December 06, 2011

The Nation’s Third Oldest College Newspaper

Volume 82, Issue 6

Kiernan Korner for Dec. 6, 2011

The semester is coming to an end quickly! Feeling stressed about exams or papers? Take a break from the stress and sign up for one of our aerobics classes. It's the perfect way to get your mind off of school and get some physical exercise. Stop in this week and pick up one of our aerobics schedules before the semester is over!



Monday-Thursday 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Friday 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Saturday-Sunday 9 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Intramurals at NU

The 2011 intramural and recreation season is wrapping up. Thank you to all that participated in our fun and exciting programs throughout the semester. We have lot of great programs scheduled for the spring semester so make sure you stop by the Kiernan Center and check out all that we have to offer. Below is a preview of the program schedule for the spring semester.


Floor Hockey

          Sign Up Opens: 1/16
          Sign Up Deadline: 1/25 @ 10 p.m.
          Team Rep. Meeting: 1/26 @ 4 p.m.

Co-Ed Indoor Soccer*

          Sign Up Opens: 1/16
          Sign Up Deadline: 1/25 @ 10 p.m.
          Team Rep. Meeting: 1/27 @ 4 p.m.

Co-Ed Indoor Basketball*

          Sign Up Opens: 1/16
          Sign Up Deadline: 2/1 @ 10 p.m.
          Team Rep. Meeting: 2/2 @ 4 p.m.

3 on 3 Basketball*

          Sign Up Opens: No Appearance Fee 1/30
          Sign Up Deadline: 2/15 @ 10 p.m.
          Team Rep. Meeting: 2/16 @ 4 p.m.

Open indoor Soccer**

          Sign Up Opens: 1/30
          Sign Up Deadline: 2/22 @ 10 p.m.
          Team Rep. Meeting: 2/23 @ 4 p.m.


1 on 1 Basketball 

          Sign Up Opens: Drop-in event
          Sign Up Deadline: Drop-in event
          Team Rep. Meeting: 1/27 @ 4 p.m.


          Sign Up Opens: 1/16
          Sign Up Deadline: 1/30 @ 10 p.m.
          Team Rep. Meeting: 2/29 @ 6 p.m.

Wiffle Ball

          Sign Up Opens: 1/16
          Sign Up Deadline: 2/1 @ 10 p.m.
          Team Rep. Meeting: 2/5 @ 2 p.m.

Sports Trivia Night

          Sign Up Opens: 1/30
          Sign Up Deadline: 2/15 @ 10 p.m.
          Team Rep. Meeting: 2/17 @ 8 p.m.



          Sign Up Opens: 2/13
          Sign Up Deadline: 2/27 @ 10 p.m.
          Team Rep. Meeting: 2/29 @ 4 p.m.

Another exciting night of paintball at the Kiernan Center

On Friday, November 18th the Kiernan Center hosted a late night paintball tournament in the Kiernan Center front gym. Over 150 students came out to take part in the 3 on 3 tournament. 40 games were played thoughout the night to determine who the best paintball team on campus was. Games were best of 3 matches and in order to qualify to win the teams had to win all 3 games. The team that won all 3 games in the shortest amount of time would become the champion. The team that came out victorious consisted of Chris Dugan, Joe Feldman and Sarah Augostini. Congratulations to the fall 2011 paintball champions!

Late Night open skate before finals!

There will be a late night open skate held in Dwyer Arena on Wednesday, December 16th from 10pm-1am. Take a break for all of your studying and stop over to Dwyer for free skating and free pizza and drinks.

Add the Kiernan Center as a friend on Facebook!

The Kiernan Center now has a Facebook page so add us to get all of the latest updates on programs and activities that will be taking place throughout the remainder of the semester.

Club Sport Round-Up

The Women's Club Hockey team currently stands undefeated with a 7-0-1 record. The team's last win was a win over St. Lawrence by a score of 5-4. Laura Anderson had the game winning goal that was assisted by Megan Murphy. The Men's Club Hockey team defeated the University of Rochester 10-4 before the Thanksgiving recess to advance to 7-0 in league play. Senior Ian Hurtubise, in first start of the year in net, earned the victory. Niagara outshot the U of R 50 to 20 in the game. Rookie Greg Cartwright continued his torrid pace along with fellow first year player Charlie Chamberlain. The two have combined for 11 points in the past two weekends of play.

Fitness Equipment News “Two New Expresso Bikes at Kiernan

If you looking to change up your workout routine or try something new, try the new Expresso Bikes at the Kiernan Center. The bike engages the rider's mind and makes exercise efficient, fun and exciting. The Expresso bike will reinforce the rider's fitness success. Riders receive real-time feedback on their performance on the bike. They can also review their progress and achievements anytime on a PC or iPhone, constantly reinforcing their enthusiasm. The Expresso bike also connects riders to their friends, fellow riders and keeps a history of your workouts. The Expresso bike can be found in the front fitness center.

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