Relay Team, Zodda qualify for NCAA

April 25, 2007 copress 0

The Lions continued to roar through the spring track season by collecting Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) qualifying times and one NCAA qualifier at the Greyhound Invitational in Bethlehem, Pa., on Saturday.

The women started off the day in a big way as the 4×400 relay team, comprised of senior Angela Tecco, junior Jessica Bonelli, sophomore Stephanie Herrick and freshman Jennifer Caratola, finished in second place for an NCAA provisional mark of 3:53. […]

Lions stay undefeated at home

April 25, 2007 Kevin Gilligan 0

The College’s tennis teams both defeated Bates College and then went their separate ways as the women beat Swarthmore College and the men lost to Johns Hopkins University.

The women’s tennis team, ranked No. 23 nationally and No. 7 regionally, tacked on two more wins last week, beating Bates 7-2 and Swarthmore 5-4. […]

National Lampoon’s Sports Minute or So

April 25, 2007 Signal Editorial Staff 0

By Steve Hofstetter, Keith Alberstadt, Adam Hofstetter, Cody Marley, Rich Ragains, Elliot Steingart and Chris Strait

Top NFL draft prospect Amobi Okoye admitted during interviews at the NFL Combine that he has used marijuana. Teams are now wary of drafting him, as they now have to factor in the price of all those Cheetos. […]

Lions continue home dominance against Tigers

April 25, 2007 Kristen Lord 0

The College’s lacrosse team dominated the competition once again with a 16-6 victory over the Colorado College Tigers. The Lions, ranked No. 5 in the nation, remain perfect at home this season with a 5-0 record and a 9-2 record overall.

The Lions’ quick offense was first to strike, as the team scored five unanswered goals early in the game. […]

Around The Dorm

April 25, 2007 Signal Editorial Staff 0

The Around the Dorm Playoffs have arrived. Two contestants will be eliminated, leaving a one-on-one showdown for the finals. This week features the College’s softball team, A-Rod’s hot streak and trading places in the NFL Draft. The contestants are Signal sports editor Brandon Lee, Signal nation & world editor James Queally, Signal managing editor Lauren Kohout and Signal sports assistant Justin Jez. […]

We should not need tragedy to make us care

April 25, 2007 Valentina Cordero 0

I don’t ever want to forget feeling what I feel now, not unless the mindset of people has changed and our world has ceased to be a terrible place. It is 2007, which means (at least) 2,007 years of recorded human history, and still our world is a shit hole. […]

Reduction is the key to saving our planet

April 25, 2007 Meagan Terry 0

Reduce, reuse, recycle. We’ve heard those three words over and over again.

We’ve heard songs and rhymes to get it stuck in our heads, but are we really listening? This chant is supposed to reflect some behavior that contributes to environmentally “friendly” practices. […]

Local public safety workers play role in national security

April 25, 2007 Myles Ma 0

Maj. Tim Connors of the Center for Policing Terrorism presented a lecture in Forcina Hall on Tuesday, April 17, on his work and the increasing role of local public safety departments in the fight against terrorism.

He illustrated the importance of regular public safety workers with examples, including that of Ahmed Rassan, an Algerian trained in Afghanistan, who plotted to detonate a car bomb in the Los Angeles International Airport. […]

Keeping the faith

April 25, 2007 Signal Editorial Staff 0

Farheen Haider, a senior at Monmouth University, was a guest speaker at the Islamic Society’s event ‘Islam: a Religion Misunderstood.’ She reflected on sectarianism, terrorism and the role of women in Islam. The talk was part of Islamic Awareness Month. […]

Kunc: Disabled shouldn’t be segregated

April 25, 2007 Joseph Hannan 0

On April 20, the Center for Assistive Technology and Inclusive Education hosted a statewide conference on disability issues titled “Moving on: Promoting a Successful Transition to College or Community” at the College. The conference lasted most of the day and included 22 breakout sessions and six hands-on workshops. […]

All’s quiet in Loser info booth

April 25, 2007 Myles Ma 0

A Campus Police officer reported to the Loser Hall informational booth on Friday, April 13 at 8 a.m. after a report of a theft. There he met with a man scheduled to work at the booth that morning. The man said that someone had taken the radio from the booth. […]

Crayons color Darfur conflict

April 25, 2007 Tom Dunford 0

The glazed-over faces of survivors of the conflict in Sudan haunted Saturday’s “Darfur: Advocacy and Education” presentation in Forcina Hall.

The vacant, far-away eyes could be seen again and again in slides shown by Jerry Ehrlich, a 72-year-old pediatrician from Cherry Hill who traveled to Darfur as part of Doctors Without Borders. […]

SFB fully funds Send-Off event for Class of 2007

April 25, 2007 Kerry Fiallo 0

The Student Finance Board (SFB) voted to fully fund the upcoming Senior Send-Off, sponsored by the Senior Class Council, at the last meeting.

Though Senior Week was canceled this year, the Senior Class Council decided to hold the traditional Senior Send-Off. […]

Alcohol report slated for Dec. release

April 25, 2007 Sean Quigley 0

Lisa McCarthy, director of Alumni Affairs, spoke at the Staff Senate meeting last Wednesday on behalf of the Alcohol Commission about their research. She spoke of a meeting with Beth DeRicco, who works on a national level speaking with college administrators on alcohol policy, to potentially revise the alcohol policy at the College. […]

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