ISO uses past lessons to stop war

October 31, 2007 Jess Cheng 0

On the evening of Friday, Oct. 19, eight students met to stop a war. This event, titled “How to Stop a War – Lessons in Vietnam,” was sponsored by the International Socialist Organization (ISO) and discussed the tactics necessary to stop the current war in Iraq by looking back in history at wars such as Vietnam. […]

Library to receive grant for software upgrade

October 31, 2007 Michael McGee 0

The College was awarded a grant to possibly begin updating the library’s system software. On Sept. 25 the Institute of Museum and Library Services, an independent agency of the federal government, announced the College would receive a $24,417 grant in order to investigate the development of an open source Integrated Library System (ILS). […]

College presented with ways to help improve environment

October 31, 2007 Melanie Medina 0

Students and faculty gathered around a telephone and white screen for the fifth Annual Campus Sustainability Day on Oct. 24, hosted by Susan Albertine, dean of the School of Culture and Society, in the Social Sciences Building.

Bill McKibben, Scholar-in-Residence at Middlebury University, Norm Christopher, director of sustainability at Grand Valley State University, and Debra Rowe, president of U. […]

Proposed home stirs debate in Ewing

October 31, 2007 Kaitlin Tambuscio 0

The Ewing Township Zoning Board’s Oct. 18 meeting was going normally until the board reached the final issue on the agenda.

Life Ties, a non-profit organization that runs group homes in Trenton and Ewing, is planning to open a new facility.

The zoning board determined to schedule a separate meeting on the issue, but the Ewing residents in attendance continued the debate outside the meeting room doors. […]

Gitenstein honored by Kidsbridge

October 31, 2007 Kerry Fiallo 0

College President R. Barbara Gitenstein was honored at the Kidsbridge Humanitarian Awards Celebration yesterday for her work in tolerance and diversity both at the College and within the community, Lynne Azarchi, executive director at the Kidsbridge Children’s Museum, said. […]

Potty-mouth student curses at mom and Campus Police

October 31, 2007 Megan DeMarco 0

On Thursday, Oct. 4, at 12:05 a.m. Campus Police received several calls from residents of Townhouses South and West about a suspicious person harassing them and attempting to enter their residences.

When a Campus Police officer arrived at Townhouses South, the officer found the student sitting on a bench in front of the complex. […]

Internationally-recognized physicist uses science to debate global issues

October 31, 2007 Matt Lawyue 0

Lawrence M. Krauss, director of the Center for Education and Research in Cosmology and Astrophysics at Case Western Reserve University, was the first distinguished scholar brought to the College by Phi Beta Kappa. He held a lecture titled “Science Under Attack, from the White House to the Classroom: Public Policy, Science Education and the Emperor’s New Clothes. […]

Bid for Saves the Day receives funding

October 31, 2007 Anita Rao 0

The Student Finance Board (SFB) voted unanimously to allocate $29,160 to the College Union Board (CUB) for a bid to have Saves the Day perform at Kendall Hall on either Dec. 1 or 7. CUB requested $23,885 and is also planning to have a battle of the bands on Nov. […]

Protestors storm New York

October 31, 2007 Signal Editorial Staff 0

The Progressive Student Alliance (PSA) offered students bus rides to an anti-war protest in New York City on Oct. 27. According to unitedforpeace.org, 45,000 people took part in the peaceful protest, despite heavy rain, which damaged many protestors’ signs. […]

A few bugs turn up in push for organic food

October 31, 2007 Megan DeMarco 0

Two students found several insects in the steamed broccoli served at Eickhoff Hall on Oct. 18.

Shaina Basile, junior criminology and justice studies major, said she was about to eat the broccoli from the “Classics” station when a freshman student saw her and stopped her from eating it. […]

College pays for added dorm security

October 31, 2007 Joseph Hannan 0

An outside security company has been contracted by the College for 24-hour security detail at the Travers/Wolfe halls’ security desks. The guards, as employees of U.S. Security Associates Inc., are not instructed to use force in dealing with breaches of security in the dormitories. […]

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