Student Affairs looks to add positions to division

September 26, 2007 Megan DeMarco 0

The search to fi ll two new positions in the offi ce of Student Activities and Leadership Development is currently underway.
The positions are assistant director of Student Activities and associate director of Leadership Development. Three new positions will also be added in the department of Residential Education and Housing, according to Jim Norfl eet, vice president of Student Affairs. […]

Police Chief candidates narrowed to two

September 26, 2007 Joseph Hannan 0

Additional interview sessions with student leaders were held last week for the position of Campus Police Chief/Director of Campus Security.

The sessions, held with various student leaders in attendance, were added to the search process partially in response to an editorial that ran in the Aug. […]

18-year-old charged in Del. State University double shooting

September 26, 2007 Signal Editorial Staff 0

DOVER, Del. (AP) – Police arrested an 18-year-old man in the shooting of two students at Delaware State University, authorities said Monday. As they led him into a courthouse, he told reporters: “I’m sorry.”

Loyer D. Braden, arrested about 3:30 a.m. in his dorm room, was charged with attempted murder, assault and reckless endangerment, as well as a gun charge, according to court documents. […]

Iranian president gets cold welcome at Columbia

September 26, 2007 Signal Editorial Staff 0

NEW YORK (AP) – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad questioned the official version of the Sept. 11 attacks and defended the right to cast doubt on the Holocaust in a tense appearance Monday at Columbia University, whose president accused the hard-line leader of behaving like “a petty and cruel dictator. […]

UAW auto workers union goes on strike

September 26, 2007 Signal Editorial Staff 0

DETROIT (AP) – In the end, the first nationwide strike against General Motors Corp. (GW) in 37 years came because the United Auto Workers (UAW) want something that GM will find difficult to promise: job security.

UAW officials said the 73,000 UAW members who work at about 80 U. […]

Students say farewell to summer at bash

September 26, 2007 Ketany Cunha 0

With the Fall semester here, it is clear that summer is beginning to fade. While many still have their short shorts and their flip flops, the weather is changing and pretty soon those will be traded in for sweatshirts and sneakers. What better way to end a summer than to throw one last bash where everyone can just go and have a great time?

The End of Summer Bash was held on Wednesday on the Cromwell/Decker lawn and included a variety of different activities. […]

Players get their old-school game on

September 26, 2007 Shannon Raimond 0

When one thinks of technology and computing, ping pong, chess and Rock’em Sock’em Robots are not the first things that come to mind, yet at the Association for Computing Machinery’s (ACM) Game Night Sept. 19 in Centennial Hall’s basement, the club brought gaming technology back to these basics. […]

Professor bounces back after accident

September 26, 2007 Kelly Duncan 0

Everyone knows what it’s like to be faced with a difficult situation. According to Holly Haynes, assistant professor of philosophy and religion, overcoming difficulty is all about taking small steps with your friends by your side.

On May 5 Haynes was in a car accident, which left her with three broken ribs and a punctured lung. […]

Teams go from the classroom to the boardroom

September 26, 2007 Joseph Ciampitti 0

The Lion’s Apprentice, the College’s take on NBC’s hit reality show “The Apprentice,” kicked off on Thursday. Run by the School of Business, The Lion’s Apprentice invites industry leaders to challenge teams of students with real life projects.

This is the third year the College has offered students the opportunity to participate in the event and it looks to be the best ever. […]

Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off for Latin culture lovers

September 26, 2007 Ashley La Rose 0

If you were anywhere near Loser Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 19 around 3 p.m. you may have wondered why a group of people were parading down the sidewalk with a huge banner and two traditional Chinese lions.

The members of Uni?n Latina, Black Student Union (BSU), Asian American Association (AAA), Chi Upsilon Sigma, Lambda Sigma Upsilon, Theta Nu Xi, Lambda Theta Alpha and Lambda Tau Omega were marching from Loser Hall to the Travers/Wolfe lawn, where the clubs had set up a barbeque to kick off Hispanic Heritage Month, which takes place from Sept. […]

DC ain’t the only place to get your download fix

September 26, 2007 James Queally 0

From the Napster era all the way to the College’s popular Direct Connect system, peer-to-peer download programs have been the avid music fan’s best friend for the better part of a decade now. However, with the ever increasing presence of spyware, programs like Kazaa, Limewire, Morpheus and even DC++ have become more of an annoyance than a benefit for aficionados seeking to add tunes to their library. […]

Furious fret work propels Hero Pattern

September 26, 2007 Joseph Hannan 0

With a push of the play button, the onslaught of highly-refined rock music begins. The intense bombardment is captivating, and in an instant the listener is immersed in rock ‘n’ roll’s timeless trio of guitars, drums and bass.

“Some secrets you never can tell, ’cause the truth will reveal your lies,” Jason Kundrath, vocalist and rhythm guitarist, croons. […]

An interview with the hacker

September 26, 2007 Young-Il Seo 0

Several weeks ago, George Hotz, a 17-year-old student at the Rochester Institute of Technology, achieved cult status among hackers by being the first to unlock the iPhone from the AT&T network. Hotz has since gathered a windfall of fame and fortune, trading away his second unlocked iPhone for three other iPhones and a 350z, a car valued at more than $35,000. […]

Plot of Beatles-inspired flick strays ‘Across The Universe’

September 26, 2007 Josh Page 0

It’s been 27 years since John Lennon was shot and killed, and since then the music of The Beatles has been used in commercials, re-releases of their classic hits and even has been the basis for a Cirque de Soleil show. Therefore, the release of “Across the Universe,” a movie musical made entirely of the foursome’s greatest hits, comes as no surprise. […]

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