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Trans* Affirming Statement and Declaration of Inclusion

February 28, 2019


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A Statement from the University’s Women’s and Gender Studies Department: Transgender, gender non-binary, gender-queer, and intersex individuals deserve full protection under the law. We in Women’s and Gender Studies and the signatories below stand in opposition to administrative and legislative effo...

Researching the research opportunities on campus

Bel Carden, Contributing Writer

February 28, 2019


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Students are always looking for ways to improve their resumes and gain real-world experience during their time on campus. The University encourages students to join organizations, complete internships, and work on research projects to further their educational and personal growth.   Below is...

Makin’ our way downtown: A spotlight on shopping in downtown Lewisburg

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

February 21, 2019


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A stroll down Market Street can lead some to grab a bagel over at All Star Bagels, or a cup of frozen yogurt at Sweet Frog. At the beginning of the semester, many students flood Barnes & Noble to pick up their textbooks at the start of classes. However, there are many more quaint shops that are hidden...

Wanna be vegan? Lettuce tell you about it

Haley Cooper, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2019


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The University Environmental Club has recently released a plant-based food guide in partnership with the app abillionVeg. The app, which aims to shift consumption away from animal-based products to create a more sustainable world, seeks to start a movement by creating a community of people who share...

Let’s spread healthy relationships

February 14, 2019


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Every year, various University organizations recognize the week of Valentine’s Day to promote healthy, happy relationships campus-wide. This year, the student body has demonstrated a strong sense of support and solidarity.   A large portion of the week was dedicated to addressing sexual...

Let’s get physical: Fitness opportunities on and off campus

By Bel Carden, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2019


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Trying to get into shape for summer? Looking for a change in your workout routine? There are many new and exciting fitness opportunities offered both on and off campus for you to explore!   Lewisburg Yoga Studio   Lewisburg Yoga Studio was started in 2011 by owner Beatriz Benedit...

Hello over there!

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

February 7, 2019


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Do you miss seeing some faces around campus? Not sure exactly where they are? It’s most likely that they are studying abroad. The University offers a myriad of programs for students to take advantage of, as well as programs offered by other universities that students can take advantage of.   Students...

How do you field about the Super Bowl?

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

February 7, 2019


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As a de facto national holiday, the Super Bowl has been celebrated and broadcasted in more than 170 countries for over 50 years (53 to be exact). Being one of the most-watched sporting events around the world, it has become an icon of American culture.   AFC and NFL merger   The National Footbal...

Lend a helping paw: Service opportunities in the Lewisburg community

Bel Carden, Contributing Writer

January 31, 2019


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One of the University’s core beliefs is the importance of serving the surrounding Lewisburg community. The University’s mission statement explains this value as an aspiration “to educate our students to serve the common good and to promote justice in ways sensitive to the moral and ethical dimensions...

New year, new semester, new courses to take

Bel Carden, Contributing Writer

January 24, 2019


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The new year brings about so many changes: new resolutions, new diet plans, a new season of “The Bachelor,” and finally, a new course schedule. Although starting a semester can be stressful, the University consistently offers a variety of exciting new courses to keep students on their toes. Here’s...

A Justified Celebration

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

January 24, 2019


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As many people know, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a social activist and minister who sought to achieve equal rights for all Americans, regardless of race. Amidst economic disadvantage and injustice, King engaged in peaceful protest with the aim of eradicating inequality. A journey through history...

Human trafficking in our backyard and abroad

Sophie Bullard, Colin Adams and Jenna Walpole, Contributing Writers

November 30, 2018


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Human Trafficking can be defined as the action or practice of illicitly, forcibly, or fraudulently relocating people from one country or area to another, typically in order to exploit them for forced labor, prostitution, etc.; the trade in or production of human beings for the purposes of exploitation....

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