Air-conditioning lacking in summer housing

April 22, 2003 Tracy Esposito 0

No air-conditioned housing facilities will be open during the first term of the College’s summer session due to residence hall renovations.

The New Residence Hall, Eickoff and Townhouses South will be closed for the first summer session May 27-June 26 so that they can be repainted, repatched and cleaned for the Fall semester. […]

Animal activists absent, fail to get funds

April 15, 2003 Catherine Galioto 0

conference request went undecided after Animal Rights NJ failed to appear last week.

SFB adjourned after waiting 30 minutes for the club, whose request to attend a national conference in late June was the only business on the agenda.

Chairperson Ren?e Marchioni said that when no club representatives show for their requests, they can still be heard at a future meeting. […]

TV, radio, Internet bring news to Arab world

April 15, 2003 Donna Kardos 0

Manar Darwish, adjunct professor of modern languages at the College, said “although illiteracy is high, the awareness of world news is very high in the Arab world, not only through TV, but also through the Internet and radio,” at the Politics Forum last Tuesday. […]

Registration late fees continue

April 15, 2003 Tracy Esposito 0

Fall registration is here, bringing with it

The fee, which is designed to encourage students to register on time, has been $100 for at least the past three years, according to Caroline Miller, director of Academic Affairs.

“We’re not trying to dig into students’ pockets,” Miller said. […]

Budget cuts will not affect student activities

April 15, 2003 Kelly Meisberger 0

The Student Activities Fees (SAF) allotted to College organizations will not be affected by the impending budget cuts, according to Craig Gross, Student Finance Board (SFB) chairperson elect.

“These funds are separate from the College’s normal budget because the SFB has direct discretion on how they are spent,” Gross said. […]

SGA E-board candidates present platforms

April 15, 2003 Kelly Meisberger 0

Students gathered in the student center atrium for the Candidate Forum, where speeches were heard from Student Government Association (SGA) members running for executive board positions on Wednesday, April 9.

According to election chair Monique Manfra, about 50 people were present, though most were SGA members and friends of those who gave speeches. […]

Cop Shop

April 15, 2003 Heather Altz 0

Five men were arrested for aggravated assault and possession of a firearm.

Campus Police received a call from a victim on Tuesday, April 1 at 10 p.m. informing them that she was just shot at by individuals with paint ball guns. She said that they were driving in a red Jeep around C St. […]

Impeachments postponed, may be readdressed in Fall

April 15, 2003 Casey Dyer 0

SGA impeachment trials will not be taking place this semester because of time constraints.

SGA President, Christopher Portera, announced the decision at the meeting on Wednesday. Portera explained that because of the upcoming SGA elections and the newly elected SGA members that will be in position in upcoming weeks, he feels he “cannot mandate that these trials take place. […]

March on D.C. supports affirmative action

April 8, 2003 Donna Kardos 0

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rallying for affirmative action, approximately 50 students of the College joined 50,000 protestors who marched from the U.S. Supreme Court to the Lincoln Memorial, on Tuesday, April 1.

The participants attended the march in response to “a national call by BAMN (By Any Means Necessary) for a new national civil rights movement,” Roy Dean Johnson Jr. […]

College adds transformed courses for Fall semester

April 8, 2003 Kristina Fiore 0

A series of “transformed” courses have been added to The Electronic Student Server (TESS) this semester in order to start the “transformative change” process set to begin in Fall 2004.

Subject areas including history, psychology, sociology, communication studies, journalism, mathematics, statistics, women and gender studies and all major sciences have reformed some classes. […]

Students protest new graphic, ask for better representation

April 8, 2003 Melissa Hernandez 0

Students’ voices were heard as a number of protesters gathered beside the sun dial outside of the student center last Wednesday, chanting “What do we want? Clock tower! When do we want it? Now!”

Signs reading “We Want the Clock Tower” and “Stop Wasting Our Money” were held in oppositon to the new school logo that many students claim they had been unaware of until the transformation was made. […]

Cop Shop

April 8, 2003 Heather Altz 0

A student of Rider University was assaulted on Friday, March 28, at 10:35 p.m., after the Step Show held in Packer Hall.

Campus Police was dispatched to the rear of the Ratskeller on a report that one of the employees had seen a woman who appeared to have been in a fight because her face was bleeding. […]

Three budget appeals approved

April 8, 2003 Signal Staff 0

Budget appeals were granted to the Jewish Student Union (JSU), the College Intramural and Recreation Department and The Signal by a majority vote.

The JSU requested that the budget for two programs, its Passover Seder Dinners and Shabbat Dinners, be reviewed. […]

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