Way to go Joe: D’Alessandro is cookin’ in Brooklyn

February 22, 2006 Lauren Kohout 37

Last June, after watching the 50-round Major League Baseball draft pick-by-pick on the computer with his father, junior pitcher Joe D’Alessandro was ecstatic to find himself drafted in the 23rd round by the New York Mets.

“It was really great; my dad was so proud of me,” D’Alessandro said. […]

Lions stumble into playoffs after pair of losses

February 22, 2006 Tim Fox 0

Following back-to-back losses, the Lions fell out of first place in the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) and limped into the conference tournament as the fourth seed.

The good news is they started the playoffs with a home game. However, last week, they let the momentum they built up in a seven-game win streak slip away and lost out on a bye in the first round, which the first-and second-seeded teams are awarded in the tournament. […]

Lions look strong in season-opener

February 22, 2006 Kaitlin Hamilton 0

It may be six more weeks until spring, but the women’s tennis team opened up the season Saturday in an unscored match against the University of Delaware (UD) in the Lions’ Spring Kickoff Tournament.

The Lions captured three victories in singles and two victories in doubles action. […]

Second-place finish has team ready for nationals

February 22, 2006 Lauren Kohout 0

This past weekend, the Lions’ swimming and diving teams competed in the Metropolitan Conference Championships where they finished in second place and couldn’t be prouder.

“It was so loud it was like a rock concert,” head coach Brian Bishop said. “It was a fantastic meet because there were so many more NCAA cuts and the team really stepped it up. […]

Lions settle for second at conference championships

February 22, 2006 Brandon Lee 0

The College will send four wrestlers who earned titles at the Metropolitan Conference Championships at York College to the NCAA Division III Championships on Sunday.

The Lions were unable to repeat as tournament champions as the team finished in second place with 84 points, five points behind first-place host York College and 15 points ahead of third-place Hunter College. […]

Shields ignites second-half run, Lions advance

February 22, 2006 Matt Chando 0

The College defeated Rutgers University-Newark 68-54 in the first round of the New Jersey Athletic Conference tournament on Monday night at Packer Hall. The College now advances to the semifinals for a rematch with Montclair State University tonight in Upper Montclair. […]

A course in intelligent design?

February 22, 2006 Andrew Erkkila 0

Call it concern. I have been deeply troubled by rumors of intelligent design being introduced as an alternative course for the quantitative reasoning or lab science requirement of the liberal learning curriculum. I am a proponent of free speech and see nothing wrong with intelligent design, if that adheres to a person’s beliefs. […]

U.N. and freedom of speech do not mix

February 22, 2006 Matt Esposito 0

Enraged Muslims, angry over a depiction of the Prophet Muhammad wearing a bomb as a turban in Danish and Norwegian newspapers, protested in the streets in the past few weeks. However, as the smoke cleared from the “infidel” embassies in Damascus and Beirut, we did not hear calls for faithfulness to our democratic values of free speech, but rather the world community’s cries to appease the most evil of forces. […]

Speaker explores injustice of 1979 Greensboro killings

February 22, 2006 Karen DelDuca 0

On Nov. 3, 1979, five members of the Communist Worker’s Party (CWP) were shot dead and seven were wounded in Greensboro, N.C., by members of the Ku Klux Klan and Neo-Nazis.

It was not until 2004 that the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission was created to compile an accurate public record of what happened on that November day. […]

Intelligent design presentation heavily debated

February 22, 2006 Helen Walters 0

More than 145 people crowded into Science Complex room 101 last Wednesday, some curious, some armed for debate.

The event was a presentation on intelligent design (ID), the concept that the origin of life is better explained as the work of an intelligent designer than by the mechanisms of evolution. […]

‘Mystique,’ movie marathon receive full funding

February 22, 2006 Kaitlin Severini 0

The Student Finance Board (SFB) unanimously passed two motions to fully fund the Asian American Association’s (AAA) $2,814.70 request to host its annual program “Mystique” as well as its $562 request to hold the Spring Multicultural Buffet.

“I think (“Mystique” and the Multicultural Buffet) are going to be very successful,” Erica Klazmer, sophomore representative, said. […]

College socialists approved despite opposition

February 22, 2006 Scott Kieffer 1

Members of TCNJ Socialists heaved a sigh of relief last week when the club was approved by a single vote at the Student Government Association (SGA) meeting.

The decision (18-17-1) was one of the most fiercely debated all year, and arguments over its approval continued long after the meeting. […]

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