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Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life Hosts Family-Friendly Halloween Party on Campus

Emily Cox Co News Editor October 29, 2019

Nothing seems to scare the University’s administration more than Greek Life. The combination of fraternity brothers and sorority sisters usually spooks the school, but luckily this Halloween season,...

Out-going SGA President, VP remembered

Matt Trapani April 6, 2004

The time for Student Government Association (SGA) elections is quickly approaching. Already, there are campaign posters decorating campus, as well as an influx of supporters for the various candidates...

Talk focuses on ‘Passion’

Matt Trapani March 17, 2004

Hardly any other movie has caused such a stir as Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ." This movie has sparked much controversy in the media, the church and among movie-goers for its excessive violence...

Pool sharks cue up in Cyber Lounge

Matt Trapani February 4, 2004

No matter what time of day it is, people can always be found shooting pool in the Cyber Lounge of the Connelly Center. They stay for hours, playing countless games. Now these pool sharks have a home in...

Ashton Kutcher’s ‘Punk’d’ packs new powerful punch

Matt Trapani April 3, 2003

Celebrities. There seems to be no escape from them. They are all over our televisions, radios and magazines. In one year, they will make more money than most of us will see in a lifetime. Yet, they always...

Simple Plan lacking key element

Matt Trapani March 27, 2003

It's always difficult for a brand new band to gain fame, or at least recognition. Only the most talented will even get airtime on the radio, and if they are lucky, become a one-hit-wonder. The fact that...


‘Tears of the Sun’ has heart to shine

Matt Trapani March 19, 2003

When people see the name Bruce Willis associated with an action movie, they often think of movies like "Die Hard" or "Armageddon." These movies are notorious for being filled with large explosions, expensive...

From beer to buffalo, Super Bowl ads left much to be desired

Matt Trapani February 6, 2003

How would you describe this year’s Super Bowl? Uneventful? Unmemorable? Just plain boring? Any way you look at it, this year the Super Bowl wasn’t as exciting as past ones have been. If there was anything...

Become the hunter in ‘Splinter Cell’

Matt Trapani January 17, 2003

I have a confession to make: I can become invisible. No really, it's not all that hard. I can also hack into government computers, repel down the sides of buildings, and I know how to use any weapon ever...

“Buffy” Xbox game worth taking a stab at

Matt Trapani November 7, 2002

“In every generation there is a Chosen One. She alone will stand against the vampires, the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the Slayer.” What started off in 1992 as a bombed movie, and was...

Soundtrack lifts “Resident Evil”

Matt Trapani October 3, 2002

What’s one thing guys like better than their favorite video games? Movies based on their favorite video games. Unfortunately, most video game movies tend to fall short of their lofty expectations: “Super...

Green Lantern ignites controversy among readers

Matt Trapani September 21, 2002

Let's play a simple game of word association. The phrase is "comic book." Now, if you are like most people, the first thing that entered your mind was the Comic Book Guy from the Simpsons, a geek. Perhaps...

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