Category Archives: Summer 2015

TCNJ Magazine: Summer 2015

Looking Back: Summer 2015

Looking Back: Summer 2015

“Miss Hillwood” was the nickname students from the 1930s through ’50s had for the college-owned bus that took them wherever they needed to go in town. The vehicle’s moniker stemmed from the area on which campus now stands—Hillwood Lakes—and there were, in fact, several Miss Hillwoods in operation through the years. We’d love to hear… Continue Reading

Up Front

Up Front

How did you earn money in college? We received quite a few responses to last issue’s question. Here are some of our favorites:   Playing video games I’ve played casually and competitively since age 2; it finally paid off in 2013 when I won almost $300,000 in the Turbo Racing League World Championship. My parents… Continue Reading

Since We Saw You Last…

Since We Saw You Last…

A first for TCNJ > The college’s inaugural Lavender Graduation honored graduating seniors who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgendered; studied LGBT-related issues in their coursework; or were involved with LGBT-related advocacy initiatives or organizations. Provost Jacqueline Taylor commended the 23 graduating students and 30 faculty and staff allies in attendance for their “willingness… Continue Reading

Mountain mystery solved

Mountain mystery solved

Your bewilderment over why the relatively straight Appalachian mountain chain takes an odd turn at Pennsylvania and New York can come to a blessed end. Associate Professor of Physics Maggie Benoit and colleagues cracked the secret—with a little assistance from the National Science Foundation. Using data from the NSF’s EarthScope USArray seismic network, the researcher… Continue Reading

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