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Wednesday December 1st


President Foster cuts the ribbon for the Center for Student Success’s new Advising Bar in Roscoe West Hall on Oct. 27 (Emma Ferschweiler / Staff Writer).

Center for Student Success launches new Advising Bar to help struggling students

The College’s Center for Student Success (CSS) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 27 to reveal the Advising Bar, which is a supplemental advising program to the tutoring and other support offered by CSS. With one snip of her golden scissors, President Foster unveiled the space located in the lobby of Roscoe West Hall where struggling students can be helped within minutes with tutoring, workshops and walk-in questions facilitated by trained students.

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Student participants pose in the Brower Student Center at “Dancing with the Greeks” on Oct. 29 (Photo courtesy of Eric Hedlund).

Dancing with the Greeks: A night to remember raising funds for Operation Holiday Child

On Oct. 29, the College’s Inter-Greek Council (IGC) hosted a fundraiser called “Dancing with the Greeks.” The event was an early fundraising event for Operation Holiday Child, which is a yearly effort by IGC around the holiday season to raise funds and collect toy donations for children in need in surrounding areas such as Ewing, Trenton, Hamilton and several other towns.

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The suspects of the stolen parts at Rider University were seen driving this black, four-door Audi with tinted windows, according to Grant’s Oct. 25 email (Timothy Grant / Chief of Police).

Catalytic converter theft ring strikes the College area

A catalytic converter was stolen from a student’s vehicle in the south parking lot of Campus Town sometime between Oct. 6 and 8. Students were notified of the crime via an email sent by Timothy Grant, the chief of police at the College, on Oct. 9 and were urged to report any suspicious activity or further knowledge of the crime. 

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Community Learning Day provides events and panels on #resilience

The last 18 months have been challenging for people over the world. The College kept this in mind for this year’s Community Learning Day intellectual theme: resilience. To be resilient means to be able to alleviate difficulties with strength. The College’s students and faculty have especially been resilient this fall by coming back to campus after being remote for so long.

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