Dr. Balbinder Singh Bhogal was officially installed as the Sardarni Kuljit Kaur Bindra Chair in Sikh Studies at a convocation on Wednesday from 3-5 p.m. in the University Club. Dr. Bhogal has been with the University since fall 2007, when his appointment to the chair position was effective.

U.S. News and Princeton Review weigh in on the University's business programs The Frank G. Zarb School of Business recently received a prestigious ranking as one of the nations best business schools. According to the U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review, The Zarb School of Business was ranked 121 out of all Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business undergraduate business programs.

By Michael D'Innocenzo, professor of history, has received the Eugene Asher Distinguished Teaching Award from the American Historical Association (AHA). The Eugene Asher Distinguished Teaching Award aims to acknowledge teachers "whose techniques and mastery of subject matter made a real difference to students of history," according to a University Relations press release.

On Nov. 26, three University students received summonses when they were found smoking a hookah with marijuana residue in their Vander Poel dorm room. On Nov. 26, a fight broke out in front of Constitution Hall and one student received a summons after Public Safety ran the license plate of his car as the group of students fled.

Joe Margiotta, a University alum who donated millions of dollars and had a campus building named for him, died Friday. He was 81. Margiotta, class of 1950, was a longtime supporter of the University. He assisted in several expansion projects in the years since his graduation, including the construction of the first Unispan, the establishment of the Law School and the development of the Hofstra Stadium, according to University Relations.

From Africa to Iceland and back, senior anthropology major Kelly Goldberg is slowly working her way around the globe, taking advantage of every opportunity to put herself ahead of her peers. Two years ago, Goldberg worked with the anthropology department to begin communications with an African school located in Toga.

Despite changes that have been made in recent years, the University bus system is not only far from perfect, it is most often infuriating. For students on campus who do not own a car, or simply for those who wish to save gas, hassle and environmental emissions, the Blue Beetle sounds ideal.

This letter is in response to your November 10th editorial that described your hellish experience with Events Management. I'm on the e-board for a performance arts club here at Hofstra and we recently had our souls stomped on by Events Management, as well.

Imagine for a moment that you are public relations professional whose been working with the same company for over 20 years. You have been loyal and productive the entire time but decide that it is time for a change. This is exactly what happened to Chris Botta, former Vice President of Media Relations for the New York Islanders and a Hicksville Long Island native.

"I'm gonna piss on your face," may have been a funny line from Scary Movie 2, but it may actually scare off a partner if used in real life. We don't usually pay attention to what we say or the noises we make during sex, but depending on what it is, it could actually change the mood.