Student victim of alleged off-campus assault

January 28, 2009 Michelle McGuinness 0

An alleged assault on a College student in her off-campus home early Sunday caused Ewing Township Police to alert College officials, who sent out a mass e-mail notifying students of an “attempted rape and robbery.” The timely warning, sent to students on Sunday around 2:45 p. […]

Sodexo becomes a staple at College

April 9, 2008 Michelle McGuinness 0

Sodexho, sorry, Sodexo is here to stay, again, of course.

Some of us may remember when we heard this news for the first time back in 2005. At that time, it was a surprise that the College was keeping Sodexo, but this time, no one should be shocked.

The infamous food provider is a staple here and probably will be for a long, long time. […]

Male injured near crosswalk transported to hospital

April 2, 2008 Michelle McGuinness 0

TUESDAY, 8 p.m. – A male student whose name was not released by Campus Police was apparently struck by a car while crossing the street between the Towers and Townhouses South around 7 p.m. today.

Several Campus Police officers and a paramedic unit arrived on the scene and transported the student to the hospital. […]

Wrongful death alleged in Fiocco case

March 5, 2008 Michelle McGuinness 0

The family of John Fiocco Jr. filed a lawsuit in the state Superior Court in Gloucester County Monday alleging the College and others failed to secure hazardous areas of Fiocco’s Wolfe Hall dormitory.

The wrongful death lawsuit claims the College did not “provide a safe and secure residence and learning environment. […]

Senior Week tries to sober up

February 13, 2008 Michelle McGuinness 0

Senior Week is on. again. for now.

This year’s senior class council, in an effort to revive the infamous tradition, has made many admirable changes to Senior Week this year. The event is coming back, hopefully, bigger and better. It is scheduled to include events like a champagne toast with College President R. […]

Gamers get the chance to make the band

December 5, 2007 Michelle McGuinness 0

When I joined the band, I was but a humble bassist.

In minutes, I went from bassist to lead guitarist to drummer. A short-lived stint as the group’s vocalist followed before I returned to the familiar territory of the guitar. My journey toward rock greatness included arguments over song choice, dramatic hair styles and accusing glares at the drummer. […]

College Republicans deck the walls with controversial fliers, offend residents

December 5, 2007 Michelle McGuinness 0

The College Republicans plan to kick off the holiday season tonight with a party, but not everyone is in the Christmas spirit.

To advertise its Christmas party, the College Republicans hung up signs in residence halls that some students deemed offensive. The signs advertise a “College Republicans Holiday Party,” but the word “Holiday” is crossed out and replaced with “Christmas. […]

Reward of $50K offered in Rowan murder case

December 5, 2007 Michelle McGuinness 0

Rowan University, along with the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office and others, is offering a $50,000 reward for information relating to the death of a Rowan student who was robbed and assaulted on the campus.

According to sources quoted by the Associated Press, Donald Farrell, 19, of Boonton, and some friends were headed to an apartment complex on the Glassboro school’s campus at about 9:15 p. […]

Guitar heroes return to rock once again

November 7, 2007 Michelle McGuinness 0

Sure, you can snake dance while rocking out to “Sweet Child of Mine” on expert, but are you heroic enough to take on Slash in a head-to-head shred-off? “Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock” will give you a chance to prove if you’re gamer enough.

“GH3,” released on Oct. […]

Sleepless in Kendall: Lavathon goes the distance

October 31, 2007 Michelle McGuinness 0

To most people, staying awake on energy drinks and C-store snacks for 24 consecutive hours in the basement of Kendall Hall doesn’t sound too appealing.

But for WTSR station manager Pat Lavery, sleep-deprivation was a small price to pay in order to honor the memory of senior communication studies major Matthew Wasser and help out the Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation in the process. […]

Yearbook to arrive at end of this month

September 19, 2007 Michelle McGuinness 0

The yearbook is on.

That’s the message the current staff of The Seal, the College’s yearbook, is projecting this year as they put last year’s problems behind them.

“We are right on schedule,” Amanda Burd, junior communication studies major and editor-in-chief of The Seal, said. […]

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