UL supports in-state tuition

October 14, 2003 Catherine E. Galioto 0

A Trenton-area high school student graduates first in her class, but, because she is an illegal immigrant, colleges and universities will ask her to pay tuition often double the amount in-state students pay.

Uni?n Latina (UL) is behind the College’s efforts to implement a reversal in the current law, which requires non-citizens to pay out-of-state fees. […]

So fresh — Outkast’s new release strikes gold twice

October 14, 2003 Catherine E. Galioto 0

Outkast just don’t make the same album twice. Instead, the genre-pushing hip hop act released two different albums at the same time.

The much-anticipated double album, “Speakerboxxx/The Love Below” gives the duo of Big Boi (Anton Patton) and Andre 3000 (Andre Benjamin) the forum to stand on their own respective feet, making this release a pseudo-solo album for members of a band that is still together. […]

Fit to be teed — salvage your favorite shirts

October 14, 2003 Catherine E. Galioto 0

Most everyone has one – a favorite T-shirt. Maybe the color looks good on you, or it fits a little too well. Perhaps it’s got some quote or picture on it that serves as a window to your soul (or it is just really cool). Chances are, your favorite T-shirt is worn often and is now bordering on ratty, tattered, rundown. […]

Irish American Club celebrate a week of St. Patrick’s Day

March 25, 2003 Catherine E. Galioto 0

The Irish-American Club’s weeklong observance of St. Patrick’s Day was both a serious study of Irish culture and a light-hearted celebration of it, club officers said.

Beginning March 17 with a lecture on Irish stereotypes and ending Thursday with a performance from an Irish-American modern rock band, the week provided some well-rounded programming, Robert Hedden, president of the Irish American Club, said. […]

Senior Week funding approved

March 18, 2003 Catherine E. Galioto 0

Nearly 100 percent of funds requested this week were granted, in a change of pace from previous weeks when the board cut proposals by more than half.

Members unanimously voted to give the Student Government Association (SGA) $39,390 to help fund Senior Week, a three-day celebration that follows graduation and is open to the senior class. […]

Conference participation limited

March 4, 2003 Catherine E. Galioto 0

While SFB waffled on how many participants of Union Latina should be sent to a conference, the motion to send eight people for $6,752 won out 11-3-0.

After debating how many students may reasonably attend the same conference, SFB approved $6,732 to help send eight participants to a week-long race and ethnicity seminar. […]

Personal trip costs lowered

February 18, 2003 Catherine E. Galioto 0

After debate over the personal contributions of several conference requests, SFB approved a total of $5,512 in student trips.

SFB passed three such applications with $1,404 for the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), $2,654 for the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and $1,454 for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). […]