Upcoming Sports Events

April 28, 2005

Baseball
April 29: at Hofstra, Hempstead, N.Y. 3 p.m.
April 30: at Hofstra, Hempstead, N.Y. 2 p.m.
May 1: at Hofstra Hempstead, N.Y. 1 p.m.

Men’s track
April 28-30: Penn Relays, Philadelphia, Pa.

Women’s track
April 28-30: Penn Relays Philadelphia, Pa. Read More

Notebook

April 28, 2005

Notebook

* Heat check: Second baseman Scott Sizemore is hitting .442 with 14 games left. Sizemore should get about another 55 at-bats before the end of the season. He would have to hit .545 (30 of 55) to reach .470 and break the school record of .468 set by Erik Suave in 1994. Read More

Twinbill is a tale of two teams

April 28, 2005

In his past two starts, VCU right-hander John Leonard has been enjoying that season of light Dickens talked about.

The Rams traveled to Chapel Hill more than a week ago, and, although they fell 3-2 to North Carolina, for Leonard, the six-inning, two-run performance was the best of his outings this season. Read More

At the Movies: ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’

April 28, 2005

Surely “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” would seem sufficiently well-known and have a large enough cult following for its various incarnations that comparing it to something else-another book, another TV series, another movie, whatever – would be pointless. Read More

Student yard sale offers treasure in trash

April 28, 2005

Got junk? Sell it! This Saturday the student Activities Programming Board is holding the first Cash for Trash. Students can take their unwanted belongings and sell them to other students who see their trash as potential treasure.

Held at the University Student Commons Plaza, Cash For Trash, a student-run flea market, is not an excuse to not take out the trash for the month. Read More

Curtains close on ‘Fire and Cloud’

April 28, 2005

The cast of “Fire and Cloud,” directed by Reginald C. Brown, prove that beneath the umbrella of artistry, subject matters such as racism, religion and politics are timeless and – if handled artfully – can transfer seamlessly between different mediums of expression without losing their message. Read More

Dollars & sense: students save money at the pump

April 28, 2005

Nowadays, campus commuters gripe and complain about the ridiculous prices at the gas pump. In this day and age, gas prices have spiked so high that some people are wondering how college students can afford to fill up their tanks.

So what can campus commuters do to cope with the skyrocketing gas prices? Ride a bike? Walk to school? Invest in a hybrid car?

Emily Anafi, junior accounting major, found her answer to dealing with the dilemma. Read More

SGA banquet celebrates participants’ hard work

April 28, 2005

“Eddie, good luck.” These words were spoken by Sen. Amul Madan to newly sworn-in president Edward O’Leary during the SGA’s end of the year banquet Sunday night. Madan was one of the senators awarded for outstanding service to SGA’s Publicity Committee.

The banquet drew laughter, memories and the induction of new leadership with Edward O’Leary, Mark Brewster and Katherine Capocelli being sworn into their elected positions. Read More

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