Senior Spanish students portray inner children

December 3, 2008 Bobby Olivier 0

The feelings of a child are universal and do not suffer lingual barriers. An audience equipped with various levels of Spanish-speaking ability looked on, beginning to understand this concept as Marimar Huguet-Jerez, assistant professor of Spanish, and her dedicated students evoked their inner children. […]

Choirs uplift College with impressive vocals

December 3, 2008 Tyler Olsson 0

The Mildred and Ernest E. Mayo Concert Hall was roused with excitement on Nov. 23 as the TCNJ Choir and Women’s Ensemble put on performances worth remembering.

Nearly every seat was occupied, and those in attendance watched as 16 songs were performed – some in different languages. […]

Keane’s synth-infused effort is lacking


“Perfect Symmetry”

2.5 stars out of 5

If it was any band but Keane that released this album, perhaps all the electronics and ’80s throwback synthesizers of “Perfect Symmetry” wouldn’t feel so strange. As it is, the band that perfected piano rock melodicism on their previous chart-topping albums has opted for a drastic change. […]

College Orchestra pleases with majestic instrumentation

December 3, 2008 Myles Ma 0

The halls of the Mildred & Ernest E. Mayo Concert Hall were graced with a virtuoso performance and some holiday-appropriate song selections from the College Orchestra on Saturday, Nov. 22. A number of audience members had to stand at the sold-out concert.

The centerpiece of the performance was faculty soloist Tomoko Kanamaru, assistant professor of music, on the piano. […]

College students deliver ‘The Goods’

December 3, 2008 Pete Spall 0

On Nov. 22, Ink, the College’s literary and creative writing organization, sponsored “The Goods,” an all-day event showcasing some of the College’s finest artists, poets and performers.

Starting at 1 p.m. and running through the night, “The Goods” presented an eclectic look into the College’s fine arts community. […]

TMT’s Seuss fills Kendall crowd with glee

December 3, 2008 Caroline Russomanno 0

For four magical nights on the Kendall Hall main stage,
“Seussical! The Musical!” was definitely all the rage.
A fun time was had by everyone there
Thanks to TCNJ Musical Theater (TMT)’s great care
In their rendition of the tribute to the great Dr. Seuss.
The singing was tight and the dancing was loose. […]

Gone but not forgotten: A word from Myles Ma

December 3, 2008 Myles Ma 23

As a way of avoiding writing an editorial that no one will read, I have instead elected to write a goodbye letter – that no one will read. What can I say about my time at The Signal that will do my experiences here justice? This newspaper has taken five semesters of pure youth away from me. […]

This Week in Sports

November 19, 2008 Signal Editorial Staff 0

Game of the Week: Women’s Soccer
After two shutout wins in the opening round, the College’s women’s soccer team will face off against Williams College in the sectional round of the NCAA Division III Championship tournament. The stellar play of junior goalkeeper Jessica Clarke, as well as top senior scorers Erin Cunliffe, Jamie Kunkel and Laura Delaney, will be key for the Lions. […]

Lion of the Week: Jessica Clarke

November 19, 2008 Bobby Olivier 0

Junior goalkeeper Jessica Clarke recorded two shutout victories for the College this weekend, as the Lions kept their national championship hopes alive. Clarke had six saves in the College’s 1-0 double-overtime win over Moravian College and added eight more saves in the 3-0 victory over Western Connecticut State University. […]

Lions around the dorm

November 19, 2008 Signal Editorial Staff 0

It’s the second semifinal matchup, where the three Around the Dorm finalists will be decided. Sports Editor James Queally, staff writer Steve Cohen and Sports Assistant Bobby Olivier will duke it out over the BCS title game, C.C. Sabathia and Manny Ramirez’ enormous honky tonk ba-donka-donk-sized price tags and predict who will win Pistons-Celtics Round 87. […]

Lions zap Lightning in Williams’ debut

November 19, 2008 James Queally 0

Despite all the buzz surrounding new head coach Kelly Williams, it was another former Mercer County Community College attendee who propelled the men’s basketball team to victory Saturday.

Falling in line with Kelly’s aggressive new-look offense, speedy junior point guard Eric Blackmon-Hayes took full advantage of his debut as a Lions starter, converting a three-point play with seconds left to lift the Lions over the visiting Lehman College Lightning, 65-59. […]

Lions hit mats with authority

November 19, 2008 Steve Cohen 0

The College’s wrestling team opened their season in impressive fashion this past week, rolling over No. 27-ranked Stevens Institute of Technology on Wednesday, and walking away with five first- place finishes at the Ursinus College Fall Brawl on Sunday.

“Any win is a positive but, it’s always a good feeling to win at a home dual meet,” senior Bill Tenpenny, who won his match by pinfall at 4:21 in the 141-pound weight class, said. […]

Is WWE’s ‘Next Big Thing’ cut out to be UFC’s next big champ?

November 19, 2008 Steve Cohen 0

When Mark Twain wrote, “It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog,” he probably didn’t have a pitbull the size of Brock Lesnar staring at him from across the way.

But that’s exactly who Randy “the Natural” Couture went up against on Saturday in the biggest challenge of his professional fighting career: a 6-foot-3-inch, 265-pound former national collegiate champion/ex-professional wrestler. […]

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