Lions Around the Dorm

October 18, 2006 Signal Editorial Staff 0

Welcome to Around the Dorm, a sports knowledge competition with two tablespoons of knowledge, a cup full of humor and a dash or two of Tobasco. Today’s competitors should seem familiar to you: last week’s champ and WTSR sports director Patrick Lavery; The Signal sports editor Lauren Kohout; and The Signal staff writer Ray Lodato. […]

Lions suffer first loss of season

October 18, 2006 Kelly Duncan 0

The Lions’ field hockey team lost its undefeated streak after going 1-1 last week.

The team experienced its first loss of the season on Saturday, when they played No. 6 Salisbury University in a game that ended 4-1. This game, following an impressive win against the Ramapo College Roadrunners on Tuesday, brought the Lions’ record to 11-1. […]

The streak has ended

October 18, 2006 Justin Jez 0

In a game that featured nationally ranked teams, the Lions received its first loss of the season in a 3-2 overtime match against Wheaton College. The last time the Lions dropped a regular season contest at home was Oct. 14, 1998.

The loss gives the fourth-ranked Lions an 8-1-2 overall record, while Wheaton moves to 12-2 on the season. […]

Lions remain ahead of the pack in national rankings

October 18, 2006 Kaitlin Hamilton 0

Despite the Homecoming celebration happening at the College, the men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to the SUNY-Albany Meet. Although the festivities were left behind, both teams came back with a reason to celebrate.

In this week’s U.S. Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association Division III poll, the women are ranked 10th while the men are 19th. […]

All-Americans are twice as nice

October 18, 2006 Lauren Kohout 0

After sweeping the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Regional tournament, freshman Jackie Shtemberg and junior Christina Contrafatto flew to Fort Myers, Fla., for the ITA National Small College Championships.

Shtemberg entered the singles tournament and placed sixth overall to be named an ITA All-American, making her the No. […]

HOMECOMING 2006

October 18, 2006 Lauren Kohout 1

In front of over 4,000 screaming fans intoxicated with school spirit at the annual Homecoming game, the Lions boasted a 27-21 overtime victory over the Pioneers of William Paterson University.

“It definitely makes a difference playing in your own stadium,” junior running back Daniel Dornacker said. […]

Congress gives online gambling the royal flush

October 18, 2006 Mike Stein 0

Around midnight on Sept. 29, 2006, Congress passed the Safe Port Act, a law to help ensure the security of our country against potential terrorist action on our ports . oh, and to ban all online gambling. Uh, except horse racing. And fantasy sports.

The legislation, titled the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act, was attached to the unrelated security bill by a small group of congressmen led by Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn. […]

Cop Shop

October 18, 2006 Myles Ma 0

A Wolfe Hall resident found a cup of human feces placed in front of her door upon returning to her room. Campus Police officers were dispatched to the dorm after a report of this criminal mischief on Wednesday, Oct. 11. Upon arrival, they spoke with Residence Life staff, who informed the officers of the smelly situation. […]

Two clubs approved; twenty inactive

October 18, 2006 Joseph Hannan 1

The International Association for Jazz Education (IAJE) and the Student Society for Stem Cell Research were approved at last week’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting. IAJE was approved with only one vote in dissention, while the other club was approved by a unanimous vote. […]

Chabad’s sukkah is blowin’ in the wind

October 18, 2006 Myles Ma 0

When Jeff Kornitzer, president of Chabad, found his club’s sukkah, a structure constructed in observance of the holiday Sukkot, leaning against a tree at about 8:30 a.m. Friday, his initial reaction was to call Campus Police. The immediate response was not, however, what one would expect from the police after a report of a possible hate crime. […]

Classes canceled after wet n’ wild night in Chemistry Building

October 18, 2006 Sean Marotta 0

The Chemistry Building was flooded early Thursday morning by an emergency shower that accidentally ran for several hours. All three floors of the building and the basement suffered water damage to ceiling tiles, partitions, insulation and other building components, according to Curt Heuring, vice president for Facilities Management, Construction and Campus Safety. […]

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