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. […]
On Oct. 17, the College hosted “Bosnia: Reflections on Religion, Nation and State.” This three-part event, organized by Cynthia Paces, associate professor of history, covered the events that took place in the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s.
The day kicked off at 10 a. […]
The College held its first Web site symposium of the year on Oct. 17 in Holman Hall, hosted by Christopher Ault, assistant professor of interactive multimedia. The symposium highlighted the importance of accessible Web site designs that were both easy to navigate for the visually impaired and looked good for those who are not. […]
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). […]
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. […]
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. […]
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. […]
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. […]
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. […]
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. […]
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. […]
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. […]
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. […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – The State Department promised Blackwater USA bodyguards immunity from prosecution in its investigation of last month’s deadly shooting of 17 Iraqi civilians, The Associated Press (AP) has learned.
The immunity deal has delayed a criminal inquiry into the Sept. […]