Fall Sports Preview

August 29, 2007 Signal Editorial Staff 0

Women’s Tennis

Ask Lions tennis coach Scott Dicheck what to expect from the women’s tennis team this season and he can answer you in one word: excitement.

“There’s a lot of excitement and optimism heading into this season,” Dicheck said. “After last season’s successes, we expect to play better – and we will. […]

College baseball star signed by Cardinals

August 29, 2007 Kristen Lord 0

This time last year, Gerard Haran was preparing for his final season as starting catcher for the College’s baseball team. After being picked up by the St. Louis Cardinals, Haran has set his sights on something much bigger.

Haran, who graduated from the College with a degree in journalism earlier this year, ended his 2007 season with a . […]

Lions featured on ESPN.com

August 29, 2007 Lauren Kohout 0

Among other accomplishments this summer, the lacrosse team was featured on ESPN.com as one of the many “great college sports programs that don’t garner the attention that they deserve.”

The team is the most successful team at the College in terms of national championships and is a powerhouse in NCAA Division III. […]

Low taxes, flourishing economy

August 29, 2007 Ron Leibowitz Wall Township 0

Atlantic City casino income is down 34 percent. Is it really competition or is New Jersey’s high cost of living to blame?

On Aug. 18, The Asbury Park Press reported that, according to the Casino Control Commission, casino revenues fell 34 percent due to slot parlor competition in New York and Pennsylvania. […]

Bilal delivers message of diversity

August 29, 2007 Kelly Duncan 0

Using a combination of rap and personal stories, Mohammed Bilal delivered a lecture on Sunday entitled “Twelve Steps of Appreciating Diversity.” Bilal, a former member of MTV’s “The Real World,” was this year’s keynote speaker for Welcome Week.

Bilal opened the lecture by asking if anyone from the audience ever learned that differences were wrong. […]

College gains an Edge on campus notification system

August 29, 2007 James Queally 0

The College administration is currently working through NJEdge, a statewide consortium that focuses on improving technology on college campuses, to update the campus’ notification system in the event of a crisis.

According to Matt Golden, director of communications and media relations, the College would like to implement an emergency text messaging system early this fall. […]

Parking fee not automatic

August 29, 2007 Brandon Lee 0

Students will no longer be charged automatically for residential parking fees.

For the past three years, the office of Student Accounts has automatically billed students for parking permits, regardless of whether they have a car on campus or not. Students would have to fill out a waiver to avoid being charged. […]

College gets greener

August 29, 2007 Megan DeMarco 0

College president R. Barbara Gitenstein signed the American College and University Presidents Campus Climate Commitment (ACUPCCC) on April 15.

By signing the commitment, president Gitenstein created a Campus Climate Committee that will be responsible for planning and implementing an initiative to reduce and eventually end greenhouse gas emissions on campus. […]

Weeds dam Lake Ceva after construction

August 29, 2007 Myles Ma 0

Students returning to the College this week expecting to see a restored Lake Ceva instead saw a lake overgrown with weeds.

The lake was drained to a depth of two feet last November in order to rebuild the dam located between Lake Ceva and Lake Sylva. The construction was ordered by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) because the dam had become damaged over the years. […]

Student Life sports new name for Fall semester

August 29, 2007 Brandon Lee 0

The College is undergoing a transformation of three major campus administrative organizations.

As of July 1, the Division of Student Life has been renamed the Division of Student Affairs. This change has affected Residential and Community Development and Campus Activities. […]

Police look for leader

August 29, 2007 Joseph Hannan 0

After a series of open forums held at the College, a final pool of candidates for the position of Police Chief/Director of Campus Security have been evaluated and questioned by members of the campus community.

A forum was held for each of the five candidates over the last two remaining weeks of the summer break, prior to the fall 2007 semester. […]

Rider case prompts policy review at College

August 29, 2007 Megan DeMarco 0

The alcohol-induced death of Rider University freshman Gary DeVercelly Jr. and the subsequent charging of Rider’s Dean of Students and Director of Greek Life have made a nationwide impact on college students, but it has also caused College adminstrators and Inter-Greek Council (IGC) leaders to re-examine its policies. […]

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