New online housing system to launch in spring

February 4, 2009 Nancy Sai 0

ResLife will be launching a new feature in online housing registration this spring.

Using this feature, rising sophomores, juniors and seniors will be able to select their housing assignments, roommates and meal plans for the 2009-2010 academic year.

“This system will be known as ‘My Housing Management’ to students,” Sean Stallings, director of Residential Education and Housing (ResEd), said. […]

Report suggests alcohol policy changes

November 12, 2008 Nancy Sai 0

The Commission on the Prevention of Alcohol Abuse (CPAA) recently published a report containing four recommendations for the College.

The recommendations all relate to the College’s alcohol policy.

According to the report, the first recommendation given by the Commission was to form a “Healthy Campus Task Force,” which will assess alcohol abuse on campus. […]

Yearbook implements cost-saving measures

October 29, 2008 Nancy Sai 0

Goals for this year’s staff of The Seal, the College’s yearbook, include cutting costs while increasing yearbook sales.

Co-editor-in-chiefs Katie Galella, senior English major, and Gabrielle Peterson, sophomore art education major, said this year is a new start for the publication. […]

N.Y. sports fans bemoan channel loss

October 22, 2008 Nancy Sai 0

Since Sept. 30 of this year, avid New York sports team fans are receiving less coverage of their teams due to the loss of New York broadcast stations on campus.

According to Comcast, the campus cable provider, ABC, CBS and FOX stations will now be broadcast from the Philadelphia area. […]

Deafblind project granted more than $1 million in federal funds

October 8, 2008 Nancy Sai 0

The Center for Assistive Technology and Inclusive Education Studies (CATIES) was awarded a $1.3 million grant by the U.S. Department of Education.

CATIES will be partnering with the New Jersey Consortium on Deafblindness (NJCDB) in training educators to fully satisfy the educational needs of the deafblind. […]

Prof ponders Earth’s future

October 1, 2008 Nancy Sai 0

Nick Smith-Sebasto, class of ’86, urged his audience to “stop the insanity” in a lecture titled, “Land Grab and Garbage Barge: Lessons for Sustainability and Ideas for the 21st Century.”

The seminar was held by the College’s biology department on Sept. 23. […]

A modern star-crossed love

April 26, 2006 Nancy Sai 0

He loves her and she loves him.

But there is one problem: he is black and she is Latina.

This is the main premise of “Platanos and Collard Greens,” a play performed Thursday night in the Don Evans Black Box Theater as part of Latino Awareness Month.

“Platanos and Collard Greens” features five actors. […]

Event uses ‘Law & Order’ to educate on rape

April 12, 2006 Nancy Sai 0

Imagine a scantily dressed woman alone in a dark alley. She is at the wrong place at the wrong time. There she is beaten, raped and left to die.

The above is a stereotypical presentation of sexual assault.

And the discussion that scenario generated during the commercials of a “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (SVU) episode screened Monday night in New Residence Hall asked how exactly the media adheres to such a stereotype of a rape crime. […]

Academy Award nominee talks shop

April 5, 2006 Nancy Sai 0

Her parents did not understand why she was living with strippers or why she decided to pursue film.

But as Mira Nair stood on the stage of the Music Building last Wednesday, she explained: “Filmmaking is a disease.”

At her screening and lecture, last Wednesday, Nair openly talked about her “disease,” as part of the Women’s History Month celebration. […]

Women’s issues, women’s voices: Women’s words

March 8, 2006 Nancy Sai 0

Professors and local artists gathered in the Black Box Theater Thursday to share their works in “Women’s Words,” a reading sponsored by the department of women’s and gender studies as part of Women’s History Month.

The event featured performances by Paula Seniors, assistant professor of African-American studies, poet Robyn Art, local writer Lois Harrod and Amy Benson, assistant professor of English. […]

Visiting poet talks about life and death

March 1, 2006 Nancy Sai 0

Last Friday, as part of the Visiting Writers Series sponsored by ink, Pushcart Prize-winning poet Sarah Manguso came to the College to read some of her poetry and share some insight about the writing process.

During the event, Manguso read poems out of her first book, “The Captain Lands in Paradise,” and her upcoming 2006 book, “Siste Viator. […]

WTSR named top station by mtvU

February 8, 2006 Nancy Sai 0

It is only fitting that the school dubbed the “HOT college” by The New York Times would have one of New Jersey’s hottest campus radio stations to match.

mtvU recognized campus radio station WTSR, 91. 3 FM, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary, as a top college radio station in the Garden State. […]

Emo band ‘chases’ fame with College Crowd

February 1, 2006 Nancy Sai 0

Chasing Monroe is famous.

In 2004, they released a demo. They have played over a hundred shows in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware. They are increasingly getting hits on their Web site and have an avid, growing fan base.

They have yet to make a TV appearance or own the cover of Spin. […]

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