What does Valentine’s mean to you?

February 11, 2004 copress 0

People, there is a monster lurking around this campus. Unlike his compatriots he does not have superhuman strength or the ability to breathe fire. This particular villain comes in the form of a winged baby armed with passion – inducing arrows.

Wherever you go, Valentine’s Day is forcing itself on you; pink flyers in the newspaper, diamond ads during prime-time and that ever romantic gesture, gas station roses. […]

College channel offers ‘Instant Entertainment’

February 11, 2004 Ashley Marty 0

As concerned students, watching an “in-depth” expos? about the Git’s involvement in the murder of rapper Tupac Shakur can be frightening, eerie and even uncanny. But Matt Lawrence’s investigation of this, shown on the College’s “Instant Entertainment,” is too busy being hilarious and sarcastic to worry anyone. […]

Mercer County Photo Show struts its stuff in Holman

February 11, 2004 Wendy Bodine 0

The Holman Art Gallery is currently hosting the 2004 Mercer County Photography Exhibit, a biennial exhibition open to anyone 18 years or older who lives, works or goes to school in Mercer County. The exhibit was officially opened to the public during a reception that was held on Jan. […]

Students can go to Health Services the ‘morning-after’

February 11, 2004 Mandee Wilton 0

Despite controversy, the College’s Health Services and Planned Parenthood continue to stand behind the decision to make the morning-after pill available to students.

Plan B is the emergency contraceptive pill offered at Health Services. It prevents pregnancy by 89 percent if taken within 72 hours of contraceptive failure or unprotected intercourse. […]

New laws affect Jersey drivers

February 4, 2004 Sean Marotta 0

Drivers in New Jersey now have even more reason to think twice about getting behind the wheel after a night of drinking.

On Jan. 20, Gov. James E. McGreevy signed into law Assembly bill 682, which lowered the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) used to identify a drunk driver from . […]

Drivers react to new state law banning cell phones on the road

February 4, 2004 Tammy Tibbetts 0

As of July 1, it will be illegal to drive while talking on a handheld cell phone in New Jersey, according to the legislation Gov. James E. McGreevey signed on Jan. 20.

Use of a handheld cell phone will be a secondary violation, meaning a driver can only be penalized for it if pulled over for something else, like speeding. […]

The new face of the World Trade Center site

February 4, 2004 Teresa Rivas 0

September 11th has created a number of heroes in America’s psyche – police officers, firefighters, soldiers, rescue workers, etc. However, a recovering nation is now turning its eyes to a new breed of hero: the architect.

With the January unveiling of Spanish architect Santigo Calatrava’s transportation hub design, the tripartite site plan for the World Trade Center location was completed. […]

Sparking an interest in science for children

February 4, 2004 Kristina Fiore 0

Lindsay Nahm turned off the lights in her first-grade classroom and her students immediately stopped chattering. Calmly, quietly, each student sat still in his or her seat – until one child flicked on a flashlight, held up a black colored-paper cutout of a fish, and started casting shadows on the blackboard. […]

College students won’t be ‘bored’ with these games

February 4, 2004 Christine Brozyna 0

It’s Tuesday night – party night for many students at the College. The halls bump with bass from the blasting sound systems, girls cover their faces in layers of make-up and dress in their favorite pair of jeans, guys finally shave their 5 o’clock shadow. The energy is intense as students get ready to go out for a night of carousing and letting loose. […]

Internet connection here to stay

February 4, 2004 Daniela Flores 0

You sit down at your computer to do some research for a class project. As you’re waiting for the pages to load on the screen, you decide you want some popcorn. You return to your desk and find that the page is still loading. The green bars are slowly appearing or the wave is silently crashing on the corner of your monitor. […]

Out of state, out of mind

February 4, 2004 Gerard Haran 0

“It’s usually TCN.what? No one knows about TCNJ.” That is what Mason Freedman, freshman accounting major, said is the response he gets when he goes home to Dallas, Texas.

Mike Ferber, a freshman health and exercise science major from New City, N. […]

Cromwell room has Turtle Power, Elvis and couch

February 4, 2004 copress 0

Names: Kyle Lopinto, history major/art minor, and John Francione, interactive multimedia major

Space: Cromwell Hall

A trip to this sophomore domicile is like visiting the basement of your childhood home. Strewn with found objects and memorabilia from cartoons, movies and video games that you might remember fondly from elementary school and beyond, Francione and Lopinto have created a distinctive and comfortable space for themselves and their friends. […]

Myers: from Trenton State alumna to College official

November 18, 2003 Wendy Bodine 0

When most students graduate from the College, or any college for that matter, the last thing on their minds is coming back, let alone to working there. But, such was the case for Lisa Myers, media relations manager at the College.

Myers graduated in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts in English, with a concentration in journalism and professional writing. […]

‘May you find some comfort here’

November 11, 2003 Kristen Anastos 0

One of the most unpleasant memories of my, short, 21 years of life is of myself at 17 staring into a coffin at my friend Jeff. My recently-deceased-due-to-a-self-inflicted-gun-shot-wound-to-the-head-with-his-father’s-gun friend Jeff.

No one told us, but I could guess where he put the gun – his lips looked funny, and he always had very nice lips. […]

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