Americans should welcome all refugees

November 12, 2018 Signal Contributor 0

“The glistening bright sun had just peeped out of the horizon and birds chirped in exuberance when all of a sudden I heard the vociferous piercing sound of bullets. Fear was flashing as fast as lightning in my veins and there was absolutely no time to think about anything but to flee from our hometown Lahore and escape death. […]

Pedestrian safety should be prioritized in Ewing

November 12, 2018 Signal Contributor 0

An average of 4,700 pedestrians die and 66,000 are injured every year. This statistic implies a fairly obvious societal and personal cost of human death and suffering, but there is also a significant, although less obvious, environmental cost –– this statistic deters forms of transportation that are lower impact, such as walking, riding a bike, skateboarding or using a scooter. […]

Healthy people should be vaccinated

November 5, 2018 Michelle Lampariello 0

Like many kids, I was terrified of getting my flu shot and would throw tantrums until my mother bribed me with a promise of macaroni and cheese for dinner if I behaved. Though I may have spent my childhood terrified of needles, I changed my tune as I got older and learned more about the role of vaccines in disease prevention. […]

Construction does not address existing campus issues

November 5, 2018 Deanna Amarosa 0

“Is it just me, or is TCNJ under constant construction?” a girl asks her friend as she maneuvers around caution tape on the sidewalk. I happened to overhear this keen observation on my way to class last week, but almost every student at the College has either made a statement similar to this, or has heard one like it. […]

Person first language essential for inclusion

October 29, 2018 Signal Contributor 0

Nearly one in five Americans has a disability, making them the nation’s largest minority, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. As a person who is currently able-bodied, I do not think I will ever truly understand the life of a person with a disability. People with disabilities face injustices in nearly every aspect of their lives from people who refuse to understand their struggle. […]

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 1

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. […]

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