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Saving over 560 lives: LHU recieves American Red Cross Outstanding Achievement Award

Joshua Cenderelli Staff Writer During the first blood drive of the semester, the American Red Cross Blood Services Manager, Marge Smith, presented Lock Haven University with the 2015 Outstanding Achievement Award for University of the year. The American Red Cross is an organization that provides help in disaster relief, supporting of military families, health […]

Mars: What’s in the water?

It has been all over every available media outlet for a few days now. NASA has found flowing water on Mars thanks to the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO). This is huge, the media tells the public. Okay, but why is this such a big deal?Let’s just take a closer look at why this is such a monumental find for NASA.

Federal funding failure

By now, everyone has surely heard about the budget impasse. An unspecified number of college students are still waiting for their PA State Grant, myself included. It has been a quarter of the year thus far and the feud between Governor Tom Wolf and the Republican legislature is no closer to ending than it was three months ago.

Field hockey defeats Bucknell, moves to 9-2

The Lock Haven University Field Hockey team defeated Bucknell 2-1 Tuesday night at Charlotte Smith Field, improving to 9-2 on the season. After taking a mid-week trip to Philadelphia last week and splitting games with St. Joe’s and LaSalle, Lock Haven won their fourth home game in five tries this season at home by beating Bucknell.

Bob Nugent brings the ‘Amazônia’ to campus

On Monday Sept. 28, Bob Nugent opened his show in the Sloan Gallery with a lecture detailing his experiences on the Amazon river and the paintings that they inspired. “Amazônia” will be displayed in the Sloan Gallery until Oct. 23. Nugent has been visiting the Amazon since the early 1980s, a turbulent time in Brazil, which was under dictatorial rule and was experiencing poverty from inflation.


Lyndsey Hewitt showcases autumn beauty

Lyndsey Hewitt showcases autumn beauty

Lock Haven University alumna and local journalist, Lyndsey Hewitt, will hold a photography exhibition at Avenue 209 Coffee House, 209 Bellefonte Ave. The show will be on display at the coffee shop during the month of October and will feature a fall theme.The 13 photos in the exhibit display vibrant images of autumn in the central Pennsylvania region. Hewitt used a mixture of both digital and film photography for the exhibition with the bulk of the 13 images being shot on 35 mm film.


Where in the World: Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Where in the World: Aberdeenshire, Scotland

This week we visit Aberdeenshire located in northeast Scotland which makes up one of thirty-two Scottish council areas. Beautiful rolling countryside, castles, seaside and city-life can all be found nestled in this exquisite region adored by many including the British Royal Family.


Natural gas severance taxes and regulations causing a stir in the political community

Natural gas severance taxes and regulations causing a stir in the political community

Regulations and taxes on the natural gas industry continue to be a hotly contested issue at the state level. A key element of the budget deadlock is Governor Tom Wolf’s call for passing a severance tax on natural gas. Wolf has proposed a five percent severance tax on natural gas production most of which will go towards education.


Walton and Swales impress, but Bald Eagles fall, 37-34

Walton and Swales impress, but Bald Eagles fall, 37-34

On a day when redshirt junior quarterback, Caleb Walton, and senior running back, Beau Swales set career highs, the team was unable to pull out a win against East Stroudsburg in a 37-34 defeat at Hubert Jack Stadium. Walton passed for four touchdowns and also added a rushing touchdown. The four touchdown passes tied a career-high.


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