Editorial: Easter hours unacceptable

March 30, 2005 Signal Editorial Staff 0

As a public school, the College is in no way required to remain open for Easter weekend. While, yes, a majority of the student body adheres to some manifestation of Christianity, as a public school, the College is required to cater to students of all religions. […]

Rude behavior on campus is spiraling out of control

March 30, 2005 Stefanie Pfoutz 0

This column was inspired by a rude instant message I received. Out of the blue, someone I’d never met decided to tell me one of my columns was “bad” and I was “fucking stupid” for writing it.

It got me thinking about rudeness in general and how prevalent it is across campus. […]

Society shows a lack of respect for the aged among us

March 30, 2005 Mike McCaffery 0

A Chinese proverb says that having an older person in the home is a treasure. As someone who has had my grandmother live with my family for my entire life, I could not agree more.

Since I was very young, I have learned to appreciate the elderly. While there are many who would agree with me, some sadly do not have such a high estimation of the older members of our society. […]

Schiavo case a test of our deepest moral convictions

March 30, 2005 Matt Esposito 0

It has been quite a couple weeks for The Signal, hasn’t it? I have received quite a few angry letters in my tenure as a columnist, but the entire section lovingly dedicated against Mr. Carter has certainly set the record for liberal student outrage.

Ah yes, liberals angry that someone said something unpopular using faulty data. […]

Oft-maligned capitalism is a force for social change

March 30, 2005 Zac Goldstein 0

About the only thing more insufferable than a tyrant is a well-intentioned fool. It pains me to see people who have noble goals (and the skills needed to reach them) shoot themselves in the feet by relying on faulty mechanics.

This pain has been felt very acutely these past four years for obvious reasons, but I digress. […]

‘Academic freedom’ stifles free exchange of ideas

March 30, 2005 Matt Richman 0

The year is 1968. The United States is embroiled in a war in Southeast Asia, and former colonized nations are struggling with independence. Student rebellions are rocking cities and universities around the globe. The new generation of student activists largely rejects parental conceptions of politics, religion, morality and sexuality. […]

SGA info session draws no audience

March 30, 2005 Joseph Garaventi 0

Despite all the publicity the Student Government Association (SGA) has had regarding this week’s referendum for the creation of a position of Vice President of Equity and Diversity, not one student attended an information session held last week to educate the student body about the proposed position. […]

Panel discusses ‘pipeline’ at Women in Politics forum

March 30, 2005 Kimberly Gray 0

Dismal statistics on the number of women in politics took center stage last week as the women’s and gender studies department invited three prominent women in politics to discuss politics in New Jersey and encourage students to become involved.

The speakers were alumnus Kelly Baden of Planned Parenthood Association of Bucks County, Sarah Brewer of Women & Politics Institute and Susan Markham of EMILY’s List, both of Washington, D. […]

BSU’s AIDS quilt raises $471 for Dooley House

March 30, 2005 Sean Marotta 0

A small but dedicated group of students stayed on campus after most had cleared out for Easter weekend to see the Black Student Union (BSU) display patches from its AIDS Quilt fundraiser last Friday. The quilt raised money for AIDS awareness and its display marked the end of BSU’s first AIDS Awareness Week, which spanned from March 21-25. […]

SFB discusses funding for honor societies

March 30, 2005 Sean Marotta 0

The Student Finance Board (SFB) zero-funded a $764 request from Pi Mu Epsilon, the mathematics honor society, by a vote of 11-3 at its March 23 meeting. The organization’s request also sparked a conversation on whether the board should fund departmental honor societies. […]

Cop Shop

March 30, 2005 Katelyn McCormick 0

On Tuesday March 22 at 10:45 a.m., Campus Police was dispatched to Brower Student Center on a report of a theft.

Upon arrival, the officer met with a manager of Sodexho Corp. who reported the crime.

The woman told officers that sometime between 6:15 and 10 a. […]

Alsop: schools should teach business ethics

March 30, 2005 Jessica Dziedzic 0

Headlining speaker Christopher J. Christie, U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, failed to arrive at last Wednesday’s student forum on business ethics, sponsored by the School of Business.

“Ten (minutes) after 3 (p.m.), I was told he wasn’t coming,” Aimee Rogers, program assistant and interim dean for the School of Business, said. […]

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