Gala raises scholarship money, honors contributors

April 8, 2003 Andrea Wright 0

The TCNJ Foundation held its third annual Spring Gala on Friday, April 4 at the Greenacres Country Club in Lawrenceville. Sixty of the College’s scholarship recipients were invited to attend.

The money raised at the Spring Gala will be used to provide scholarship funding for students. […]

Task Force faces opposition new graphic

April 8, 2003 Tracy Esposito 0

Students and staff members spoke out against the College’s new graphic identity at the Task Force meeting held on April 2.

John McCarty, task force chair and marketing professor, said that the task force was not responsible for creating the new shield graphic identity. […]

Fraternity requests new course

April 8, 2003 Kelly Meisberger 0

Lambda Sigma Upsilon, a Latin fraternity at the College, is attempting to have a new course introduced into the curriculum entitled, “The Truth Behind the American Holocaust.” This course would focus on the genocide that occurred during the colonization of the New World. […]

Language professor jailed for civil disobedience

April 1, 2003 Donna Kardos 0

John C. Landreau, associate professor of Modern Languages and professor of women’s and gender studies at the College, spent Thursday, March 20, blocking the doors to the Federal Building in Philadelphia with 106 other protestors, and then was arrested.

Landreau committed this act of civil disobedience as a part of what is called the Iraq Peace Pledge. […]

College outlines procedures for Red Alert crisis situations

April 1, 2003 Wendy K. Bodine 0

In light of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and in response to the President’s call for increased security in public areas, the College has responded with an outline of procedures to follow in the event of a national emergency.

On March 20, an e-mail went out to all College students and staff promising that the College would ensure the safety of everyone on campus in case of an attack. […]

President Gitenstein reorganizes her cabinet

April 1, 2003 Matthew K. Fair 0

In a campus-wide e-mail last week, College President R. Barbara Gitenstein announced the reorganization of her cabinet. The changes come in response to the recently proposed state budget cuts and the retirement of two key officials, Robert Drake and Jesse Rosenblum. […]

Tuition may rise

April 1, 2003 Jeanine Skowronski 0

College president R. Barbara Gitenstein said that tuition and fees will increase next year as a result of the recent state budget cuts. The size of this increase, however, is unknown as the cabinet, according to Gitenstein, is currently looking at ways to limit expenditures. […]

PSA leads 20 in candlelight protest

April 1, 2003 Melissa Hernandez 0

About 20 students and faculty members gathered in front of Green Hall last Thursday immediately following the anti-war teach-in, to be a part of the rally hosted by the Progressive Student Alliance (PSA).

All those involved held a candle to signify their stand against the war and to remember those who have died. […]

SGA delays impeachment hearings

April 1, 2003 Kristen Anastos 0

In an effort to remedy the underlying race issues that have risen within the Student Government Association (SGA) since the announcement that five minority members were being impeached, President Chris Portera announced his decision to delay the trial hearings until the organization’s communication problems could be addressed. […]

Cop Shop

April 1, 2003 Heather Altz 0

The owner of a Buick Skylark, which had been parked in Lot 8, came to Campus Police on Monday, March 3 at 9:30 a.m. to report that his vehicle had been stolen.

The owner said that his son had parked the vehicle in the Lot 8 parking deck on Friday, Feb. […]

Bylaw changes pass, restrict campaigning

April 1, 2003 Casey Dyer 0

A bill amending the bylaws for the Spring 2003 SGA elections passed by a vote of 24-6-4, despite advice from Campus Life Director Wanda Anderson that SGA did not have jurisdiction for some of the regulations.

The original bill, presented by Monique Manfra, alternate student trustee, was met with disagreement and was voted down and amended twice before it was voted on again and passed. […]

PSA budget approved in full

April 1, 2003 Catherine Galioto 0

SFB lauded the Progressive Student Alliance (PSA) as an exemplary club and granted its full budget request, at $1,009, in its regular meeting last week.

Although the club functioned without a budget for the past year, it held weekly events and programs on and off campus, and fell under the “New Club Budget” category under SFB governance. […]

‘Satanic Verses’ clash with traditional Muslim views

April 1, 2003 Jon Vuocolo 0

Panelists Mort Winston, professor of philosophy and religion, and Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore, a Muslim Sufi poet, agreed that controversy over Salman Rushdie’s “The Satanic Verses” comes from a difference in Eastern and Western values. However, they disagreed whether Rushdie’s views were justified. […]

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