Click here for figures — as obtained from College spokeswoman Stacy Schuster.
On Wednesday, March 30, Thomas Armbruster, State Department Diplomat-in-Residence for the Greater New York Area, joined Secret Service Special Agent James Haines and federal government intern Michael Stallone on a panel at The College of New Jersey entitled “Jobs in Federal Government.”
Following the discussion, Armbruster was asked for his take on WikiLeaks’ cablegate document trove, which included one of his own cables, and alleged whistleblower Bradley Manning’s treatment. He discussed both advantages and problems with the leaked State Dept. logs, but was starkly silent regarding the imprisoned Army Private. Continue reading “State Dept. Diplomat Silenced by Crowley's Firing”
Written by a TCNJ fraternity member and a TCNJ sorority member, who asked to remain anonymous.
The Greek philosopher Epicurus, whose legacy has survived since 270 BCE, believed that he had the secret to attaining and maintaining happiness. While volumes of Epicurus’ works have been lost over the years, his philosophies continue to influence the collective consciousness today, guiding people like ourselves who want nothing more from life than to be happy. Current TCNJ students who find themselves unhappy here often join one of the College’s Greek organizations. Although it is not acknowledged overtly, many people believe joining will bring them a few steps closer to the happiness we all seek. We may shed light on the pros and cons of fraternalism by comparing and contrasting it with Epicureanism, a school of thought in which Greek life may find its roots. Continue reading “INSIDERS CRITIQUE GREEK LIFE”
I understand why tenure is such a sore point when it comes to discussing educational reform. In what sensible system would a dysfunctional cog be not only preserved but guaranteed repeated raises and benefits? How does anyone, no matter the system, advocate for the oiling and reoiling of outdated, ill-fitted pieces? How could one possibly argue for tenure, especially with so many “bad teachers” ruining our kids and the future of America as we know it? Continue reading “IN DEFENSE OF TENURE, FOR NOW”
A Michigan Institute for Social Research study found that education majors are the likeliest of any college demographic group to become more religious within six years of graduating high school. The institution determined religiosity based on rates of participation in religious services, as well as how important a role respondents said religion played in their lives. Continue reading “EDUCATION & RELIGIOSITY”
On a campus that has long had a reputation for students who cared little about the world around them, calls for collective action against the powerful were met with excitement, respect, and admiration.
“The people who are not organized become serfs of those who are organized,” said Ralph Nader, author, activist, and former Green Party Presidential candidate, to great applause during a talk in Kendall Hall. Continue reading “JACKSONADER”
Reading the the Signal’s February 23 SFB column, I was excited to learn that Morgan Spurlock would be coming to campus this spring. According to the article, the acclaimed documentary filmmaker was coming to campus to screen an exclusive sneak preview of his latest work before a lecture and Q & A session. As per the paper’s typical standards and content, the SFB column discussed the the event’s total cost, $17,400, and published its tentative date, with the only pending constraint being “…approval from building operators.” Continue reading “SPURLOCK CANCELS EVENT, PROTESTS SIGNAL”
— PENDING APPEAL.
COLLEGE STATEMENT EXPECTED LATER TODAY.
Stay tuned for further details.
Three black College security personnel, who allege they are victims of racial discrimination and harassment perpetrated by white colleagues, have expanded on the details of their lawsuit in a court brief obtained by The Perspective. Continue reading “UPDATE: Details Emerge in Police Discrimination Suit”
The College of New Jersey will be launching a new marketing campaign designed to support fundraising, increase out-of-state enrollment, and improve TCNJ’s reputation to advance revenue-generation initiatives, according to newly appointed VP of College Relations and Advancement, Dr. Matthew Golden. Continue reading “College Pays Firm $80,000 to Rebrand Image”