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Students gather in vigil for classmate

One by one, candles began to flicker as dozens of students gathered for a vigil in front of Raub Hall to honor and celebrate the life of the late Daye-Shawn “New York” Bailey. Bailey, born on September 19, 1994 in Brooklyn, New York, passed away on July 2, 2014 at the age of 19. He was the loving son of Vernon Bailey and Antonia Lester, who he leaves behind.

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LHU pep rally brings excitement

Did you go out and support the pep rally Friday? Well if not check out some of these photos of the event which included dancing, cheering and amazing speeches. Photos courtesy of Stu Wells.

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A run to remember

Thousands celebrated health, happiness and individuality last weekend at The Color Run on Penn State’s campus Sunday morning. Starting at nine am, waves of participants entered the course every 15 minutes. Runners and walkers were both doused with colored corn starch every kilometer throughout the 5k. By the end, yellow, purple, pink, and blue coated the athletes, volunteers and the landscape.

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Haven drops home opener against Seton Hill

In their home opener, the Lock Haven football team lost a tough game to the Seton Hill Griffins, 27-16. Lock Haven played well early on as the defense held Seton Hill to only seven first half points. The defense got contributions all game from George Christas Jr., Tyrai Anderson, Mike Williams and Tony Ballon.

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Fall is here with some brand new premieres

A new fall semester with new classes, new professors and new friends, but let’s be honest the best part of the fall semester is new TV shows premiering. The chance to waste our lives in front of the glimmering goodness of television screens instead of being prudent student and studying is an unavoidable fate for some us (one that includes copious amount of late night caffeine and regret). Besides who needs human contact when you got fictional characters?

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Rape culture unleashed

These days I am perpetually disappointed in Lock Haven University. This sorry excuse for an institution has failed me yet again. On top of all of the budget cuts, the tuition increase, the lack of student involvement in major changes that directly affects us, not to mention our wallets, this school has gone above and beyond to let down their students.

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Stay in shape this semester

Keep and maintain those hot summer bodies this fall at the Student Recreation Center (SRC). The SRC offers several different programs and activities to fit almost everyone’s interests. They have several recreational activities, three multi-purpose courts, three racquetball courts, a dance and aerobics room, elevated indoor track, five cardio bays, a weight room and a 30-foot climbing wall.

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Poetry “slams” for LSA

Poetry “slams” for LSA

This Tuesday, the Latino Student Association (LSA) hosted award-winning American slam poet Joaquin Zihuatanejo. Zihuatanejo competed in the 2004 National Poetry Slam, as well as starring on HBO’s Def Poetry in 2005. Zihuatanejo’s poems give insight into his experiences as a public school teacher, a father, a son and a Mexican-American man growing up in Texas. Zihuatanejo’s capturing performance echoed through Ulmer Planetarium.

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Yik Yak talking smack

Yik Yak talking smack

Just when you thought that there was an app for everything, there is a new one out. There are already social media sites out there that are popular, like Facebook and Twitter, but this popular app is kicking it up a notch.

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The ‘Red Zone’: Not just a football term

It’s that time of year again – sexual assault season. Otherwise known as the Red Zone, the period between the start of a college year up until Thanksgiving break tends to have the highest rates of sexual assault on college campuses, according to studies by the Journal of American College Health, the Department of Justice and others.

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Why can’t we be friends?

Why can’t we be friends?

Did you ever listen to your parents talking about their glory days? I’m sure you’ve heard about some of the ridiculous stunts they pulled off or some crazy fun event that they were involved in. One thing most of the stories probably have in common is that a large number of the same people appear in them over and over again. These stories make it sound like a time where everybody knew everyone.

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Field Hockey sharp through six games

Field Hockey sharp through six games

The Lock Haven Lady Eagles field hockey team has rolled to an impressive 5-1 start with contributions coming from both the offense and the defense. Sophomore, Lydia George has spearheaded the offense at this point with six goals in just as many games. George has already begun to receive recognition for her stellar play this season as she was named the Atlantic 10 Conference Player of the Week for the week of September 1.

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