Swedish Superstar
Features / Sports

Swedish Superstar

By Jack Loennecker  Layout Editor  Christoffer Jakobsson glided down the ice and into position for a faceoff to the left of the goaltender on Jan. 26 at Floyd Hall Arena. The puck was sent back and landed perfectly on to Jakobsson’s blade. With a snap of the wrists, he shot the puck under the Montclair State goalie’s arm, and there it was. The player who had journeyed from Sweden to New Jersey had his first collegiate goal. Jakkobson is the … Continue reading

WPU Swim Team to Head to Barbados
Sports

WPU Swim Team to Head to Barbados

By Matthew DeRenzo  Staff Writer The William Paterson swim team is heading to the Caribbean island of Barbados for intensive training over the winter break. The men and women’s swim teams will make the trek from Jan. 3 to Jan. 10. The teams will go from swimming in an indoor, short-course, 25-yard pool, as they do at the William Paterson campus, to swimming 50 meters at the outdoor, long-course pool in Barbados. “There’s training effects when you … Continue reading

Real Life Lesson
On Campus / Sports

Real Life Lesson

By Julian Guilarte   Staff Writer For one day last week, the Prudential Center became a classroom for William Paterson students. Elliott Kalb, an adjunct professor in the Communication Department, took his students to the New Jersey Devils’ arena on Dec. 8 to attend the morning skate, meet the players, and attend the game against the Vancouver Canucks. Kalb, a senior editorial director … Continue reading

High Hopes for Pioneers
Sports

High Hopes for Pioneers

By Jack Loennecker Staff Writer The William Paterson University hockey team is heading into the middle of November on a tear. The Pioneers are currently 9-1-2, and No. 2 in the Northeast region of the ACHA after wins against Univerity of Massachusetts Amherst, Merrimack College, Central Connecticut State University and New York State University. Leading the Pioneers in points is … Continue reading