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How do you field about the Super Bowl?

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

February 7, 2019

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

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

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

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

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....

Hungry for more options: tackling food insecurity on campus

Anna Chiodo Ortiz, Jamie DeWitt, Audra Adams, Audrey Walsh, Vince Filippini, and Mike Balzofiore, Contributing Writers

November 15, 2018

The course Management 334, titled Team Leadership, was introduced this semester. As it was new, we did not have any idea what it would entail. Fast-forward to now, and our team, comprised of Jamie DeWitt ’19, Audra Adams ’19, Audrey Walsh ’19, Vince Filippini ’19, Mike Balzofiore ’19, and...

Give thanks to the environment, too!

Emily Haas, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018

As millions of Americans gather on Nov. 22 to give thanks, the environment will not be doing the same. As Thanksgiving approaches, it is worth considering the environmental impact this holiday has on the planet. Every year, Thanksgiving takes a large toll on natural resources and greenhouse gas e...

Music is their forte

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

November 8, 2018

The University offers a professional music program with internationally-recognized faculty members, including performers, conductors, composers, and lecturers. A number of the faculty members have received recognition in their teaching from reputable sources, including Rolling Stone Magazine, so it...

Student employment on campus and beyond

Anna DeNelsky, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2018

Are your late-night Domino’s deliveries and Flyson visits adding up? Do you find yourself walking to the Bison to buy that $10 smoothie you allow yourself to get once a month, just to find that there are only $50 left in your account? You need more money, and fast. Securing jobs on campus is a...

‘No More Month’: SpeakUP and others work to change the culture

‘No More Month’: SpeakUP and others work to change the culture

Allegra Gold, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

Every October, University organizations take steps toward spreading awareness about sexual assault and supporting victim-survivors through campus events. Take Back the Night SpeakUP is the University’s peer education group, comprised of student volunteers led by Rachel Stewart, the Interpersonal...

Seniors’ bucket list

Seniors’ bucket list

Julie Spierer, Laura Bart, Kendall Ryan, Special Features Editor and Contributing Writers

October 25, 2018

The University has reached midterm exams, next semester’s class registration begins soon, and the reality of graduation for seniors has begun to settle in. Even though college must come to an end, there are a few things some seniors consider must-dos before they turn their tassels. Some activities seniors...

How to find your peace of mind: a closer look at mental health on the University’s campus

How to find your peace of mind: a closer look at mental health on the University’s campus

Julie Spierer, Special Features Editor

October 25, 2018

Nearly every student has felt stressed out at one point or another, especially now in the presence of midterm exams and assignments. Immersed in such a highly academic and social environment, students are bound to feel a surge of stress or a spell of the blues every now and then; however, when ner...

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