Foster addresses campus controversies

April 16, 2019 Elizabeth Zakaim 1

As the College begins its recovery process from a rather tumultuous year, The Signal sat down with College President Kathryn Foster to assess how she has been processing her first year so far and what her hopes are for the rest of the semester. […]

Campus walks for suicide prevention

April 10, 2019 Maximillian C. Burgos 0

In partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the College sponsored the “Out of the Darkness” campus walk on Sunday, April 7 at 10 a.m. in Alumni Grove. The walk showed support for those who have lost loved ones to suicide, as well as anyone struggling with depression or suicidal thoughts. […]

Vital Signs: Mind your mental health

October 22, 2018 Anna Kellaher 0

The week of Oct. 7 to Oct. 13 marked the 28th annual Mental Health Awareness Week. Critical for a person’s overall health and well-being, mental health refers to conditions that affect a person’s thinking, feeling or mood. […]

Meditation can help ease students’ stress

September 18, 2018 Heather Haase 0

It was 8 p.m. on a Wednesday night. I had been sitting alone at the desk in my room for hours, hunched over my laptop with a curve in my spine that would compel any grandmother who saw me to stop in her tracks and scold me to sit up straight. […]

‘Tattooed and Educated’ comedian overcomes adversity

April 3, 2018 Signal Contributor 1

Comedian and storyteller Chris Smith wasted no time diving into his reasons for standing in front of an audience filled with students and professors –– some who knew him, some who had never met him. Smith currently serves as the departmental secretary in the College’s criminology department, but has a complicated past. […]

Success often product of privilege

April 2, 2018 Emmy Liederman 1

During spring break of my junior year in high school, I happily accompanied my family on a vacation to Florida. Just one year later, I was admitted to the psych ward at Trinitas Hospital in Elizabeth, New Jersey. […]

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