational institutions. […]

Area towns agree to look into sharing services

December 8, 2004 Brigid Mara 0

Mercer County residents came together in Brower Student Center last Wednesday night to work together to solve problems in their communities at the College’s Public Issues Summit.

The theme of the evening, “Collaborating Across Communities,” was fitting as 105 residents from Mercer County towns joined to discuss whether or not municipalities should jointly attack problems such as sprawl and high taxes. […]

Mirrors places on signs to reflect diverse student body

December 8, 2004 Matt Egan 0

An unknown person tried to make a statement about race at the College when he or she recently glued small circular mirrors over the faces of students on the newly re-rendered signs outside the construction site for the new library.

After about a week, however, the mirrors were removed from the sign. […]

SFB helps send Dance Team to Disney World

December 8, 2004 Sean Marotta 0

In a close 8-7 vote, the Student Finance Board (SFB) funded $2,417 of a $4,541 request from the Dance Team to attend the College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship in Walt Disney World from Jan. 14 to 17.

The board also fully funded the Dance Team’s $1,250 request for a professional choreographer to put together a routine and music for the team in a 13-1-1 vote at SFB’s Dec. […]

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