Silent demonstators protest hatred, fear of homosexuals

April 20, 2005 Rebecca Scanlon 0

Students lined the long ramp and leaned against poles in the dining area of Brower Student Center last Wednesday, but they were not just hanging out.

They had gagged themselves with rainbow-striped cloths, or had duct tape with words like “fag” or “queer” written on them across their mouths. […]

Teaching in different corners of the world

April 6, 2005 Rebecca Scanlon 0

How would you like to live in an apartment with a picturesque view while learning about a foreign culture and preparing for your career?

Such was the experience of Erin McCarthy, senior elementary education and sociology major, when she did the eight weeks of her student teaching on the island of Mallorca, Spain as part of the Global Student Teaching (GST) program at the College. […]

Faculty members prove they can do more than teach

March 23, 2005 Rebecca Scanlon 0

Singing deans, dancing faculty, the newly released Martha Stewart and the aged Nicole Ritchie and Paris Hilton.

Such were the sights and sounds of the College’s fourth annual Faculty/Staff Variety show.

Family, co-workers and even some students spent their Friday night in Kendall Hall watching the College’s finest prove they can do more than run a school. […]

Artist enhances beauty of art with language

March 23, 2005 Rebecca Scanlon 0

Conventional language is an important tool in relaying the meaning of art, Adrian Piper, an artist who visited the College last Thursday told students during her lecture at the Music Building Concert Hall.

Piper is an artist who for over 30 years has created work through various forms of media that focuses on racism, racial stereotyping and xenophobia. […]

Seniors don’t want to grow up, they are TCNJ kids

February 9, 2005 Rebecca Scanlon 0

Seniors at the College are getting flashbacks of four years ago: having anxiety about leaving a familiar setting, preparing to go into the “real world,” feeling the need to fit in all of the fun they can before they have too much responsibility to do so, and not caring a thing about what’s going on in class. […]

AAA kicks off Experience Asia month with FantAsia

November 10, 2004 Rebecca Scanlon 0

The Asian American Association (AAA) held FantAsia, an assortment of cultural workshops to promote Experience Asia, the November phenomenon celebrating Asian culture with events, speakers, and other workshops, Friday night in the Cromwell lounge.

Thoa Nguin, junior early elementary education and psychology major, as well as Vice President of Internal Affairs of AAA and organizer of FantAsia, estimated that more than 100 people visited the free event between 8 p. […]

Listen while you surf — MP3 blogs new music downloading alternative

October 6, 2004 Rebecca Scanlon 0

Weblogs have been around for years, providing anyone with Internet access a forum to express his or her views and discuss his or her life. But words are not enough.

Blogs, described by Brian Garrity of Billboard magazine as do-it-yourself Web sites composed of journal-style commentary, have been supplemented with links to news and other Web sites and photos. […]

V-Day is bringing ‘Vaginas’ to a theater near you

February 11, 2004 Rebecca Scanlon 0

Get ready, vaginas. The third annual production of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” will be on campus this Valentine’s Day weekend.

But don’t turn away, penises.

“I know it’s called ‘The Vagina Monologues,'” Nina Davidson, sophomore English and women’s and gender studies major, and one of the five student directors said. […]

Community Fest 2003

October 14, 2003 Rebecca Scanlon 0

Early forecasts predicted rain, but the sun shone down on this year’s Community Fest. Visitors to the event, co-sponsored by the Township of Ewing and the College, enjoyed live bands, events for kids, carnival food and an opportunity to interact with community businesses and organizations. […]

Photojournalist tells of experiences in war-torn Africa

October 7, 2003 Rebecca Scanlon 0

A girl soldier in Liberia appears to be laughing as she points a gun toward someone off-camera.

“She was threatening my friend with a gun,” said Michael Kamber, the photojournalist who took the picture. “They were having a good time.” The audience laughed slightly, not sure if he was joking. […]

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