Corporations exploit breast cancer for profit

October 23, 2018 Camille Furst 0

With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, both corporations and citizens alike have been smothered in the color pink, all in an effort to bring awareness to this disease. However, a light must finally be shed on the true consequences of these pink ribbons and other products being sold throughout the nation in the name of breast cancer awareness. […]

College needs more on-campus study spots

October 23, 2018 Signal Contributor 0

A vital skill that all successful students need to have in college is the ability to study effectively. This can be done in a variety ways as well as in a variety of places, such as in the library, a dorm room or even at Starbucks. Sometimes it can be helpful to study with a group of classmates or friends. […]

Prisoners should have access to paper books

October 8, 2018 Miguel Gonzalez 0

Literacy is a significantly valuable skill in society. Whether it be through computers, phones, newspapers, books, flyers, signs or one of the many other sources of the written word, people read regardless of their ethnicity, socio-economic background and physical ability. […]

Expertise does not equate to teaching ability

October 8, 2018 Signal Contributor 0

As college students, we are constantly surrounded by the brilliant minds of our peers, mentors, bosses and of course our professors. The majority of the professors at the College are intellectuals at the top of their field. There are many accomplished professors who have been published numerous times, have ongoing research or own well-established businesses. […]

New policy stifles fundraising process

October 1, 2018 Tom Ballard 0

The College boasts having more than 230 student organizations on campus. That’s 230 organizations comprised of responsible adults who should, in theory, be able to take responsibility for the actions of their organization. Leadership in these organizations can teach executive and general members alike valuable skills such as time management, event planning and accountability. […]

Autonomy future of auto industry

September 24, 2018 Signal Contributor 0

The nearest and biggest change in technology is coming right now in the automobile industry. The use of fully autonomous vehicles is already available to us, but there are still current legal ramifications surrounding their commercial use. When the government makes this technology legal, however, the societal and economic effects will be remarkable. […]

Party scene marginalizes some students

September 21, 2018 Katherine Holt 0

Having fun means something different for everybody; some people enjoy playing sports while others enjoy spending their day cuddled up with a good book. At the College, there are hundreds of different clubs and activities for students to get involved in, but for many young adults, the main source of “having a good time” is typically associated with going out to parties. […]

Freshmen should get involved on campus

September 11, 2018 Clare McGreevy 0

Moving away from home and beginning a new life at the College can seem like one of the loneliest and most uncomfortable times in a person’s life. For most, the transition into college life is an exhilarating step into adulthood, but many new students still experience feelings of confusion and distress that can sometimes be overwhelming. […]

Residence halls need improvements

September 11, 2018 Signal Contributor 0

It is an undeniable fact that the College has had many physical improvements in our academic facilities under the leadership of former College President R. Barbara Gitenstein. After all, during her first year as president, the College announced its plan to have all newly built or recently renovated academic buildings by the 2004-2005 academic year, according to the September 7, 1999 issue of The Signal. However, such quick advancement has yet to be mirrored in the residence halls. […]

1 2 3 80