Men’s swimming defeats BU

December 1, 2004 Jasmine Overton 0

The College’s men’s swimming and diving team defeated Bloomsburg University 146-105 last weekend while the women’s swimming and diving team lost 147-106. Of the 28 total events at this meet, the College took first in 11 events.

Sophomore George Savulich captured the 1000-yard freestyle (10:22. […]

Lions split at season-opening tournament

December 1, 2004 Kristina Cossaboon 0

The College’s women’s basketball team opened their season going 1-1 at the Chuck Resler Invitational hosted by the University of Rochester last weekend.

The Lions dropped a 65-41 decision to the 2004 NCAA Division III National Runner-Up, Bowdoin College, on Friday afternoon. […]

Cross country unable to make mark at Nationals

December 1, 2004 Lindsey Borda 0

Nationals did not go as planned for the College’s cross country teams. The men’s team finished in 18th place, while women’s team representative, junior Jenna Fasulo, came in 86th at the event held on Nov. 20 at Whitetail Golf Course and hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. […]

Former LaSalle standout eager to continue indoor and outdoor track success

December 1, 2004 Kristen Zimmerman 0

The minute Eric Mobley accepted the head coaching position of the men’s and women’s track and field programs, he also accepted the burdens of reputation, tradition and past successes that come with the College’s track and field teams.

Seven straight women’s indoor track New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Championships, 21 women’s outdoor Championships in 22 chances, and seven straight men’s outdoor Championships – walking into these expectations could make even the most experienced coach get pre-race jitters. […]

Vinciguerra leads Lions at Ursinus meet

December 1, 2004 Eric Juray 0

With many injuries still plaguing the College’s wrestling team early in the season, senior Nick Vinciguerra is proving his worth as co-captain.

Vinciguerra, ranked sixth in the nation, won his third title in as many weeks and remains unbeaten on the season at 197 pounds. […]

Season ends at NCAA sectionals for women’s soccer

December 1, 2004 Tom Hipper 0

Following a solid regular season, the College’s women’s soccer team saw their hopes of a National Championship come to an end with a 1-0 loss to the Messiah College Falcons in the NCAA Division III Sectionals.

The loss occurred on the Falcons’ turf and the crushing blow came courtesy of a goal by Messiah College’s junior midfielder Hannah Levesque with 9:37 left in regulation. […]

Lions break streak with win over Rowan

December 1, 2004 Matt Conklin 0

The College’s men’s basketball team (2-1) opened their season with decisive victories over Rowan University and the State University of New York (SUNY) at Old Westbury before dropping the championship game of the Gallaudet University Holiday Tournament to Alright College 69-68 in Washington, D. […]

Editorial: Supreme Court should say ‘yes’ to medical marijuana

December 1, 2004 Signal Editorial Staff 0

For the first time, the Supreme Court is questioning whether the federal government can prosecute patients who smoke pot on doctor’s orders.

This is a huge milestone in the fight for medicinal marijuana.

It seems as if a drug that has few side effects and much efficiency (which is not common in the pharmaceutical industry) should not be at the center of such controversy. […]

Individual rights are sacrificed on the altar of politics

December 1, 2004 Zac Goldstein 0

Beware the pending storm. The nomination of Alberto Gonzales for U.S. Attorney General is likely to produce a whole heap of controversy. Gonzales’ detractors will point to his somewhat shaky civil liberties record whereas his supporters will claim that he is a defender of constitutional rights. […]

No Condi-scending — Rice is the right woman for the job

December 1, 2004 Todd Carter 0

With Colin Powell leaving the position of Secretary of State, President Bush has decided to elevate Condoleeza Rice to the position, making her the first black female to have this rank. With this new rank comes much responsibility.

Not only is Rice trying to fill the shoes of one the most popular members of Bush’s cabinet, but she also has to be America’s face to the world in a time when the country does not have as many allies as it once had and its policies are more far reaching than ever before. […]

Prison documentary to reveal wisdom, lessons from behind bars

December 1, 2004 Tricia Tirella 2

“Freedom Road,” a documentary focusing on three incarcerated women who reclaim their voices and stories through writing their memoirs, will be presented on Dec. 3 in the Don Evans Black Box Theater at 8 p.m.

The film focuses on Woman is the Word, the memoir-writing workshop organized in a women’s maximum security prison, and the lessons that these imprisoned women can teach. […]

ResLife staff to lose guaranteed housing

December 1, 2004 Brigid Mara 0

Starting this year, student staff members of Residence Life will no longer receive guaranteed housing after completing their year of duty.

It was part of Residence Life policy in the past to offer guaranteed housing to its student staff members as a bonus. […]

Students, professors analyze 2004 election

December 1, 2004 Tricia Tirella 0

Daniel Crofts, professor of history and former chair of the history department portrayed the importance of the increase of 14 million voters in the 2004 election at the political science department’s forum on Nov. 18, when faculty members presented an analysis of the 2004 election before opening the floor to a roundtable discussion. […]

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