College spends another $100K on apartments

January 25, 2006 Sean Marotta 0

Costs on the Student Apartment complex debacle continued to rise, as the Board of Trustees voted to give Schenk, Price, Smith & King, the Morristown-based law firm that is negotiating a take-over agreement with the College’s insurer for the project, an additional $50,000 for legal services. […]

News Briefs

January 25, 2006 Bryan Wassel 0

SGA VP of Equity and Diversity Resigns

Joanna Holguin, SGA vice president of Equity and Diversity, resigned from her position over winter break, due to other personal interests.

The position requires at least one year experience on the SGA Senate. There are currently three candidates who are running to take over the position. […]

College offers new Japanese exchange program

January 25, 2006 Andrew Grant 0

An agreement with a Japanese university has made it a lot easier for the College’s students to experience life in the Far East.

Beginning in the fall, the College will revive an exchange program with Kansai Gaidai University, located in Hirakata, Japan.

The previously arranged agreement had been inactive for a while, according to Karen Jenkins, director of the office of Undergraduate Global Programs. […]

Trenton murders hit all-time high

January 25, 2006 Helen Walters 0

With 31 homicides, 2005 was the deadliest year in Trenton’s history, up from 18 in 2004.

The rising murder rate appears to be part of a larger trend in cities in New Jersey. Out of New Jersey’s “big six” urban cities – Newark, Jersey City, Paterson, Elizabeth, Trenton and Camden – only Camden saw a decrease in 2005. […]

Reverend shares King’s message of freedom

January 25, 2006 Bryan Wassel 0

Rev. Darrell L. Armstrong’s impassioned sermon on Martin Luther King Jr. Day spoke not only of equality among people, the value most strongly tied with King’s memory, but also its ultimate purpose: freedom, and our duty to protect it.

“If you’re really going to honor Dr. […]

Contraceptive patch may cause more harm than good

January 25, 2006 Ben Leach 0

Women juggling busy schedules often find the contraceptive patch to be an easier alternative to birth control pills, since it only has to be changed weekly rather than taken daily.

However, the Ortho Evra patch has recently come under fire due to a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, which claims that increased estrogen production caused a heart attack in a 17-year-old. […]

Ask Kayy

January 25, 2006 Signal Editorial Staff 0

Meet Kayy, our new relationship columnist. With the help of professionals and her own romantic savvy, she’ll attempt to answer your most burning dating, love and sex questions.

Dear fellow TCNJ students,

I’m not a doctor (yet). I’m not a therapist. But I’m a college student, and I know relationships. […]

Liberal learning director aims to broaden students’ horizons

January 25, 2006 Paige Nestel 0

At one time or another, you may have wondered: Why do I have to take math if I’m an English major? Why do I have to learn about cave paintings to get my diploma? Just what, exactly, is the point of all of these general education requirements?

But since 1993, the General Education (or, as it is now called, Liberal Learning) Program has had an enthusiastic champion in its director, Robert Anderson. […]

New styles, trends heat up cold winter months

January 25, 2006 Daniela Flores 0

Stores may be ready to put away the winter clothes, but for the rest of us it will be two months until we’re ready to break out spring styles. That means there’s just enough time to go out and pick up some of the winter’s best fashion trends. From military-style clothing to lace and ruffles, there’s something for everyone. […]

Soak up the sun – Choose the spring break that’s right for you

January 25, 2006 Paige Nestel 0

Winter break may have just ended, but it’s never too early – and soon, it may even be too late – to book your ultimate spring break vacation.

Every year, thousands of college students are given one week (usually in late February or March) to leave behind a world of nagging professors, projects, papers and exams and escape to paradise. […]

Globetrotters spot trends, share oddities from abroad

January 25, 2006 Tammy Tibbetts 0

It’s a known fact that students study abroad to experience a new culture – what most of us don’t realize are all the quirks that are a part of it. For that, we can rely on the stories of the 82 students who have just returned to the College after spending the Fall semester abroad. […]

Movie Capsule Reviews

January 25, 2006 Signal Editorial Staff 0

“Fun with Dick and Jane”

Directed by: Dean Parisot

Starring: Jim Carrey, Tea Leoni and Alec Baldwin

2.5 stars

Dick (Jim Carrey) and Jane (Tea Leoni) lead a simple life. Dick works for a large company run by “the man” (Alec Baldwin), and Jane is a travel agent. […]

A very geek Christmas

January 25, 2006 Ben Leach 0

He’s back, and this time, he’s out for blood!

Even though this column was on a semester break, the geek in me wasn’t. And to prove it, I’m going to rattle off some of the things that I got for Christmas.

Master Replicas Luke Skywalker F/X Lightsaber

This was my big gift. […]

Welcome Back!

January 25, 2006 Signal Editorial Staff 0

College alum Jay Black poses for a picture and headliner Ty Bennett tries to get some laughs at the College Union Board’s Welcome Back Comedy Show on Friday. […]

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