Category Archives: Winter 2015

National Champions: For the Lions, an 11th, a 40th, and a 1st

National Champions: For the Lions, an 11th, a 40th, and a 1st

The field hockey team captured the program’s 11th—and the college’s 40th—NCAA Division III championship with a 2-0 victory over Bowdoin College on Nov. 23. TCNJ’s defense was stellar throughout the tournament, posting shutouts against SUNY–New Paltz (4-0), Catholic University (1-0), and Middlebury College (2-0) en route to the title game. In so doing, the Lions became the first team in national tournament history to win the title while not allowing a goal. Continue Reading

Looking Back: Winter 2015

Looking Back: Winter 2015

Back in the winter of 1952–1953, the women of Allen House went to work across campus—polishing shoes, cleaning rooms, mending clothes, and washing cars—all to buy a TV for their first-floor lounge. Within a month they had reached their goal—“proof that perspiration plus cooperation added to perspiration equals relaxation,” that year’s Seal editors proclaimed. Whether you’re among the “Allen House Service Squad” members pictured here, or you’re willing to share your own story about the odd jobs you worked in college, we’d love to hear from you. Continue Reading

10 Things You Need to Know About: Kanye West

10 Things You Need to Know About: Kanye West

He’s the self-proclaimed voice of a generation—the rapper who makes headlines with every tweet he posts, song he writes, and fur coat he dons. But for Sarah Blake (née Schoenholtz), a 2006 TCNJ graduate and 2013 recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts creative writing fellowship, Kanye West is something more: an artistic muse. Continue Reading

Ebola Ruined Everything

Ebola Ruined Everything

Michael Lee ’12 planned to stay in Sierra Leone when his Peace Corps assignment ended last August. Instead, he was forced to evacuate in the midst of the worst Ebola epidemic in history. He shared what the experience was like, and why he WANTS to return. Continue Reading

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