Students ‘pay it forward’

April 29, 2009 Kristen Lord 0

While taking classes at the College, most students are required to work with others in a group project or presentation. In these situations, some students are magically able to sync schedules and arrange meeting times, while others are left with reply all e-mails and attachments. […]

Power Shift ’09 has students seeing green

March 18, 2009 Kristen Lord 0

As the Earth’s population rapidly increases, its dwindling resources continue to take a hit. The U.S. census bureau estimates more than nine billion people will inhabit the Earth by 2050 – a projection that has some calling for action right here and now.

Several College students are promoting just that, attending Power Shift ’09, a climate change summit in Washington D. […]

College cadets balance school, training, life

March 4, 2009 Kristen Lord 0

You may not know it from looking at him, but in a few years, the student sitting next to you in class may be rappelling from a helicopter in some far-off, foreign land. That girl you’ve seen at all the Women in Learning and Leadership (WILL) events may spend some of her day marching in line adorned in full Army gear. […]

Students needed to trim their tresses

February 25, 2009 Kristen Lord 0

Members of Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) are calling out to students for their luscious locks next week. The group is setting up in the Brower Student Center on Tuesday, March 3 for their second annual fundraiser, Cuts for Cancer. Collaborating with Sigma Pi Fraternity, the group is bringing in stylists from Great Clips, a nearby salon, and offering haircuts for a donation of $25. […]

PostSecret creator spills the beans

January 28, 2009 Kristen Lord 0

When Frank Warren was in fourth grade, a new kid moved into the neighborhood. The boy was charming and charismatic, and he quickly became popular with all the other boys. After school one day, the boy convinced two of Warren’s friends to pin him to the ground, hold open his eyelids and take turns spitting in his eye. […]

Campus goes red to raise AIDS awareness

November 12, 2008 Kristen Lord 0

From lectures to talent shows, Prism painted the campus red last week to support the annual AIDS Awareness Week.

“We wanted the students to notice all the red around campus,” Elaine Smolen, president of Prism, said. “So even if they didn’t know about any of the events planned, at least the red piqued their interest. […]

Student groups work together for voter registration drive

November 6, 2008 Kristen Lord 0

This election season, several College organizations made sure there wasn’t any excuse for students not to vote, with numerous voter registration and absentee ballot drives occuring on campus.

For the Student Government Association (SGA), reaching out to potential voters has been a semester-long agenda. […]

Water Watch pushes the green iniative

October 22, 2008 Kristen Lord 0

Students can be assured a watchful eye is looking out for the environment at the College. Members of Water Watch, the College’s only environmental group, are out in full force, attempting to provide a clean environment for the campus and surrounding community. […]

Lip Sync and Dance still a Homecoming favorite

October 22, 2008 Kristen Lord 0

The Homecoming Lip Sync and Dance competition was once again the highlight of this year’s Spirit Week. The teams at the annual event put a twist on classic movie favorites, including “Star Wars,” “Goldfinger” and “Animal House.”

Ten teams made up of Greek and student organizations competed, filling the night with comedic one-liners, choreographed action sequences and a variety of dance moves. […]

Professor remembered by students, colleagues

September 10, 2008 Kristen Lord 0

His students knew him as the likable professor who always had a minute to talk. His colleagues pinned him as a man with a great sense of humor, who strove to make his students better teachers.

But Sept. 4, the College community suffered greatly from the passing of professor Terry O’Connor after a prolonged battle with cancer. […]

Commuters feel the pain at the pumps

September 3, 2008 Kristen Lord 0

For some, getting to class may include a simple five-minute walk across campus or a two-minute drive down Pennington Road. But for hundreds of others, making it to class includes a slightly longer commute – with a stop at the gas pump along the way.

Each day, commuters make their way to the College from across the state, choosing to live at home as a cheaper alternative to both on and off-campus housing. […]

Longtime Dining Services employee remembered

August 27, 2008 Kristen Lord 0

At 1 a.m., it isn’t odd to see countless numbers of students making their way to one of the only open on-campus food options – the C-Store.

Along with the bags of chips lining the wall or the smorgasbord of frozen food options, students attending the College over the past few years have become accustomed to the friendly face behind the counter. […]

Lions coast into tourney with pair of wins

April 30, 2008 Kristen Lord 0

The No. 3 Lions prepared to close out the regular season this week, coming away with two big wins over in-state rival Rowan University and Frostburg State University.

The Lions celebrated Senior Day at their final regular season home game of the year, honoring senior defender Christine Cavallo, senior goalkeeper Caitlin Gregory, senior midfielders Toni-Anne Cavallo and Karen Doane, as well as senior forward Diane Haddeland. […]

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